Lighting Control Engine 2

Designed to control large and complex projects, e:cue's Lighting Control Engine 2 is a high-performance server with pre-installed SYMPHOLIGHT and Lighting Application Suite (LAS) software. Functioning as a central control unit, this versatile and reliable server coordinates all devices and luminaires within one project. It features integrated DMX512/RDM inputs and outputs, digital switching inputs, two single-pole relay outputs and support for the most varied Ethernet-based protocols, and also offers the capability to integrate various audio/video as well as external systems, for example via the RS-232 or the SMPTE timecode. The LCE2 is the ideal solution for the most ambitious projects. Shows and lighting scenes can be controlled via the internal web server with either a mobile device or a web browser. A built-in status display on the front panel communicates system notifications and software messages, while built-in cursor keys enable system control directly at the unit. The LCE2 can be mounted into a 19” rack.

IC: AA629450035
EAN: 4006584818112

Key features

  • Controls up to 65,536 DMX512 channels (LCE2) with RDM for bidirectional communication via Art-Net and KiNet
  • Pre-installed media package with video animations and ability to synchronize sound-to-light sequences
  • Coordinates a wide range of luminaires, devices, technologies, and media with reliable, uninterrupted operation
  • Outputs the largest variety of Ethernet-based protocols
  • Numerous triggering options
  • Integrated status display for user control and monitoring and two drive bays for removable media (one bay fitted with SSD HDD)
  • Easily mountable into a 19'' rack

Technical Specifications

Dimensions (W x H x D) 491 x 176 x 432 mm
19.3 x 6.9 x 17 inch
(incl. brackets)
Weight 15 kg
Power supply 100 ... 240 V AC, 50/60 Hz
Power consumption115 W
Operating temperature0 ... 35 °C/32 ... 95 °F
Storage temperature-10 ... 70 °C/14 ... 158 °F
Operating/storage hum.0 ... 95% non-condensing
Protection ClassIP20
Housing materialSteel, front powder-coated
Mountingin 19-inch rack systems with rails
CertificationCE (EN55022, EN55024
EN/UL60950)
User interfaceUSB or PS/2 keyboard/mouse,
LC Display, Keypad
Ethernet-Port 2 x e:net 10/100/1000 Mbps
Serial interfaces2 x RS-232 Sub-D
Keyboard/mouse2 x PS/2
USB2 x USB3 (blue, front)
2 x USB3 (blue, rear)
2 x USB2 (black, rear)
DMX2 x DMX/RDM output/input
1 kV galvanically isolated
Digital dry contacts6 x inputs, max. 24 V DC
off: Vin < 1 V DC, on: Vin > 4 V DC
Input current Iin (typical):
Vin = 5 V/Iin = 0.8 mA
Vin = 12 V/Iin = 2.3 mA
Vin = 24 V/Iin = 4.8 mA
12 V DC output:
max. 70 mA, overload protected
Relay outputs2 x SPDT, max. 24 V, 3A
Graphics1 x VGA, 1 x DVI-D

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