Tutorial Connecting the grandMA 2Port Node with MXWendler via Art-Net

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In this tutorial we will connect a grandMA onPC software with a grandMA 2Port node. The onPC software will send Art-Net, which which will be used to control a MXWendler mediaserver.


Configure the grandMA onPC PC system

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01. Open the network adapter settings


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02. Open 'Erweitert...' / 'Extended...'


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03. Add a second IP adress in the Art-Net range. The netmask of 255.0.0.0 is important.


Configure the grandMA onPC software

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04. Open MA Setup, create a new session


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05. Open DMX nodes, add the node, set Ma-Net2 mode, set session id that matches the previously created session.


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06. Open Network Protocols, enable Art-Net, enable DMX output, set universe and subnet as shown.


Configure the MXWendler Mediaserver PC system

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07. Open network adapter settings, enter a valid Art-Net IP adress. The subnet mask of 255.0.0.0 is important.


Configure the MXWendler Mediaserver software

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08. Open Settings → IO → Art-Net/DMX → Select adapter, universe and subnet as shown.