[PD] dmx and pd

Martin Peach martin.peach at sympatico.ca
Fri Jun 18 17:44:38 CEST 2010

You can definitely use the DMX USB pro with [comport]. I have a patch 
somewhere that I tested with a DMX dimmer.
You basically need to send a header and the control values as a list of 
has the protocol.
If I find the patch I'll post it.


Nick Burge wrote:
> I would like to use pd to control some lights via a wii device. I am on 
> linux 10.04.
> I have the wii up and running in pd, I have compiled dmx512 from the iem 
> repository, and have the objects dmxin and dmx out in my pd/extra 
> directory. Since these objects depend upon dmx4linux I tried to compile 
> the dmx4linux programme which is supposed to create a dev/dmx 
> directory...... but so far it does'nt do so. The latest version goes 
> back to 2008, so it may not be viable with Lucid.??
> Typing dmesg i see my dmx usb pro interface is recognised as dev/ttyUSB0 
> when i plug it in.
> But the pd objects will not create.
> Does anyone on the list have a viable dmx system (preferably using 
> enttec dmx usb pro) set up on linux that they could inform me about?
> Thanks.
> Nick.
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