ANSI Approves E1.11, the New DMX512

On Monday, November 8, the ANSI Board of Standards Review approved “Entertainment Technology - USITT DMX512-A — Asynchronous Serial Digital Data Transmission Standard for Controlling Lighting Equipment and Accessories.”

The new standard exemplifies the 90/10 Rule: 90% of the job takes 10% of the effort; the remaining 10% of the job takes 90% of the effort. The older USITT DMX512/1990 has been very useful, getting most of the details right for communication between lighting control equ

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