Then And Now: Two Decades Of DMX512

How Our Industry Became Interoperable

Let's face it. The subject of industry-standard protocols might be a real snoozer for those of you who don't really care how they are created, modified, approved, tweaked again, reissued, etc. — you get the picture. Maybe you just want to know what a standard can do to make your job easier and your show go together faster.

Well, the history of DMX512 (and that's 20 years of history and counting) is the story of making your jobs easier, and all this time after the idea was hatched, it'

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