The DMX-AN8 is a DMX512-A compatible 8-channel 0-5V DAC output board designed for fixed installations. It features an isolated receiver with a passive DMX THRU port.

The DMX start slot is selectable from the full range of 1 to 512.

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  • DMX512-A Compatible
  • 8-Channel DAC Output (0 to 5 Volts)
  • Isolated Receiver
  • Selectable DMX Start Slot from 1 to 512 (0 – 511 on DIP-Switch)
  • DIP-Switch selectable termination
  • LED Indicators for Supply and DMX Receive
  • DMX THRU Terminal
  • DIN-Rail Mounting Kit (Optional)


Control of non-DMX devices such as:

  • Variable Speed Drives


Number of Analog Outputs8
Analog Output InfoRange: 0 to 5 Volts
DAC Accuracy: +/- 2 LSB
DAC Drift: < 0.2%
Supply Voltage12VDC (+/- 10%)
Power Consumption0.15A @ 12 VDC
Data-In ProtocolDMX512-A
Maximum Update Rate22 Updates / second (Every alternate packet)
Termination Resistor120-ohm (Jumper Selectable)
DMX Start AddressSlot 1 to 512 (0 – 511 on DIP Switch)
Isolated ReceiverYes
DMX THRUYes (Passive Loop)
Operating Temperature0 to 50 degC
Over Current ProtectionPTC Fuse (0.2A)
Relay Contact Rating7A @ 250VAC
10A @ 24VDC
Relay Output Latency1 DMX Packet
Relay Activation ConditionRelay ON when DMX Slot >= 127,
Relay OFF when DMX  Slot < 127
DMX Unit Load1 Unit
DMX Data Loss HandlingMaintain Last State
DMX START Code HandlingResponds to NULL START code, all other codes ignored.
LED IndicationPower, DMX Data Received
Dimensions3.7″ x 2.875″
Warranty1 Year (Limited Warranty)

Ordering Information (Part Numbers)

  • DMX-AN8 REV B1 – 8-Channel DMX to Analog Converter Module (Firmware version: 2.00)

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