Looking for a low-cost USB DMX "cable" that'll go the distance and produce reliable DMX512 data output? The ultraDMX Micro is exactly what you've been looking for with an internal microcontroller and tough XLR housing plus Enttec Pro compatibility there are few boxes this interface doesn't tick. Built-in DMX Decelerator functionality helps get your rig running smoothly even with the cheapest light fixtures.
With this being an inexpensive entry into the amazing, but sometimes complex, the world of DMX-controlled lights, naturally new users may run into problems getting their full system set up. Please be aware that the DMXking ultraDMX Micro is just one component in the full system. With so many software options available (see list below, both free and paid versions are available), we have chosen to not include any software with this device. Also be aware that most operating systems include drivers for this device (it's using a USB-Serial device from FTDIChip so your computer needs drivers from FTDIChip if it doesn't come with it already). Here are some troubleshooting suggestions if you run into issues:
DMX512 is the most commonly used lighting control protocol with roots in simple theatrical light dimming. These days almost any lighting or stage effect equipment may be controlled using DMX512 (with explicit exclusion of anything involving potentially dangerous operations such as pyrotechnics) including moving lights, LED screens, fog machines and laser displays.
The DMXking.com ultraDMX Micro unit is an entry-level device designed for use with computer-based show control software. It replaces an entire lighting console allowing the user to perform sophisticated shows with little more than a laptop. There are many free and commercial software packages available and by selecting the Enttec USB Pro as your DMX device compatibility is guaranteed. It has been reported that the software Enttec D-PRO is not compatible with this device due to Enttec using their hardware as a license key for their software.