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The Butler PRO is an e:net to DMX512 output (DMX512/RDM version) or an e:net to e:pix output (e:pix version, available Autumn 2013) engine that interfaces seamlessly with the Lighting Application Suite (LAS).  Butler PRO is connected to a server via Ethernet.  The engine can be mounted in a standard 19-inch rack and accommodates wall mounting via rotatable 19-inch mounting brackets. The Butler PRO DMX512/RDM version is the optimal choice for running a large number of DMX512 universes – up to 16 DMX512/RDM universes (8,192 channels) –  with full RDM (Remote Device Management) capability for bidirectional communication, while the Butler PRO e:pix version is running up to 16 e:pix universes (32,768 channels).

Key Features



  • Controls up to 8,192 DMX512/RDM channels (DMX512/RDM version) – One small yet powerful Butler PRO (DMX512/RDM) can control up to 8,192 DMX512/RDM channels or 16 DMX512/RDM universes
  • Controls up to 32,768 e:pix channels (e:pix version, availabel Autumn 2013) – One small yet powerful Butler PRO (e:pix) can control up to 32,768 e:pix channels or 16 e:pix universes
  • Scalable to run up to 65,536 DMX512/RDM channels with 25,000 RDM devices – Via the Lighting Application Suite (LAS)
  • Scalable to run up to 750,000 e:pix or DMX512 channels with 25,000 RDM systems – Via Emotion FX
  • Supports RDM protocol for bidirectional communication (DMX512/RDM version) – RDM’s (Remote Device Management) bidirectional communication feature allows configuration, status monitoring, and management of lighting fixtures with RDM capability.
  • Versatile test mode – For easy testing of fixture installation
  • Backup Image – Stored backup image in case of e:net signal loss
  • Status message display – Status display and cursor keys for offline configuration
  • Easily mountable – Can be mounted in a standard 19-inch rack and accommodates wall mounting via rotatable 19-inch mounting brackets

Technical Specifications



Model number EN.BP.0000100 (DMX/RDM version), EN.BP.0000200 (e:pix/DMX/RDM version)
Dimensions (WxHxD) 482 x 44 x 142 mm/19 x 1.7 x 5.6 in (incl. mounting brackets)
Weight 1.2 kg/2.65 lbs
Power 100 ... 240 V AC, 50/60 Hz
Power consumption 20 W max.
Operating temperature 0 to 40 °C/32 to 104 °F
Storage temperature -20 to 70 °C/-4 to 158 °F
Operating/storage hum. 0 ... 80% non-condensing
Protection class IP20
Materials Aluminium, Polyamide
Mounting in 19-inch standard racks, wall mountable via rotatable mounting brackets
Certification CE, FCC
User interface 4 + 1 cursor keys, LC display
System link e:net (RJ45)
Outputs 16 DMX512/RDM-Ports, USITT DMX512-A, RDM ANSI E1.20, RJ45 (DMX/RDM version) or 16 e:pix/DMX512/RDM-Ports, USITT DMX512-A, RDM ANSI E1.20, RJ45 (e:pix/DMX/RDM version)
Display LC display (2 x 20 characters LCD display)

Downloads



Butler PRO DMX Datasheet
Version 2016-11-16
431 K
Butler PRO e:pix Datasheet
Version 2016-11-16
430 K
Butler PRO Setup Manual English/Deutsch
Version 2013-08-01
3 M

Firmware



BUTLER PRO Firmware V3.0.0071
Release Date 22. May 2017

Firmware update via Patchelor software for improved startup behavior of the Butler PRO.
267 K
Butler PRO Firmware v.3.1.17
Release Date 02. February 2018

Please pay attention to upload the correct firmware version on the Butler Pro. Distinguish the hardware version and select the according folder.

This firmware version v.3.1.17 is valid for the Butler Pro's hardware

version 6 and higher

.

The hardware version is shown on the display, in the Patchelor of the LAS, and in the Properties of SYMPHOLIGHT.

NEW: Intern Memory Card support
270 K
Butler PRO Firmware v.1.11
Release Date 14. June 2013

Please pay attention to upload the correct firmware version on the Butler Pro. Distinguish the hardware version and select the according folder.

This firmware version v.1.11 is valid for the Butler Pro's hardware version

smaller or equal version 5

.

The hardware version is shown on the display, in the Patchelor of the LAS, and in the Properties of SYMPHOLIGHT.

264 K