CEM+ and Outputting DMX
Description/Explanation of Issue
It is possible to output DMX from the CEM+. There are a couple of things to note.
Outputting can only occur on DMX Port B of the last rack in the system (e.g.: Rack 5 of 5 in a 5 rack system), and you will have to go into the Port/Priority Settings to change it to "Out".
When DMX B is set as an output, it will begin outputting levels on DMX Addresses after the highest dimmer in the rack.
For Example: SR48 has 96 Dimmers. I would need to Set Levels in the rack at 97 to begin outputting on DMX Address 1.
The reason for this is to avoid looping the output; you wouldn't want a case where you want Dimmer 1 also driving the DMX address that controls it.
It is also possible to output DMX from the CEM+ on a dimmer by dimmer basis.
To do this, you will want to use the Web UI feature.
Make sure to have both Port B configured as an Output as well as checking the "Enable" box for that specific dimmer.