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Configure ArtNet output in Hog 4 OS

Explanation

How to configure Art-Net output in Hog 4 OS to communicate with an Art-Net node or a fixture that takes Art-Net directly.

Steps to Solution

  1.  Patch the fixtures
  2.  Open the Network Window
    1.  [ Setup ] (Network)
  3. Click on the DP 8000 the fixtures are patched to
  4. Click on (Settings) in the Network Window
  5. Click on (FixtureNet)
  6. Change the IP address to be in the same range as the Art-Net node and the subnet mask to be the same as the Art-Net node
    Example:
    Art-Net node's IP = 10.0.0.11 Subnet = 255.255.0.0
    FixtureNet IP = 10.0.0.1 Subnet = 255.255.0.0

    Do not have the FixtureNet IP address and HogNet IP address in the same IP address range.

  7. Click on (ArtNet Output)
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  8. Hit the Blue + to enable Art-Net output for the universes the fixtures are patched to
  9. Change the Subnet and Univ to match the ArtNet node's subnet and universe settings
    If the node does not give subnet and universe numbers like the Elation Enode 4, then look in the Tips & Tricks section.
  10. Hit (Apply)

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Tips & Tricks

  • Make sure that the HogNet IP range is not the FixtureNet IP range
  • Do not combine HogNet and Art-Net within the same network
  • Do not use the same switch for HogNet and Art-Net
  • If the node does not have a subnet but instead gives a primary or principle universe number, you will need to convert that into Subnet and Universe.
    • Example: If the node's principle universe range is 1 > 256
      Principle Universe Subnet Universe
      1 0 0
      2 0 1
      16 0 15
      17 1 0
      256 15 15
    • Example: If the node's principle universe range is 0 > 255

      Principle Universe Subnet Universe
      0 0 0
      1 0 1
      15 0 15
      16 1 0
      17 1 1
      255 15 15

 

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