Skip to main content

 

Electronic Theatre Controls Inc

How many universes can Hog 4 PC control?

Description

Use the table below as a guide to how many universes Hog 4 PC can control. Hog 4 PC can only control a maximum of 12 universes. In order to unlock universes, you will need to attach hardware. The table below describes how each Widget and ETCnomad key unlocks universes in Hog 4 PC.

This only applies to Hog 4 PC v3.12.0 and newer

Widget DMX Universes ArtNet Universes sACN Universes Notes

USB DMX Widget
1 1 1
  • All ArtNet, sACN, and DMX universes are the same.

USB DMX Super Widget
4 4 4
  • All ArtNet, sACN, and DMX universes are the same.

USB DMX Super Duper Widget

8 8 8
  • All ArtNet, sACN, and DMX universes are the same.

ETCnomad.psd

ETCnomad base USB Key

0 2 2
  • All ArtNet and sACN universes are the same.
  • ETC Gadget II can be connected to get DMX out of the computer

ETCnomad.psd

ETCnomad unlocked USB key

0 12 12
  • All ArtNet and sACN universes are the same.
  • ETC Gadget II can be connected to get DMX out of the computer

Examples of using Widgets with Hog 4 PC

1 DMX Widget and Hog 4 PC

1 DMX widget will give you 1 universe of control. That same universe is also unlocked via ArtNet and sACN.

1 DMX Widget, 1 Super Widget, and Hog 4 PC

This combination will give you up to 5 universes of control. The 5 universes that are mapped to the outputs are also unlocked via ArtNet and sACN.

1 Super Duper Widget, 1 Super Widget, and Hog 4 PC

This combination will give you up to 12 universes of control, the maximum on Hog 4 PC. The 12 universes that are mapped to the outputs are also unlocked via ArtNet and sACN.

2 Super Duper Widgets and Hog 4 PC

This combination will give you up to 12 universes of control. The 12 universes that are mapped to the outputs are also unlocked via ArtNet and sACN.

The 4 extra ports from one of the Super Duper widgets can be used as more DMX ports for the first 12 universes. The table below shows how the ports can be assigned to different universes.

Universe Super Duper 1 Port Number  Super Duper 2 Port Number
1 1 --
2 2 1
3 3 2
4 4 3
5 5 --
6 6 4
7 7 --
8 8 -
9 -- 5
10 -- 6
11 -- 7
12 -- 8

 

  • Was this article helpful?