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LanBox-LCX, DMX controller

The LanBox-LCX is the "big brother" of the LanBox family of DMX controllers. The LCX has built-in Ethernet, USB, MIDI In/Out, DMX In/Out and all of it's ports can be used simultaneously!

The LanBox-LCX can be used with additional LCX or LCE controllers for up to 3072 DMX channels, distributed over 6 universes. Bundled software includes LCedit+ a graphical lighting editor for MacOS, Mac OS X and Windows 98SE/2000/XP.

Includes power adapter, USB and Ethernet cables, and FREE software updates and upgrades!

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LanBox LCX DMX Controller

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Specifications of LanBox-LCX
DMX-512, lighting protocol support
  • Controlling up to 512 DMX channels,
    maximum of 3,072 active light channels.
  • DMX-512 USITT 1990 protocol, 3 selectable speeds.
  • DMX output rate, 20 times per second.
  • Yellow DMX output status LED.
  • DMX Input, can be merged into DMX output and used as input for scenes.

Non-volatile storage of cues

  • Thousands of cues, divided into maximum of 999 cue lists with 99 cue steps. (The actual maximum number of cues depends on number of channels used in a cue).

Network based solution

  • Distributed DMX over UDP, for up to 6 universes (3072 channels) with one LCX and 5 LCEs.
  • LanBox-LCX is an AppleTalk over Ethernet compatible device.
  • LanBox-LCX supports TCP/IP with static IPs.
  • Multiple LanBox-LCs are supported automatically.
  • Editing, monitoring and executing can be done from different Macs/PCs.

Bundled software

  • LC+ firmware & LCedit+ cue editing software.
    (MacOS 8/9, Mac OS X, Win98SE/2000/XP)
  • Developer examples.


  • 5-pin XLR female DMX output connector and 5 pin LXR male for DMX input.
  • RJ45 (10BT) connector for the network.
  • 5 pub DIN connectors for MIDI In/Out.
  • USB type B connector for USB.
  • 37 pin D-sub connector for external I/O.


  • AppleTalk (ADSP), TCP/IP for editing and external triggers via Ethernet.
  • USB serial, for editing and external triggers.
  • MIDI, for editing and external triggers.


  • Note On/Off translation to DMX values.
  • Program change translation to select scene (cue list) command, and Go Next/Prev.
  • Controller based command structure.
  • SysEx implementation for full lighting editing.
  • MIDI Show Control level 2 support.
  • Full editing and execution control.

External I/O

  • 8 analog inputs, 0-5V, high input impedance, 10 bit resolution.
  • 8 digital outputs, max output current 20mA, short protected.
  • 37 pin D-sub connector includes +6V and 0V connection per I/O channel.
  • 20 I/O conversions/updates per second for all channels with standard firmware.


  • 6V DC, 1000ma
  • 100-240V adapter is supplied
  • Ambient temperature 0...+40º C
  • Green power-on LED.

Size and weight

  • Height: 65 mm (2.6 in).
  • Width: 104 mm (4.1 in).
  • Depth: 166 mm (6.5 in).
  • Weight: 840 g (29.6 oz).


  • Microprocessor based design.
  • 512kB FlashPROM enables easy upgrading of firmware.
  • 512kB FLASH scene memory.
  • Industrial design.

Other features

  • Integrated Forth system with custom firmware possibilities.
  • Stand-alone operation & computer supervised shows.
  • Black extruded alluminium case, designed to withstand On-The-Road conditions.


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