The lighting controls industry has evolved. DMX512, the control standard across entertainment lighting controls, now offers two-way communications for configuration, monitoring and system setup.
RDM for Lighting Consoles
It is now possible from your lighting console to discover, configure and monitor any RDM enabled device. Where previously hours of time were spent building patch files for a console, now it is possible to simply push a button and automate the process
The upcoming RDMnet standard brings RDM to the network, allowing integration of products from multiple manufacturers in a standardized way for not just control, but feedback and configuration, for the first time