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LED Pixel Protocol DMX512-D


This pixel protocol is adopted by many pixel manufacturers, and uses the standard differential DMX512 protocol to drive pixel chips.

Note: This protocol refers to a differential, dual wire, DMX512 pixel chip. There are DMX512 protocols that use a single line for data, which are also supported - see the protocol DMX512 for more information.

Connecting to a PixLite Pixel Controller

PixLite Mk3 pixel controllers can drive differential DMX512 pixels, as well as single-wire serial DMX512 pixels. Single wired DMX512 pixels can connect like a standard Data-Only protocol. Differential DMX512 pixels require connection of an additional data wire. This pinout is shown below.

DMX512-D pixel protocol - Advatek Lighting

DMX512-D pixel protocol


PixLite Mk1

PixLite Mk2

PixLite Mk3

Clock Type

Differential DMX (Dual Wire) 

Color Resolution


Current Control



Data Transfer Rate

100 2500kbps supported 

PixLite Support

Are you looking for DMX512 pixel drivers that work with Art-Net or sACN?

All PixLite Mk3 products support DMX512 as an available Pixel IC type, so get in touch with us to find out how the lighting specialists at Advatek can support you in your pixel lighting project.

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