DMX DIPster 2.0 review

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DMX DIPster is a simple utility to help set DIP switch style addresses on lighting equipment.

License: Freeware
OS: Mac OS X
File size: 55K
Developer: Michael Swan
Price: $0.00
Updated: 31 May 2006
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DMX DIPster is a simple utility to help set DIP switch style addresses on lighting equipment. To use DMX DIPster simply enter the DMX address you need and click on "Show Switches" DMX DIPster will then show you what the 9 address switches should be set to for the desired address. DMX DIPster can also convert from switch settings to the decimal address if needed. Most lighting equipment that uses DIP switches for the address has a 10 switch DIP. Switch 10 is generally a self test or mode switch. Be sure to check the equipment that you are using for the address switches as some units have more than one DIP, the other is normally for personality setting or something similiar.

DMX DIPster is freeware and as such may be distributed freely as long as this file is sent with it. This program may be distributed as part of a compilation of other software and files provided the compilation is free of charge. If you wish to make a compilation that you plan to charge for you must obtain my written permission (see email below).

I hope you find this little program useful. I plan to start making other theatre software for OS X, as I am a lighting tech it will be mostly lighting software. If you have any ideas for other theatre software feel free to email me your ides and I'll see what I can do.

What's New:
I have fixed a potential bug that could have caused incorrect reading of a DMX address form the switches.
I have added the ability to add the switch settings to a list that can be printed out for reference. It should be noted that you need to click in the address list before printing as it will just print whatever is in the DMX address field otherwise. The address list is fully editable so you can label what each address is for prior to printing.

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