W-DMX™ Shows Generation 4 at PLASA Focus: Leeds 2010

g4.jpgWireless Solution Sweden AB is unveiling W-DMXâ„¢ Generation 4, the newest revolution in wireless DMX control during PLASA Focus: Leeds 2010, April 27-28 in stand RA-D4.

Held at the Royal Armouries, PLASA Focus showcases the latest technology behind the world's most innovative live events, concerts and tours, theatres, nightclubs, corporate events, permanent installations and leisure attractions.

Wireless Solution has always claimed to be as good as cable. Now we can say with full conviction that for the first time, it's better. Unlike any cable, the new G4 BlackBox is able to repair corrupted data and vouches for maximum security by running on dual band and creating a backup duplicate of the signal. This new standard is transparent and works with several protocols, creating extreme flexibility and reliability without need for additional controllers or software.

Attendees will learn about how the new G4 product line brings innovative new features to the award-winning W-DMX line of products, including Adaptive Frequency Hopping technology for peace of mind when using other radio products, W-DMX invisi-wire and data-safe technologies for unparalleled fidelity, and support of RDM so units can be configured remotely with no fuss or cables. W-DMX G4 is the only product on the market to support the 5.8GHz band, ensuring that even if the 2.4GHz band becomes too crowded with other users, your lighting control remains rock solid.

Niclas Arvidsson, CEO of Wireless Solution says, ”Just remember these points: It's a dual band BlackBox; Immense flexibility for the user; The only Dual band Wireless lighting control with 2.4 and 5.8 to ensure interference-free use; Error correction of data, which re-creates data that might get “broken”; plus RDM and Ethernet support. It really is better than cable.”

W-DMX G4 contains the following key features:

W-DMXâ„¢ Dual Band

Today, the 2.4GHz frequency band is becoming more and more crowded. To combat this, Wireless Solution has created the industry´s first dual band system. W-DMXâ„¢ Dual Band allows DMX and RDM data to be transmitted on the 2.4GHz and the less congested 5.8GHz frequency band at the same time. This together with Adaptive Frequency Hopping that automatically avoids frequencies that are already in use make W-DMXâ„¢ a superior technology for Wireless Lighting Control.

W-DMXâ„¢ Data-safe

W-DMXâ„¢ data-safe technology protects your DMX and RDM data from corruption in the air. Using tough checks, and our patented method of error correction, W-DMXâ„¢ corrects any corrupted data before it gets to your lighting equipment, resulting in a flicker free show.

Ethernet

W-DMXâ„¢ supports a full range of Ethernet protocols associated with the lighting industry. Out of the box, it supports not only Art-Net, Streaming ACN and ETC-NET, but will be updateable in the future with more protocols.

W-DMXâ„¢ Invisi-wire

W-DMXâ„¢ G4 recreates the DMX signal at the end of its wireless link so accurately that it is the industry´s true wireless replacement for a wire. DMX frame characteristics such as the break, mark after break, inter slot timings and slot count parameters are recreated exactly as they came in at the transmitter side. The result is a Wireless system with the highest fidelity of any product on the market today.

Adaptive Frequency Hopping

W-DMXâ„¢ adapts its radio transmission automatically depending on current radio traffic on both the 2.4GHz and 5.8GHz frequency bands, an industry first, ensuring transmission is conducted interference free not only for W-DMXâ„¢ systems, but for other radio systems in the vicinity as well. In short, W-DMXâ„¢ will not be interfered with, or cause interference with other radio systems, resulting in true co-existence.

Patents

W-DMXâ„¢ Generation IV is patent pending for the unique features of Adaptive Frequency Hopping with Dual Band and Data-safe technology.

RDM

W-DMXâ„¢ supports RDM out of the box, allowing not only the W-DMXâ„¢ system to be configured by any available RDM controller, but also providing the controller with access to any RDM devices downstream of any compatible RDM enabled W-DMXâ„¢ receiver. W-DMXâ„¢ takes RDM one step further and has added several manufacturer-specific RDM commands to make wireless lighting control easy to use and quick to configure, even if the transmitter or receiver is located remotely. W-DMXâ„¢ brings RDM the extra mile.

W-DMX One-Button-2-Go

Wireless Solutions proprietary One-Button-2-Go technology makes wireless control as easy as counting to three. All W-DMXâ„¢ features are fully automated, allowing the system to select the best operating characteristics automatically, all with a push of the single red function button on the front of every W-DMXâ„¢ unit. Of course, all these advanced settings are available for manual configuration through our W-DMXâ„¢ configuration dongle, or through our RDM interface to allow for advanced set-up and customization of the units.

Multipoint to Multipoint

W-DMXâ„¢ G4 transmitters can connect as to as many W-DMXâ„¢ G4 receivers as you wish, effectively working like a big, invisible wireless DMX splitter. Not only that, but for more universes, just add more W-DMXâ„¢ G4 transmitters for true multipoint to multipoint functionality.‘PRObox' line, containing features fit for the demanding lighting professional, including a 19” rack mount case with LCD Display and many advanced features.

The W-DMXâ„¢ G4 Range will be available in 4 different lines. The ‘BlackBox' line contains our standard transmitters and receivers for temporary installation and rental applications. The IP65 rated ‘Installation' line contains products targeted for the toughest demands of outdoor installations and for fixed installation indoor. The ‘Microbox' line is perfect for our cost conscious customers and clients who need small and flexible products for temporary or fixed installation. Last, but not least is the ‘PRObox' line, containing features fit for the demanding lighting professional, including a 19” rack mount case with LCD Display and many advanced features.

For these reasons and so many more, W-DMX by Wireless Solution continues to stay at the forefront of wireless DMX technology. For the user that demands the best, W-DMX is THE solution.

W-DMXâ„¢ by Wireless Solution Sweden AB has become the world standard for wireless DMX, winning awards on both sides of the Atlantic. W-DMX “outshone the rest” in an independent test (Lighting & Sound International). Specified with perfect results in high-profile lighting projects everywhere, W-DMX has been used for lighting the 2010 Olympics in Vancouver; the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) Headquarters in Kuwait; Andrea Bocelli live at the Colosseum; Times Square in New York City; the Nobel Prize Banquet; the Berlin Wall 20-year Anniversary; and many more.

More information on the show can be found at www.plasafocus.com/leeds.

For more information about W-DMXâ„¢ by Wireless Solution, visit www.wirelessdmx.com.

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