3.7 Adding DMX Widgets

The number of physical dmx connections on the back of the Hog 4 Console and the DP8000 is actually lower than the number of dmx universes these devices are actually capable of outputting. Connecting external USB dmx widgets to your Hog 4 Console, DMX Processor 8000, or Hog 4 PC is the best way realize the full dmx output potential of your setup.

  DMX Output Potential Built-in DMX Outputs Widgets to fully reach DMX output potential
Hog 4 16 Universes 8 Universes 8 Single or 2 Super or 1 Super-duper
DMX Processor 8000 16 Universes 8 Universes 8 Single or 2 Super or 1 Super-duper
Full Boar 4 12 Universes 4 Universes 8 Single or 2 Super or 1 Super-duper
Road Hog 4 8 Universes 4 Universes 4 Single or 1 Super or 1/2 Super-duper
Hog 4 PC 8 Universes None 8 Single or 2 Super or 1 Super-duper
HedgeHog 4X 6 Universes 2 Universes 4 Single or 1 Super or 1/2 Super-duper
HedgeHog 4, 4N, 4S 4 Universes 2 Universes 2 Single or 1/2 Super

To attach an external DMX widgets:

  1. Connect the USB port of the dmx widget to the an open USB port on the console (Superwidgets also require an external DC power source).

  2. Setup → Network......

  3. Assign the dmx widget to one of the available dmx outputs of the internal DP8000 by selecting the wing's unique ID number in the drop down menu.

  4. If you have more than one dmx widget plugged in, you can identify which is which by pressing the Beacon button for the appropriate universe output mapping.