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DMX Wiring Cross Reference
Last Updated: 08/03/2017
HolidayCoro devices that use CAT5 wire for DMX signals (excluding E1.31 devices) are intended to be wired using pins 1 and 2 of CAT5 wiring (568B) for their RS485 DMX input signal. If you are using the Enntec Pro/Open, LOR Dongle or LOR iDMX-1000 as an output for your DMX signal, you will need to build an adapter cable using the instructions below or you can purchase our ActiDongle which includes XLR 3 Pin and CAT5 outputs.

Product

CAT5 - Pin 1 / RJ45
Orange + White
(568B Standard)
RS-485 Positive
CAT5 - Pin 2 / RJ45
Solid Orange
(568B Standard)
RS-485 Negative
HolidayCoro 3 Pin DMX Controller
White Box / DIP Switch Unit
Product #27

Black Ground wire can be left unconnected

Red Wire

Green Wire
HolidayCoro AlphaPix E1.31 Pixel Controllers - See this article about AlphaPix and RS485 ports
XLR - 3 Pin Plug Used in the following types of devices
HolidayCoro 27 Channel DMX Controller
HolidayCoro 30 Channel DMX Controller
Light-O-Rama iDMX-1000
Any other DMX controller or output device with 3 PIN XLR Plugs
(see diagram below)

XLR PIN 3

XLR PIN 2

XLR - 5 Pin Plug - Used in the following types of devices
Any other DMX controller or output device with 5 Pin XLR plugs

XLR Pin 3

XLR Pin 2

LOR RS-485 "Dongles"
- USB485 (Short Range)
(see diagram below)
CAT5 - Pin 4 / RJ45
Solid Blue
(568B Standard)
CAT5 - Pin 5 / RJ45
Blue + White
(568B Standard)
LOR CAT5 to E1.11 CAT5 Adapter for DMX
NOTE: Be sure to mark the "Standard DMX" and "LOR DMX" controller sides as this cable cannot be reversed
DISCONTINUED:
HolidayCoro 3 Channel Controller model #26
Note: Black wire (ground) not connected

Red

Blue

DISCONTINUED:
HolidayCoro 3 Channel Controller model #30
with CAT5 power and DMX input
CAT5 - Pin 1 / RJ45
Orange + White
(568B Standard)
CAT5 - Pin 2 / RJ45
Solid Orange
(568B Standard)


Lynx Express (DIYLA)

CAT5 - Pin 1 / RJ45
Orange + White
(568B Standard)
CAT5 - Pin 2 / RJ45
Solid Orange
(568B Standard)


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