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User Guide

DMXSM-H18 Splitter

DMXSM-H81 Merger

     

                                                  

                                                

Document Release Aug. 2006                                          

Revision A      

 


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Warranty

Leviton Manufacturing Co Inc. warrants this control console to be free of material and workmanship 

defects for a period of two years after system acceptance or 26 months after shipment, whichever 

comes first. This Warranty is limited to repair of replacement of defective equipment returned Freight 

Pre-Paid to Leviton Lighting Management Systems Division at PO Box 2210, Tualatin, Oregon 97062, 

USA. User shall call 1-800-959-6004 and request a return authorization number to mark on the outside 

of the returning carton, to assure that the returned material will be properly received at Leviton. All 

equipment shipped back to Leviton must be carefully and properly packed to avoid shipping damage. 

Replacements or repaired equipment will be returned to sender freight prepaid, F.O.B. factory. Leviton 

is not responsible for removing or replacing equipment on the job site, and will not honor charges for 

such work. Leviton will not be responsible for any loss of use time or subsequent damages should any 

of the equipment fail during the warranty period, but agrees only to repair or replace defective 

equipment returned to its plant in Tualatin, Oregon. This Warranty is void on any product that has 

been improperly installed, overloaded, short circuited, abused, or altered in any manner. Neither the 

seller nor Leviton shall be liable for any injury, loss or damage, direct or consequential arising out of 

the use of or inability to use the equipment. This Warranty does not cover lamps, ballasts, and other 

equipment which is supplied or warranted directly to the user by their manufacturer. Leviton makes no 

warranty as to the Fitness for Purpose or other implied Warranties.

Notice

Although the information contained within this user guide is believed to be accurate at the time of 

printing, it is not guaranteed to be without fault and is subject to change without notice. Future 

software releases may change the features or operation of this product. For current information 

contact:
Leviton Lighting Management Systems Division

20497 SW Teton, Tualatin, OR 97062
Mailing Address:

PO Box 2210

Tualatin, OR 97062

Customer Service: (800)736-6682
Technical Support: (800)959-6004

 

Fax: (503)404-5601  

Internet: www.lms.leviton.com
Copyright © 2006

Leviton Manufacturing Company Incorporated.

All Rights Reserved.

 


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Table of Contents

Leviton DMXSM-H18/H81

 

Warnings ! ................................................................... 2

Specifications ............................................................... 2

Front Panel Diagrams........................................... 2

Installation and Operation ............................................. 3

DMXSM-H18 ........................................................ 3

DMXSM-H81 ........................................................ 3

Contacting Technical Support  ........................................ 3

 


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DMXSM-H18/H81 User Guide

 


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Leviton DMXSM-H18/H81

The DMXSM-H18 model allows you to conveniently split one incoming DMX signal into eight separate, 

opto-isolated, outbound DMX signals. 
The DMXSM-H81 model allows for eight separate, opto-isolated, DMX IN signals to be merged into one 

outbound DMX signal.
This guide is intended to orient you to the unit(s), please read it carefully to familiarize yourself with 

the basic operations.
The following sections are covered:

Warnings

Specifications

Front Panel Diagrams

Installation and Operation

Contacting Technical Support

 


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DMXSM-H18/H81 User Guide

Warnings !

!

 

Do not expose unit to rain or moisture, or damage may occur.

!

 There are no user serviceable parts inside. Do not attempt any repairs yourself, as doing so will void 

the warranty. Please contact Leviton Technical Support if the unit is not functioning properly.

!

 If the unit has been stored in a cold environment (below 40ºF), do not turn the power on until it 

warms up or else damage may occur. Avoid situations that could cause condensation to occur inside 

the unit.

!

Make sure that the mains power outlet matches the required voltage for your unit.

!

Do not operate this unit if the power cord is frayed or broken. 

!

Do not remove the ground prong from the power cord. The ground prong is used to reduce the risk 

of electrical shock and fire in case of an internal short.

!

 Do not operate this unit if it becomes damaged in any way.

!

 Never operate this unit with its cover removed.

Specifications

Power Input: AC100V ~ 240V

 

 

Control signal: DMX512  

DMXSM-H18 connectors: XLR 5-pin (one DMX IN, eight DMX OUT)

DMXSM-H81 connectors: XLR 5-pin (eight DMX IN, one DMX OUT)

Weight: 1.16 Kg  (2.56 Lbs)

Dimensions: 482W x 100D x 44H mm (19.0W x 3.9D x 1.7H inches)

Front Panel Diagrams

DMXSM-H18

DMXSM-H81

 


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Installation and Operation

DMXSM-H18

1.

 If required, the unit will mount into any standard size 19 inch rack.

2.

 Make sure that the power switch on the front panel is turned off before making any connections. 

3.

 Plug the output signal from your DMX console into the single DMX-IN male XLR connector.

4. 

Use the eight DMX-OUT female XLR connectors to send separate DMX signals to your DMX devices. 

5.

 Switch power on.

DMXSM-H81

1.

 If required, the unit will mount into any standard size 19 inch rack.

2.

 Make sure that the power switch on the front panel is turned off before making any connections. 

3.

 Plug up to eight DMX input signals into the DMX-IN male XLR connectors.

4. 

Use the DMX-OUT female XLR connector for the merged outbound DMX signal. 

5.

 Switch power on.

The DMXSM-H81 operates in a Highest Takes Precedence or HTP mode. This means that if two or 

more of the same channels are being received, the DMXSM-H81 will output the level of whichever 

channel is highest. 

Contacting Technical Support

If you cannot find answers in this guide, please contact Technical Support at 

www.lms.leviton.com

 and 

we will be glad to answer your questions. You may also call us during regular business hours at 

1-

800-959-6004

. Please have the model number and serial number available when you call. 

Contact Information
Leviton Lighting Management Systems Division

20497 SW Teton, Tualatin, OR 97062
Mailing Address:

PO Box 2210

Tualatin, OR 97062

Customer Service: (800) 736-6682
Technical Support: (800) 959-6004

 

Fax: (503) 404-5601  

Internet: www.lms.leviton.com

 


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Copyright © 2006 Leviton Manufacturing Company Incorporated.

All Rights Reserved.

Information contained herein is subject to change without notice.                                          

Document Release Aug. 2006. Rev. A

P/N

 DI-000-DMXSM-05A

 

Leviton Lighting Management Systems Division

20497 SW Teton, Tualatin, OR 97062

Mailing Address:

PO Box 2210

Tualatin, OR 97062

Customer Service: (800)736-6682

Technical Support: (800)959-6004

 Fax: (503)404-5601  

Internet: www.lms.leviton.com