DIY Violet/Blue Handheld Laser Module

Violet/Blue DIY Laser

For a few years now, (cheap)Laser pens with a power of more than 5mW may not be sold anymore, however, you can still buy a very powerful laser module for a few bucks. The only problem is that you will have to build your own case to make it “hand-held”, in this guide I used […]

Record live audio with your Android Phone or Tablet

Professional audio recorders are quite expensive, especially for amateur performers. However, you can now use your Android device as a professional studio audio recorder much cheaper than any audio recorder available!

FT_Prog fix your FTDI RS485 DMX Interface

FTProg

FT_PROG is a free EEPROM programming utility for use with FTDI devices. It is used for modifying EEPROM contents that store the FTDI device descriptors to customize designs.

DMX RS485 Wrong Board Fix

USB Dmx Adapter RS485 fix

This is a fix for my other tutorial : ” DIY USB DMX INTERFACE FOR UNDER $10“, apparently there are multiple versions of this board being sold. Depending on what site you bought it you may or may not have received a working chip. For those who are stuck with a non-working chip, this is […]

Fix FTDI DMX interface & Arduino on OSX 10.9+ Mavericks

OS x FTDI Driver Control

Apple recently decided to make their own FTDI driver with the release of OSX 10.9 Mavericks. This broke compatibility with Arduino & USB DMX interfaces based on an FTDI chip. Here is how to disable the new driver and use the old FTDI driver. All your apps will be working again like they should.

DIY USB DMX Controller for under $10 – Ethernet Cable

DIY USB DMX Adapter ethernet cable

The DMX protocol is exactly the same as the RS485 protocol, so we can use any RS485 USB converter to control DMX devices. DMX controllers are usually not that cheap, using this guide, you save money for possibly a hardware midi controller for your lighting software.

My QLC+ Fixture Files

simple lightshow

QLC+ is a DMX controller software for Windows, Mac, and Linux, QLC has a list of build in Fixtures (light effects) but not all of them are in the library. QLC+ also comes with a “fixture creator” software which allows you to create your fixtures in the software and share it with others. I needed […]

DIY USB DMX Interface for under 10$

diy usb dmx controller

The DMX protocol is basically the same as the RS485 protocol, so we can use any RS485 USB converter to control DMX devices. DMX controllers are usually not that cheap, using this guide, you save money for possibly a hardware MIDI controller for your lighting software.