ETC/Elec Theatre Controls N34G-4F
Net3 Four-Port DMX Gateway with 4 Outputs

OUR PART #  N34G-4F


The ETC Net3 Four Port Gateway is a network data distribution device designed to take advantage of the quality and reliability of ETC’s Network development, built for both the proven ETCNet2™ protocols and the new industry standard ACN. The Gateway is an Ethernet native network device that uses bidirectional communication with other network devices to send/receive DMX512 digital signals (as well as RDM depending on software mode) via the four configurable ports on the rear of the unit.

ETC N34G-4F Features:

  • Four ports of distributed DMX over Ethernet
  • Supports Net3 protocol powered by ACN
  • Supports ETCNet2
  • DMX/RDM Output/Input (RDM with Net3 Release 2 only)
  • Distributes DMX data to any input/output device such as dimmers, scrollers, moving lights, and DMX consoles
  • Modular DMX/RDM port design provides easy configuration of port connector type and replacement
  • DMX via XLR 5-pin Male, Female and terminal strip connectors
  • LCD screen for labeling, status and configuration information
  • LED power and network indicators
  • Supports Power over Ethernet (PoE) as well as an external DC power supply
  • Versatile compact size
  • Configurable via a network software utility or directly through ACN
  • Applications:

    • Road House
    • Touring
    • University/Professional Theatre
    • Convention Hall
    • Tech Tables
    • Stage Managers Panels

ETC N34G-4F Specifications:

  • General:
    • Compliant with IEEE 802.3i for 10BASE-T, 802.3u for 100BASE-TX and 802.3aff or Power over Ethernet
    • CE compliant and ETL Listed
    • RoHS Compliant (lead-free)
    • ETCNet2 and Net3/ACN protocols
    • Meets RDM BSR E1.20 Standard
    • USITT DMX512 and ANSI E1.11 DMX512-A compliant
  • Mechanical:
    • Fabricated of 16-gauge steel
    • Finished in fine-texture, scratch-resistant, black powder coat
    • Backlit LCD display for identification (soft-labeling) and status reporting
    • Reset button for hard reset/forced reboot
    • Single RJ45 Ethernet jack on front of unit
    • 1/2 rack width allows for up to 8 DMX ports in 1U height
    • Hanging Bracket allows mounting in 4 orientations, includes U-bolt hardware (C-clamp available)
  • Processor:
    • Maximum delay time from input to output not greater than one packet time (minimum 22 mSec.)
    • Four selectable DMX output update rates with maximum setting not less than 40Hz
  • Environmental:
    • Ambient operating temperature: 0° to 40°C (32° to 104°F).
    • Storage temperature: -40° to 70°C (-40° to 158°F).
    • Operating humidity: 5% - 95% non-condensing.
  • Power:

    • Power Supply options include:
      • 8 to 28Vdc external power supply
      • 48V IEEE 802.3af Power over Ethernet
    • Maximum power consumption 5 watts
  • Modular DMX Ports:
    • Up to 4 DMX ports - four module locations on the rear
    • Each module contains a single connector and its associated electronics
    • Capable of withstanding fault voltages of up to 250VAC
    • Switch for DMX/RDM termination
    • Connector module options include:
      • XLR 5-Pin Male DMX input connector
      • XLR 5-Pin Female DMX output connector
      • RJ45 DMX connector
      • ScrewTerminal strip connector (DMX Termination kit included)*
        * Contact your Sales Professional for information on optional IDC termination kit to support Cat 5, 5E, or 6 cable.
    • Module secured by panel screw
    • Pull-tab for easy removal
    • Shipping Weight: 7.9 lbs.
    • Shipping Dimensions: 13.75" x 18" x 5.75"
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