Enttech Datagate

  • Rental Rates

  • 1 Week $235.00
  • 2 Weeks $445.00
  • 4 Weeks $798.00
  • The Datagate is an extremely flexible bridge between control and fixtures/dimmers. It can form the backbone of a network, provide optical isolation merge levels from multiple streams, and translate between DMX and Ethernet protocols.

    The Datagate is the cornerstone of any DMX network. It can be:

    • DMX Hub/Splitter
    • DMX Merger (HTP or LTP)
    • DMX -> Ethernet
    • Ethernet-> DMX
    • Or any combination of the above

    The Datagate has 10 profiles, each profile reconfigures it to perform a specific task, the Datagate comes with factory profiles.


    • The Datagate can be
      • DMX Hub/Splitter
      • DMX Merger (HTP or LTP)
      • DMX -> Ethernet
      • Ethernet-> DMX
      or any combination of the above.
    • Input/Output
      • 8 DMX ports (input or output)
      • 1 Ethernet port
      • 1 RS232 input for configuration
    • Profiles may be selected and viewed with front panel menus or with Web Browser over Ethernet
    • Configuration and editing of Profiles may be done either with free Node Management Utility or through menu buttons.
    • LCD display supports menu navigation and provides status information on port direction, and data flow
    • Routing Engine supports
      • Copy
      • Merge HTP
      • Merge LTP (switched by block, not by channel, with max 8 governing rules )
    • Rack mountable (19” x 1U)
    • Internal power supply
    • The Datagate DE & DME also includes LightFactory Limited Edition


    • DMX Hub
    • 4Way Isolator
    • 7 to 1 HTP Merger
    • DMX -> Ethernet
    • Ethernet -> DMX
    • Artnet

    The user can also create their own profiles to make the datagate perform how ever he/she wants. With the flick of a switch the Datagate can become a completely different product, thus replacing many devices such as DMX hubs, mergers, or DMX/Ethernet converter boxes with one single unit. Profiles are edited using the ENTTEC NMU (Node Management Utility)

    The Datagate has 8 input or output DMX ports, and supports up to 8 DMX over ethernet universes (channels). When a DMX port is configured as an input simply plug in the gender changer into the required port. Port 8 has both connectors male and female.