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Jump-Start DMX Tester and RDM Programmer

Jump-Start DMX Tester and RDM Programmer

SKU: Jump-Start

In Stock 1 in stock
Lead Time (if not in stock) 5 working days
Our Price: £318.00
Inc. UK VAT 20.00 %

The Jump-Start is a small hand-held RDM and DMX512 programmer. It is the choice of professionals in the lighting industry.

Great for testing a complete lighting rig. Each light can be individually tested in different modes and the values used stored for later use.

  • DMX Test Functions including Rig Check, Memory Check and Dynamic Check
  • RDM Functions (Get/Set) including Start Address, Personaility, Lamp Strike, Self-test, Pan and Tilt and Brightness
  • RDM Functions (Get) including Lamp Hours and Strikes, Product Hours and Footprint and Software Version
  • 2xAA Battery powered (included)
  • Connects to system by 5-pin XLR connector
  • Made in the United Kingdom
  • 2-year return to base warranty
  • Designed for indoor use only
  • CE and FCC Certified

Product Details


Output Protocols

  • DMX512-A
  • RDM V1.0 (E1.20 - 2006 ESTA Standard)

DMX512 Functions

  • Rig Check - Static / Dynamic
  • Memory Check - Static any combination of channels
  • Dynamic Check - Consecutive group of channels ramping

RDM Functions (Get / Set)

  • Start address & personality
  • Lamp strike + power-on
  • Self test + dimmer curve
  • Pan & tilt invert & swap
  • Display brightness and invert
  • Help language

RDM Functions (Get)

  • Lamp hours + strikes
  • Product hours + footprint
  • Software version
  • Device reset

5-pin Professional XLR Connection

Jump-Start' simply attaches to the DMX fixture via a 5-pin XLR connector. It displays various useful information, including start address, footprint, personality, sensors, temperature, voltage and lamp hours. The settings can be edited via the touch-key panel.

Test Your Whole Lighting Rig

Jump-Start' can be plugged into the entire lighting rig to auto-patch all the lights.It can ask a light to strike, dowse or self-test. Jump-Start also operates as a straightforward DMX tester. Individual channels can be set to a level or ramped continuously. Channel settings can be stored to a memory.

Battery Powered

Two 'AA' alkaline batteries are used to power Jump-Start. The continuous usage time is around 12 hours and standby time is about 6 months.


Jump Start - Datasheet Jump Start - Datasheet (323 KB)
Jump Start - User Guide (English) Jump Start - User Guide (English) (243 KB)
Jump Start - User Guide (Spanish) Jump Start - User Guide (Spanish) (1154 KB)
Jump Start - Certificate of Origin Jump Start - Certificate of Origin (28 KB)
Jump Start - Declaration of Conformity Jump Start - Declaration of Conformity (315 KB)
  • Jump-Start DMX/RDM Tester(1)
  • Printed User Guide (1)
  • AA Alkaline batteries (2)