Supported Protocol Collection

This page describes allowed supported protocol values in the description.xml file that is bundled with a GDTF.

General

If the device supports one or several additional protocols, these protocols specific information have to be specified. The supported protocol collect currently does not have any XML attributes (XML node Protocols). Children of supported protocol collect are specified in the following table:

XML NodeMandatoryDescription
RDMNoDescribes RDM information
Art-NetNoDescribes Art-Net information
sACNNoDescribes sACN information
PosiStageNetNoDescribes PosiStageNet information
OpenSoundControlNoDescribes OpenSoundControl information
CITPNoDescribes CITP information

RDM Section

If the device supports the RDM protocol, this section defines the corresponding information (XML node FTRDM). The currently defined XML attributes of RDM are specified in the following table:

XML Attribute NameValue TypeDescription
ManufacturerIDHexManufacturer ESTA ID
DeviceModelIDHexUnique device model ID

As children, the FTRDM has a list of SoftwareVersionID nodes.

SoftwareVersionID

General

For each supported software version add an XML node SoftwareVersionID. The currently defined XML attributes are specified in the following table:

XML Attribute NameValue TypeDescription
ValueHexSoftware version ID

As children, the SoftwareVersionID node has a list of DMXPersonality nodes.

DMXPersonality

To define the supported software versions add an XML node DMXPersonality. The currently defined XML attributes are specified in the following table:

XML Attribute NameValue TypeDescription
ValueHexHex Value of the DMXPersonality
DMXModeNameLink to the DMX Mode that can be used with this software version.

The DMXPersonality node does not have any children.

Art-Net Section

This section has not yet been defined (XML node Art-Net).

Streaming ACN Section

This section has not yet been defined (XML node sACN).

PosiStageNet Section

This section has not yet been defined (XML node PosiStageNet).

OpenSoundControl Section

This section has not yet been defined (XML node OpenSoundControl).

CITP Section

This section has not yet been defined (XML node CITP).