Chromateq

CQSA 512 / 1024

USB TO DMX STAND ALONE INTERFACE

Thanks to its powerful Stand Alone mode, the CQSA is the definitively perfect DMX controller for all type of entertainment and architectural projects. It can play 1 to 5 Zones (scene) at a time without a computer. Hardware is compatible with PRO DMX 2, PIXXEM, LED Player, Pro DMX and Studio DMX software, so the interface is suitable for all Live applications and fixed installations.

The interface can play black a complete project without PC and the additional SD card slot gives the possibility to extend the memory capacity. The Splitter mode can make your installation more reliable and the USB interface offer more triggering possibilities.

Users can customize the interface functions and modes, it is possible to choose what mode to activate or not in Stand alone from any of the available modes (Trigger, Page, Zone, Color, Dimmer, Speed) and load the modes of your choice in memory.

RJ45 Input/Output
1: Master/Slave – Clock
2: Master/Slave – Data
3: Lighting Fixture – Data
4: IR Signal via external IR receiver
5: RS232 Tx
6: RS232 Rx
7: 5 Volts out
8: Ground

RJ 45 Triggers
1: 5 Volts out
2: Trig 1
3: Trig 2
4: Trig 4
5: Trig 8
6: Trig 16
7: Trig 32
8: Trig 64

RJ45 Ethernet port
Network (LAN) connection

Power supply 9V-24V
DC input jack

XLR DMX A
1: Ground
2: Data -
3: Data +

XLR DMX B
1: Ground
2: Data -
3: Data +

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Live and Stand Alone

5 Zones for CQSA 1024 to play up to 5 different scenes/sequences at time in Stand Alone

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RS232

Can receive triggers and comands from RS232 devices in Stand Alone

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Micro SD

Micro SD Card slot (Class 10, FAT format, up to 256 GB) or Internal memory with no SD card required)

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DMX

2×512 DMX outputs per interface. Split, Merge, Trigger, Record DMX data via our softwares

Compatible Software

The CQSA 512 and CQSA 1024 are compatible with all Chromateq software, it can be integrated into scalable control systems designed for live performance or fixed installation, or deployed individually without a computer as an elegantly simple but sophisticated standalone control solution.

All our Lighting Management Software are Free and require a Chromateq™ Device or Interface to transform your computer into an impressively adaptable and effective DMX Controller.

Main Features

Hardware & DMX (Software & Live)

CQSA 512

CQSA 1024

PRICE

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PRO DMX 2, PIXXEM (DMX Channels)

512 (1U. Split x2)

1024 (2x512, 2U.)

USB-C

USB-C (5C DC, 0.1A)

Max Interface Connected

12 (USB)

12 (USB - 24 DMX)

International Warranty

5 Years

Dimensions (mm / in)

H: 170 (6.69), W: 100 (3.94), D: 40 (1.57)

Weight / Operating Temperature / Certification

0.21 Kg (0.46 lb) / -40 to +85 C° / CE, RoHS

Stand Alone

DMX Out (16-bit channels)

512 (Split x2, 1U.)

1024 (2x512, 2U.)

Zone (Scene play a time, Stand Alone)

1

5

MASTER / SLAVE Synchro (Wired)

Yes, (32 max wired , up to 64 DMX out)

Scene options

Default start scene, Automatic Scene Recovery if off, Scene priority, Clock

Power

Input: 5~24V DC, 0.1A / Output: 5V DC

Memory (Stand Alone)

Memory Step capacity

6K ~ 30K

3K ~ 15K

Max Scene capacity

512

5x512

SD Card expansion slot (for Class 10 Micro SD)

Yes (FAT format, max. 256 GB, Class 10)

Internal memory (No SD required)

Yes, 8 MB

Triggers (Stand Alone)

DMX In, DMX Trigger, DMX Merging

No

Yes

Smart Contacts (on, on/off, release, start, priority)

7 (127 max), on 3~5V

Buttons (mode, valid, select x8, + and -)

Yes

RTC (Built in Clock and Calendar)

Yes

RS232 (Stand Alone Input commands)

Yes

Master/Slave Port

Yes, (x32 max wired)

Mode activation & Manual Clock setting​

Yes

Infrared remote (play, pause, stop, dimmer, speed)

Optional

Light Intensity sensor​

Optional

Software Options

Software

CQSA 512

CQSA 1024

PRO DMX 2, PIXXXEM, STUDIO (DMX per interface)

512

1024 (2x512), up to 64x512 DMX Out

Audio, Video Timeline (PRO DMX 2, PIXXEM)

30 mns

WI-LIGHT 2 - Mobile APP

Software control from LAN

Worldwide Technical Support

Yes, English, French, Chinese

Art-Net, sACN, DVI, Outputs

ART-NET, sACN Output (LED PLAYER, PRO DMX)

512

1024 (2x512)

ART-NET, sACN Output (PIXXEM)

4x512

8x512

DVI supported resolution (PIXXEM)

64x64 / 4096 pixels

128x128 / 16 384 pixels

Triggers

MIDI, RS232, DMX IN, UDP, Keyboard, Hyperlinks

Yes

MIDI control, Audio BEAT, BPM, WI-LIGHT 2

Yes

User Interface customization

Yes

Support and Download

Datasheet - Product Manual

CQSA 1024’s complete technical documentation (Datasheet)

Product Brochure

CQSA 512’s description, main features and specifications

Device Comparison Chart

Table comparing Chromateq interface features by model

Product pictures & videos

High-resolution CQSA Chromateq product images and videos for commercial use, promotion and marketing

Software Downloads

Windows, Mac OS, Linux, and Raspberry versions and additional support (Fixture Profiles, drivers)

Documentation

All available commercial files (Brochure, Flyer, Certificate of conformity, poster, wiring schematic by Language EN, FR, CN)

Device Data-sheet

All interface datasheets and complete technical documentation by language (EN,FR, CN)