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GEMINI Series

Apollo Bridge/Lightichians App Specs & FAQ

Some commonly asked questions about the Apollo Bridge and App Mode

Technical data

  • Wireless Networking: Enterprise Grade WiFi 5 (802.11ac Wave2) Access Point Wired

  • Networking: Dual Gigabit Ethernet with Routing Features

  • Wireless DMX Module: Integrated LumenRadio TimoTwo CRM

  • WiFi Frequency Bands: Simultaneous Dual Band 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz

  • WiFi Standard: 802.11ac Wave2 with MIM

  • Range (line-of-sight): CRMX up to 500 m / 1,640 ft WiFi up to 100 m / 263 ft

  • Lighting Control Protocols: E1.11-2008 DMX-512 (on XLR-5) E1.31 sACN (supported on all ethernet and WiFi interfaces)

  • DMX Connector: XLR 5-Pin Female

  • Power Supply: USB Type C (9V/2A)

  • Platform Compatibility: Apollo App, Luminair App, ETC (including Nomad), GrandMA, Strand DMX, sACN consoles and controllers Cinetenna, Evalux, Skynode and any other LumenRadio / CRMX receivers

  • Weight: 620 grams (1.3 lbs)

FAQ

Q: Can I connect the Apollo Bridge to non-Litepanels brand fixtures?

A: Yes. Any light or dimmer pack that has a DMX512 input and/or Lumenradio CRMX receiver can be connected to and controlled though the Apollo bridge

Q: How do I connect my lighting fixtures to the Apollo Bridge? Do I need additional hardware to do so?

A: Lights can be connected one of two ways, hardwired with a 5-pin XLR cable or connected wirelessly by linking the Apollo Bridge to a LumenRadio CRMX receiver that is either inserted to the light’s 5-pin DMX512 input, or in some cases, built into the light itself. Gemini fixtures require a Litepanels CRMX dongle (sold separately), or a third party CRMX receiver to be able connect wirelessl

Q: How do I connect my tablet, smart phone or console to the Apollo Bridge?

A: The Apollo Bridge transmits its own Local Area Network (LAN) using the sACN protocol. Like with any other wireless router, you can connect your control device by joining the ‘Apollo Bridge’ wireless network as you would with your home or office internet network. You can also connect a laptop, console or other network device via the LAN ethernet port.