Madrix Aura


Madrix Aura

The advanced lighting-control recorder and stand-alone playback unit. Dynamic lighting at the touch of a button.

MADRIX AURA is small in size, but mighty in features. It is the MADRIX stand-alone unit.

Configurations with 2, 8, 12, or 32 universes bring captivating installations to life. As the central hub, you can count on independent lighting control. The built-in website makes it easy to get started.

First, record any Art-Net or Streaming ACN network stream live. MADRIX AURA then plays back sophisticated light shows, effects, and visuals from SD card. Run a scheduled playlist, or trigger scenes externally with choices like MADRIX ORION.

Simply press record. Simply press play.

Downloadable Documentation:
User Manual
Technical Manual
AURA 2 Specification
AURA 8 Specification
AURA 32 Specification
AURA Preset Scenes RGB
MADRIX Hardware Manager
Firmware Release Notes

The MADRIX AURA is the central stand-alone controller for simple recording and large-scale pixel mapping.
It redefines what is possible in a compact control unit with exceptional performance.

  • Stand-Alone Playback
    Independently run the most sophisticated light shows from this energy-efficient playback unit via Art-Net or Streaming ACN. Easily control up to 2, 8, or 32 universes per device.
  • Live Recording
    Record any Art-Net or Streaming ACN network stream onto the inserted memory card. Unlike any other solution, recording a beautiful light show with MADRIX 5 is as easy as pressing record and play.
  • Time-Controlled Shows
    Run scenes automatically with the help of the internal clock as well as the available sunrise and sunset timers.
  • Master-Slave Synchronization & Scalability
    Manage large projects simply by connecting several units. The entire group is automatically synchronized across all DMX universes for flawless and uninterrupted playback.
  • Web Configuration
    Use the built-in web configuration page to access and change specific device settings, such as the important IP address, universes, playlist settings, and much more.
  • Live Control
    Encased in a non-conductive design for DIN rails or wall mounting, 8 on-device buttons allow for quick playback and recording control. You can also directly adjust the overall speed and intensity.


  • 2x RJ45 Ethernet ports
  • 1x SD-Card slot
  • 1x USB port
  • 1x Power (via pluggable screw terminal)

Package Contents

  • 1x SDHC card (inserted into the device)
  • 1x Network cable
  • 1x Pluggable screw terminal (2-pin)
  • 2x Wall-mount brackets
  • 1x Technical manual / quick start guide
Technical Specifications

Power Supply: DC 5 V – 24 V; over A) 2-pin, pluggable screw terminal or B) 5 V USB
Power Consumption: < 1.5 W (300 mA) during normal operation (500 mA max. fused)
Network Protocols: Art-Net (I, II, 3, 4, incl. ArtSync), Streaming ACN (sACN / ANSI E1.31)
RDM Role: 2x / 8x / 32x 512 DMX channels output over Ethernet network
Recording Input: 2x / 8x / 32x 512 DMX channels input over Ethernet network
Remote-Control Input: 8x 512 DMX channels received over Ethernet network, or Remote HTTP
SD-Card Slot: Supports SD, SDHC, and SDXC cards (Tested up to 64 GB)
Ethernet: 2x RJ45, Auto MDI-X, daisy-chain support, 10/100/1000 MBit/s
Ethernet Switch: Lookup Table (ALU) for 4096 unicast MAC addresses
USB:F 1x port, USB 2.0, type-B female socket
Handling: 8 control buttons, 6 status LEDs (+ 4 network status LEDs)
Case: Non-conductive, V-0 flammability rating (UL94 test method), designed for 35 mm DIN-rails or wall mounting
Dimensions: 86 mm x 105 mm x 49 mm (Length x Width x Height)
Temperature Range: -10 °C to 70 °C (Operating) | -20 °C to 85 °C (Storage)
Relative Humidity: 5 % to 80 %, non-condensing (Operating / Storage)
IP Rating: IP20
Certificates: CE, EAC, FCC, RoHS
Warranty: 5 years of limited manufacturer’s warranty




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