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  • ANSI E1.45, Unidirectional Transport of IEEE 802 data frames over ANSI E1.11 (DMX512-A)
  • ANSI E1.37-1, Additional Message Sets for ANSI E1.20 (RDM) Part 1, Dimmer Message Sets
  • ANSI E1.31, Lightweight streaming protocol for transport of DMX512 using ACN
  • ANSI E1.30-1, EPI 23, Device Identification Subdevice
  • ANSI E1.30-3, EPI-25, Time Reference in ACN Systems Using SNTP and NTP
  • ANSI E1.30-4, EPI 26. Device Description Language (DDL) Extensions for DMX512 and E1.31 Devices
  • ANSI E1.30-7, EPI-29, Revised Rules for Allocation of Internet Protocol Version 4 Addresses to ACN Hosts
  • ANSI E1.30-10, EPI 32, Identification of Draft Device Description Language Modules
  • ANSI E1.27-2, Standard for Permanently Installed Control Cables for Use with ANSI E1.11 (DMX512-A) and USITT DMX512/1990 Products
  • ANSI E1.27-1, Standard for Portable Control Cables for Use with USITT DMX512/1990 and E1.11 (DMX512-A) Products
  • ANSI E1.20, Remote Device Management over USITT DMX512
  • ANSI E1.17, Architecture for Control Networks
  • ANSI E1.11, USITT DMX512-A, Asynchronous Serial Digital Data Transmission Standard for Controlling Lighting Equipment and Accessories
  • ANSI E1.3, Lighting Control Systems - 0 to 10V Analog Control Specification
  • Application Guide for ANSI E1.3 - 2001, Lighting Control Systems 0 to 10V Analog Control Specification
  • Recommended Practice for Ethernet Cabling Systems in Entertainment Lighting Applications
  • Supplement to the Recommended Practice for Ethernet Cabling in Entertainment Lighting Applications