18 Channel DC dmx controlled dimmer
2 x RJ45 DMX connectors wired to ESTA standard configuration
2 fused power zones
5V, 7-40V power input
30A per zone
5A maximum per output
Switchable test mode
Software programmable start address
(Easiest address setter for the DMX18 is da_start)
A power supply (up to 2 can be connected), a USB-DMX dongle (or E1.31 to DMX bridge) and a computer (or Raspberry Pi or BeagleBone Black running FPP) is what is needed to control Christmas lights.
100mm x 99mm
Replacement mosfets are available here.
For testing I recommend using da_dmx or da_e131 from http://www.da-share.com/software/
For more information on connecting and running Christmas lights visit http://auschristmaslighting.com and for the 1 step guide have a look at http://auschristmaslighting.com/wiki/AusChristmasLighting_101 or browse http://auschristmaslighting.com/wiki/Main_Page