User Tools

Site Tools


Martin LightJockey 2

Please Note while Older Martin LightJockey Versions are a Free Download you require a License or Official Martin DMX Device to use the software with lights.

LightJockey 2 is a flexible, easy-to-use Windows-based controller utilizing a USB to DMX Interface. One of the industry’s most popular PC-based controllers for well over a decade, LightJockey 2 offers lighting designers greater flexibility, spontaneity and ease of use in a user-focused control package.

LightJockey has become the industry standard in PC based controllers and is recognized as the most intuitive controller on the market today. It can be used to handle all current and upcoming Martin fixtures and fixture updates.

At the heart of LightJockey is the MSD5 MC Edition Virtual Visualizer, a high quality visualization simulator capable of creating realistic, 3D beams. Extremely accurate visually and easy to understand, the simulator allows you to create virtual visualizations offsite.

A 45 days MSD MC Edition license is included with LightJockey, additional yearly license of the MSD MC edition can be purchased separately.


  • Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 32/64 bit based lighting controller software
  • Large fixture library and user configurable editor
  • Martin Show Designer-5 MC Edition 45-day trial 3D Visualizer
  • Supports MP3, audio CD, SMPTE and MIDI timecode
  • Martin USB Duo DMX interface with 2 x 512 Channels DMXIN/Out
  • Control of up to 100 fixtures, 2048 DMX channels
  • Graphical representation of all fixture functions
  • Add-on LightJockey Manager, free downloadable software for scheduling events
  • LED-Trix plug-in included for programming color-mixing fixtures

Control and Programming

  • Trig sources: Manual, auto, audio input with FFT analyzer, DMX in, MIDI, Light Jockey Manager
  • Cue list time code synchronization (CLTCS) options
  • Internal timer, including 24-hour clock
  • Audio CD time code from CD-ROM drive
  • Digital Audio (MP3, Wav, etc.) time code using Winamp ™
  • MIDI Time code, SMPTE with suitable SMPTE/MTC interface


  • Number of fixtures: Up to 100, or 680 RGB fixtures
  • Fixture library: All Martin (DMX) fixtures, user-definable profiles for non-Martin fixtures, generic DMX profiles
  • Control: Graphical control of all fixture parameters
  • Visualization: Real-time realistic 3D Visualizer MSD MC Edition for off-site programming (45-day trial version)
  • Macros: Pan and tilt, relative or absolute movement, shape generator with different shapes and delay styles
  • LightJockey Manager trigger options


  • Cue contains 12 sequences with global or individual fade time adjustment
  • Master intensity control + 8 configurable intensity groups
  • Manual override with direct access to all functions
  • Independent background cue with 5 parallel sequences
  • Blackout and fade out function
  • Go button for manual cue lists
  • Assignable keyboard hotkeys for faster access
  • Smoke control independent from programming
  • Follow spot function
  • Cue list for synchronization with timer, digital audio or Audio CD-ROM timecode
  • Audio analyzer for trigging sequences by audio
  • Function and DMX channel override via DMX IN (depending on interface type)

Minimum System Requirements

  • 256 MB RAM
  • Standard PC with Pentium 200 MHz or equivalent
  • Monitor resolution of 800 x 600 in 16 bit colors, with small fonts
  • USB port for DMX interface hardware
  • 400+ MB hard disk space
  • Windows XP, Vista and Windows 7 32/64 bit
  • 1024+ MB RAM
  • Fast graphics card, 3D accelerated, with minimum 512 MB graphics cache
  • CPU with dual core or faster
  • 1024 x 768 monitor resolution, 16/32-bit true color, with small fonts
  • USB port for DMX interface hardware
  • Network card
  • 600+ MB available hard disk space
  • Windows XP, Vista and Windows 7 32/64 bit

Included Items

  • Martin LightJockey software, CD version
  • Martin One-Key with LightJockey license
  • Martin USB Duo DMX Interface
  • USB cable
  • USB Duo DMX Driver Installer Software
  • DMX Tools Software Package
  • User documentation

Further Information

dmx_control_software/martin_lightjockey_2.txt · Last modified: 2013/03/12 22:03 by

Except where otherwise noted, content on this wiki is licensed under the following license: Public Domain
Public Domain Donate Powered by PHP Valid HTML5 Valid CSS Driven by DokuWiki