Elation / DiGidot C4 Extended LED Driver

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The DiGidot C4 Extended combines the capabilities of the DiGidot C4 Live and adds recording and triggering functions that makes the DiGidot C4 a stand-alone show controller.



Record • Play

The DiGidot C4 LED driver translates a signal from the LED software to LED lights. The DiGidot C4 Extended can record that same signal on its microSD card. Therefore, once the different lighting presets are recorded to the DiGidot C4’s microSD card the lighting installation runs on only the C4. A 8GB microSD card provides roughly 10 hours of recording time. Once recorded, a scene can be looped as often as needed or you can blend the begining and the end of a scene to a continus playback of the same content. For larger installations, several DiGidot C4s can be connected together and the recorded presets will be displayed in sync over all connected lights.


Play • Standalone

By using the DiGidot C4s built-in User Interface, one can easily choose the lighting scene to be displayed. There are several options that come with the playback. You can play/stop a scene and delete it if unnecessary. In addition, scenes can be downloaded and transfered from one C4 to another. Note that scenes are strictly compatible with C4s with identical configurations. When a recording is done with several DiGidot C4s the play button will depict the content on every C4, regardless which C4 is chosen.


Connect • Play

Once you have the scenes on your microSD there are several ways to change the lighting scenes, apart from the User Interface of the DiGidot C4. A chosen scene can start as soon as the device is booted. The C4 is also equiped with a 3.5mm barrel jack, which allows analog input to be sent to the C4. Physical switches or even motion sensors can be connected too. And last but not least, time related triggers can be set, so a specific scene will be displayed or be switched on and off at chosen times.

  • Power Up
  • Analog Input
  • Onboard Switch
  • Time
  • Art-Net
  • DMX


Home automation • Apps

The DiGidot C4 LED driver in its essence is a networking device that can be integrated into local networks. There are several benefits to that. Every device within a network has its own unique IP address and name. Therefore, one could easily connect to the C4 and manage the device and its lighting presets. Once connected to a network the content on the DiGidot C4 can also be managed through a 3rd party control system like Crestron or AMX using HTTP GET commands. Nonetheless, if the DiGidot C4 is connected to a local network and you have a mobile device connected wirelessly to the same network you can manage its content from our iOS app.


The DiGidot C4 Extended can output to a maximum of 4096 individual LEDs and 1365 RGB LEDs. The LEDs are spread over 4 Outputs, where each can have max. 3 Universes. Lights can be directly connected to the LED driver. The digital outputs of the DiGidot C4 Extended can all have various settings. You can output both the SPI and DMX signal. Being able to directly connect to LED lights allows the creation of more cost efficient lighting installations. Ethernet nodes and switches are no longer a necessity, since the DiGidot C4 combines those features. Several DiGidot C4 devices can be connected together and run the lighting installation as one.

8 Universes          1,365 RGB Pixels          4,096 Channels


The DiGidot C4 is compatible with more than 40 ICs. DiGidot has been active in professional lighting for more 10 years and assures compatibility with 80% of LED lights used in professional lighting. Even if the IC is not yet the list below, we can always make it available.

40+ Supported IC's

APA102 MY9221 TM1814 WS2801

APA104 MY9231 TM1914A WS2803

APA106 PC5XS301V0500 UCS1903 WS2811

BS0901 SK6812 UCS1904 WS2812

DM412 SK6822 UCS2903 WS2812B

DMX SM16703 UCS2904 WS2812S

DMX TTL SM16716 UCS2912 WS2813

GW6205 SM16726 UCS512B3 WS2818

INK1003 TM1803 UCS8904

LD1510 TM1804 UCS9812

LPD6803 TM1809 WES9412

MBI6024 TM1812 WES943


Full device control from its web-based interface. Whether you use Mac or Windows, the responsive HTML5 interface works on all well known platforms, such as Chrome and Safari. With its clean look and clear explanations at every button it has a minimal learning curve. By typing the standard IP address in your web browser the built-in user interface will help you setup the DiGidot C4 according to your project requirements. You can adjust the number of universes, the type of LED (the LED light IC chip) and route them to a preferred output. Are you using multiple DiGidot C4’s daisy-chained or in a network? Name them the way you want and give them a unique IP address to easily recognize them in your project!


Works well with all professional lighting control systems. The DiGidot C4 Controller works well with most common LED software used in professional event lighting. The device was thoroughly tested with MADRIX, but we can assure it works well with other software, such as: ArKaos, Chromateq, Pharos, MadMapper and Resolume. Nonetheless, the DiGidot C4 was used numerous times with grandMA consoles.

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  • Length: 6.02" (153MM)
  • Width: 2.91" (74MM)
  • Height: 1.10" (28MM)


  • Working Voltage: 5 – 24V
  • Maximum Power Consumption: 5W


  • 4096 Individual pixels (at 30 fps)
  • 1365 RGB pixels


  • 2 x RJ45 Connectors
  • 3.5 mm TRRS Analog Jack
  • 6-pin Input/Output Connector
  • 40-pin Extension Port


  • Articstic License Art-Net 3
  • DMX 512
  • 1-10V Analog Input (can be used for switches/triggers)
  • DiGidot C4 IOS/Google Play App


  • Artistic License Art-Net 3
  • DMX 512 (2 Outputs)
  • DMX TTL (4 Outputs)
  • Various LED IC Types: WS2812, WS2812B, TM1803, UCS8904, WS2811, APA102, WS2801, TM1809 (see the digidot.eu site for a complete list of IC types. A new IC type can be added on request)


  • LED Strips
  • LED Wall Washers
  • LED Downlights
  • LED Video Screens
  • Any type of Dynamic LED light


  • User Interface (accessible through Google Chrome Internet browser)
  • Any type of Art-Net Software/Device (contact us for a complete list of supported software)


  • 10 Hours (with 8GB microSD card)


  • din-rail (clip not included), tie-strap, screws.


  • 8GB microSD card, USB power cable, RJ45 cable

Specifications and documentation subject to change without notice.

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