MADRIX® 5 KEY preprogrammer

Quick Overview

MADRIX® 5 KEY professional
Includes 1x MADRIX® KEY and 1x MADRIX® 5 License preprogrammer. 

The MADRIX Software is protected with a USB dongle. Simply connect it to a free USB port. This also means you can freely switch between different PCs as it is not bound to a specific machine. It only needs to be activated once.

MADRIX is all about powerful yet simple control products for creative LED lighting.
Amazing LED installations worldwide are brought to life with our high-quality software and hardware made in Germany.

The MADRIX Software is the ultimate control tool for LED lighting. 
Use pixel mapping at its best in 2D or 3D.

Measures 19cm x 13.5cm x 3.5cm, weight 300g


MADRIX® 5 KEY Specification: 

MADRIX 5 is the ultimate control tool for your LED lighting.
Use pixel mapping at its best in 2D or 3D.

An award-winning software, and so much more.
It is a tool for generative visuals and effects, and leading LED lighting controller since 2005.
It is a quality piece of engineering made in Germany. It makes your stunning LED lighting designs possible.

MADRIX Software

Ultimate Control

From the smallest projects to the biggest ones – get the best out of your LEDs. MADRIX 5 can produce a complete LED light show from a normal computer or laptop. Still, it can drive tens of thousands of LEDs without problems. This powerful software will not only allow you to control nearly any 2D LED display in every possible way, but real 3D LED applications as well. This makes it the ideal solution for your LED project.

Ultimate Flexibility

Bring your LED design to life with beautiful colors, stunning visuals, and spectacular effects. MADRIX 5 adapts to your needs. Use it as LED lighting controller, VJ software, 2D pixel mapper, 3D voxel mapper, media server, or media creator. This software is easy to use with a VJ-like operation, 2 decks and a crossfader, plus 3 real-time previews to show your effects in advance.

2D Pixel Mapping

MADRIX makes it possible to control numerous LED fixtures; also of different kinds. Position them according to your needs in nearly any form or shape. Map pixel by pixel and achieve pixel-perfect results, even with the lowest of pixel resolutions. The result are crisp and sharp visuals on your LEDs.

3D Voxel Mapping In X, Y, And Z

The MADRIX Software provides a leading-edge feature set to fully control real 3D LED matrices. MADRIX supports volume rendering (voxel mapping). This approach is fundamentally different to the 3D projections or the physical layout of 2D surface areas that are widely known nowadays. It makes state-of- the-art installations a reality.

Combine 2D And 3D

Combine any 2D project with 3D elements in order to create even more spectacular attractions for your audience, customers, and clients. MADRIX is a powerful tool that will help you realize the projects you want to build. Mapping LEDs is fast, creative, and fun. MADRIX certainly takes any LED display to the next level.

Madrix Key Overview: 

MADRIX 5 introduces a brand-new license system. 
Different MADRIX KEYs are available for different needs and LED installation sizes.


1,042 channels

2 Universes

341 Voxels


4,096 Voxels

64 x 64 Pixels


4,096 Channels

8 Universes

1,365 Voxels


16,384 Voxels

128 x 128 Pixels


16,384 Channels

32 Universes

5,641 Voxels


262,144 Voxels

512 x 512 Pixels


65,536 Channels

128 Universes

21,845 Voxels


1,048,576 Voxels

1,024 x 1,024 Pixels


262,144 Channels

512 Universes

87,381 Voxels


2,097,152 Voxels

2,048 x 1,024 Pixels


1,048,576 Channels

2,048 Universes

349,525 Voxels


2,097,152 Voxels

2,048 x 1,024 Pixels

MADRIX 5 KEY preprogrammer is a special license available for project preparation. 
It provides no output for MADRIX 5, but removes major limitations of the demo mode.


Industry Standards
For Output

MADRIX 5 excels in flexibility. You can directly connect to a wide range of LEDs and compatible first-party or third-party LED controllers.

DMX-Based Output

  • Art-Net (I, II, 3, 4) (Unicast & Broadcast)
  • DMX512
  • Philips Color Kinetics
    KiNET (V1 / V2)
  • Philips Hue
  • Streaming ACN (sACN / E1.31) (Unicast & Multicast)

DVI-Based Output

  • ColourSmart Link
  • Colorlight A8
  • Colorlight 5A
  • Colorlight T9
  • DVI (VGA, HDMI, and more)
  • Eurolite T9

Even more options are available via converters or bridging tools.

Output is defined through our MADRIX 5 KEY dongle licenses.

 See Supported USB Hardware Interfaces

Industry Standards For Input,
Interoperability, Remote Control, And Audio

MADRIX 5 easily integrates with other lighting desks, consoles, controllers, and many other hardware or software tools.

  • Art-Net (I, II, 3, 4)
  • ASIO
  • Blackmagic Design (DeckLink, Intensity, and more)
  • CITP
  • DMX512
  • GamePort
  • MA-Net 1 / MA-Net 2
  • Media (Images, Pictures, Logos, Videos, Text, Live Signal Capturing, Screen Capturing)
  • MIDI
  • NewTek NDI (Send & Receive)
  • Remote HTTP (Web Server)
  • Spout (Send & Receive)
  • Streaming ACN (sACN / E1.31)
  • Time Code
    (Art-Net / MIDI / SMPTE / System Time)
  • WDM

Even more options are available via converters or bridging tools. Input is not limited by the MADRIX 5 KEY license system.

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