Pathway Connectivity

Calgary,  AB 
  • Booth: 722

Pathway Connectivity is the leading data communications company in the entertainment lighting industry. Pathway's proven record for innovation and reliability has helped our clients to create ever more spectacular visual experiences for live audiences worldwide. We design, manufacture and support an innovative family of products that enables the operation of sophisticated stage and architectural lighting systems. Since its acquisition by Acuity Brands in 2011 Pathway has added lighting controls to its product family which traditionally was centered on data communications and conversion. Today Pathway offers complete control solutions for any venue.

Brands: Pathport DMX/RDM Gateways, VIA Ethernet Switches, Vignette Controls, Cognito2 Console


  • Pathport DMX/RDM Gateways
    Pathport Gateways connect DMX512 control devices and send data over an Ethernet network to DMX512-capable end devices such as intelligent lighting fixtures, LEDs, Dimmers, and more....

  • Each port can be configured as an Input or Output as needed. Advanced features include extensive protocol support, slot-by-slot patching using multiple sources, cross-fading on priority change, and signal loss behavior. Multiple connector options are available, such as 5-Pin XLR, terminal block, and RJ45 etherCON®. Rack-mount units include status LEDs for each port provide instant confirmation of DMX activity and direction. The LCD display and encoder knob allow for front panel configuration and reporting of the most commonly used features, such as IP address and subnet mask, port direction, and protocol selection. Different Ethernet protocols may be merged together and prioritized.
  • VIA Ethernet Switches
    The VIA™ series of Ethernet Switches are designed specifically for lighting, sound and video signal distribution in all entertainment production systems, including live shows....

  • Unlike switches designed and marketed for office and communication applications, VIA switches ship unmanaged, pre-configured and optimized for entertainment network use. Advanced management features, including VLAN Support, EAPS Ring Protection, IGMP.