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Old July 6th, 2009   #5
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> I would interpret the above to mean that a responder
> must accept packets meeting the timing requirements
> of Table 3-3 line 1 even though the maximum time
> values are greater than the allowed Controller Packet
> maximums.

This is because an RDM responder also needs to work with DMX transmitters developed to the DMX512/1990 and E1.11/DMX512A standards that allow a 1 second break. Thus, when receiving data they must accept the long break.

A device built to the E1.20/RDM standard cannot generate a 1 second break.
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