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    Multiverse® SHoW Baby®

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    With tens of thousands of units sold since their introduction in 2011, ShoW Baby plug and play transceivers set the standard for ease of use and reliability at an affordable price point. The addition of Multiverse radio technology enhances the performance even more.

    City Theatrical’s new Multiverse® SHoW Baby® is a wireless DMX transceiver that delivers breakthrough plug and play wireless DMX and RDM transmission. In its default mode, it works like any other SHoW Baby 6 Transceiver, with six user selectable SHoW IDs. By connecting an RDM controller, like DMXcat® Multi Function Test Tool, all of the revolutionary new 2.4GHz Multiverse SHoW IDs are accessible. 

    Right out of the box, Multiverse SHoW Baby is fully compatible with all legacy SHoW DMX SHoW Baby® systems. Use it to build new single universe Multiverse systems, or use Multiverse SHoW Baby as a receiver on multiple universe systems with a Multiverse Transmitter.

    Other compatible Multiverse products include:
    Multiverse Studio Receiver
    Multiverse Studio Kit
    Multiverse Studio Add On Kit
    Multiverse Module
    Multiverse Receiver Card
    Multiverse SHoW Baby
    Multiverse Node
    Multiverse Vero Transceiver
    Multiverse Transmitter
    QolorFLEX 5x2.5A Multiverse Dimmer
    QolorFLEX 2x2.5A Multiverse Dimmer
    Multiverse Wireless DMX Accessories

    Watch our Getting Started with Multiverse SHoW Baby video:

    Watch our Multiverse SHoW Baby webinar:

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    Multiverse SHoW Baby Face Panel Diagram

     Part #  Name and What's in the Box
     5900  Multiverse SHoW Baby
      5900 Multiverse SHoW Baby - Whats Included


     Part #  Name For Product
     5729 2dBi Indoor Omni Antenna, 2.3" All SHoW Baby models
      5729 - Multiverse SHoW Baby 2dBi Omni, 2.3” Multiverse Antenna


     Part #  Name For Product
     5638 Adapter Cable Adapts Panels and Yagis to SHoW Baby models


     Part #  Name For Product
     5627 SHoW DMX Power Supply SHoW Baby, SHoW DMX Transmitter and Receiver
       5627 - Multiverse SHoW Baby 12VDC Power Supply with plug kit  


     Part #  Name For Product
     5780 SHoW Baby Hanging Bracket All SHoW Baby models
      5602 - Multiverse SHoW Baby Mounting Plate with hardware

    See all Wireless DMX Accessories for Multiverse products.

                 Multiverse Wireless DMX White PaperDownload our white paper, How Advances in Wireless DMX Will Change the Way We Do Lighting.

    Multiverse SHoW Baby, Side view
    Multiverse SHoW Baby, Attach Screws
    Multiverse Show baby Whats Included


    • Full compatibility with all previous SHoW Babys right out of the box

    • Instant plug-and-play configuration: For a Transmitter, connect DMX IN, for a Receiver, don’t!

    • Multiverse 2.4GHz Frequency Hopping Spread Spectrum (FHSS) Radio

    • Wirelessly broadcast and receive a full Universe (512 slots) of DMX

    • Robust wireless DMX512 and RDM data transmission

    • Six user selectable SHoW IDs accessible on the “SET ID” button, plus 147 Multiverse and 70 SHoW DMX Neo SHoW IDs accessible via RDM.

    • Extremely low 4mS latency

    • RDM proxy and responder functions

    • Mounting bracket for installation with C-Clamp or similar hanging hardware

    • Included CL2 Power Supply

    • Included 2dBi omni-directional antenna

    • Neutrik® 5P XLR Connectors for DMX IN and DMX OUT


    Product Information

    Product Name

    Multiverse SHoW Baby

    Part Number


    Maximum Concurrent Universes


    Frequency Range:

    2400 – 2480 MHz

    Physical Specifications


    92mm (3.625 in)


    76mm (3.00 in)


    46mm (1.80in)


    0.16 Kg (0.35 lb)


    Steel, ABS plastic, Black

    Connection Specifications

    DC Jack, 5.5mm x 2.1mm barrel, center positive, 9mm mating depth (this power supply connector is not compatible with Multiverse Node)

    Neutrik® 5-Pin XLR connectors for DMX512 IN and OUT/thru ports

    RP-SMA female antenna connector

    USB Type-A port, internal (requires removing cover and circuit board)


    User Interface

    1 Button/LEDs

    RDM Features

    RDM Proxy, RDM Responder


    Input Power

    5-30VDC, 0.8W

    Max Draw

    66mA max draw at 12V

    AC Adapter Voltage

    100VAC to 240VAC 50/60Hz

    Radio Technology


    4 ms average

    RF Sensitivity


    Loss of Data Behavior

    Output stops

    Broadcast Power

    2.5mW, 8mW, 25mW, 80mW EIRP

    Broadcast Modes

    Adaptive, Full, Low, Mid, High, Max

    DMX Burst Modes

    Auto Dynamic

    Show IDs

    217 (Americas and Worldwide)

    Additional Product Information

    Use Environment


    Operating Temperature

    0° C to 40° C

    Storage Temperature

    -40° C to 85° C

    IP Rating





    One year




    Multiverse SHoW Baby (P/N 5900) Documents:
    Cut Sheet
    Quick Start Guide
    User's Manual

    Firmware for P/N 5900:

    Instructions to download: 
    Firefox: Click the link below and click "Save File" to download.
    Chrome and other browsers: Copy and paste the desired link to a new tab in your browser. Press enter and the download will begin.

    Latest Firmware: (Version

    Firmware v1. Change Log:
    - Added Auto Sleep when DMX/RDM are not present

    Multiverse SHoW Baby Case Studies:
    Kinky Boots at the Broward Center of the Performing Arts Case Study
    Buddy - The Buddy Holly Story Tour Case Study
    Balmoral Resort Florida Case Study

    Multiverse Resources:
    Antennas for Multiverse
    White Paper: What you need to know about Wireless DMX
    White Paper: How Advances in Wireless DMX Will Changes the Way We Do Lighting 
    Multiverse Module or Multiverse Receiver Card:How to Decide Which is Right for You

    Multiverse Tech Reviews & Brochure:
    Multiverse in Lighting&Sound International Magazine
    Multiverse in Lighting&Sound America Magazine
    Multiverse Wireless DMX/RDM Brochure (USA / UK)


    Case Studies

    Multiverse SHoW Baby Wireless DMX at the Balmoral Resort in Haines City, Florida

    “Multiverse has become our go to for wireless DMX for its reliability, price point, and ease of use. We’ve found Multiverse has become just as reliable as a wired system.”
    - Jeremy Gates, Lead Field Technician, Barbizon Southeast

    Balmoral Resort Florida Case Study

    Multiverse Wireless DMX/RDM at Super Bowl LIVE in Bayfront Park in Miami, Florida

    “Multiverse worked great for us. When starting to design this show, Multiverse was the best option for us to get data around Bayfront Park. It made our load in process much quicker as well.”
    - John Fitzgerald, Lead Field Technician, Dynamic Productions USA

    Super Bowl LIVE Case Study

    Multiverse Wireless DMX/RDM at CBS Evening News with Norah O'Donnell

    “Multiverse has been bulletproof for us. It helped us avoid all the cable discussions. It requires very little power. The user interface on the Multiverse Nodes and DMXcat made setup very simple for us.”
    - Lonnie Juli, Lighting Designer 

    CBS Case Study

    Multiverse Wireless DMX/RDM at The Great Jack O'Lantern Blaze

    "With the Multiverse Transmitter, we were able to focus on setting up and talking to a single device, as opposed to setting up multiple devices. Broadcasting multiple universes from one device means fewer power supplies, a more compact package, and potentially lower wireless DMX costs."
    - Jay Woods, Lighting Designer, The Great Jack O’Lantern Blaze at Van Cortlandt Manor

    Blaze Case Study

    Multiverse Wireless DMX/RDM at Hadestown on Broadway

    "Getting set up with Multiverse was unbelievably good. Communication with City Theatrical never stopped. If things changed, Multiverse changed with us. It has been very successful for our show." 
    - Justin Freeman, Production Electrician, Hadestown

    Hadestown Case Study