Here is the for getting a simple DMX system up and running:
1.) Set the MAIN fader to the 'up' position.
2.) Press the QUIT button
3.) Access Bank 'P' (for programming), and the top fader row will correspond to channels 1-12, the bottom to 13-24.
4.) Set the A and B faders in the 'up' position.
5.) Set a dimmer pack to starting channel 1, and use Fader 1 to see if the light comes up.