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Snapshot
Double Derby X
Use on Dimmer
Outdoor Use
Sound Activated
DMX
Master/Slave
Autoswitching
Power Supply
Replaceable
Fuse
User Serviceable
Duty Cycle
User Manual
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3000 N 29
Ct, Hollywood, FL 33020 U.S.A.
(800) 762-1084 – (954) 929-1115
FAX (954) 929-5560
www.chauvetlighting.com

Summary of Contents

  • Page 1

    Snapshot Double Derby X Use on Dimmer Outdoor Use Sound Activated Master/Slave Autoswitching Power Supply Replaceable Fuse User Serviceable Duty Cycle User Manual 3000 N 29 Ct, Hollywood, FL 33020 U.S.A. (800) 762-1084 – (954) 929-1115 FAX (954) 929-5560 www.chauvetlighting.com...

  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    ABLE OF ONTENTS 1. BEFORE YOU BEGIN ..............................3 ....................................3 HAT IS INCLUDED ..................................3 NPACKING NSTRUCTIONS ..................................3 ANUAL ONVENTIONS ........................................3 CONS ..................................4 AFETY NSTRUCTIONS 2. INTRODUCTION ................................5 ......................................5 EATURES DMX C ..................................5 HANNEL UMMARY .....................................

  • Page 3: W Hat Is Included, U Npacking I Nstructions, M Anual C Onventions, Icon

    Manual Conventions CHAUVET manuals use the following conventions to differentiate certain types of information from the regular text. EANING...

  • Page 4: S Afety I Nstructions

    There are no user serviceable parts inside the unit. Do not open the housing or attempt any repairs yourself. In the unlikely event your unit may require service, please contact CHAUVET at: 954-929-1115. Double Derby™ X User Manual 7/24/2009 4:32 PM...

  • Page 5: Introduction, F Eatures

    2. I NTRODUCTION Features 2-channel DMX LED derby effect Continuous rotation or back and forth motor control Built-in automated programs via DMX Built-in sound activated programs via DMX Additional Features High-power 3 W, 730 mA LEDs Linkable with LED Mushroom and Kinta™ X Mount multiple units together with adjustable, included bracket (XBRACKET) Additional power output: max 37 units DMX Channel Summary...

  • Page 6: P Roduct O Verview

    Product Overview DMX Out Dipswitches DMX In Sound sensitivity adjustment Power Power link Hanging/mounting bracket Bracket adjustment knob Double Derby™ X User Manual 7/24/2009 4:32 PM...

  • Page 7: F Use R Eplacement, M Ounting, Orientation, Rigging

    3. S ETUP Disconnect the power cord before replacing a fuse and always replace with the same type fuse. Fuse Replacement With a flat head screwdriver wedge the fuse The fuse is located holder out of its housing. Remove the damaged inside this fuse from its holder and replace with exact compartment.

  • Page 8: F Ixture L Inking, Data Cabling, Dmx Data Cable, Cable Connectors

    Maximum recommended number of fixtures on a serial data link: 32 Data Cabling To link fixtures together you must obtain data cables. You can purchase CHAUVET certified DMX cables directly from a dealer/distributor or construct your own cable. If you choose to create your own cable please use data-grade cables that can carry a high quality signal and are less prone to electromagnetic interference.

  • Page 9: Pin To 5-pin Conversion Chart, Setting Up A Dmx Serial Data Link

    3-Pin to 5-Pin Conversion Chart If you use a controller with a 5-pin DMX output connector, you will need to use a 5-pin to 3-pin adapter. CHAUVET Model No: DMX5M, or DMX5F. The chart below details a proper cable conversion:...

  • Page 10: O Peration, Stand-alone Mode (sound-active, Auto Mode), Dmx Mode, Dmx C Hannel V Alues

    4. O PERATING NSTRUCTIONS Operation Stand-Alone Mode (Sound-Active, Auto Mode): This mode allows a single unit to run to the beat of the music. Set DIP switches position to Sound Active or Auto Mode. Mode DIP switches Sound Active 1-10= Off The unit will react to the low frequencies of music via the internal microphone in Sound Active mode Use the audio sensitivity knob on the back of the unit to make the unit more or less sensitive in...

  • Page 11

    Setting the Starting Address This DMX mode enables the use of a universal DMX controller device. Each fixture requires a "start address" from 1 to 512. A fixture requiring one or more channels for control begins to read the data on the channel indicated by the start address.

  • Page 12: Dmx Q Uick R Eference C Hart

    DMX Quick Reference Chart DMX Address Quick Reference Chart DIP Switch Position DMX DIP #9 0 0 0 SWITCH SET 0=OFF #8 0 0 0 1=ON #7 0 0 1 X=OFF or ON #6 0 1 0 #1 #2 #3 #4 #5 0 0 0 0 0 32 64 96 128 160 192 224 256 288 320 352 384 416 448 480 1 0 0 0 0...

  • Page 13: Appendix, Dmx Primer, G Eneral M Aintenance

    XLR male to female connectors. The shield connection is pin 1, while pin 2 is Data Negative (S-) and pin 3 is Data positive (S+). CHAUVET carries 3-pin XLR DMX compliant cables, DMX-10 (33’), DMX-4.5 (15’) and DMX-1.5 (5’) General Maintenance To maintain optimum performance and minimize wear, fixtures should be cleaned frequently.

  • Page 14: R Eturns P Rocedure, Claim

    Package must be clearly labeled with a Return Merchandize Authorization Number (RMA #). Products returned without the RMA # will be refused. Call CHAUVET and request an RMA # prior to shipping the fixture. Be prepared to provide the model number, serial number and a brief description of the cause for the return.

  • Page 15: Contact U

    Contact Us World Wide General Information CHAUVET 3000 North 29 Court Hollywood, FL 33020 voice: 954.929.1115 fax: 954.929.5560 toll free: 800.762.1084 Technical Support CHAUVET 3000 North 29 Court Hollywood, FL 33020 voice: 954.929.1115 (Press 4) fax: 954.929.5560 (Attention: Service) World Wide Web www.chauvetlighting.com...

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