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  • Page 1 MAC 301 Wash user manual...
  • Page 2: Dimensions

    The Martin logo, the Martin name and all other trade- marks in this document pertaining to services or products by Martin Professional A/S or its affiliates and subsidiaries are trademarks owned or licensed by Martin Professional A/S or its affiliates or subsidiaries.
  • Page 3: Safety Information

    • Refer any service operation not described in this manual to a qualified technician. • Socket outlets used to supply MAC 301 Wash panels with power or external power switches must be located near the panels and easily accessible so that the panels can easily be disconnected from power.
  • Page 4 • Do not modify the fixture in any way not described in this manual • Install only genuine Martin parts. P R O T E C T I O N F R O M I N J U R Y •...
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Contents Dimensions ............... . 2 Safety Information .
  • Page 6: Fixture Overview

    Fixture overview Power cable entry Fuseholder DMX in/out connectors Safety cable attachment point Control panel / display Figure 1: Connections panel overview MAC 301 Wash user manual...
  • Page 7: Introduction

    Introduction Thank you for selecting the MAC 301 Wash™, an intelligent lighting fixture from Martin Professional™. This LED-based moving-head washlight features: • Luxeon Rebel high-power emitters • DMX control and stand-alone operation with scenes programmed on fixture or captured via DMX •...
  • Page 8: Ac Power

    Warning! Replace fuses with ones of the same type and rating only. MAC 301 Wash EU models for 200-240 VAC power are protected by a 4 amp slow-blow main fuse. MAC 301 Wash US models for 100-130 VAC power are protected by a 6.3 amp slow-blow main fuse. The main fuse is located in a fuseholder on the connections panel next to the power cable entry.
  • Page 9: Data Link

    1 = shield, pin 2 = cold (-), and pin 3 = hot (+). Pins 4 and 5 in the 5-pin XLR connectors not used in the MAC 301 Wash but are available for possible additional data signal requirements.
  • Page 10: Physical Installation

    Physical installation The MAC 301 Wash can be placed on a horizontal surface such as a stage or clamped to a truss in any orientation using the quarter-turn clamp brackets supplied with the fixture. Warning! Attach an approved safety cable to the attachment point on the connections panel (see “Fixture overview”...
  • Page 11: Setup

    Figure 3: Control buttons Display panel functions The DMX address is shown in the display panel when the MAC 301 Wash is powered on and has reset. The display panel backlighting indicates fixture status as follows: • The display dims to zero during resets.
  • Page 12: Dmx Modes

    DMX modes The MAC 301 Wash provides standard or compressed 8-bit or 16-bit DMX control modes. These four modes can be selected in the PERSONALITY menu. Depending on the selected DMX mode, the MAC 301 Wash requires 12, 15, 16 or 19 DMX channels. See “DMX protocol” on page 19 for details of DMX commands available in the different modes.
  • Page 13: Effects

    Effects This section describes the effects provided in the MAC 301 Wash. The effects are available in both DMX control and stand-alone operation. Pan and tilt The MAC 301 Wash’s moving head can be panned through 430° and tilted through 300°.
  • Page 14: Dmx Operation

    13 for a full description of the fixture’s effects. 8- and 16-bit Standard and Compressed DMX control modes The MAC 301 Wash has four DMX operating modes: • Standard 8-bit uses 16 DMX channels • Compressed 8-bit uses 12 DMX channels •...
  • Page 15: Stand-Alone Operation

    Warning! Read “Safety Information” on page 3 before installing, powering, operating or servicing the MAC 301 Wash. This section describes how to program and run stand-alone light shows on the MAC 301 Wash without a controller. See “Onboard control menus” on page 21 for a full list of stand-alone commands. See “Effects”...
  • Page 16: Service And Maintenance

    The user will need to clean the MAC 301 Wash periodically, and it is also possible for the user to change the main fuse and update the firmware. All other service operations on the MAC 301 Wash must be carried out by Martin Professional or its approved service agents.
  • Page 17: Control Menu Service Utilities

    Overall intensity can be adjusted from 0% to 100% using SKAL ALL. Zoom adjustment The zoom effect in all MAC 301 Wash fixtures is also calibrated at the factory, but it is possible to fine-tune the zoom using the ZOOM OFS command.
  • Page 18: Fixture Readouts

    Never bypass or bridge a fuse. The MAC 301 Wash is protected by a main fuse located in a fuseholder next to the power cable entry (see “Fixture overview” on page 6). US models require a 6.3 amp slow-blow fuse and EU models require a 4 amp slow-blow fuse.
  • Page 19: Dmx Protocol

    DMX protocol Std. Std. Comp. Comp. 8-bit 16-bit 8-bit 16-bit DMX Value Percent Function 0 - 255 0 - 100 Pan 0 - 430° Pan fine 0 - 255 0 - 100 Pan fine (Least Significant Byte) Tilt 0 - 255 0 - 100 Tilt 0 - 300°...
  • Page 20 160 - 223 63 - 87 No function 224 - 255 88 - 100 Blackout during pan/tilt movement and color changes Fade-out/fade-in times for blackouts is adjustable, → slow (5 secs.) snap Table 2: DMX Protocol MAC 301 Wash user manual...
  • Page 21: Onboard Control Menus

    Onboard control menus Enter Button Enter Enter DEFAULTS LOAD DEFAULTS SURE ? DMX ADDRESS ADDRESS +/- STANDARD RGB8 PERSONALITY DMX MODE STANDARD RGB16 COMPR. RGB8 COMPR. RGB16 PAN/TILT RESOLUTION 16 BIT 8 BIT PAN INVERS NORMAL INVERS TILT INVERS NORMAL Default settings are indicated INVERS with grey boxes...
  • Page 22: Troubleshooting

    Ensure free airflow around fixture. Clean fixture. Light output cuts out Check that ambient temperature does not exceed Fixture is too hot. intermittently. max. permitted level. If problem persists, contact Martin for service. Table 3: Troubleshooting MAC 301 Wash user manual...
  • Page 23: Specifications

    Specifications P h y s i c a l Length ..............200 mm (7.9 in.) Width .
  • Page 24 MAC 301 Wash™, US model (100-130 V, 50/60 Hz) ......
  • Page 25 Notes...
  • Page 26 Notes...
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