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  • Page 1 Atomic 3000 user manual...
  • Page 2 The Martin™ and Harman™ names and all other trademarks in this document pertaining to services or products by Martin Professional™or its affiliates and subsidiaries are registered as the property of Harman International Industries.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Specifications........24 Atomic 3000 user manual...
  • Page 4: Safety Information

    Warning: This product is for professional use only! It is not for household use. The Atomic 3000 presents risks of lethal or severe injury due to fire and heat, electric shock, ultraviolet radiation, and falls. Flashing light is also known to trigger epileptic seizures in persons who are photosensitive.
  • Page 5 10 to 20 flashes per second. Protection from fire • Do not modify the fixture or install other than genuine Martin parts. • Do not operate the fixture if the ambient air temperature (Ta) exceeds 40° C (104° F).
  • Page 6: Preparation For Use

    100-120 V and a MAX-15 lamp for must be installed at 200-240 V. The current required by the Atomic 3000 varies according to lamp type, power mode, and usage. To avoid overload, allow one 16 or 20 amp branch circuit per fixture to operate the MAX-15 model at full power.
  • Page 7 Table 1: Cord cap wiring Installation The Atomic 3000 may be installed in any orientation. The mounting bracket provides five 12 mm holes for direct fastening or attachment of rigging clamps. To install the mounting bracket: 1. Place the fixture face down on a table.
  • Page 8 3. Install a safety cable that is approved for the weight it must support around the support and bracket. 4. Loosen the mounting bracket and adjust the fixture to the desired angle. 5. Connect and arrange the power and data cables. Preparation for use Atomic 3000 user manual...
  • Page 9: Lamp

    Lamp power setting The Atomic 3000 provides high and low lamp power settings. The high power setting provides maximum flash intensity; the low power setting reduces output by approximately 50 percent and extends lamp life. The setting is selected on pin 6 of the Mode DIP switch and applies regardless of the other switch settings.
  • Page 10: Lamp Replacement

    6. Lift and turn the lamp over so that the leads loop around the ends as shown, then press the lamp into the clips. 7. Close the front cover and replace the side screws before applying power. Lamp Atomic 3000 user manual...
  • Page 11: Controller Operation

    For reliable data transmission use one input and one output! To connect the data link: 1. Connect the DMX data input from the controller to the Atomic 3000’s 3-pin or 5-pin input (male) socket. 2. Connect up to 31 additional fixtures output-to-input.
  • Page 12 The address may be any channel from 1 to 511 and is set on the Address DIP switch. The Atomic 3000 uses 1, 3, or 4 channels depending on the control mode. For independent control, each fixture must be assigned its own address and non-overlapping control channels.
  • Page 13 95 127 159 191 223 255 287 319 351 383 415 447 479 511 Table 2: DIP switch address settings 2 3 4 5 2 3 4 5 2 3 4 5 2 3 4 5 Channel 2 Channel 14 Channel 46 Channel 100 Address Setting Examples Atomic 3000 user manual Controller operation...
  • Page 14 For example, the blinder effect can be achieved with a flash duration of 0.25 seconds (250 ms) and a flash rate of 4 flashes Controller operation Atomic 3000 user manual...
  • Page 15 To trigger single flashes, start with the intensity and flash rate at 0 and then set an intensity on channel 1. When the value of channel 1 changes, the light will flash once with the programmed intensity, duration, and effect. Atomic 3000 user manual Controller operation...
  • Page 16: Stand-Alone Operation

    Stand-alone operation This section describes how to operate the Atomic 3000 in stand-alone mode without a DMX controller or Detonator remote control. Setting stand-alone operation To program stand-alone operation: 1. Apply power to the fixture. 2. Set pin 1 of the Mode DIP switch to ON. Set pins 2 - 5 to OFF. Set pin 6 to ON for low-power operation or to OFF for high-power operation.
  • Page 17 Pin 10 OFF Switch open (off) Switch closed (on) Table 3: Remote stand-alone control Multiple fixtures can be controlled from the same switch if they are serially connected output-to-input. Do not terminate the link. Atomic 3000 user manual Stand-alone operation...
  • Page 18: Remote Controls

    MC-1. Pin 2 on the Mode DIP switch must be OFF. No other DIP switch setting is necessary. Connect the Atomic 3000 to the MC-1 as if it were a controller. See “Data connection” on page 11. Remote controls...
  • Page 19 Important: Do not terminate the data link when using the Detonator! The Detonator connects to the Atomic 3000 with a 3-pin XLR data cable. Additional Atomic 3000s may be connected in series, output to input, for remote control of up to 20 fixtures. Note, however, that the data link must not be terminated as described DMX controllers.
  • Page 20 The intensity is controlled with the Intensity fader. Lamp power is electronically regulated to prevent the lamp from overheating. Single flash Single flashes can be achieved by pressing the Single Flash button with continuous flash stopped. Remote controls Atomic 3000 user manual...
  • Page 21 2 3 4 5 2 3 4 5 2 3 4 5 2 3 4 5 2 3 4 5 2 3 4 5 2 3 4 5 2 3 4 5 2 3 4 5 Atomic 3000 user manual Remote controls...
  • Page 22: Service

    Fuse replacement The Atomic 3000 uses a 20 amp time-delay fuse for protection against current overload. If the power diode does not light when power is applied, the fuse may be spent. If the fuse blows repeatedly, there is a fault with the unit that requires service by a Martin technician.
  • Page 23: Dmx Protocols

    16 - 33 Ramp down 86 - 128 33 - 50 Ramp up-down 129 - 171 50 - 67 Random 172 - 214 67 - 84 Lightning 215 - 255 84 - 100 Spikes Atomic 3000 user manual DMX protocols...
  • Page 24: Specifications

    Control options ....DMX, stand-alone, Atomic Detonator, MC-1 Compatible remote controls ..... Martin Atomic Detonator, Martin MC-1 (discontinued) DMX channels .
  • Page 25: Included Items

    Atomic Detonator ........P/N 90760020 Atomic Colors for Atomic 3000 ......P/N 91611086 G-clamp .
  • Page 26 Disposing of this product Martin™ products are supplied in compliance with Directive 2012/19/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of the European Union on WEEE (Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment), where applicable. Help preserve the environment! Ensure that this product is recycled at the end of its life.
  • Page 28 • Olof Palmes Allé 18 • 8200 Aarhus N • Denmark • Tel: +45 8740 0000 Fax +45 8740 0010...