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ColourChaser Touch
Installation Guide

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  • Page 1 ColourChaser Touch Installation Guide...
  • Page 2 Dimensions Ø 4.5 ColourChaser Touch - Dimensions in mm Bracket - Dimensions in mm Philips ColourChaser Touch Manual...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Content Dimensions Safety Information Introduction Installation Connections Controller to power supply Power supply to fixtures AC power supply cable plug Setup Introduction Software installation Fixture setup Troubleshooting Specifications Technical data Ordering information Quick Guide Philips ColourChaser Touch Manual...
  • Page 4: Safety Information

    • If the controller or power supply are in any way damaged, defective, wet, or show signs of overheating, disconnect the power supply from AC power and contact your supplier • Do not install or use the device outdoors. Do not spray with or immerse in water or any other liquid. • Do not remove any covers or attempt to repair the controller or power supply. Refer any service to Philips. Disposing of this product Philips products are supplied in compliance with Directive 2002/96/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of the European Union on WEEE (Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment), as amended by Directive 2003/108/EC, where applicable. Philips...
  • Page 5: Introduction

    • 1.5 m USB cable About this document This guide describes how to install and set up the ColourChaser Touch controller. For a description of how to operate the controller, please refer to the ColourChaser Touch Quick Guide (Instruction for use). For help with ColourChaser Designer, refer to the program’s online help. For installation and setup of fixtures, please refer to their user manuals.
  • Page 6: Installation

    Installation Controller and bracket The ColourChaser Touch is designed for wall mounting using the included bracket. To mount: Loosen the set screw on the bottom of the ColourChaser Touch with a 2 mm hex wrench and remove the wall bracket.
  • Page 7 Tighten the set screw a few turns to hold the controller in place. Do not over tighten: stop as soon as you feel light resistance! Power supply Install the power supply in a dry location within a 40 meter cable run of the controller. Philips ColourChaser Touch Manual...
  • Page 8: Connections

    Connections After 30 Luminaires Power a DMX Supply booster Unit Luminaire Luminaire Luminaire is required 100 - 240 V Controller to power supply Connect a UTP patch cable (max. 40 meter) between the RJ-45 socket on the back of the controller and the OUT socket on the power supply before connecting the power supply to AC. When power is applied to the power supply unit, all 3 LEDs will light for 2 seconds and then the “ON” LED will illuminate green. The “CONNECT” LED illuminates green when the controller is connected and receiving power. Philips ColourChaser Touch Manual...
  • Page 9: Power Supply To Fixtures

    Connect the fixtures together in a serial chain, output to input. Connect no more than 30 fixtures and keep the total cable run to 300 m (1000 ft.) or less. If the application exceeds these limits, DMX splitter/amplifiers may be used after the power supply to increase the cable run and/ or number of fixtures. Line terminator Terminate the end of the data line to prevent reflections that can distort the signal. This is usually accomplished by inserting a suitable 120 ohm termination plug into the DMX output of the last fixture in the line. Philips ColourChaser Touch Manual...
  • Page 10: Ac Power Supply Cable Plug

    Warning: Risk of electric shock! Plug installation shall be performed by a qualified electrician. A grounding-type (earthed) power plug that fits the local power outlet must be installed on the AC cable for the power supply. Alternatively, you can acquire an IEC power cable with a suitable grounding-type plug from most consumer electronics stores. When installing the plug connect pins as follows: • yellow and green wire to ground (earth) • blue wire to neutral • brown wire to live Philips ColourChaser Touch Manual...
  • Page 11: Setup

    From the installation menu, select whether you want to download and install the latest version of the software from the Internet (recommended), or the version on the CD-ROM. Review and acknowledge the user agreement. Click Next. The installation wizard opens. Follow the instructions on screen to complete the process. Philips ColourChaser Touch Manual...
  • Page 12: Fixture Setup

    Connect the ColourChaser Touch to any USB port on the computer using the included USB cable. Do not connect the controller to the PC before the software is installed. Within a few seconds, the computer detects the controller and asks whether you want to load data from the device. Click Yes. The next prompt alerts you that loading data will cause any unsaved changes to be lost. Click Yes to continue. Philips ColourChaser Touch Manual...
  • Page 13 Click Setup > Fixture properties from the main menu. The Fixture properties dialog opens. If configuring the ColourChaser Touch for the first time, delete the pre-loaded fixture setup. Select Remove all from the dialog menu. Philips ColourChaser Touch Manual...
  • Page 14 Add fixtures to the setup. Select Add fixture(s) from the dialog menu. Double-click the manufacturer name in the Select fixture type dialog, then click the model. Enter the quantity of fixtures of this type in the Numbers to Add field. Click Add. Philips ColourChaser Touch Manual...
  • Page 15 The quantity of fixtures is inserted starting at the cursor location. The following fields are displayed: • fixture number (1 to 100) • fixture name (user designated) • fixture type • fixture manufacturer • fixture DMX channel Philips ColourChaser Touch Manual...
  • Page 16 Repeat step 8 for each type of fixture. The ColourChaser Touch may be configured with up to 10 types of fixtures and a total of up to 100 lights. (Optional) You can enter names for the fixtures in the Name column to help identify them. (Optional) If you want to save the fixture setup on the computer, select File > Save to file from the dialog menu. Select the file location and name in the Save dialog and click OK.
  • Page 17: Troubleshooting

    Data line length or Add a DMX splitter/amplifier fixture limit exceeded to the data line Lights do not Incorrect fixture Configure controller respond to setup controller Fixtures addressed Verify that fixtures are addressed incorrectly as per the Fixture setup dialog Philips ColourChaser Touch Manual...
  • Page 18: Specifications

    Max. number of luminaires types Max. number of luminaires (groups) 100 (after 30 Luminaires a DMX booster is required) Recallable memories (presets) Connections AC power (power supply) IEC 3-pin USB mini-B DC power in / DMX data out RJ-45 Philips ColourChaser Touch Manual...
  • Page 19: Ordering Information

    Approvals Power supply cUL/UL, CE, CCC, TUV, FCC Controller DMX pin assignment (from PSU to Luminaires) RJ-45 Pin Function Data - Data + Ordering information ColourChaser Touch Controller 9105 028 99918 Philips ColourChaser Touch Manual...
  • Page 20: Quick Guide

    Real time adjustment of presets • Use the scroll wheel for real time adjustment of the speed of a dynamic scene, or adjustment of the C, I and S parameters when button is active. When the ColourChaser Touch stops ticking, the wheel has reached the end of its range. • Changes to a static color or dynamic scene can be saved by pressing and holding the preset button until the controller sounds once, and cleared by pressing and holding until the controller sounds twice (automatically restores the original stored scene).

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