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  • Page 1 MAC 101 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

    If you have questions about how to operate the fixture safely, please contact your Martin supplier or call the Martin 24-hour service hotline on +45 8740 0000, or in the USA on 1-888-tech-180.
  • Page 4 • Refer any service operation not described in this manual to a qualified technician. • Socket outlets used to supply MAC 101 fixtures with power or external power switches must be located near the fixtures and easily accessible so that the fixtures can easily be disconnected from power.
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

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

    Fixture overview Display Control buttons AC mains power input AC mains power throughput Safety cable attachment point DMX output DMX input Figure 1: Fixture overview MAC 101 user manual...
  • Page 7: Introduction

    • Check that the fixture’s power voltage and frequency ranges match the local AC mains power source. • Power cables and plugs for the MAC 101 must be ordered separately. A suitable power cable and Neutrik power input connector can be ordered from Martin. If drawing power from a socket, install a suitable power plug on the power cable.
  • Page 8: Ac Power

    The MAC 101 can be hard-wired to a building electrical installation if you want to install it permanently, or a power plug can be installed on the power cable in the case of temporary installation.
  • Page 9: Illustrations Above Used By Kind Permission Of Neutrik Ag

    • No matter what the AC mains power voltage is, do not connect more than ten MAC 101 fixtures in total (i.e. including the first fixture) to AC mains power in one interconnected daisy chain using power input and throughput connectors.
  • Page 10: Data Link

    A DMX 512 data link is required in order to control a MAC 101 via DMX. The MAC 101 has 5-pin XLR connectors for DMX data input and output. The pin-out on all connectors is pin 1 = shield, pin 2 = cold (-), and pin 3 = hot (+). Pins 4 and 5 in the 5-pin XLR connectors are not used in the MAC 101 but are available for possible additional data signals as required by the DMX512-A standard.
  • Page 11: Physical Installation

    Physical installation The MAC 101 can be placed on a horizontal surface such as a stage or clamped to a truss in any orientation using a rigging clamp. Warning! Attach an approved safety cable to one of the safety cable attachment points on the base (see “Fixture overview”...
  • Page 12: Hanging The Fixture

    20 - 30 mm (0.8 - 1.2 ins.) into the base. If you do not secure the base in this way, there is a risk that the fixture may separate from the base and fall. MAC 101 user manual...
  • Page 13: Setup

    (Up) forces the fixture to reset. Display panel functions The DMX address is shown in the display panel when the MAC 101 is powered on and has reset. The display panel backlighting indicates fixture status as follows: • The display dims to zero during resets.
  • Page 14: Tailoring Performance

    It is recommended when the MAC 101 is used intensively in a warm environment or in fixed installations. Note that it will give increased fan noise compared to the other cooling modes.
  • Page 15: Operation And Effects

    21 for a full list of the DMX channels and values required to control the different effects. Pan and tilt The MAC 101’s moving head can be panned through 540° and tilted through 240°. The speed of pan/tilt movement can be adjusted via the control panel.
  • Page 16: Service And Maintenance

    The user will need to clean the MAC 101 periodically, and it is also possible for the user to update the firmware and install the optional diffuser accessory available from Martin. All other service operations on the MAC 101 must be carried out by Martin Professional or its approved service agents.
  • Page 17: Control Menu Service Utilities

    Pan and tilt calibration Pan and tilt on the MAC 101 are calibrated at the factory so that movement is identical in multiple fixtures. Adjustment should not be necessary initially, but over a period of use fixtures may gradually lose calibration.
  • Page 18: Fixture Readouts

    The following are required in order to install software: • The latest version of the MAC 101 software, available for download free of charge from the Product Support area of the Martin website at •...
  • Page 19: Installing Optional Diffuser Filters

    Installing optional diffuser filters A set of eight medium-angle diffuser filters can be ordered from Martin (P/N 91616018) as an optional accessory for the MAC 101. A diffuser filter softens the output from the LEDs and provides a wider beam angle.
  • Page 20: Lee Colors And Their Rgb Equivalents

    LEE colors and their RGB equivalents The table below gives approximate RGB equivalents for the LEE colors available in the MAC 101 color wheel effect (DMX channel 8). DMX Integer Lee no. Name Green Blue Moroccan Pink Pink Special rose Pink...
  • Page 21: Dmx Protocol

    DMX protocol Note: DMX values labeled "No function" will have no effect - the last functional value will be used. mode, RGB output is uncalibrated. In mode, output is calibrated. Raw, RGB Basic DMX Value Percent Function Electronic shutter effect 0 - 19 0 - 7 Shutter closed...
  • Page 22 Blue 0 → 100% 0 - 255 0 - 100 Color Temperature Control 0 - 19 0 - 7 No Function CTC 10 000K → 2 500K 20 - 255 8 - 100 Table 2: DMX Protocol MAC 101 user manual...
  • Page 23: Onboard Control Menus

    Onboard control menus Menu Item Options Notes (Default settings in bold print) 1 – 501 (RAW/RGB) DMX address (default address = 1). The DMX address DMX ADDRESS range is limited so that the fixture will always have 1 – 505 (BASIC) enough DMX channels in the 512 available.
  • Page 24 DMX control mode) Enable pan/tilt position feedback/correction system Disable pan/tilt feedback for servicing (this setting is not FEEDBACK SERVICE saved when fixture is reset) PAN OFFSET Pan calibration CALIBRATION TILT OFFSET Tilt calibration Table 3: Control menu MAC 101 user manual...
  • Page 25: Display Messages

    ...there is a malfunction in the optical pan/tilt FBEP - PAN FBACK ERR monitoring circuit (e.g. sensor defective). After Reset fixture. Contact Martin service if a time-out, the effect in question stops in a problem continues. FBET - TILT FBACK ERR random position.
  • Page 26: Troubleshooting

    Probable cause(s) Remedy No power to fixture. Check AC mains power and connections. Fixture is completely dead. Have faulty fixture serviced by Martin service Internal circuit fault. technician. Inspect connections and cables. Correct poor Fault on data link. connections. Repair or replace damaged cables.
  • Page 27: Specifications

    Transceiver..............RS-485 Firmware update ......Via DMX with Martin Universal USB/DMX Converter Construction Color .
  • Page 28: Included Items

    Set of 8 x medium-angle diffusers for MAC 101 ....... .
  • Page 29 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. Help preserve the environment! Ensure that this product is recycled at the end of its life. Your supplier can give details of local arrangements for the disposal of Martin products.
  • Page 32 • • • Olof Palmes Allé 18 8200 Aarhus N Denmark Tel: +45 8740 0000 • Fax +45 8740 0010...