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  • Page 1 MAC 600/E user manual...
  • Page 2 © 1997 - 2002 Martin Professional A/S, Denmark. All rights reserved. No part of this manual may be reproduced, in any form or by any means, without permission in writing from Martin Professional A/S, Denmark. Printed in Denmark. P/N 35000018 Rev. H...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Connecting the serial link ............................7 Setting control protocol and address........................8 Installing the snoot (optional) ........................... 8 section 3 OPERATION Martin RS-485 control .............................. 9 DMX-512 control ..............................9 Lamp control ................................9 Mechanical effects ..............................10 section 4 CONTROL MODULE Address and protocol selection ..........................
  • Page 4: About This Manual

    INTRODUCTION Thank you for selecting the MAC 600 from Martin. This intelligent moving-head Fresnel color changer is fast, quiet, and reli- able. It delivers exceptionally bright light that instantly snaps or smoothly fades to virtually any color, at any intensity, any- where on stage.
  • Page 5: Unpacking

    s e c t i o n 2 SETUP This section describes the simple steps required to prepare the MAC 600/E for operation. Unpacking The MAC 600/E package includes: • 2 Fast-Lock Omega clamp brackets • 5-meter XLR-XLR control cable •...
  • Page 6: Rigging The Fixture In Place

    W A R N I N G ! For protection from dangerous electric shock, the fixture must be grounded (earthed). The AC mains supply shall be fitted with a fuse or circuit breaker and ground-fault protection. I n s t a l l a p l u g o n t h e p o w e r c o r d You may need to install a cord cap that fits your supply on the power cable.
  • Page 7: Connecting The Serial Link

    C o n n e c t i n g f i x t u r e s The MAC 600/E has locking 3-pin data input and output sockets that can be configured for use with either DMX or Martin Protocol controllers.
  • Page 8: Setting Control Protocol And Address

    MAdr , depending on whether you wish to select a DMX address or Martin address, respectively. Press [ENTER] to confirm. Press [↑] or [↓] repeatedly until the desired address is displayed. Press [ENTER] to confirm. Press [MENU] to return to the main menu. The address is displayed. Address and protocol settings are saved when the power is switched off.
  • Page 9: Operation

    This section describes the MAC 600/E’s controllable features and the options for customizing them for your application. Option selection is described in the next section. Martin RS-485 control The MAC 600/E may be controlled with the Martin 3032 controller. For the fixture to respond, either the protocol setting PSET ) must be set to Martin (...
  • Page 10: Mechanical Effects

    R e d u c e d p o w e r ( M A C 6 0 0 E ) With the MAC 600 E, lamp power falls to 400 watts for cooler operation and longer lamp life when the shutter is closed for 10 seconds.
  • Page 11: Control Module

    2 minutes after the last key-press. The DMX or Martin address, depending on the protocol setting, and any error messages are displayed when the MAC 600/E is turned on. To enter the menu, press [MENU]. Use the [↑] and [↓] keys to move within the menu. To select a function or sub- menu, press [ENTER].
  • Page 12: Personality Settings

    Personality settings Personality Path Options Effect (Default settings shaded.) Optimize movement for speed.* FA ST Pan/tilt speed PTSP Optimize movement for smoothness.* NORM Map DMX pan control to tilt channel and vice versa. Pan/tilt swap PATI/SWAP Normal pan and tilt control. Æ...
  • Page 13: Readouts

    Readouts U s a g e r e a d o u t s ( TIME) Read the total number of power-on hours ( Po H ), power-on hours since last reset ( RPoH ), total lamp hours ( LA H ), lamp hours since last reset ( RLAH...
  • Page 14: Test Sequences

    A d j u s t m e n t ( Ad J) The adjustment menu provides manual control for making mechanical adjustments. These should only be performed by a qualified technician. The menu provides functions to reset the fixture ( RS T ), turn on and off the lamp ( L ON...
  • Page 15: Maintenance And Basic Service Operations

    s e c t i o n 5 MAINTENAN CE AND B A S I C S E R V I C E O P E R A T I O N S The MAC 600/E requires regular maintenance to keep performing at its optimum. The maintenance schedule will be depen- dent upon the operating environment.
  • Page 16: Replacing Fuses

    Verify that the flight case is of the newer type before shipping MAC 600/Es fitted with the 18° long front. Cleaning the optical path Cleaning and servicing components in the head is best left to qualified Martin technicians. To access the optical components, remove the head cover. Remember to attach the internal safety cable when reassembling the head.
  • Page 17: Replacing The Lamp

    Replacing the lamp The risk of lamp explosion increases with lamp hours as the quartz envelope gradually weakens. It is recommended that lamp usage not exceed 125 percent of the lamp’s rated average life. The procedure for installing the lamp is described on page 5. After installing the lamp, reset the RLAH and RLST counters under the TIME menu as described page 13.
  • Page 18 M A C 6 0 0 E ( e l e c t r o n i c b a l l a s t ) The electronic ballast works at any voltage between 100 and 250 volts, and at any frequency between 50 and 60 Hz. Disconnect the fixture from AC power.
  • Page 19: Updating Software

    Updating software The latest MAC 600/E software is available from your Martin dealer and the Martin Professional web site. Be sure to read the upgrade notes included with the software. Software updates are installed using a Martin MPBB1, MP-2, or a LightJockey 4064 DMX interface card. The procedure is found in the upload device’s user manual and, when using the 4064 card, the Martin Software Uploader program’s online help...
  • Page 20: Dmx Protocol

    a p p e n d i x a D M X P R O TO C O L DMX channel Start code = 0 DMX1 DMX2 DMX3 DMX4 Value Percent Function Shutter, Strobe, Reset, Lamp On/Off 0 - 19 0 - 7 Shutter closed 20 - 49...
  • Page 21 DMX channel Start code = 0 DMX1 DMX2 DMX3 DMX4 Value Percent Function Tilt Coarse (16-bit MSB) Up Æ down (128 = neutral) 0 - 255 0 - 100 Tilt Fine (16-bit LSB) Up Æ down 0 - 255 0 - 100 Speed: Pan, Tilt 0 - 2 0 - 1...
  • Page 22: Error Messages

    Display readout Appears if... What to do ... automatic protocol detection is • Verify that the controller is enabled but the protocol (Martin/DMX) sending and the serial link is AUTO (Automatic protocol detec- cannot be determined because there is properly connected.
  • Page 23: Troubleshooting

    a p p e n d i x c TROUBLESHOOTIN G Problem Probable cause(s) Remedy Check that power is switched on and cables Fixture not powered on. are plugged in. One or more of the fixtures is Primary fuse blown (located at the Disconnect fixture and replace fuse.
  • Page 24: Pcb Layout

  • Page 25: Specifications

    Fuse F603 ........................ T 0.315 A, 250 V C o m m u n i c a t i o n • Protocols ................USITT DMX512 (1990) / Martin RS-485 • DMX start code ..........................0 Recommended cable......24 AWG (min.), low capacitance, 85-150 Ω shielded twisted pair •...
  • Page 26 P h o t o m e t r i c • Total integrated luminous flux ....................21,500 lm • Center intensity w/ standard 25° lens hood ..............291,000 candela • Center intensity w/ optional 18° long lens hood ............722,000 candela •...
  • Page 30 Unit C6, Hastingwood Trading Estate 35, Harbet Road, London, N18 3HU Phone 020 8803 7400 email 020 8803 5060

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