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  • Page 1 MAC 250 Krypton/Entour user manual...
  • Page 2 128.5° 128.5° © 2004-2005 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 35000126 Rev. H...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Mounting the optional 14° lens (MAC 250 Entour only)....... . .
  • Page 4 This page left intentionally empty. MAC 250 Krypton/Entour...
  • Page 5: Introduction

    If you have questions about how to operate the fixture safely, please contact your Martin dealer or call the Martin 24-hour service hot line at +45 70 200 201.
  • Page 6 • Never place filters or other materials over the lens. • Do not modify the fixture or install other than genuine Martin parts. • Do not operate the fixture if the ambient temperature (Ta) exceeds 40° C (104° F). Protection from injury due to falls •...
  • Page 7: Setup

    The packing material or flightcase is carefully designed to protect the fixture during shipment - always use it to transport the fixture. When installing the MAC 250 Entour model you may find it useful to lock the head in place using the tilt locks.
  • Page 8: Installation

    2. Remove the 2 Phillips screws in the access cover directly behind the power and data connectors. Lift off the cover. 3. Locate the selection switches. 4. Move the voltage switch to the setting that most closely matches the local AC voltage. If your voltage falls halfway between 2 settings, select the higher voltage.
  • Page 9: Connecting The Serial Data Link

    The MAC 250 Krypton/Entour includes an omega clamp mounting bracket to which 1 or 2 rigging clamps (not included) can be bolted. The clamp mounting bracket fastens to the base as shown with 1/4-turn fasteners. Figure 2: Clamp mounting bracket Warning! Attach an approved safety cable to the attachment point provided in the base.
  • Page 10 • Never use a “Y” connector to split the link. To split the serial link into branches use a splitter such as the Martin 4-Channel Opto-Isolated RS-485 Splitter/Amplifier. • Do not overload the link. Up to 32 devices may be connected on a serial link.
  • Page 11: Control Panel

    You set the address and personalities, read out data, and execute service utilities from the control panel. Settings can also be changed remotely via the serial link with the Martin MP-2 uploader. See also the control menu table starting on page 41.
  • Page 12: Information Readouts

    • , the shortcuts setting which can be found under the PERS (personality) menu, determines whether  the color and gobo wheels scroll past open when changing positions. When set to  , the wheels can “take a shortcut” and scroll through open when this is the shortest path to the next position. The wheels do not scroll past open when ...
  • Page 13: Test And Service Utilities

    F I R M W A R E V E R S I O N →   displays the firmware version number. The firmware version is also displayed briefly at startup. Test and service utilities D M X R E A D O U T The DMX log ( ) menu provides useful information for troubleshooting control problems.
  • Page 14: Dmx-512 Control

    DMX-512 CONTROL The MAC 250 Krypton/Entour is compatible with USITT DMX512 controllers. The full protocol is available in “DMX protocol” on page 33. The fixture has two DMX operating modes, 16-bit and 16-bit Extended. 16-bit Extended mode uses 17 DMX channels, three more than the 14 DMX channels than standard 16-bit mode requires.
  • Page 15: Speed Control

    F I X E D G O B O S ( M A C 2 5 0 E N T O U R O N L Y ) The MAC 250 Entour provides an additional wheel with 10 fixed gobo positions (plus open). The gobo and the type of movement are selected on channel 7 (channel 9 in 16-bit Extended mode).
  • Page 16 • 16 in 16-bit Extended mode on the MAC 250 Krypton • 14 in 16-bit mode on the MAC 250 Entour • 17 in 16-bit Extended mode on the MAC 250 Entour The following channel provide tracking values that allow you to override the shortcuts setting ( in the ...
  • Page 17: Optical Configuration

    G O B O O R I E N T A T I O N The orientations shown in Figure 3 are correct in most cases, but consult your Martin dealer or gobo supplier if you are in any doubt about the orientation of a specific gobo type.
  • Page 18: Rotating Gobos

    Twisted triangle Splash Aflobet Table 2: Rotating gobos . MAC 250 Krypton rotating gobo wheel Position Gobo Eclipse Fat bar Happy Yins Twisted triangle Glass limbo Aflobet Table 3: Rotating gobos . MAC 250 Entour rotating gobo wheel MAC 250 Krypton/Entour...
  • Page 19 R E P L A C I N G A G O B O Danger! Intense heat. Avoid contact by persons and materials. The exterior of the fixture can get very hot - up to 120° C (248° F). Disconnect the fixture from AC power and allow it to cool for at least 45 minutes before handling.
  • Page 20: Fixed Gobos (Mac 250 Entour Only)

    7. Insert the gobo holder back in the gobo wheel using a small flathead screwdriver to lift the retaining blades. 8. Replace the cover before applying power. Fixed gobos (MAC 250 Entour only) The MAC 250 Entour provides 10 fixed gobo positions (plus open). Position Gobo Oriental fire...
  • Page 21 2. Remove the top cover of the fixture head using a flathead screwdriver to loosen the four quarter-turn screws. The top and bottom cover look the same, but the top cover is found by checking if the text on the back of the head is oriented correctly (top) or not (bottom) as illustrated here.
  • Page 22: Color Filters

    Color filters S T A N D A R D C O N F I G U R A T I O N The MAC 250 Krypton/Entour provides 12 dichroic color filters as shown below. Position Color Yellow 603 Blue 104 Pink 312 Green 206 Blue 108...
  • Page 23: Prism

    The standard 3-facet prism can be replaced with optional five- and nine-facet prisms. See “Accessories” on page 49 for part numbers. See: • Replacing the prism in a MAC 250 Entour below, or • “Replacing the prism in a MAC 250 Krypton” on page 25.
  • Page 24 6. Remove the rubber belt to free the prism and replace it with a compatible rotating prism (contact your Martin dealer for a list of available prisms). 7. Replace the rubber drive belt over the rotating prism and screw the half-circle shaped plate into place.
  • Page 25 R E P L A C I N G T H E P R I S M I N A M A C 2 5 0 K R Y P T O N Danger! Intense heat. Avoid contact by persons and materials. The exterior of the fixture can get very hot - up to 120°...
  • Page 26: Mounting The Optional 14° Lens (Mac 250 Entour Only)

    10. Connect the fixture to AC power. Mounting the optional 14° lens (MAC 250 Entour only) The MAC 250 Entour is supplied with an optional 14° lens. Mounting optional 14 degree lens. to mount the lens: 1. Disconnect the fixture from AC power and allow it to cool.
  • Page 27 cover is found by checking if the text on the back of the head is oriented correctly (top) or not (bottom) as illustrated here. 3. Locate the effect module and remove the wire connectors (located at position B). Using a flat head screwdriver, remove the screws (located at the positions marked A) and lift the tabs.
  • Page 28 5. Remove the four Phillips screws. 6. Lift the lens module plate off the effect module. 7. Remove the three Torx 10 screws holding the lens in place. 8. Place the 14° lens between the standard lens and the plate and replace the three Torx 10 screws. 9.
  • Page 29: Service

    The maintenance schedule will depend on the application and should be discussed with your Martin distributor. Refer any service that is not described here to a professional technician.
  • Page 30: Cleaning

    power and allow it to cool for at least 45 minutes before proceeding. Wear safety goggles to protect your eyes. Figure 5: Lamp installation 1. Locate the lamp access cover at the back of the fixture head and remove the two Phillips screws. 2.
  • Page 31: Lubrication

    The MAC 250 Krypton/Entour does not require lubrication under normal circumstances. The slides and spindle for the focus lens car are lubricated with a long-lasting Teflon-based lubricant that can be reapplied by a Martin service partner in the unlikely event that this should be necessary. Replacing fuses M A I N F U S E The main fuse holder is built into the mains input socket.
  • Page 32: Updating Software

    Have the fixture serviced by a Martin service technician if fuses blow repeatedly. Updating software The latest MAC 250 Krypton/Entour firmware is available from the support area of the Martin web site at www.martin.dk. It can be installed via the serial data link using a supported Martin uploader such as the MP-2, or via a LightJockey 4064 ISA DMX interface.
  • Page 33: Dmx Protocol

    PROTOCOL This chapter contains: • “MAC 250 Krypton DMX protocol” on page 34 • “MAC 250 Entour DMX protocol” on page 37 DMX protocol...
  • Page 34: Mac 250 Krypton Dmx Protocol

    MAC 250 Krypton DMX protocol 16 Bt 16 Ex (16 Bit Mode) (16 Bit Extended) Value Percent Function Shutter, strobe, reset, lamp on/off 0 - 19 0 - 7 Shutter closed 20 - 49 8 - 19 Shutter open 50 - 72 20 - 28 Strobe, fast →...
  • Page 35 0 - 255 0 - 100 Color (Least Significant Byte) Rotating gobo selection Indexing: set position on channel 5 in 16 bt mode or channel 7 in 16 Ex mode 0 - 4 0 - 2 Open gobo 2 - 4 Gobo 1 5 - 10 11 - 15...
  • Page 36 0 - 255 0 - 100 Left → right (128 = neutral) Pan fine (Least Significant Byte) Left → right 0 - 255 0 - 100 Tilt Left → right (128 = neutral) 0 - 255 0 – 100 Tilt fine (Least Significant Byte) Left →...
  • Page 37: Mac 250 Entour Dmx Protocol

    MAC 250 Entour DMX protocol 16 Bt 16 Ex (16 Bit Mode) (16 Bit Extended) Value Percent Function Shutter, strobe, reset, lamp on/off 0 - 19 0 - 7 Shutter closed 20 - 49 8 - 19 Shutter open 50 - 72 20 - 28 Strobe, fast →...
  • Page 38 0 - 255 0 - 100 Color fine (Least Significant Byte) Rotating gobo selection Indexing: set position on channel 5 in 16 bt mode or channel 7 in 16 Ex mode 0 - 4 0 - 2 Open gobo 2 - 4 Gobo 1 5 - 10 11 - 15...
  • Page 39 Gobo wheel 2 (static): selection and shake 0 - 7 0 - 3 Open gobo 8 - 15 3 - 6 Gobo 1 16 - 23 6 - 9 Gobo 2 24 - 31 9 - 12 Gobo 3 32 - 39 13 - 15 Gobo 4 40 - 47...
  • Page 40 Effects speed Dimmer, focus 0 - 2 0 - 1 Tracking mode 3 - 245 1 - 96 Fast → slow 246 - 251 96 - 98 Tracking 252 - 255 99 - 100 Maximum speed Color 0 - 2 0 - 1 Tracking mode 3 - 245...
  • Page 41: Control Menu

    ONTROL MENU Options displayed in bold represent the default settings. Note that lowercase letters in the control panel display are being phased out. Capital letters only are used from software v. 2.0. Menu Item Options Notes (Default settings in bold print) ...
  • Page 42 Hours of operation since counter reset. To reset, display  counter and press [up] for 5 seconds. →   Total hours of operation with lamp on since manufacture  Lamp hours since counter reset. To reset, display counter  and press [up] for 5 seconds.
  • Page 43 Reset fixture  Lamp on  Lamp off  Open shutter  Close shutter  Fast strobe   Medium strobe  Slow strobe  Dimmer      Color wheel in open position. Color wheel positions 1 → 12. →...
  • Page 44 Magnetic sensors monitor the positions of the color wheel, gobo wheel, and rotating gobos. If they detect an error, the   shutter closes while the effect resets. Effect feedback disabled.   (Press Enable on-the-fly reset of magnetically indexed effects ...
  • Page 45: Error Messages

    RROR MESSAGES Display readout Appears if... What to do ...the EEPROM memory cannot be • Contact service technician. (Memory error)  read. • Check fuses..there is no communication between • Check cable between control panel the control panel and motherboard. and motherboard.
  • Page 46: Troubleshooting

    2 and 3 in the fixture match (pins 2 and 3 reversed). that behaves erratically. The color wheel, gobo wheel, or a • Contact Martin technician for service if the Shutter closes suddenly. gobo has lost its index position and the problem persists.
  • Page 47: Circuit Board Connections

    IRCUIT BOARD CONNECTIONS Light Sensor Light Sensor Pan / Tilt Switch Pan / Tilt Switch Temp Head Temp Head Temp On Board Temp On Board Fans 11 (Gobo 2) 11 (Gobo 2) 10 Pris. Rot. 10 Pris. Rot. Tilt Tilt F.B.
  • Page 48: Specifications - Mac 250 Krypton

    Measurements made at nominal voltage. Local supply voltages can vary by +/- 10%.. *A transformer modification may be necessary for operation with measured RMS supply voltages between 105 and 110 VAC at 50 Hz. Your Martin distributor can give details. F U S E S Main fuse .
  • Page 49 T H E R M A L Maximum ambient temperature (T ) ......... . . 40° C (104° F) Maximum surface temperature .
  • Page 50: Specifications - Mac 250 Entour

    - MAC 250 E PECIFICATIONS NTOUR P H Y S I C A L Base length ............375 mm (14.8 in) Base width .
  • Page 51 MAC 250 Entour (packed in cardboard box) ........
  • Page 54 Gradav Hire and Sales Ltd Unit C6 Hastingwood Trading Estate Harbet Road London N18 3HU Phone 020 8803 7400 FAX 020 8803 5060 email office@gradav.co.uk Web www.gradav.co.uk...

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