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  • Page 1 Atomic 3000 user manual...
  • Page 2 5 x Ø12.20 © 2001-2005 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. P/N 35000094, Rev D...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    DMX protocols ........24 Atomic 3000 specifications ......25...
  • Page 4: Safety Information

    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 15 minutes before handling. • 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

    90 to 260 volts. No adjustment is necessary. Note that the MAX-15 lamp does not operate below 125 volts. 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 N S T A L L A T I O N 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.
  • Page 8 3 Install a safety cable 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

    A M P P O W E R S E T T I N G 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.
  • Page 10 Important: Use only replacement lamps from Martin! User only replacement lamps from Martin that have been prepared for use with an ionization wire. XOP lamps without an ionization wire will not work. A M P R E P L A C E M E N T End of life can be confirmed with the Flash LED on the rear panel.
  • Page 11 Atomic 3000 user manual Lamp...
  • Page 12: 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 13 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 14 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 Controller operation Atomic 3000 user manual...
  • Page 15 L I N D E R E F F E C T The blinder effect, in which the light remains on for an extended period, is available in all DMX modes. In the 3- and 4-channel modes, the effect is achieved Atomic 3000 user manual Controller operation...
  • Page 16 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. Controller operation Atomic 3000 user manual...
  • Page 17: Stand-Alone Operation

    TAND ALONE OPERATION This section describes how to operate the Atomic 3000 in stand-alone mode without a DMX controller or Detonator remote control. T A N D A L O N E F L A S H R A T E To prog ram stand-alon e execution 1 Apply power to the fixture.
  • Page 18 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. Stand-alone operation Atomic 3000 user manual...
  • Page 19: Remote Controls

    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 12. Atomic 3000 user manual...
  • Page 20 A T A C O N N E C T I O N 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.
  • Page 21 Single flashes can be achieved by pressing the Single Flash button with continuous flash stopped. The flash rate cycle can be restarted, for example to synchronize with a beat, by pressing the Single Flash button while continuous flash is running. Atomic 3000 user manual Remote controls...
  • Page 22 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 Remote controls Atomic 3000 user manual...
  • Page 23: Service

    U S E R E P L A C E M E N T 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.
  • Page 24: Dmx Protocols

    PROTOCOLS D M X C H A N N E L M O D E Channel Value Percent Function 0 - 5 0 - 1 Blackout 6 - 249 2 - 98 Flash rate, slow to fast 250 - 255 98 - 100 Continuous “Blinder”...
  • Page 25: Atomic 3000 Specifications

    Data pinout: ....3-pin XLR - pin 1 shield, pin 2 cold (-), pin 3 hot (+) Compatible remote controls: ......Martin MC-1 and Detonator Stand-alone control: .
  • Page 26 Atomic Colors for Atomic 3000 ....... . . P/N 91611086...
  • Page 28 Gradav Hire and Sales Ltd Unit C6 Hastingwood Trading Estate Harbet Road London N18 3HU Phone 020 8803 7400 FAX 020 8803 5060 email Web