If using the MC-1, select DMX channel 1. If using a DMX controller, any
channel within the controller's range may be assigned.
The single-channel controllable functions are shown below.
S T A N D - A L O N E O P E R A T I O N
Several stand-alone options are available; see "Special settings" on page 11.
M A S T E R / S L A V E O P E R A T I O N
Multiple Acrobats can be connected together for synchronized "master/slave"
operation in which slave units mimic the master unit. To operate in this mode, the
Acrobats must be connected together and DIP-switch pin 2 must be set to off on
all fixtures except the master.
To setup units f or mast er / slave operation
Important! Set only 1 fixture as master (with DIP-switch pin 2 and 10 ON):
errors and damage can occur if there is more than 1 master.
1 Connect the output of one Acrobat to the input of the next Acrobat.
2 Connect additional Acrobats output to input. Up to 32 may be connected.
3 Terminate the link on both ends by inserting a female termination plug into
the data input of the first fixture and a male termination plug into the data
output of the last fixture. (See page 13). Do not connect the output of the last
fixture to the input of the first fixture.
4 Select one fixture to be the master. Set DIP-switch pins 2 and 10 to ON. Set
DIP-switch pins 3, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, and 11 to OFF. Set DIP-switch pins 1, 4, and 12
ON or OFF, as desired, to select the options described on page 11.
5 On all other fixtures (slaves), set DIP-switch pin 1 to ON, set pins 2 - 11 to
OFF, and set pin 12 ON for longer lamp life or OFF for higher intensity. To use
the special settings described on page 11, set DIP-switch 10 to ON, set pins
1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 11 to OFF, and set DIP-switch pins 6, 7, 8, and 9 ON or OFF, as
Acrobat user manual
0 - 10
0 - 4
11 - 20
5 - 7
21 - 80
8 - 31
81 - 115
32 - 45
116 - 140
46 - 55
141 - 175
56 - 68
176 - 210
69 - 82
211 - 255
83 - 100
Blackout (light off)
Open (light on)
Random action with slow music trigger
Random action with medium music trigger
Random action with fast music trigger
Random action with random music trigger
Manual trigger area, crossover at 240 (94%)