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  • Page 1 Mania EF3 user manual...
  • Page 2 Measurements are expressed in millimeters. Ø13 © 2004 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 35000159, Rev. A.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Focusing the Mania EF3 ........
  • Page 4: Introduction

    NTRODUCTION Thank you for selecting a Martin Mania EF3. The Mania EF3 is a pre- programmed/music-activated dynamic lighting fixture that features a motorized rotating reflector with coated mirrors and a motorized rotating wheel with 8 gobos (gobos are outlines or masks placed in a light beam to create different patterns).
  • Page 5 The lamp shall be changed if it becomes damaged or thermally deformed. If the external power cord of this luminaire is damaged, it shall be replaced by a special cord exclusively available from your Martin dealer. Avoi di ng electric shocks...
  • Page 6: Unpacking

    U N P A C K I N G The packing material is carefully designed to protect the fixture during shipment - always use it to transport the fixture. The Mania EF3 comes with the following: • 3-wire IEC power cable • User manual...
  • Page 7: Installation

    Martin dealer. Configuring for local mains power The Mania EF3 has a switch-selectable power supply that can operate in the following voltage ranges at 50-60 Hz: • 115 - 120 volts (setting 115) •...
  • Page 8: Overhead Mounting

    2 Turn the lamp on using the power on/off switch. O V E R H E A D M O U N T I N G The Mania EF3 is designed to be hung overhead with a clamp (not included).
  • Page 9 For indoors use only. To hang the Mania EF3 on an overhead support: 1 Verify that the structure can support at least 10 times the weight of all installed fixtures, clamps, cables, auxiliary equipment, and other items.
  • Page 10: Operation

    To achieve optimal results, the use of smoke effects together with your Mania EF3 is recommended. S E T T I N G T H E T R I G M O D E Use the switch on the back of the fixture to set it to Auto or Music trig mode.
  • Page 11: The Gobo Wheel

    T H E G O B O W H E E L The Mania EF3 contains the gobo wheel illustrated below. A set of dichroic colored filters is mounted on the gobo wheel. The two open gobo apertures A and B feature textured effects.
  • Page 12: Focusing The Mania Ef3

    The focus is adjusted using the mechanism next to the lens. This is easiest to do in Music Trig mode while no music is being played. Pull the mechanism out, or push it in, until a sharp image is acquired. Mania EF3 user manual...
  • Page 13: Basic Service

    C L E A N I N G Regular cleaning of the elements in the optical path, as well as the air vents, is vital to maintaining the operational quality of the Mania EF3. Important! Excessive dust, smoke fluid, and particulate buildup degrades performance and causes overheating and damage to the fixture that is not covered by the warranty.
  • Page 14: Lamp Maintenance

    7 Close the fixture cover and tighten the thumb screw, taking care not to trap any loose wires. L A M P M A I N T E N A N C E Warning Isolate electrically before re-lamping. The lamp shall be changed if it becomes damaged or thermally deformed. Mania EF3 user manual...
  • Page 15 Caution Hot lamp. Only the Philips 12V EFP/8H 100W (type No 6834) lamp is supported (Martin P/N 97000004). These lamps normally last for 800 hours of operation. Warning Installing any other lamp may damage the fixture! Installing a lamp in the Mani a EF3 1 Disconnect the fixture from power and allow it to cool for 20 minutes.
  • Page 16: Mains Fuse

    9 Close the fixture cover and tighten the thumb screw. M A I N S F U S E The Mania EF3 uses a time-delay fuse for protection against current overload. An indication that the fuse may have blown is that when power is applied and the lamp is switched on, no light is produced.
  • Page 17 Fuse holder 3 Replace the fuse with one of the same type. The fuse rating is listed on the serial number label and in “Mania EF3 specifications” on page 19. 4 Replace the fuse holder. Basic service...
  • Page 18: Troubleshooting

    Improve air flow around fixture No action Sound too low to activate Increase volume control circuit Move speakers closer Electrical malfunction Refer to a Martin service technician Fuse blows repeatedly Electrical malfunction Refer to a Martin service technician Mania EF3 user manual...
  • Page 19 ANIA SPECIFICATIONS P H Y S I C A L Size without mounting bracket (LxWxH). . 312 x 250 x 142mm (12.3 x 9.8 x 14.2in) Weight ..........6.5 kg (14.3lb) C O N S T R U C T I O N Housing .
  • Page 20 Mania EF3 US version ........P/N...
  • Page 24 • Olof Palmes Allé 18 • 8200 Aarhus N • Denmark Tel: +45 8740 0000 • Fax +45 8740 0010...

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