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Martin Mania SCX500 User Manual

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  • Page 1 Mania SCX500 user manual...
  • Page 2 All dimensions are in millimeters ©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. P/N 35000157, Rev. C...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Mania SCX500 overview ........6...
  • Page 5: Introduction

    1. I NTRODUCTION Thank you for selecting the Martin Mania SCX500. This automated moving-mirror projector has the following features: • Automatic triggering and music triggering modes • Stand-alone single fixture and master/slave operation, both with auto trig and music trig •...
  • Page 6: Mania Scx500 Overview

    DMX out Swivel lock Main fuse DMX in Power input Music trig sensitivity adjustment knob Power on/off switch Power indicator Data indicator (DMX / slave data received) DMX Address Mode toggle switch X100 Mode Settings control panel Mania SCX500 user manual...
  • Page 7: Safety Information

    • Do not expose the fixture to rain or moisture. • Refer all service not described in this manual to a Martin service technician. • Never operate the fixture with missing or damaged lenses.
  • Page 8 • Allow the fixture to cool before handling. Allow the fixture to cool for at least 20 minutes before opening the fixture or removing the lamp. • 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°...
  • Page 9: Installation

    NSTALLATION A C p o w e r The Mania SCX500 is supplied set up to match local voltage and frequency. The factory setting is shown on the serial number label. It is not possible to reconfigure the Mania SCX500 to accept any other voltage or frequency than those stated on the serial number label.
  • Page 10: Rigging The Mania Scx500

    R i g g i n g t h e M a n i a S C X 5 0 0 The Mania SCX500 must be either: • fastened to a flat surface by means of its adjustable U-bracket, • fastened to a flat surface by means of its adjustable U-bracket and mounting plate, or •...
  • Page 11 If required, the fixture may also be installed using the supplied mounting plate (see illustrations): 4. Ensure that the structure used to support the fixture can support at least 10 times the total weight of all installed fixtures, clamps, cables, auxiliary equipment, etc.
  • Page 12: Focus Adjustment

    500 meters (1640 ft.) long, with max. 32 fixtures. If you wish to exceed 32 fixtures or 500 meters, or to add branches, use an optically isolated amplifier-splitter such as the Martin RS-485 Opto-Splitter (P/N 90758060). Reliable data connection requires suitable cable. Standard microphone cable cannot transmit DMX data reliably over long runs.
  • Page 13: Connecting The Serial Data Link

    Connecting the serial data link The Mania SCX500’s data connections are XLR type, wired with pin 1 to ground, pin 2 to signal - (cold), and pin 3 to signal + (hot). This is the standard configuration for DMX devices.
  • Page 14: Operation

    Failure to do so may cause damage that is not covered by the product guarantee. The Mania SCX500 is supplied in DMX mode. If you are not using a DMX controller, set the fixture to music trig or auto trig mode before use (see “Selecting operating modes”...
  • Page 15: Auto Trig Operation

    A u t o t r i g o p e r a t i o n In auto trig operation, the Mania SCX500 runs a factory-set dynamic light show that uses all the fixture’s effects in a random program...
  • Page 16: Master/Slave Operation

    M a s t e r / s l a v e o p e r a t i o n In master/slave mode, one master Mania SCX500 sends trigger signals to all the fixtures connected to it, and all fixtures run an identical dynamic light show.
  • Page 17: Dmx Controller Operation

    D M X c o n t r o l l e r o p e r a t i o n Setting 8- or 6- ch annel DMX mode The Mania SCX500 can run in two DMX modes: 8-channel and 6-channel mode. The 2 extra channels in 8-channel mode allow you to control the...
  • Page 18 10 and the X100 increases the address by 100. DMX co nt rol o pti on s In 6-channel mode, the Mania SCX500 responds to the following commands: • Reset • Strobe effect • Macros 1 - 12 •...
  • Page 19 (a fade time is the time taken for effects to change from one scene to the next). The Mania SCX500’s pan and tilt movement can also be set to ‘tracking’ on this channel. If you set the fixture to ‘tracking’, the DMX controller defines fade times.
  • Page 20: Inverting Pan And Tilt

    I n v e r t i n g p a n a n d t i l t The Mania SCX500’s pan and/or tilt can be inverted. This feature lets you set up symmetrical or mirrored movement of pairs of fixtures.
  • Page 21: Error Messages

    I nverti ng ti lt To set a Mania SCX500 to inverted tilt: 1. Apply power to the fixture and wait for the fixture to reset. 2. Hold the Mode button pressed in. After 5 seconds the display will blink.
  • Page 22: Service And Maintenance

    Check and, if necessary, clean fixtures at regular intervals. L a m p The Mania SCX500 uses a 15V, 150W halogen lamp with integral reflector (MR16). Approved lamps The Philips JCR/H5 (EFR/LL) 15 V, 150 W long-life halogen lamp, average lamp life 500 hours, color temperature 3100 K, is approved for use with the Mania SCX500.
  • Page 23 2. Remove the lamp module cover release thumbscrew and open the cover on its hinge. Do not confuse the cover release thumbscrew with the focus adjustment knob. Focus adjustment knob Lamp module cover release thumbscrew 3. Remove the old lamp from its metal clip and, being careful not to strain any wires,...
  • Page 24: Cleaning

    R e p l a c i n g t h e m a i n f u s e The Mania SCX500 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 25: Firmware /Hard Boot Uploads

    F i r m w a r e / h a r d b o o t u p l o a d s It is possible to upload new firmware to the Mania SCX500 via the data IN connector using, for example, an uploader such as the Martin MP-2 Uploader, or a PC using a Martin DABS interface device and suitable software.
  • Page 26: Troubleshooting

    Fixture does not respond Adjust sensitivity control until Music sensor incorrectly correctly to music beat in fixture responds satisfactorily adjusted. music trig mode to music. Mania SCX500 user manual...
  • Page 27: Dmx Protocol

    6. DMX PROTOCOL Channel Value Percent Function Strobe, music trig, macros, reset 0 - 4 0 - 1 No function 5 - 68 2 - 26 Strobe (fast to slow) 69 - 100 27 - 39 Remote stand-alone, auto trig 101 - 112 40 - 44 Macro 1...
  • Page 28 Color 19 (Mix 4) 198 - 203 78 - 79 Color 20 (Mix 5) Continuous rotation 204 - 229 80 - 89 Clockwise rotation (fast to slow) 230 - 255 90 - 100 Counter-clockwise rotation (slow to fast) Mania SCX500 user manual...
  • Page 29 Channel Value Percent Function Gobo wheel 0 - 11 0 - 4 Gobo 1 (Open) 12 - 23 5 - 8 Gobo 2 - Dune) 24 - 35 9 - 13 Gobo 3 - Sunburst 36 - 47 14 - 18 Gobo 4 - Gemini 48 - 59 19 - 23...
  • Page 30: Mania Scx 500 Specifications

    SCX 500 ANIA SPECIFICATIONS P h y s i c a l Size (L x W x H) ....445 x 204 x 178 mm (17.5 x 8.0 x 7.0 in.) Height with bracket attached .
  • Page 31 A p p r o v a l s US safety (US model) ........UL 1573 Canadian safety (US model).
  • Page 32 O r d e r i n g i n f o r m a t i o n Mania SCX500 US model, 110-120 V, 60Hz ....P/N 90430081 Mania SCX500 EU model, 220-240 V, 50Hz .
  • Page 36 • Olof Palmes Allé 18 • 8200 Aarhus N • Denmark Tel: +45 8740 0000 • Fax +45 8740 0010...