Macros: The Mania SCX500 features 12 macros on Channel 1. These
pre-programmed shows are built into the fixture software. They use all the
fixture's effects, giving varied light shows with minimal programming.
Dimming: The Mania SCX500 can be dimmed from 0% (blackout) up to
100% intensity using channel 2.
Color wheel position and rotation: The color wheel features 14 full-
color filters plus white (no filter) and 5 multi-color filters. The wheel may
also be positioned between 2 filters for additional split-color effects. Using
channel 3, the color wheel can be positioned for static color effects or
spun in either direction for dynamic color effects.
Gobo wheel position and rotation: The gobo wheel features 15 gobos
and an open position. Using channel 4, the gobo wheel can be positioned
for static gobo effects or spun in either direction for dynamic gobo effects.
Pan: The scanner mirror pans approx. 180°. Pan can be controlled on
channel 5. Note that pan can also be inverted using the fixture's control
panel (see "Inverting pan" on page 20).
Tilt: The scanner mirror tilts approx. 72°. Tilt can be controlled on channel
6. Note that tilt can also be inverted using the fixture's control panel (see
"Inverting tilt" on page 21).
Pan/tilt speed: In 8-channel DMX mode, the speed at which the Mania
SCX500's mirror pans and tilts can be adjusted on channel 7. Selecting a
speed allows you to set fade times when using DMX controllers that do
not feature fade time programming (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.
Speed of color and gobo wheels: In 8-channel DMX mode, the speed at
which the color and gobo wheels change from one position to the next
can be adjusted from 0 to approximately 1 RPS on channel 8. As with pan
and tilt speed, color and gobo wheel movement can also be set to
Unsure about speed and tracking ?
If you are operating your Mania SCX500 in 8-channel DMX mode and you
are not sure whether to select a movement speed or set your Mania
SCX500 to tracking on channels 7 and 8, follow these guidelines to obtain