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MAC Viper Performance™ SAFETY AND INSTALLATION MANUAL...
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Martin™ service documentation for the MAC Viper Performance are permitted to open the base and yoke of the fixture. The user may open the MAC Viper Performance’s head only to carry out the service operations described in this manual, following the warnings and instructions provided.
• Do not modify the fixture in any way not described in this manual or the product’s User Guide or install other than genuine Martin™ parts. Do not stick filters, masks or other materials onto any lens or other optical component. Use only accessories approved by Martin™ to mask or modify the light beam.
Technical Documentation, Martin Professional A/S, Olof Palmes Allé 18, DK-8200 Aarhus N, Denmark. Unpacking The MAC Viper Performance is packaged in either a cardboard box or a flightcase that is designed to protect the product during shipment. The following items are included: •...
Release the tilt lock and allow the fixture to cool before packing it in its flightcase. The anti-shock material in the MAC Viper Performance flightcase is designed to protect the head without the tilt lock applied. Release the tilt lock when transporting the fixture in the flightcase. Leaving the tilt lock applied may cause damage that is not covered by the product warranty.
Do not apply power to the MAC Viper Performance unless the base is securely fastened to a surface or to rigging hardware.
M12 bolt (minimum grade 8.8) and Half-coupler Omega clamp rigging clamp attachment bracket lock nut. Figure 3: Martin rigging hardware 3. See Figure 4. Note the position of the arrow on the bottom of the base. The arrow indicates the front of the fixture. FRONT Figure 4: Front of fixture 4.
9. Check that other lighting fixtures cannot project light at the MAC Viper Performance from a distance of less than 3 m (10 ft.), as intense illumination can damage the MAC Viper Performance’s display.
AC power at 120-240 V (nominal), 50/60 Hz. Power input Important! Connect the MAC Viper Performance directly to AC power. Do not connect it to a dimmer system; doing so may damage the fixture. The MAC Viper Performance requires a power input cable with a Neutrik PowerCon NAC3FCA cable connector for AC mains power input.
Connecting to an AC mains power source The MAC Viper Performance power cable can be hard-wired to a building installation circuit or fitted with a cord cap (mains plug) to allow connection to local AC mains power outlets. If you install a cord cap (mains plug), install a grounding-type (earthed) plug, following the plug manufacturer’s instructions.
1. Connect the DMX data output from the controller to the MAC Viper Performance’s data input (male XLR) socket. 2. Run the data link from the MAC Viper Performance’s data output (female XLR) socket to the data input of the next fixture.
Martin™ service documentation for the MAC Viper Performance are permitted to open the base and yoke of the fixture. The user may open the MAC Viper Performance’s head only to carry out the service operations described in this section, following the warnings and instructions provided.
Important! The lamp can be a stiff fit in its holder. Twist the lamp base a full 45° clockwise when installing to ensure that the lamp contacts are fully engaged. Replacement lamps are available from Martin™ by ordering P/N 97010346. The clear bulb must be perfectly clean. Do not touch it with your fingers.
Torx 25 retaining screws. Check that each cover is securely attached. 3. Release the tilt lock before applying power or packing the MAC Viper Performance in its flightcase. Figure 13: Head positioned for service access Service and maintenance...
4. Use the steps above as a guide when reinstalling the module. Check that no wires are trapped. Do not disassemble the framing module without service documentation or assistance from Martin Service. The animation wheel must be removed before disassembling the module.
17 and release the tilt lock before reapplying power. Replacing the head air filters There are two disposable air filters in the MAC Viper Performance head. They must be replaced as a pair when they become dirty. The replacement procedure is the same for each air filter: 1.
Torx 25 screws A. 11. If you have finished work on the head, reinstall the head covers as described in “Access to the head” on page 17 and release the tilt lock before reapplying power. MAC Viper Performance Safety and Installation Guide...
Lubrication The MAC Viper Performance does not require lubrication under normal circumstances. The slides for the zoom and focus lens cars are lubricated with a long-lasting teflon-based grease that can be reapplied by a Martin service partner if necessary. Replacing optical components Optical components have fragile coatings and are exposed to very high temperatures.
– and will not be durable. Gobo orientation The orientations shown in Figure 19 are correct in most cases, but consult your Martin dealer or gobo supplier if you are in any doubt about the orientation of a specific gobo type.
Do not lubricate gobo bearings: excess grease can cause loss of step. Correct gobo orientation is critical. Read the guidelines in Figure 19 carefully before installing a gobo. The MAC Viper Performance has a rotating gobo wheel with rotating texture/breakup gobos. Gobos are interchangeable. To replace a gobo: 1.
Figure 24: Gobo clip Replacing color filters The MAC Viper Performance has seven dichroic color filters. See the MAC Viper Performance User Guide available for download from www.martin.com for names and part numbers. Use only genuine Martin™ color filters. Handle and store filters with care. Wear cotton gloves while handling them and keep them perfectly clean.
Replacing the animation wheel The MAC Viper Performance has a motorized animation wheel that provides gobo animation effects. See the MAC Viper Performance User Guide available for download from www.martin.com for full details. To replace the animation wheel: 1.
7. If no further service work is to be carried out, reinstall the module and head covers as described in “Access to the framing module” on page 18 and “Access to the head” on page 17. Release the tilt lock before reapplying power. MAC Viper Performance Safety and Installation Guide...
Using the fixture Before using the fixture, download and read the latest version of the MAC Viper Performance User Guide from the MAC Viper Performance Product Support page on the Martin website at www.martin.com. The User Guide contains details of: •...
Repair or replace damaged cables. Insert DMX termination plug in data output socket Data link not terminated. of the last MAC Viper Performance on the data link. Fixtures reset correctly but respond erratically or not at all Incorrect addressing of fixtures.
2 omega clamp attachment brackets with quarter-turn fasteners ....2 x P/N 91602001 Safety and Installation Manual MAC Viper Performance Safety and Installation Guide...
Ordering information MAC Viper Performance™ in cardboard packing case ......P/N 90233100 MAC Viper Performance™...
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