edge of the filter up and away from the color wheel slightly to release it, then pull the filter carefully out of
its clip C and remove it. Store the filter resting on a clean, soft surface or in a filter rack.
5. To insert a color filter, put on cotton gloves and turn the
filter so that its coated side will face towards the lamp
(in the MAC Viper Performance this means coated side
towards the wheel A and away from the clip C). To find
out which side of the filter is coated, hold an object up
against the glass. There will be a small gap between
the object and its reflection on the non-coated side.
6. See Figure 25. Slide the filter into its clip C in the center
of the color wheel. See Figure 26. Make sure that the
outer edge of the filter locates under the lip (arrowed)
on the edge of the color wheel so that the filter is held
7. If necessary, continue replacing filters one by one as described above.
8. 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.
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. Disconnect the fixture from power and allow it to cool for 30 minutes.
2. Remove the head covers, position the head with the front glass angled downwards and the top side
facing upwards, and apply the tilt lock (see "Access to the head" on page 17).
3. Remove the framing module from the head (see "Access to the framing module" on page 18).
Figure 25: Color filter removal
Service and maintenance
Figure 26: Color filter installation