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Introduction; Unpacking - Martin MAC Viper Performance Safety And Installation Manual

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Thank you for selecting the Martin™ MAC Viper Performance™. This moving-head spotlight features:
• 1000 Watt short-arc Osram HTI 1000/PS Lok-it discharge lamp
• Full-spectrum CMY color mixing and color temperature control
• Color wheel with 7 interchangeable dichroic color filters
• Rotating gobo wheel with 5 interchangeable rotating texture/breakup gobos
• Interchangeable gobo animation wheel
• Interchangeable four-facet rotating prism
• Variable iris
• Variable frost filter
• Full-range mechanical dimmer with four dimming curve options, plus mechanical shutter
• 16-bit control of dimming, rotating gobos, zoom, focus, pan and tilt
• Variable focus and zoom with 3-zone zoom/focus linking system
• Backlit graphic display and battery power (mains power not required for fixture setup)
• Electronic "flicker-free" ballast and auto-sensing switch-mode power supply.
For the latest firmware updates, documentation, and other information about this and all Martin Professional
products, please visit the Martin website at
Comments or suggestions regarding this document may be e-mailed to or posted to:
Technical Documentation, Martin Professional A/S, Olof Palmes Allé 18, DK-8200 Aarhus N, Denmark.


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:
• Osram HTI 1000/PS Lok-it discharge lamp (installed)
• 2 omega brackets for clamp attachment
• This Safety and Installation Manual
The MAC Viper Performance User Guide, containing full details of setting up, controlling and monitoring the
fixture, is available for download from the MAC Viper Performance Product Support page on the Martin
website at If you have any difficulty locating this document, please contact your Martin
supplier for assistance.
Tilt lock
Release the tilt lock before applying power to the
Release the tilt lock before packing the fixture in its
Martin™ flightcase.
See Figure 1. Release the tilt lock by pushing the
lock in towards the yoke (you can reapply the tilt lock
by first checking that the power is off and then
pushing the lock back in towards the yoke from the
other side).
There is no pan lock on the MAC Viper
MAC Viper Performance Safety and Installation Guide
Figure 1: Tilt lock