Stairville MH-X25 LED Spot User Manual

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    MH-X25 LED Spot moving head user manual...

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    Musikhaus Thomann e.K. Treppendorf 30 96138 Burgebrach Germany Telephone: +49 (0) 9546 9223-0 E-mail: info@thomann.de Internet: www.thomann.de 28.11.2012...

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Connections and operating elements................... 23 Operation..............................26 7.1 Starting the device........................... 26 7.2 Main menu............................27 7.3 Settings menu........................... 35 7.4 Gobos..............................39 7.5 Functions in 6-channel DMX mode................... 40 7.6 Functions in 12-channel DMX mode..................44 Cleaning............................... 52 MH-X25 LED Spot...

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    Table of contents Troubleshooting............................53 Technical specifications........................55 Protecting the environment......................56 moving head...

  • Page 5: General Notes

    Our products are subject to a process of continuous development. We therefore reserve the right to make changes without notice. Symbols and signal words This section provides an overview of the symbols and signal words used in this user manual. MH-X25 LED Spot...

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    General notes Signal word Meaning DANGER! This combination of symbol and signal word indicates an immediate dangerous situation that will result in death or serious injury if it is not avoided. WARNING! This combination of symbol and signal word indicates a possible dangerous situation that can result in death or serious injury if it is not avoided.

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    General notes Warning signs Type of danger Warning – high-voltage. Warning – hot surface. Warning – suspended load. Warning – danger zone. MH-X25 LED Spot...

  • Page 8: Safety Instructions

    Safety instructions Safety instructions Intended use This device is intended to be used as moving-head spotlight. Use the device only as described in this user manual. Any other use or use under other operating conditions is considered to be improper and may result in personal injury or property damage. No liability will be assumed for damages resulting from improper use.

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    Always use proper ready-made insulated mains cabling (power cord) with a pro‐ tective contact plug. Do not modify the mains cable or the plug. Failure to do so could result in electric shock/death or fire. If in doubt, seek advice from a regis‐ tered electrician. MH-X25 LED Spot...

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    Safety instructions WARNING! Eye damage caused by high light intensity Never look directly into the light source. WARNING! Risk of epileptic shock Strobe lighting can trigger seizures in photosensitive epilepsy. Sensitive persons should avoid looking at strobe lights. WARNING! Risk of burns The surface of the device can become very hot during operation.

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    NOTICE! Risk of fire Do not cover the device nor any ventilation slots. Do not place the device near any direct heat source. Keep the device away from naked flames. MH-X25 LED Spot...

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    Safety instructions NOTICE! Operating conditions This device has been designed for indoor use only. To prevent damage, never expose the device to any liquid or moisture. Avoid direct sunlight, heavy dirt, and strong vibrations. NOTICE! Power supply Before connecting the device, ensure that the input voltage (AC outlet) matches the voltage rating of the device and that the AC outlet is protected by a residual current circuit breaker.

  • Page 13: Features

    Sound control Master / slave mode Colour wheel with white, 8 full colours, 8 split colours and rainbow effect Gobo wheel with 7 rotatable gobos Gobo shake function Electronic dimmer Shutter frequency: 0…13 Hz Automatic position correction MH-X25 LED Spot...

  • Page 14: Installation

    Installation Installation Unpack and check carefully there is no transportation damage before using the unit. Keep the equipment packaging. To fully protect the device against vibration, dust and moisture during transportation or storage use the original packaging or your own packaging material suitable for transport or storage, respectively.

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    If work has to be performed in the area of move‐ ment or in the near vicinity of the device, it must remain turned off. NOTICE! Risk of overheating Always ensure sufficient ventilation. The ambient temperature must always be below 40 °C (104 °F). MH-X25 LED Spot...

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    Installation NOTICE! Possible damage caused by movements of the device Always ensure that enough space is free around the device for the movements of the head (pan, tilt). NOTICE! Possible data transmission errors For error-free operation make use of dedicated DMX cables and do not use ordi‐ nary microphone cables.

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    Installation Ground, shielding DMX data (–) DMX data (+) MH-X25 LED Spot...

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    Installation Mounting options You can install the unit on the ceiling or on the floor. A mounting bracket and the necessary screws are included. The threads on the bottom side of the housing allow the secure attachment of the bracket or truss clamps.

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    Installation A Threads for the supplied bracket or truss clamps B Safety-rope openings MH-X25 LED Spot...

  • Page 20: Starting Up

    Starting up Starting up Establish all connections as long as the unit is switched off. Use the shortest possible high- quality cables for all connections. moving head...

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    Connect the output of the first DMX device to the input of the second one, and so on to form a daisy chain. Always ensure that the output of the last DMX device in the daisy chain is terminated with a resistor (110 Ω, ¼ W). MH-X25 LED Spot...

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    Starting up DMX indicator If the device and the DMX controller are in operation, the DMX indicator shows an incoming DMX signal at the input. Connections in master/slave When you configure a group of devices in master/slave mode, the first unit will control the mode other units for an automatic, sound-activated, synchronized show.

  • Page 23: Connections And Operating Elements

    Connections and operating elements Connections and operating elements MH-X25 LED Spot...

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    Connections and operating elements 1 Light aperture with projection lens (manual focussing). 2 Display. 3 [MODE/ESC] button Activates the main and the settings menu and changes between the menu items. Closes an open menu without saving the changes. 4 [UP] button Increases the displayed value by one.

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    Connections and operating elements 8 BLACK OUT Connection for an optional switch to turn the light on or off. 9 POWER IEC chassis connector with fuse holder. 10 INPUT DMX input. 11 OUTPUT DMX output. MH-X25 LED Spot...

  • Page 26: Operation

    Operation Operation 7.1 Starting the device CAUTION! Risk of injury due to movements of the device The head of the device can move quickly (pan, tilt) and can produce very bright light. This is also valid immediately after you turn on the device, when the device operates in automatic mode or under remote control and when you turn off a DMX controller that is connected to the device.

  • Page 27: Main Menu

    [MODE/ESC] will turn it on again. All previous settings are saved, even if you turn the device off and disconnect it from the mains. To restart with standard values, use the ‘Load default’ ( Ä ‘Loading default values’ on page 33). MH-X25 LED Spot...

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    Operation DMX address Repeatedly press [MODE/ESC] until the display shows ‘dxxx’ . Now you can set the number of the first DMX channel to be used by the device (DMX address). Use [UP] and [DOWN] to select a value between 1 and 512. When the display shows the desired value, press [ENTER] to confirm the setting and then [MODE/ESC] to proceed to the next menu item.

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    NAFA ‘FASt’ Automatic show type 2 (fast), in stand alone operation or as master in master / slave oper‐ ation NSt5 ‘SrUn’ Sound-controlled show in stand alone operation or as master in master / slave oper‐ ation MH-X25 LED Spot...

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    Operation Display with opened menu Display after confirmation Operating mode with [ENTER] NStc ‘crUn’ Automatic show type 3 (mid speed), in stand alone opera‐ tion or as master in master / slave operation SLAv ‘Son’ Unit operates as slave und follows the master device Pan inversion Repeatedly press [MODE/ESC] until the display shows ‘PAN’...

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    (display shows ‘6-CH’ . This setting is only relevant if the device is controlled via DMX. When the display shows the desired value, press [ENTER] to confirm the setting and then [MODE/ESC] to proceed to the next menu item. To switch the menu item without changes, press [MODE/ESC] or wait a minute. MH-X25 LED Spot...

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    Operation Pan range Repeatedly press [MODE/ESC] until the display shows ‘PA54’ . Now use [UP] and [DOWN] to determine the Pan range. Choose between ‘PA54’ (Pan range = 540°), ‘PA36’ (Pan range = 360°) and ‘PA18’ (Pan range = 180°). When the display shows the desired value, press [ENTER] to confirm the setting and then [MODE/ESC] to proceed to the next menu item.

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    Operation Loading default values Repeatedly press [MODE/ESC] until the display shows ‘LoAd’ . Press [ENTER] to reset all values that can be adjusted in the main menu to factory defaults. MH-X25 LED Spot...

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    Operation Overview (main menu) moving head...

  • Page 35: Settings Menu

    To leave the settings menu and return to the main menu, press [MODE/ESC] for about five sec‐ onds. All previous settings are stored, even if you disconnect the device from the mains. For those values that can be changed in the settings menu, there is no reset function. MH-X25 LED Spot...

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    Operation Rotation preset (pan offset) Activate the settings menu. Repeatedly press [MODE/ESC] until the display shows ‘Pxxx’ . Use the [UP] / [DOWN] buttons to enter a value between 0 and 255, until the head is in the desired home position. When the display shows the desired value, press [ENTER] to confirm the setting and then [MODE/ESC] to proceed to the next menu item.

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    When the display shows the desired value, press [ENTER] to confirm the setting and then [MODE/ESC] to proceed to the next menu item. To switch the menu item without changes, press [MODE/ESC] or wait a minute. MH-X25 LED Spot...

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    Operation Overview (main menu) moving head...

  • Page 39: Gobos

    Operation 7.4 Gobos MH-X25 LED Spot...

  • Page 40: Functions In 6-channel Dmx Mode

    Operation 7.5 Functions in 6-channel DMX mode Channel Value Function 0…255 Rotation (pan) (0° up to the maximum value of pan range: 180°, 270° or 540°) 0…255 Inclination (tilt) (0° up to the maximum value of Tilt range: 90°, 180° or 270°) Colour wheel 0…7 White...

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    102…110 Gradual transition from yellow green to red 111…119 Gradual transition from red to dark blue 120…127 Gradual transition from dark blue to white 128…191 Rainbow effect clockwise, increasing speed 192…255 Rainbow effect counter-clockwise, increasing speed Shutter MH-X25 LED Spot...

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    Operation Channel Value Function 0…3 Blackout 4…7 Open 8…215 Strobe effect, increasing speed 216…255 Open Gobo wheel 0…7 Open 8…15 Gobo 2 16…23 Gobo 3 24…31 Gobo 4 32…39 Gobo 5 40…47 Gobo 6 48…55 Gobo 7 56…63 Gobo 8 moving head...

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    Gobo 3 shake, increasing speed 112…119 Gobo 2 shake, increasing speed 120…127 Open 128…191 Rainbow effect clockwise, increasing speed 192…255 Rainbow effect counter-clockwise, increasing speed Gobo rotation 0…63 Fixed position von 0° to 360° 64…147 Rotation clockwise, increasing speed MH-X25 LED Spot...

  • Page 44: Functions In 12-channel Dmx Mode

    Operation Channel Value Function 148…231 Rotation counter-clockwise, increasing speed 232…255 Yo-yo effect (bouncing gobo) with alternating rotation direction, increasing length of rota‐ tion intervals 7.6 Functions in 12-channel DMX mode Channel Value Function 0…255 Rotation (pan) (0° up to the maximum value of Pan range: 180°, 270° or 540°) 0…255 Inclination (tilt) (0°...

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    10…14 Pink 15…19 Green 20…24 Peachblow 25…29 Light blue 30…34 Yellow green 35…39 40…44 Dark blue 45…54 Gradual transition from white to yellow 55…64 Gradual transition from yellow to pink 65…73 Gradual transition from pink to green MH-X25 LED Spot...

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    Operation Channel Value Function 74…83 Gradual transition from green to peachblow 84…92 Gradual transition from peachblow to light blue 93…101 Gradual transition from light blue to yellow green 102…110 Gradual transition from yellow green to red 111…119 Gradual transition from red to dark blue 120…127 Gradual transition from dark blue to white 128…191...

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    Gobo 2 16…23 Gobo 3 24…31 Gobo 4 32…39 Gobo 5 40…47 Gobo 6 48…55 Gobo 7 56…63 Gobo 8 64…71 Gobo 8 shake, increasing speed 72…79 Gobo 7 shake, increasing speed 80…87 Gobo 6 shake, increasing speed MH-X25 LED Spot...

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    Operation Channel Value Function 88…95 Gobo 5 shake, increasing speed 96…103 Gobo 4 shake, increasing speed 104…111 Gobo 3 shake, increasing speed 112…119 Gobo 2 shake, increasing speed 120…127 Open 128…191 Rainbow effect clockwise, increasing speed 192…255 Rainbow effect counter-clockwise, increasing speed Gobo rotation 0…63 Fixed position from 0°...

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    No blackout during colour wheel movement 40…47 Blackout during gobo wheel movement 48…55 No blackout during gobo wheel movement 56…87 Not in use 88…95 Blackout during movement 96…103 Pan and tilt reset 104…111 Not in use 112…119 Colour wheel reset MH-X25 LED Spot...

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    Operation Channel Value Function 120…127 Gobo wheel reset 128…135 Gobo rotation reset 136…151 Not in use 152…159 All channel reset 160…255 Not in use Built-in programmes 0…7 Not in use 8…23 Programme 1 24…39 Programme 2 40…55 Programme 3 56…71 Programme 4 72…87 Programme 5...

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    Operation Channel Value Function 104…119 Programme 7 120…135 Programme 8 136…151 Sound-control 1 152…167 Sound-control 2 168…183 Sound-control 3 184…199 Sound-control 4 200…215 Sound-control 5 216…231 Sound-control 6 232…247 Sound-control 7 248…255 Sound-control 8 MH-X25 LED Spot...

  • Page 52: Cleaning

    Cleaning Cleaning Optical lenses Clean the exterior of accessible optical lenses periodically to optimise light output. The fre‐ quency of cleaning depends on the operating environment: wet, smoky or particularly dirty surroundings can cause more accumulation of dirt on the optics of the device. Clean with a soft cloth using normal glass cleaning products.

  • Page 53: Troubleshooting

    Never connect the DMX output to audio devices such as mixers or amplifiers. In the following we list a few common problems that may occur during operation. We give you some suggestions for easy troubleshooting: MH-X25 LED Spot...

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    Troubleshooting Symptom Remedy The unit does not work, no light, Check the mains power connection and the main fuse. the fan does not run No response to the DMX con‐ 1. The DMX indicator should light up. If it doesn't, check troller DMX connectors and cables for proper connection.

  • Page 55: Technical Specifications

    Power consumption 102 W Fuse 5 mm × 20 mm, 2 A, 250 V, fast acting Dimensions (W × D × H), with head pointing 240 mm × 280 mm × 370 mm upwards Weight 10.3 kg MH-X25 LED Spot...

  • Page 56: Protecting The Environment

    Protecting the environment Protecting the environment Disposal of the packaging mate‐ rial For the transport and protective packaging, environmentally friendly materials have been chosen that can be supplied to normal recycling. Ensure that plastic bags, packaging, etc. are properly disposed of. Do not just dispose of these materials with your normal household waste, but make sure that they are collected for recycling.

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    Notes MH-X25 LED Spot...

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    Notes moving head...

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    Musikhaus Thomann e.K. · Treppendorf 30 · 96138 Burgebrach · Germany · www.thomann.de...

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