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  • Page 1 FiberSource QFX 150 user manual...
  • Page 2 ©1999 Martin Professional A/S, Denmark. All rights reserved. No part of this manual may be reproduced, in any form or by any means, without permission in writing from Martin Professional A/S, Denmark. Printed in Denmark. P/N 35000079, Rev. B...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    ......... 4 NTRODUCTION .
  • Page 4: Introduction

    NTRODUCTION Thank you for selecting the Martin FiberSource QFX 150. This fiber optic lighting fixture uses a long-life 150 watt discharge lamp and provides 4 colors plus white, full-range dimming, and a variable-speed twinkle effect. It operates with DMX-512 controllers, in stand-alone mode, and in master/slave configuration.
  • Page 5 • Provide a minimum clearance of 0.1 meters (4 inches) around fans and air vents. • Allow the fixture to cool before handling. • Do not modify the fixture or install other than genuine Martin parts. • Do not operate the fixture if the ambient temperature (Ta) exceeds 40° C (104° F).
  • Page 6: Lamp

    The FiberSource QFX 150 is designed for use with the Osram HQI-R 150 lamp. Do not install any other type of lamp. Warning! Disconnect the fixture from power and allow it to cool before opening. Important! Turn the lamp so that the arc is horizontal.
  • Page 7: Ac Power

    POWER The FiberSource QFX 150 has 10 switch-selectable power supply settings. Always use the setting that is closest to the local AC supply. Warning! For protection from electric shock, the fixture must be grounded (earthed). The power supply shall have overload and ground- fault protection.
  • Page 8 To inst all the main f use Fuses are provided for 100 - 130 V and 200 - 250 V operation. Use only the fuse specified for the operating voltage. 1 Locate the bag containing the fuse for your AC voltage. Insert the fuse in the fuse holder.
  • Page 9: Installation

    NSTALLATION The FiberSource QFX 150 can be fastened directly through the 4 rubber washers in the mounting flanges, or hung with 2 rigging clamps (not included) fastened through the 13 mm holes. I N S T A L L A T I O N R E Q U I R E M E N T S For optimum performance and ease of service, install the fixture such that •...
  • Page 10 4 If clamping, bolt the clamps securely to the flanges with grade 8.8 (minimum) M12 bolts and lock nuts, or as recommended by the clamp manufacturer, through the 13 mm holes. Install a safety cable that can hold at least 10 times the weight of the fixture through one of the small holes and around the truss or pipe.
  • Page 11: Fiber Optic Cable

    IBER OPTIC CABLE The FiberSource male adaptor for 50 - 300 strand cables, P/N 91611016 (not included), is tapered to fit fiber optic cables 8.3 - 19.3 mm (5/16 - 3/4 in.) in diameter. With cables over 8.3 mm in diameter, the adaptor must be shortened for proper fit and maximum light output.
  • Page 12: Controller Operation

    RS-485 applications. Your Martin dealer can supply high quality cable in various lengths. The FiberSource QFX 150’s data sockets are wired pin 1 to ground, pin 2 to signal - (cold), and pin 3 to signal + (hot). This is the standard pin assignment for DMX devices.
  • Page 13 A control address must be set using the DIP-switch on the rear panel. The control address, also known as the start channel, is the first channel used to receive instructions from the controller. The FiberSource QFX 150 uses 5 DMX channels. Each fixture must be assigned its own address and non-overlapping control channels for individual control.
  • Page 14 D I P - S W I T C H A D D R E S S T A B L E Find the address in the table below. Read the settings for pins 1 - 5 to the left and read the settings for pins 6 - 9 above the address.
  • Page 15 C O N T R O L L A B L E E F F E C T S L A M P P O W E R A N D R E S E T The lamp on command is on channel 1, the address channel. When set up for controller operation, the lamp remains off until a lamp-on command is sent.
  • Page 16: Stand - Alone Operation

    ALONE OPERATION C O N T R O L O P T I O N S The FiberSource QFX 150 can be operated without a controller in stand-alone mode. This mode provides various combinations of color and twinkle effect that are selected using DIP-switch pins 1 - 7.
  • Page 17 Important! DIP-switch pin 10 must be ON for stand-alone operation. 0 = OFF 1 = ON Effect Setting no twinkle slow twinkle medium twinkle fast twinkle snap color change slow color change medium color change fast color change white color 1 color 1 - 2 color 1 - 4 color 1 - 6...
  • Page 18: Master / Slave Operation

    ASTER SLAVE OPERATION Several FiberSource QFX 150s may be connected together for synchronous operation without a controller. They are connected together and one, the master, is set up in stand-alone mode and sends control instructions to the others. Up to 32 fixtures can be can be connected and operated this way.
  • Page 19: Basic Service

    ASIC SERVICE The FiberSource QFX 150 requires simple routine maintenance. The maintenance schedule depends heavily on the operating environment; please consult a Martin service technician for recommendations. Any service procedure not described here should be referred to a qualified technician.
  • Page 20 the cable socket. Center the section and then support the wheel with a finger from the front as you press the 2 screw heads through the wheel. 5 Replace the lamp access cover before applying power. To clean opti cal component s Use care when cleaning optical components.
  • Page 21 To replace t he secondary fuse 1 Disconnect the fixture from power. 2 Remove one screw by the DIP-switch and one screw by the data IN socket. 3 Pull the circuit board assembly out until you can access the fuse, which is located behind the data IN socket.
  • Page 22: Troubleshooting

    One of the fixtures is regained: unplug both cables transmitting as a master or is from fixture and connect them defective. directly together. Contact Martin technician for service. An effect requires mechanical Contact Martin technician for Fixture fails to reset correctly. adjustment. service.
  • Page 23: Dmx Protocol

    PROTOCOL Channel Value Percent Function Reset and lamp power 0 - 89 0 - 35 No function 90 - 119 35 - 46 Reset (time > 5 sec.) 120 - 149 47 - 58 No function 150 - 199 59 - 78 Lamp on 200 - 249 78 - 98...
  • Page 24 FiberSource QFX150 DMX Protocol Start code = 0 Implemented from software version 1.0 UNCTION ESET UNCTION UNCTION hold 5 seconds closed open IMMER ONTINUOUS OLOR CROLL TEPPED OLOR CROLL ONTINUOUS OTATION white 9 8 7 6 4 3 2 1 0 fast slow slow...
  • Page 25: Specifications

    PECIFICATIONS P H Y S I C A L Length: ........... . 330 mm (13.0 in) Width: .
  • Page 26: Accessories

    CCESSORIES Male adaptor for 50 - 300 strand cables with installation materials: ..P/N 91611016 G-clamp: ........... . .P/N 91602003 Half-coupler clamp: .