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  • Page 1 Mania EFX Series user manual EFX500 EFX600 EFX700 EFX800...
  • Page 2 EFX700 & EFX800 © 2006 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. P/N 35000178 Rev. C...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    ....... 36 Mania EFX500 DMX protocol ......37 Mania EFX600 DMX protocol .
  • Page 4: Overview

    Overview A: Power inlet B: Voltage selector switch (EFX600, EFX700 & EFX800: fitted to EU models only) C: DMX in D: DMX out E: Display and control buttons F: Safety cable attachment point G: Power on/off switch Mania EFX user manual...
  • Page 5: Introduction

    • Adjustable focus The EFX500 uses a long-life 250 watt halogen lamp. All other Mania EFX fixtures use a long-life 150 watt discharge lamp. S a f e t y i n f o r m a t i o n Warning! This product is not for household use.
  • Page 6 • Use only a source of AC power that complies with local building and electrical codes and has both overload and ground-fault (earth leakage) protection. • Refer all service not described in this manual to a Martin service technician. • Do not expose the fixture to rain or moisture.
  • Page 7: Unpacking

    • 3-wire power cable(s) with IEC power input connector. • 5m (16.4 ft.) DMX cable. • Mounting plate (installed). • EFX500 only: 250 watt halogen lamp (installed). • EFX600, EFX700 and EFX800: 150 watt discharge lamp (this is supplied separately to avoid damage during shipping and must be installed before use –...
  • Page 8: Installation

    Mania EFX500 power settings All Mania EFX500 models must be set to 115 V, 60 Hz or 230 V, 50 Hz AC power using the red voltage selector switch on the connections panel.
  • Page 9: Physical Installation

    Each Mania EFX fixture must be either: • fastened to an overhead structure by means of its mounting plate and a Martin rigging clamp (available from your Martin dealer), or • fastened to a surface by means of its mounting plate and suitable bolts.
  • Page 10 Beam angl es and fixture orientation The fixtures in the Mania EFX series have different optical configurations. Referring to the illustration below will help you decide how to orient your fixture. EFX500, EFX600 EFX700 EFX800 Surface mounting To mount the fixture on a surface, you will need four grade 8.8 (minimum) 8mm diameter, 13mm head hex screwbolts (or similar type fasteners of the same grade and size) and an eyebolt for the safety cable.
  • Page 11 2. Screw three grade 8.8 (minimum) 8mm diameter, 13mm head hex screwbolts or bolts Ø8mm into the holes at A, but do not tighten them fully –allow enough clearance between the bolt head and surface for the 3mm thick mounting plate. 3.
  • Page 12: Creating A Data Link For Dmx And Synchronized Operation

    Important! Check to make sure that the EFX500 and EFX600 mirror drum cable does not rub on the mounting plate. If necessary, reverse the mounting plate (see illustration). C r e a t i n g a d a t a l i n k f o r D M X a n d...
  • Page 13: Gobo Wheels

    Rotating gobo image effects are created by the mirror dish. • The EFX500 has 11 colored gobos plus blackout. • The EFX600 has 12 colored gobos. • The EFX700 has 12 colored gobos.
  • Page 14 The Mania EFX500 contains the gobo wheel shown below. EFX500 Gobo wheel The Mania EFX600 contains the gobo wheel shown below. EFX600 Gobo wheel Mania EFX user manual...
  • Page 15 The Mania EFX700 contains the gobo wheel shown below. EFX700 Gobo wheel The Mania EFX800 contains the gobo wheel shown below. EFX800 Gobo wheel Installation...
  • Page 16: Operation

    “Error messages” on page 24). If this occurs, switch off, wait a few seconds and switch on again. If the error message appears again, consult your Martin dealer. M u s i c t r i g , a u t o t r i g a n d D M X...
  • Page 17: Synchronized Music Trig And Auto Trig Operation

    DMX mode: In DMX mode, fixtures receive control instructions via the serial data link. They will respond to control signals from a DMX controller (or from another fixture set as master). Selecting DMX, music trig or auto trig op erat ing modes Fixtures are supplied set to DMX mode with DMX address set to 1.
  • Page 18: Dmx Controller Operation

    DMX controller. The fixture is supplied set to DMX mode 2. • The EFX500 uses seven DMX channels in DMX mode 1 and nine channels in DMX mode 2.
  • Page 19 Fixtures of the same type with the same DMX address will receive the same instructions and behave identically. As an example, a Mania EFX500 set to DMX mode 2 will use 9 channels. If you give it DMX address 100, it will use channels 100, 101, 102, 103, 104, 105, 106, 107 and 108.
  • Page 20 Gobo wheel position, rotation and music trig: The gobo wheel can be positioned to project one of the gobos (or at blackout on the EFX500). The gobo wheel can also be spun in either direction or set to music trig, in which gobos change with the music beat.
  • Page 21 If you select tracking, the DMX controller defines fade times. EFX500 and EFX600 models only Pan: The mirror drum pans (swivels) approx. 180°. A pan position can be selected, pan can be set to narrow or wide shake, or pan can be set to music trig.
  • Page 22: Changing Personality Settings

    You can change certain personality settings using the buttons on the control panel: • on all models, you can adjust music trig sensitivity • on the EFX500 and EFX600, you can invert mirror drum rotation • on the EFX800, you can invert color paddlewheel rotation To change these personality settings: •...
  • Page 23: Inverting Effects Movement

    Inverting tilt on the EFX500, EFX600 and EFX800 To invert tilt (mirror drum rotation on the EFX500 and EFX600, color paddlewheel rotation on the EFX800): 1. Power the fixture on.
  • Page 24: Error Messages

    If an error message is displayed, try powering the fixture off and then on again to reset it. If the problem persists, contact your Martin dealer. R e s t r i k i n g t h e d i s c h a r g e l a m p...
  • Page 25: Adjusting Focus

    Focus can be adjusted from approx. 2 meters (6.6 ft.) to approx. 20 meters (66 ft.) using the focus adjustment knob. On EFX500 and EFX600 fixtures, the focus adjustment knob is close to the lens aperture in the mirror drum cutout.
  • Page 26: Service And Maintenance

    Service and maintenance Mania EFX fixtures require simple routine maintenance. The maintenance schedule depends heavily on the operating environment. Please consult a Martin service technician for recommendations. Refer any service procedure not described here to a qualified technician. Warning! Disconnect the fixture from power and allow it to cool for at least 10 minutes before removing any cover.
  • Page 27: Lamp Replacement And Adjustment

    10 minutes before replacing the lamp. Hal ogen lamp (Mania EFX500) The Mania EFX500 uses a 250 watt halogen lamp. Replace the lamp when it reaches the average life specified by the manufacturer. The halogen lamp has an integral reflector and does not require adjustment when correctly installed.
  • Page 28 Important! Use only this type of lamp. See “Accessories” on page 51 for details of replacement lamps. Installing any other lamp may damage the fixture. Installing a halogen lamp 1. Disconnect the fixture from power and allow it to cool for at least 10 minutes.
  • Page 29 Restriking a discharge lamp Note that, when a discharge lamp is powered off, it must be allowed to cool for 8 minutes before it is restruck. Installing a discharge lamp Warning! Wear safety glasses and gloves and allow the fixture to cool for at least 10 minutes before replacing the lamp.
  • Page 30: Replacing The Main Fuse

    If the fuse blows repeatedly, there is probably a fault. Disconnect the fixture from power and data and contact a Martin service technician. Never bypass the fuse or replace it with one of another type or rating.
  • Page 31: Firmware And Hard Boot Uploads

    When the fixture is in hard boot mode, the data LED blinks. If you are not sure how to carry out uploads, your Martin dealer will be able to give advice or carry out the upload for you.
  • Page 32: Circuit Board Layouts

    Circuit board layouts EFX500 Main PCB, all models Display PCBA Display PCBA EFX500 Main PCB EFX500 Main PCB Power PCBA Power PCBA Tilt Mirror Mirror Color / Color / Dish Dish Gobo Gobo EFX600 Main PCB, all models Display Mania EFX600 EU / US...
  • Page 33 EFX700 Main PCB, all models Display Mania EFX700 EU / US Mania EFX700 EU / US Main PCB Main PCB Hall Hall sensor sensor gobo gobo Power Power Power Power PCB J9 PCB J9 Color / Color / Shutter Mirror Mirror Gobo Gobo...
  • Page 34 EFX500 Power PCB, all models Toroidal Toroidal Lamp Transformer Transformer Teroidal Teroidal Transformer Transformer Voltage Selector Voltage Selector Main PCBA Main PCBA Switch Switch EFX600, EFX700 and EFX800 Power PCB EU models US models Fuse Fuse Toroidal transformer Toroidal transformer...
  • Page 35: Troubleshooting

    No action in music trig mode Increase music volume control circuit Move fixture closer to music source No action in music trig and Refer to a Martin service Electrical malfunction auto trig modes technician Check data link connections Fixtures incorrectly linked...
  • Page 36: Control Panel Overview

    Control panel overview EFX500 and EF X600 cont rol panel settings Personality feature Setting* Mode 1 (normal) DMX mode Mode 2 (extended) Pan normal Pan (mirror drum swivel) invert Pan inverted Tilt normal Tilt (mirror drum rotation) invert Tilt inverted...
  • Page 37: Mania Efx500 Dmx Protocol

    Mania EFX500 DMX protocol Channel Value Percent Function Strobe effect, auto trig, music trig, reset 0 - 4 0 - 1 No function 5 - 68 2 - 26 Strobe (fast to slow) 69 - 100 27 - 39 Remote stand-alone, auto trig...
  • Page 38 Channel Value Percent Function Colored gobo wheel shake 0 - 1 No function → 2 - 128 1 - 50 Narrow shake (slow fast) → 129 - 255 51 - 100 Wide shake (slow fast) Mirror dish rotation, shake and music trig 0 - 1 Stop →...
  • Page 39 Effects speed (DMX mode 2 only) 0 - 1 Tracking (default) → 2 - 255 1 - 100 Fast slow Channels 8 and 9 are available in DMX mode 2 only. In DMX mode 1, effects speed is set to ‘tracking’. Mania EFX500 DMX protocol...
  • Page 40: Mania Efx600 Dmx Protocol

    Mania EFX600 DMX protocol Channel Value Percent Function Intensity, strobe effect, auto trig, reset, lamp off 0 - 4 0 - 1 Blackout (shutter closed) 5 - 122 2 - 47 Intensity 0-100%, lamp on 123 - 129 48 - 50 Shutter open 130 - 189 51 - 74...
  • Page 41 Channel Value Percent Function Colored gobo wheel shake 0 - 1 No function → 2 - 128 1 - 50 Narrow shake (slow fast) → 129 - 255 51 - 100 Wide shake (slow fast) Mirror dish rotation, shake and music trig 0 - 1 Stop →...
  • Page 42 Channel Value Percent Function Macros (DMX mode 2 only) 0 - 15 0 - 5 No Macro 16 - 31 6 - 11 Macro 1 32 - 47 12 - 18 Macro 2 48 - 63 19 - 24 Macro 3 64 - 79 25 - 30 Macro 4...
  • Page 43: Mania Efx700 Dmx Protocol

    Mania EFX700 DMX protocol Channel Value Percent Function Intensity, strobe effect, auto trig, reset, lamp off 0 - 4 0 - 1 Blackout (shutter closed) 5 - 122 2 - 47 Intensity 0-100%, lamp on 123 - 129 48 - 50 Shutter open 130 - 189 51 - 74...
  • Page 44 Channel Value Percent Function Colored gobo wheel shake 0 - 1 No function → 2 - 128 1 - 50 Narrow shake (slow fast) → 129 - 255 51 - 100 Wide shake (slow fast) Mirror dish rotation, shake and music trig 0 - 1 Stop →...
  • Page 45: Mania Efx800 Dmx Protocol

    Mania EFX800 DMX protocol Channel Value Percent Function Intensity, strobe effect, auto trig, reset, lamp off 0 - 4 0 - 1 Blackout (shutter closed) 5 - 122 2 - 47 Intensity 0-100%, lamp on 123 - 129 48 - 50 Shutter open 130 - 189 51 - 74...
  • Page 46 Channel Value Percent Function Gobo wheel shake 0 - 1 No function → 2 - 128 1 - 50 Narrow shake (slow fast) → 129 - 255 51 - 100 Wide shake (slow fast) Mirror dish rotation, shake and music trig 0 - 1 Stop →...
  • Page 47 Channel Value Percent Function Macros (DMX mode 2 only) 0 - 15 0 - 5 No Macro 16 - 31 6 - 11 Macro 1 32 - 47 12 - 18 Macro 2 48 - 63 19 - 24 Macro 3 64 - 79 25 - 30 Macro 4...
  • Page 48: Mania Efx Series Specifications

    EFX500 weight ........
  • Page 49 D y n a m i c e f f e c t s E F X 5 0 0 , a l l m o d e l s Motorized rotating parabolic mirror dish Motorized rotating gobo wheel, 11 colored gobos plus blackout Motorized mirror drum, 180°...
  • Page 50 E F X 6 0 0 , E F X 7 0 0 & E F X 8 0 0 , U S m o d e l s AC power ........110-120 VAC, 60 Hz nominal Main fuse.
  • Page 51 O r d e r i n g i n f o r m a t i o n Mania EFX500, 115/230 V, 50/60 Hz ......P/N 90430050 Mania EFX600 EU model, 220-240 V, 50 Hz .
  • Page 55 Ø13.5 Ø9 Ø18...
  • Page 56 • Olof Palmes Allé 18 • 8200 Aarhus N • Denmark Tel: +45 8740 0000 • Fax +45 8740 0010...

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