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  Summary of Contents for Martin Extube

  • Page 1 Extube user manual...
  • Page 2: Dimensions

    The Martin logo, the Martin name and all other trademarks in this document pertaining to services or products by Martin Professional A/S or its affiliates and subsidiaries are trademarks owned or licensed by Martin Professional A/S or its affiliates or subsidiaries.
  • Page 3: Safety Information

    Refer any operation not described in this manual to a qualified technician. If you have questions about how to operate the fixture safely, please contact your Martin supplier or call the Martin 24-hour service hotline on +45 8740 0000, or in the USA on 1-888-tech-180. Safety Information...
  • Page 4 (earth-fault) protection. • Connect the fixture to AC power using an Extube input cap and the 13 A power cable supplied pre-installed on the input cap only. The power cable may not be changed by the user. If it is not suitable for your installation, contact Martin for assistance in selecting and installing an alternative power cable.
  • Page 5 • Do not modify the fixture in any way not described in this manual or install other than genuine Martin parts. Do not stick filters, masks or other materials directly onto LEDs. Use only Martin approved accessories to mask or modify the light beam.
  • Page 6 Disposing of this product Martin™ products are supplied in compliance with Directive 2002/96/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of the European Union on WEEE (Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment), as amended by Directive 2003/108/EC, where applicable. Help preserve the environment! Ensure that this product is recycled at the end of its life.
  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    Contents Dimensions ......... . . 2 Safety Information .
  • Page 8 Extube user manual...
  • Page 9: Introduction

    Narrow, Medium and Wide beam angles with corresponding diffuser filters installed • DMX 512A control • Remote configuration over the DMX data link using a PC with Martin MUM software and a hardware interface (Martin DABS1 recommended) • Cascading auto-addressing (automatic DMX address setting of fixtures connected to the master fixture) •...
  • Page 10: Unpacking

    Martin Professional A/S Olof Palmes Allé 18 DK-8200 Aarhus N Denmark Unpacking The following items are included with the Extube: • Adjustable mounting bracket • This user manual Using for the first time Before applying power to the fixture: • Carefully review “Safety Information” on page 3.
  • Page 11: Physical Installation

    Make sure that there will be at least 10 cm (4 inches) of free space and unrestricted airflow around the Extube. The Extube can be installed outdoors. It has an IP rating of 65 and is designed to withstand rain and other low-pressure water projections, but: •...
  • Page 12: Mounting The Fixture

    Mounting the fixture Warning! The Extube must be mounted on a top-hat profile 35 mm (1.4 inch) DIN rail that is securely anchored to a surface. The installation must conform to local electrical, building, safety and fire regulations.
  • Page 13: Adjusting Tilt Angle

    Adjusting tilt angle The Extube can be tilted through 90° (see Figure 2). Figure 2: Tilt range To adjust the tilt angle: 1. See Figure 3. Insert a 4 mm Allen key in the holes next to the mounting clamp screws on the mounting brackets of all interconnected fixtures.
  • Page 14 See Figure 4. A small button on the opposite side of the mounting bracket to the tilt lock screw indicates whether the tilt lock is applied or not. Figure 4: Tilt lock indicator Extube user manual...
  • Page 15: Connections - General

    Power in Figure 5: Connecting fixtures to data and power A second Extube can be plugged into the output end of this fixture, a third Extube can be plugged into the output end of the second fixture, and so on until the connected fixtures reach the maximum permitted length (see "Maximum interconnected length per power input"...
  • Page 16 See Figure 7. It is possible to create a gap in a line of Extube fixtures (to pass a door, window or corner, for example) but keep the fixtures connected to each other by using an Extube Extension Kit that is available as an accessory.
  • Page 17: Ac Power

    AC mains power voltage and frequency The Extube accepts AC power at 100 - 120 and 200 - 240 V nominal, at 50 or 60 Hz. Do not connect the fixture to power at any other voltage or frequency.
  • Page 18: Connecting To Power

    Connecting to power An Extube fixture or group of fixtures must be supplied with power via the 13 A power cable installed on an Extube power input cap. Details of standard US and EU conductor identification systems are given in Table 1.
  • Page 19 Power plug If you decide to fit the supplied power cable with a plug that is suitable for your AC mains power outlets, install a grounding-type (earthed) plug that is rated 13 A minimum, following the plug manufacturer’s instructions. Table 1 shows some possible pin identification schemes; if pins are not clearly identified, or if you have any doubts about proper installation, consult a qualified electrician.
  • Page 20: Control Data Link

    Control data link Extube fixtures must be connected via a data link to allow DMX control. The following considerations must be taken into account when planning the data link: • RS-485 data cable designed for exterior use is required for outdoor installations.
  • Page 21 When planning DMX cable layout, remember that the maximum current-carrying capacity of cables and fixtures limits the length of the line of fixtures that can be connected via one input cap (see "Installation" on page 36). Data connection pinouts XLR connection XLR connectors are suitable if the DMX controller has XLR output sockets.
  • Page 22: Connecting The Data Link

    The Extube is supplied with a 1.8 meter (5 ft.10 in.) data cable tail for data connection. The cable contains both input and output conductors that are identified as follows: •...
  • Page 23: Fixture Setup

    GUI (graphic user interface). Refer to the MUM user manual for instructions on installing and starting the MUM application. Using MUM, you can connect to and set up one Extube fixture or one interconnected line of fixtures at a time.
  • Page 24 Communicating with segments A segment consists of either a single 300 mm Extube or a 300 mm section of a 1200 mm Extube. Depending on how you set up the installation, segments can be controlled separately or put into groups.
  • Page 25 The Extube’s software monitors operation. If it detects an error, it displays diagnostic information in the Fixture info window. The segment information above the Reconnect button tells you which segment MUM is retrieving fixture information from.
  • Page 26 If you select 3 in the Segments/Pixel box, the 300 mm segments are put into groups of three segments. You then control each group as one pixel that is 900 mm long. Note that you cannot set different segments within one pixel to different DMX modes. Extube user manual...
  • Page 27 DMX address setting in single lines of Extubes If you intend to use a DMX controller to operate one Extube or one line of interconnected Extubes only, and you want all the segments to behave...
  • Page 28 117 to 120 and channel 121 will be available for other fixtures. Monitoring fixture parameters PCB voltage data and LED and PCB temperatures for each segment MUM communicates with can be displayed in MUM’s Monitor window. Extube user manual...
  • Page 29 LED Test The Extube’s LEDs can be activated without a DMX controller for test purposes in MUM’s LED Test window. Auto test all starts colors flashing in sequence. Flash speed can be adjusted. Fixture setup...
  • Page 30: Service And Maintenance

    Damage caused by inadequate cleaning is not covered by the product warranty. The Extube, its power input cap with installed cable, and its end cap are not user-serviceable. All service apart from cleaning, software renewal and the installation work described in this manual must be carried out by the Martin Service organization or its authorized agents.
  • Page 31: Software Installation

    Software installation It may be necessary to upload new software (i.e. firmware) to the Extube if you believe that the product has a software-related fault or if you want to update to a newer version.
  • Page 32: Dmx Protocols

    0 - 100% Intensity 0 100% Green → 0 - 255 0 - 100% Intensity 0 100% Blue → 0 - 255 0 - 100% Intensity 0 100% White → 0 - 255 0 - 100% Intensity 0 100% Extube user manual...
  • Page 33: Hsi Mode

    HSI Mode Start code = 0 Channel Value Percent Function → → → 0 - 255 0 - 100 Orange Amber → → → Yellow Green Cyan → → → Blue Indigo Violet → Magenta Saturation → 0 - 255 0 - 100 Zero (white) Full...
  • Page 34: Troubleshooting

    Bypass devices on DMX link until the faulty device has been identified. Other device on DMX link defective. Have faulty device tested and serviced by Martin service technician or device supplier. Ensure free airflow around fixture. Clean fixture. LEDs cut out Check that ambient temperature Fixture is too hot.
  • Page 35: Specifications

    ... . 1 x 12 (all as one group) or 4 x 3 on 1200 mm models DMX address setting ... Auto-addressing and Martin MUM software 26-bit control (internal) .
  • Page 36 240 V, 50 Hz ........32 W, 0.2 A, PF 0.980 Extube user manual...
  • Page 37: 100 V, 60 Hz

    1200 mm models 100 V, 60 Hz ....... . . 128 W, 1.4 A, PF 0.992 110 V, 60 Hz .
  • Page 38 Extube 300 mm, Black, Medium......P/N 90352301 Extube 300 mm, Black, Wide ......P/N 90352401 Extube 300 mm, Black, no diffuser.