Chauvet LED-BANK4 User manual

LED-BANK4
COLORbank™ 4
USER MANUAL
CHAUVET, 3000 N 29th Ct, Hollywood, FL 33020 U.S.A
(800) 762-1084 – (954) 929-1115
FAX (954) 929-5560
www.chauvetlighting.com
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Table of Content
BEFORE YOU BEGIN....................................................................................................................................................... 3
WHAT IS INCLUDED .......................................................................................................................................................................................................... 3
UNPACKING INSTRUCTIONS .............................................................................................................................................................................................. 3
AC POWER ..................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 3
SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS .................................................................................................................................................................................................... 3
INTRODUCTION ............................................................................................................................................................... 4
FEATURES ....................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 4
DMX CHANNEL SUMMARY ............................................................................................................................................................................................... 4
PRODUCT OVERVIEW....................................................................................................................................................................................................... 5
SETUP .............................................................................................................................................................................. 6
POWER ........................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 6
MOUNTING ...................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 6
OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS .......................................................................................................................................... 7
USING THE CONTROL PANEL............................................................................................................................................................................................. 7
Control Panel Modes & Functions ........................................................................................................................................................................... 7
MASTER/SLAVE & STAND ALONE ..................................................................................................................................................................................... 8
Built in programs detailed ........................................................................................................................................................................................ 8
DMX CONTROL MODE ..................................................................................................................................................................................................... 9
Daisy Chain Connection..................................................................................................................................................................................... 9
DMX mode setup................................................................................................................................................................................................ 9
About DMX addressing .................................................................................................................................................................................... 10
CONTROLLING MULTIPLE COLORBANKS™ AS ONE DEVICE ............................................................................................................................................ 10
APPENDIX ...................................................................................................................................................................... 11
DMX PRIMER ................................................................................................................................................................................................................ 11
Fixture Linking .................................................................................................................................................................................................. 11
DMX CHANNEL VALUES ................................................................................................................................................................................................ 12
RETURNS PROCEDURE .................................................................................................................................................................................................. 13
CLAIMS ......................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 13
TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS .......................................................................................................................................................................................... 14
TECHNICAL SUPPORT .................................................................................................................................................................................................... 14
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BEFORE YOU BEGIN
What is included
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1 x LED-BANK4™
1 x Coupling Bracket (Striplight attachment)
IEC Power cable
Warranty Card & User Manual
Unpacking Instructions
Immediately upon receiving a product, carefully unpack the carton, check the contents to ensure that
all parts are present, and have been received in good condition. Notify the shipper immediately and
retain packing material for inspection if any parts appear damaged from shipping or the carton itself
shows signs of mishandling. Save the carton and all packing materials. In the event that a fixture
must be returned to the factory, it is important that the fixture be returned in the original factory box
and packing.
AC Power
To determine the power requirements for a particular product, see the label affixed to the back plate
of the product or refer to the product’s specifications chart. A product’s listed current rating is its
average current draw under normal conditions. All fixtures must be powered directly off a switched
circuit and cannot be run off a rheostat (variable resistor) or dimmer circuit, even if the rheostat or
dimmer channel is used solely for a 0% to 100% switch. Before applying power, check that the source
voltage matches the product’s requirement.
Safety Instructions
Please read these instructions carefully, which includes important
information about the installation, usage and maintenance?
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Please keep this User Guide for future consultation. If you
sell the unit to another user, be sure that they also receive
this instruction booklet.
Always make sure that you are connecting to the proper
voltage and that the line voltage you are connecting to is
not higher than that stated on decal or rear panel of the
fixture.
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This product is intended for indoor use only!
To prevent risk of fire or shock, do not expose fixture to
rain or moisture. Make sure there are no flammable
materials close to the unit while operating.
The unit must be installed in a location with adequate
ventilation, at least 50cm from adjacent surfaces. Be sure
that no ventilation slots are blocked.
Always disconnect from power source before servicing or
replacing lamp or fuse and be sure to replace with same
lamp source.
Caution!
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Secure fixture to fastening device using a safety chain.
Never carry the fixture solely by its head. Use its carrying
handles.
Maximum ambient temperature is Ta: 40°. Do not operate
fixture at temperatures higher than this.
In the event of serious operating problem, stop using the
unit immediately. Never try to repair the unit by yourself.
Repairs carried out by unskilled people can lead to
damage or malfunction. Please contact the nearest
authorized technical assistance center. Always use the
same type spare parts.
Don’t connect the device to a dimmer pack.
Make sure power cord is never crimped or damaged.
Never disconnect power cord by pulling or tugging on the
cord.
Avoid direct eye exposure to lamp while it is on.
There are no user serviceable parts inside the unit. Do not open the housing or
attempt any repairs yourself. In the unlikely event your unit may require service,
please contact CHAUVET.
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INTRODUCTION
Features
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4 channel DMX-512 LED bank system
Operating modes:
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Blackout and static / flashing colors
o
RGB color mixing
o
Color fade
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Automatic built-in programs with sound activation
304 LEDs divided into 4 surfaces, 76 LEDs per surface
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40 red, 18 green, 18 blue diodes (per bank)
RGB color mixing
Built in color change programs
Low power consumption
Master/slave mode with additional output for daisy chaining
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Allows for color-changing runway effect
Programmable via any DMX-512 controller
Includes bracket to link 2 fixtures together for hanging as a single unit
DMX Channel Summary
Blackout and
Static/Flashing colors
CH
DESCRIPTION
Chase Programs
CH
DESCRIPTION
RGB Mode
CH
DESCRIPTION
1
DMX: (000~079)
Static Colors
1
DMX: (080~209)
Programs 1 ~ 13
1
DMX: (210~219)
RGB Color Mix
2
No Function
2
Run Speed
2
Red
3
Flash Speed
3
Flash Speed
3
Green
4
No Function
4
Blue
Color Fade Mode
CH
DESCRIPTION
1
DMX: (220~255)
Color Fade and
Auto Run
2
Run/Fade Speed
3
No Function
4
No Function
For a detailed view of DMX values turn to the DMX Channel Values on page 12 in the Appendix section.
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Introduction
Product Overview
76 LEDs per surface area
Mounting brackets
Built in microphone
DMX input & output
connectors
Mode Indicator
Control panel
Microphone
sensitivity dial
LED display
COLORbank™
data link
IEC power input
connector & power
link output
2
Number display
Striplight, linear
attachment accessory
Mode
Enter
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SETUP
Power
The LED-BANK4™ can operate in voltages between 100V~240V 50Hz or 60Hz. It is equipped with
an auto sensing transformer.
 To determine the power requirements for a particular fixture, see the label affixed to the back plate
of the fixture or refer to the fixture’s specifications chart.
 A fixture’s listed current rating is its average current draw under normal conditions.
 All fixtures must be powered directly off a switched circuit and cannot be run off a rheostat
(variable resistor) or dimmer circuit, even if the rheostat or dimmer channel is used solely for a 0%
to 100% switch.
 Before applying power to a fixture, check that the source voltage matches the fixture’s
requirement.
 All fixtures must be connected to circuits with a suitable Earth Ground.
Po w e r Ca b l e Co nf igu ra t io n
CABLE (EU)
CABLE (US)
PIN
BROWN
Black
Live
INTERNATIONAL
L
BLUE
White
Neutral
N
YELLOW/GREEN
Green
Earth
EG (Ground)
Mounting
Rig g in g
The fixture includes 2 hanging
brackets and one striplight
attachment accessory.
1. Use hanging brackets to affix a standard C clamp
or mount directly to a flat surface.
2. Connect the fixtures for as strip
lights using the strip light
attachment provided.
Striplight attachment
Shown with striplight attachment
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OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS
The COLORbank4™ is a DMX-512 controllable, full RGB color mix led strip light fixture made up of
highly efficient and super bright LEDs. There are four flood spot led surfaces whose intensity can be
controlled together allowing the creation of an unlimited range of colors.
The COLORbank4™ can operate in Stand-Alone, Master/Slave and via DMX-512 control utilizing 4
channels of control.
Using the control panel
Mode Indicator
Function & number display
1. Press the [MODE] button repeatedly until the
display reads the mode function you wish to
change.
2. Press the [DOWN] or [UP] buttons to toggle or
scroll through values that pertain to that
function.
Mode
3. Press [ENTER] to enter the sub-menus.
Enter
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Control Panel Modes & Functions
MODE
ACt
FUNC
A 000
PROGRAM
FUNCTION/PROGRAM
001
Blackout
Yes
002
Red
Yes
003
Green
Yes
004
Blue
Yes
005
Yellow
Yes
006
Purple/Cyan
Yes
007
White
008
Color Change 1
Yes
Yes
009
Color Change 2
Yes
Yes
010
Color Change 3
Yes
Yes
011
Color Change 4
Yes
Yes
012
Color Change 5
Yes
013
Color Change 6
Yes
014
Sequential Color Chase 1
Yes
015
Sequential Color Chase 2
Yes
016
Sequential Color Chase 3
Yes
017
Sequential Color Chase 4
Yes
018
Sequential Color Chase 5
Yes
019
Sequential Color Chase 6
Yes
020
Sequential Color Chase 7
021
RGB
022
Color Fade
023
Automatic Program (sound)
S dAd
SYS
S Aad
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( P ) RUN SPEED
( F ) FLASH SPEED
( C ) COLOR
Yes
Yes
Red (001-100)
Green (001-100)
Blue (001-100)
Yes
DMX channel addressing
Re-initialize fixture
Re-establishes correct number of down-link fixtures for sequential color chase runs.
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Operating Instructions
Master/Slave & Stand Alone
The Master/Slave mode will allow you to link units in a daisy chain fashion. In this mode, the first unit
in the daisy chain will command all other units following. Stand Alone can simply be achieved by
setting all units to Master. They would no longer be required to be linked in series.
MASTER UNIT Settings
Master/Slave Link output
Master
1.
Press the Mode button
repeatedly until the display
reads [Act] then press the
Enter button.
2.
Select programs 001 ~ 023
by using the Up and Down
buttons.
3.
Some programs have
additional controls such as
flash and run speed. Press
the Mode button once again
to toggle additional
functions, then use the Up
and Down buttons to
change values.
3 Pin XLR DMX cable
Slave
Refer to the Control Panel
Modes & Functions chart on
the previous page.
Slave
DMX signal
output does not
continue on M/S
linked fixtures.
SLAVE UNIT Settings
1.
Units that follow the Master
unit will automatically
synchronize to the Master
unit. No other settings are
required.
Slave
IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS FOR MASTER/SLAVE OPERATION
Turn ON the Master unit last! This will assure that the master unit will detect fully all linked units and reconfigure its’ built in sequential chase programs to run on the correct number of linked units.
Built in programs detailed
PROGRAM
FUNCTION
000
Blackout
001-007
Solid flashing colors
F = Flash speed
008-013
Color chase programs
P = Run speed
F = Flash speed
014-020
Sequential color chase patterns
Use sound sensitivity rotary knob to adjust sound
level for optimum response or decrease sensitivity
completely to operate in Run speed only
P = Run speed
021
RGB (manual color mix)
P = Red
F = Green
C = Blue
022
Color fade
P = Run speed
023
Auto run (sound active only)
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OPTIONS
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DMX Control Mode
Operating in a DMX Control mode environment gives the user the greatest flexibility when it comes to
customizing or creating a show. In this mode you will be able to control each individual trait of the
fixture and each fixture independently.
Da is y Ch ai n Co nn e ct i on
1. Connect the (male) 3 pin connector side of the DMX cable to the output (female) 3 pin connector
of the first fixture.
2. Connect the end of the cable coming from the first fixture which will have a (female) 3 pin
connector to the input connector of the next fixture consisting of a (male) 3 pin connector. Then,
proceed to connect from the output as stated above to the input of the following fixture and so on.
Universal DMX Controller
You can use the
Master/Slave link to
control multiple units
as one DMX device.
Read the instructions
on the following
page.
DMX Input
DMX Output
3 Pin XLR DMX cable
continue…
DM X mo d e s et u p
3. Press the Mode button until the dispplay reads [SyS] then press Enter.
4. Press the Up and Down buttons until the display reads [S dAd] then press Enter.
5. Set the DMX address value by using the Up and Down buttons.
6. Press the Mode button, use the Up/Down until the display reads [S Aad]. Press Enter to make
changes permanent.
7. Press the Up/Down buttons to return to the DMX control state, the display will read [S dAd].
8. Repeat this for every fixture you wish to address.
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Operating Instructions
Ab o u t DM X ad d r e ss i ng
This DMX mode enables the use of a universal DMX controller device. Each fixture requires a "start
address" from 1 to 511. A fixture requiring one or more channels for control begins to read the data
on the channel indicated by the start address. For example, a fixture that occupies or uses 6 channels
of DMX and was addressed to start on DMX channel 100, would read data from channels: 100, 101,
102, 103, 104, and 105. Choose start addresses so that the channels used do not overlap and notate
the start address selected for future reference.
If this is your first time addressing a fixture using the DMX-512 control protocol than I suggest jumping
to the Appendix Section and read the heading “DMX Primer”. It contains very useful information that
will help you understand its use.
Controlling multiple COLORbanks™ as one device
Universal DMX Controller
DMX Input
DMX Output
If Master/Slave or linked units do
not appear to correctly run
sequential color chases, simply
turn the first fixture OFF then
back ON.
DMX
Fixture
3 Pin XLR
DMX cable
DMX
Fixture
DMX signal
output does not
continue on M/S
linked fixtures.
To other DMX
fixtures
To other COLORbanks™
ONLY!
1. Turn on all fixtures.
2. On the first fixture, press the Mode button until the dispplay reads [SyS] then press Enter.
3. Press the Up and Down buttons until the display reads [S dAd] then press Enter.
4. Set the DMX address value by using the Up and Down buttons.
5. Press the Mode button, use the Up/Down until the display reads [S Aad]. Press Enter to make
changes permanent and re-initialize the fixture so that all following fixtures in the down-link can be
counted and the sequential color chases will run correctly.
6. Press the Up/Down buttons to return to the DMX control state, the display will read [S dAd].
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APPENDIX
DMX Primer
There are 512 channels in a DMX-512 connection. Channels may be assigned in any manner. A
fixture capable of receiving DMX-512 will require one or a number of sequential channels. The user
must assign a starting address on the fixture that indicates the first channel reserved in the controller.
There are many different types of DMX controllable fixtures and they all may vary in the total number
of channels required. Choosing a start address should be planned in advance. Channels should
never overlap. If they do, this will result in erratic operation of the fixtures whose starting address is
set incorrectly. You can however, control multiple fixtures of the same type using the same starting
address as long as the intended result is that of unison movement or operation. In other words, the
fixtures will be slaved together and all respond exactly the same.
DMX fixtures are designed to receive data through a serial Daisy Chain. A Daisy Chain connection is
where the DATA OUT of one fixture connects to the DATA IN of the next fixture. The order in which
the fixtures are connected is not important and has no effect on how a controller communicates to
each fixture. Use an order that provides for the easiest and most direct cabling. Connect fixtures
using shielded two conductor twisted pair cable with three pin XLR male to female connectors. The
shield connection is pin 1, while pin 2 is Data Negative (S-) and pin 3 is Data positive (S+). CHAUVET
carries 3-pin XLR DMX compliant cables, DMX-10 (33’), DMX-4.5 (15’) and DMX-1.5 (5’)
F ix t u re L i n k in g
DMX connector configuration
1
3
2
COMMON
INPUT
1
3
1
3
DMX +
2
2
DMX -
Note!
Resistance 120
ohm 1/4w between
pin 2 (DMX -) and
pin 3 (DMX +) of
the last fixture.
OUTPUT
Termination reduces signal errors and to
avoid signal transmission problems and
interference, it is always advisable to
connect a DMX signal terminator.
If you use a controller with a 5 pin DMX output connector, you will need to use a 5
pin to 3 pin adapter. CHAUVET Model No: DMX5M.
The chart below details a proper cable conversion:
3 PIN TO 5 PIN CONVERSION CHART
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Conductor
3 Pin Female (output)
5 Pin Male (Input)
Ground/Shield
Pin 1
Pin 1
Data ( - )signal
Pin 2
Pin 2
Data ( + ) signal
Pin 3
Pin 3
Do not use
Do not use
Do not use
Do not use
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DMX Channel Values
NOTE!
Please read all instructions carefully on fixture DMX control mode and addressing.
DMX channels 2, 3 and 4 functions are determined by the current settings of channel 1. For example,
while Channel 1 is set between 210 and 219 the following conditions will apply;
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CHANNEL
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Channel 2 will control the Red leds
Channel 3 will control the Green leds
Channel 4 will control the Blue leds
VALUE
FUNCTION
CH 2
CH 3
000  009
010  019
020  029
030  039
040  049
050  059
060  069
070  079
Static Colors
Blackout
Red
Green
Blue
Yellow
Purple
Cyan
White
Flash Speed
000  249
Sound Active
250  255
080  089
090  099
100  109
110  119
Color Changes
Color change 1
Color change 2
Color change 3
Color change 4
Flash Speed
000  249
Sound Active
250  255
120  129
130  139
Color change 5
Color change 6
140  149
150  159
160  169
170  179
180  189
190  199
200  209
Sequential Color Chases
Color chase 1
Color chase 2
Color chase 3
Color chase 4
Color chase 5
Color chase 6
Color chase 7
210  219
RGB Color Mix
RGB mode
220  229
Color Fade
230  255
Auto Run (sound active only)
CH 4
Run Speed
0-100%
Red
0-100%
Green
0-100%
Blue
0-100%
Fade Speed
0-100%
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Returns Procedure
Returned merchandise must be sent prepaid and in the original packing, call tags will not be issued.
Package must be clearly labeled with a Return Merchandise Authorization Number (RA #). Products
returned without an RA # will be refused. Call CHAUVET and request RA # prior to shipping the
fixture. Be prepared to provide the model number, serial number and a brief description of the cause
for the return. Be sure to properly pack fixture, any shipping damage resulting from inadequate
packaging is the customer’s responsibility. CHAUVET reserves the right to use its own discretion to
repair or replace product(s). As a suggestion, proper UPS packing or double-boxing is always a safe
method to use.
Claims
Damage incurred in shipping is the responsibility of the shipper; therefore the damage must be
reported to the carrier upon receipt of merchandise. It is the customer's responsibility to notify and
submit claims with the shipper in the event that a fixture is damaged due to shipping. Any other claim
for items such as missing component/part, damage not related to shipping, and concealed damage,
must be made within seven (7) days of receiving merchandise.
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Technical Specifications
WEIGHT & DIMENSIONS
Length........................................................................................................................ 572 mm (22.5 in)
Width.......................................................................................................................... 146 mm (5.75 in)
Height ............................................................................................................................97 mm (3.8 in)
Weight...................................................................................................................... 2.94Kgs (6.48 lbs)
POWER
Switch-selectable power setting .............................................................................. 100-240V 50/60Hz
AC input .........................................................................................................3 prongs IEC 60320 C14
Current draw .......................................................................................................(peak <36W @ 120V)
CONTROL & PROGRAMMING
Data input ......................................................................................................... 3-pin XLR male socket
Data output ...................................3-pin XLR female socket [2nd female XLR for linking purposes only]
Data pin configuration ............................................................................pin 1 shield, pin 2 (-), pin 3 (+)
Protocols.....................................................................................................................DMX-512 USITT
DMX Channels ....................................................................................................................................4
FUSE
Main ................................................................................................. 20mm Glass 2A, 250W Fast Blow
LEDS
Quantity of LEDs ......................................................................(304) Total divided into 4 surface areas
............................................................................................ (Red 40, Green 36, Blue 36) in each area
ORDERING INFORMATION
COLORbank™ 4 ............................................................................................................... LED-BANK4
FUSE 2A 250W............................................................................................................. P170FUSE002
Technical Support
Address:
Support (Email):
Telephone:
Fax:
Website:
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Service Dept.
3000 N 29th Ct, Hollywood, FL 33020 (U.S.A.)
tech@chauvetlighting.com
(954) 929-1115 - (Press 4)
(954) 929-5560 - (Attention: Service)
http://www.chauvetlighting.com
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