Chroma Chroma-Q User manual

Chroma-Q™
Universal
User Manual
Version 1.4 September 2012
PN: 111-0501
Warranty Statement
Chroma-Q warrants to the original purchaser, with proof of purchase, that its delivered products shall be free from defects in
material and workmanship under normal use for a period of 12 months from date of shipment.
Chroma-Q will repair, or at its option, provide an equivalent item or replace, the defective product during the stated warranty
period. This warranty applies only to the repair or replacement of the product and only when the product is properly handled,
installed and maintained according to Chroma-Q instructions. This warranty excludes defects resulting from improper
handling, storage, installation, acts of God, fire, vandalism or civil disturbances. Purchaser must notify Chroma-Q in writing
within 14 days of noticing the defect. This warranty excludes field labour or service charges related to the repair or
replacement of the product.
The warranty contained herein shall not extend to any finished goods or spare parts from which any serial number has been
removed or which have been damaged or rendered defective (a) as a result of normal wear and tear, willful or accidental
damage, negligence, misuse or abuse; (b) due to water or moisture, lightning, windstorm, abnormal voltage, harmonic
distortion, dust, dirt, corrosion or other external causes; (c) by operation outside the specifications contained in the user
documentation; (d) by the use of spare parts not manufactured or sold by Chroma-Q or by the connection or integration of
other equipment or software not approved by Chroma-Q unless the Customer provides acceptable proof to Chroma-Q that
the defect or damage was not caused by the above; (e) by modification, repair or service by anyone other than Chroma-Q,
who has not applied for and been approved by Chroma-Q to do such modification, repair or service unless the Customer
provides acceptable proof to Chroma-Q that the defect or damage was not caused by the above; (f) due to procedures,
deviating from procedures specified by Chroma-Q or (g) due to failure to store, install, test, commission, maintain, operate or
use finished goods and spare parts in a safe and reasonable manner and in accordance with Chroma-Q’s instructions (h) by
repair or replacement of engines without factory training.
The warranty contained herein shall not apply to finished goods or spare parts which are sold “as is”, as “second-hand”, as
used”, as “demo” or under similar qualifications or to Consumables (“Consumables” is defined as any part(s) of goods or
part(s) for use with goods, which part(s) of goods or part(s) for use with goods are consumed during the operation of the
goods and which part(s) of goods or part(s) for use with goods require replacement from time to time by a user such as, but
not limited to, light bulbs).
The warranty contained herein shall not apply, unless the total purchase price for the defective finished goods or spare parts
has been paid by the due date for payment.
The warranty contained herein applies only to the original purchaser and are not assignable or transferable to any
subsequent purchaser or end-user.
This warranty is subject to the shipment of the goods, within the warranty period, to the ChromaQ warranty returns
department, by the purchaser, at the purchasers expense. If no fault is found, ChromaQ will charge the purchaser for the
subsequent return of the goods.
Chroma-Q reserves the right to change the warranty period without prior notice and without incurring obligation and
expressly disclaims all warranties not stated in this limited warranty.
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Disclaimer
The information contained herein is offered in good faith and is believed to be accurate. However, because conditions and
methods of use of our products are beyond our control, this information should not be used in substitution for customer's
tests to ensure that Chroma-Q products are safe, effective, and fully satisfactory for the intended end use. Suggestions of
use shall not be taken as inducements to infringe any patent. Chroma-Q sole warranty is that the product will meet the sales
specifications in effect at the time of shipment. Your exclusive remedy for breach of such warranty is limited to refund of
purchase price or replacement of any product shown to be other than as warranted.
Chroma-Q reserves the right to change or make alteration to devices and their functionality without notice due to our on
going research and development.
The Chroma-Q Universal has been designed specifically for the professional entertainment lighting industry. Regular
maintenance should be performed to ensure that the products perform well in the entertainment environment.
If you experience any difficulties with any Chroma-Q products please contact your selling dealer. If your selling dealer is
unable to help please contact support@chroma-q.com. If the selling dealer is unable to satisfy your servicing needs, please
contact the following, for full factory service:
Outside North America:
Tel: +44 (0)1494 446000
Fax: +44 (0)1494 461024
support@chroma-q.com
North America:
Tel: 416-255-9494
Fax: 416-255-3514
support@chroma-q.com
For further information please visit the Chroma-Q website at www.chroma-q.com.
Chroma-Q is a trademark, for more information on this visit www.chroma-q.com/trademarks.
The rights and ownership of all trademarks are recognised.
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Table of Contents
1.
Product Overview
……………...…………………………………………………….………... 4
2.
Operation
……………...…………………………………………………….………... 4
3.
2.1
Control and power cables
…………………………………………………………. 4
2.2
Operating the unit
……………………………………………….…………. 5
2.3
Modes of operation (inc. DMX addressing) …………………………………………………. 6
2.4
Gel loading
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2.5
Mounting the unit
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2.6
Troubleshooting
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2.7
Technical overview
……………………………………………….…………. 14
2.8
Technical specifications
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Drawings
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3.1
Outside dimensions of the unit
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3.2
Gel dimensions
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3.3
Examples of mounting bracket positions ……………………………………….…………. 17
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1.
Product overview
The Chroma-Q Universal is designed to give years of trouble free use, providing that it is regularly maintained & is used in
accordance with the instructions detailed in this manual. If you should experience any problems that fall outside of the scope
of this manual, please contact the selling dealer.
The Chroma-Q Universal is a scrolling colour changer designed to operate on the ANSI E1.11 USITT DMX 512-A protocol.
This multiplexed serial data system allows for the individual addressing of multiple units on one data cabling system. The unit
utilises one or two DMX channels depending on the mode of operation.
The unit is addressed by using the three push button switches & LED display on the rear panel. These switches are also used
to select mode of operation, scrolling speed & cooling fan speed.
The Chroma-Q Universal is supplied power & control signals by means of two 4-pin XLR style connectors on the rear panel,
allowing multiple units to be 'daisy-chained' into the same line of cabling. Patching the output from the last unit back into the
power supply will terminate the DMX for each chain line & ensure even power voltage across all scrollers in that chain.
Note: The quantity of Chroma-Q Universal colour changers, & maximum cable length per power supply output is dependant
upon the size of PSU/splitterbox used (see later in this manual for details).
The rear of the unit incorporates an integral universal mounting bracket, which allows the unit to be easily configured to fit on
fixtures from 160-275mm / 6¼"-10¾" frame size.
The Chroma-Q Universal is equipped with two internal cooling fans & a diagnostic section on the LED display showing power,
DMX signal & level presence.
2.
Operation
2.1
Control and power cables
2.2
Operating the unit
2.3
Modes of operation (inc. DMX addressing)
2.4
Gel loading
2.5
Mounting the unit
2.6
Troubleshooting
2.7
Technical overview
2.8
Technical specifications
2.1
Control and power cables
The Chroma-Q Universal utilises an XLR 4-pin cable system. This is used for power & data transfer. Pins 2 & 3 are for ANSI
E1.11 USITT DMX 512-A data. Pins 1 & 4 are for 24VDC power.
Damage will occur if power connections short to data or ground/shield connections.
When assembling XLR 4-pin cables, heat shrink should be used on each individual pin to prevent short circuits (see diagram
below).
Note: It is very important to ensure that the drain wire from the cable shield is connected to both XLR connector cases.
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Detail of connector wiring
The correct wiring between male & female connectors is 'one to one'.
Pin #
Pin #
Minimum Cable size
1
Ground (-ve)
2.50mm² (14 AWG)
2
Control data minus (-)
0.35mm² (22 AWG)
3
Control data plus (+)
0.35mm² (22 AWG)
4
24V DC (+ve)
2.50mm² (14 AWG)
Chassis
Cable shield/drain wire
0.25mm² (24 AWG)
Note: Cable length should not exceed more than 60m/200' with return line.
Connections
Correct connection of the units to the power supply will decrease the chances of units malfunctioning due to cabling
problems. Please follow these basic rules.
a)
Use the correct type & gauge of cable & connectors.
b)
Keep cable runs as short as possible to reduce line loss.
c)
Always use a return cable for each run. This will ensure balanced DC power to all units, that the line is correctly
terminated, & all units receive power if one link of the chain is faulty.
2.2
Operating the unit
All the unit functions are accessed using the LED display & the three push-button switches on the rear panel.
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Control
Function
Red Button
Mode access and record
Black Button
Decreases (-) the mode level or value
Brown Button
Increases (+) the mode level or value
3 digit display
Displays mode, monitor or blank display
Push button operation:
The red button is used to scroll through the different modes of operation. The brown or black buttons are used to select the
level or value in that mode. If any mode or value is changed, the display will flash until the red button is pushed to save the
change.
Display operation:
Power-up display
On power-up, the unit will go through its self-calibration mode & the display will show the units software
version.
After the self-calibration finishes, the display will show the DMX address.
Monitor display
If left undisturbed for 5-7 seconds, the display will revert to 'Monitor Mode'.
The first vertical bar indicates that there is power (24VDC) at the unit.
The second vertical bar indicates that there is data (DMX) at the unit.
The horizontal bars indicate the data (DMX) signal level at the unit.
(See also: 'Troubleshooting' section of this manual)
Display flip
The display can be flipped through 180º by pressing & holding the red button, then pressing the black button.
Display blank
The display can be set to auto-blackout after short time. This is selected through the Display mode menu (see later in this
section).
Reset
If the red button is held down & the brown button pressed, the unit will reset to the factory default
settings. This feature is particularly useful when the units are used in many different configurations or
shows. The reset function is also available via DMX (see remote operation section of this manual).
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2.3
Modes of operation
Note:
a)
The red button is used to scroll through the different modes of operation & the brown or black buttons are used to
select the level or value in that mode.
b)
If any mode or value is changed the display will flash until the red button is pushed to save the change.
c)
When the red record button is pressed, the unit will save the change & these new User defaults will take
precedence on the next power cycle or remote reset.
d)
The unit will not save any change made by remote operation after the next power cycle.
e)
Resetting the unit will return all of the user settings to factory defaults. Press & hold the red & brown buttons at the
same time to reset the unit.
DMX addressing mode
This mode is used to set DMX data address of the unit. The unit uses one or two DMX channels depending which mode it is
operating. The display shows the current DMX address (between 1-512).
To alter the value, press the brown or black button once to step the value; hold down the buttons for fast adjustment. Press
red to save the new setting.
Fan speed mode (Fn)
Fan speed mode is used to set the gel cooling-fan speed of the unit. This feature can be used in environments where a lower
noise level is required. The display shows the current gel cooling fan speed. There are four fan speeds, 1 is the slowest & 4
the fastest (the default is 4). To alter the value, press the brown or black button once to step the value; hold down the
buttons for fast adjustment. Press red to save the new setting.
This feature is also available via DMX (see "Remote operation" section of this manual).
Note: reducing the fan speed may reduce the life of the gel string.
Gel saver mode (GL)
Gel-saver mode is used to switch the gel-saving mode on or off. This feature slowly moves the chosen gel frame back &
forward slightly so that the heat build-up is dissipated over a larger area, extending the life of the gel string. Press the brown
or black buttons once to switch between On (1) & Off (0) (the default is Off). Press red to save the new setting.
This feature is also available via DMX (see "Remote operation" section of this manual).
Speed mode (SP)
Speed mode is used to set the maximum scrolling speed of the unit. This feature allows the gel string to move at a higher
speed for more rapid changes. Use of the high speed will generate more noise from the unit. Press the brown or black
buttons once to switch between Standard (1) & Fast (2) (the default is Standard). Press red to save the new setting.
This feature is also available via DMX (see "Remote operation" section of this manual).
Display mode (dP)
This mode is used to switch the default display On or Off. This feature can be used to blank the display when in normal use.
However the display will re-activate when any button is pressed. Press the brown or black buttons once to switch between
On (1) & Off (0) (the default is On). Press red to save the new setting.
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Remote operation mode (ro)
Remote operation mode is used to select between the 3 control modes. The use of these different modes greatly enhances
the versatility of the unit by giving the user remote control of the most of the functions. Press the brown or black buttons to
switch between the modes (the default is Mode 1). Press red to save the new setting.
Mode 1 =
Single channel DMX operation. The channel controls the colour selection.
Mode 2 =
Dual channel DMX operation. The 1st channel controls the colour selection.
The 2nd channel controls the fan speeds:
0-24% = Fn 4 (fast), 25-39% = Fn 3, 50-74% = Fn2, 75-100% = Fn 1 (slow)
Mode 3 =
Dual channel DMX operation. The 1st channel controls the colour selection.
These functions
initialise two
seconds after the
channel level
entered.
The 2nd channel controls the units other functions.
Channel 2 level
Feature
0-5%
= No feature
6-15%
= Fan off
16-25%
= Fan speed 1 (slowest)
26-35%
= Fan speed 2
36-45%
= Fan speed 3
46-55%
= Fan speed 4 (fastest)
56-65%
= Gel Saver off
66-75%
= Gel Saver on
76-85%
= Motor speed normal, see Speed mode (SP)
86-95%
= Motor speed fast, see Speed mode (SP)
96-100%
= Reset (reset to user defaults)
Default Settings:
User default settings
Each time the red record button is pressed, the unit will save that change & these User defaults will take precedence on the
next power cycle or remote reset.
Factory default settings
If the unit is reset, using the red button (held down) & the brown button pressed, the unit will reset to the Factory default
settings.
The Factory default settings put the unit in its safest operating mode.
Fan speed =
4 (fast)
Gel saver =
0 (off)
Gel speed =
1 (slow)
Display =
1 (on)
Remote operation =
1 (normal)
Display flip =
standard
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Summary of control functions
Operation or
mode
Operation description
Actions required
Power-Up
Software version - shown on
the unit at power-up.
This shows the software version while the unit is selfcalibrating, before displaying the ‘Monitor Mode’.
rESet
This will reset the unit to the
default settings.
While holding down the red button, press the brown
button.
Power Assisted
Loading
Used to load a gel string into
the unit.
Hold down the red button during power-up. Pressing
the black button will advance the gel in that direction.
Pressing the brown button will advance the gel in the
opposite direction. Press both brown & black buttons,
or cycle the power, to recalibrate.
(EZ Load)
Display
Modes (use the red button to scroll through these modes)
DMX addressing
mode
Used to set the units DMX
addresses
The display shows DMX address (1-512). Press
brown or black once to increment/decrement the
value, hold down the brown or black for fast
advance/retreat.
Press red to save the new settings
Fan speed mode
Used to set the fan speed of
the unit
The display shows the current gel cooling fan speed.
There are four fan speeds, 1 is the slowest, 4 is the
fastest.
Press brown or black once to increment/decrement
the value
Press red to save the new settings
‘GeL Saver’
mode
Switches on/off the gel saving
mode
The display shows the current gel saver mode. Press
brown or black once to switch between on (1) & off
(0).
Press red to save the new settings
‘SPeed’ mode
Used to set the scrolling speed
of the unit
The display shows the current gel scrolling speed.
There are two scrolling speeds, 1 is the slowest & 2
is the fastest.
Press black or brown once to increment/decrement
the value.
Press red to save the new settings
‘disP
Play’ mode
Switches on/off the display
Switches the display on or off. Display will re-activate
when any button is pressed. Press brown or black to
switch between on (1) & off (0).
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Press red to save the new settings
‘remote
operation’
Mode 1 = single DMX channel
operation.
The display shows the current DMX mode of the unit.
There are three DMX modes.
Mode 2 = Dual DMX channel
operation (Colour/Fan speed).
Press brown or black to increment/decrement the
mode setting.
Mode 3 = Dual DMX channel
operation (Colour/Function).
Press red to save the new settings
2.4
Gel loading
Changing the gel string on the Chroma-Q Universal is not difficult, but it may take some time & practice to accomplish, if the
user is not familiar with the unit.
There are two methods of loading gel strings on the Chroma-Q Universal, manually or using the power assisted loading
method (EZ Load).
Note: It is suggested that new users of this product load the gel strings by the manual method until they become familiar
with the units.
To change the gel string you will need:
1 x Gel string for a Chroma-Q Universal
1 x Roll of flat back adhesive tape 25mm / 1" wide ("Artists" tape)
1 x Phillips No.1 screwdriver
Preparation
1)
Unplug the unit & remove it from the lighting fixture to which it is attached. Using the screwdriver, remove the four
M3 x 4mm screws holding the front cover onto the unit & carefully remove the front cover.
2)
Remove all pieces of the old gel string if necessary. This may involve unwinding the gel from the Take-Up Reels
(TUR). Exercise caution to avoid damaging the gel transport mechanism.
Replacing the gel string (manual mode)
Note: See also the drawing section of this manual.
1)
Place the unit on a flat surface with the motor/fan/electronics section on your right-hand side (assuming you are
loading the gel string from the 'tail' end, reverse the position if starting with the 'leader' end of the string).
2)
Using 25mm/1" long pieces of tape, attach the leading edge of the gel string to the plastic TUR at the top &
bottom of the string, ensuring that the gel is centred on the TUR. Move the gel string to the side & attach the other
side string to the TUR with tape (a black line has been scribed along the TUR to assist with this).
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3)
Manually turn the fixed gear of the shaft to slowly roll the gel string onto the TUR. Continue rolling the gel onto the
TUR until the other end is reached.
4)
Firmly holding the gear of the rear fixed shaft (to stop it moving), gently pull the gel tab towards you. This ensures
that the gel is tightly rolled onto the TUR.
5)
Rotate whole the unit so that the motor/fan/ electronics section on your left hand side. Place the gel beside TUR.
6)
Use 25mm /1" pieces of tape to secure the gel to the TUR top & bottom, & on both sides (a black line has been
scribed along the TUR to assist).
7)
Manually roll some of the gel string onto the TUR to check it is seating itself correctly.
Completion & testing
1)
Plug in the unit, & check that it goes through the initialisation sequence correctly. Check that the gel runs smoothly
& does not bind up on the TUR's.
2)
Unplug the unit, replace the front cover & secure with the M3 screws.
3)
Run a test sequence to allow the gel string to 'bed' in. The unit does not have to be attached to a lighting fixture to
perform this. It is recommended that run this sequence for a few minutes (or 3/4 times, end-to-end).
Replacing the gel string (EZ-Load)
Note: See the drawing section of this manual.
1)
Follow steps 1+2 in the preparation section.
2)
While pressing down the red push button, apply power to the unit.
The display will show the legend PAL
3)
Using 25mm/1" long pieces of tape attach the leading edge of the gel string to the plastic TUR at the top & bottom
of the string, ensuring that the gel is centred on the TUR. Move the gel string to the side & attach the other side
string to the TUR with tape (a black line has been scribed along the TUR to assist with this).
4)
Press the black push button to advance the gel string onto the TUR.
5)
Continue this process until you see the other end of the gel string approaching.
6)
Firmly holding the gear of the rear fixed shaft (to stop it moving), gently pull the gel tab towards you. This ensures
that the gel is tightly rolled onto the TUR.
7)
Use 25mm/1" pieces of tape to secure the gel to the TUR top & bottom, & on both sides (a black line has been
scribed along the TUR to assist with this).
8)
Press the brown push button to move the gel string back onto the TUR. Use the push buttons to move the gel to &
fro, checking that the gel is sitting correctly on the TUR's.
9)
Allow the unit to self-calibrate by pressing the brown & black buttons simultaneously or by cycling power to the
unit.
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Completion & testing
1)
Plug in the unit & check that it goes through the initialisation sequence correctly. Check that the gel runs smoothly
& does not bind up on the TUR's.
2)
Unplug the unit, replace the front cover & secure with the M3 screws.
3)
Run a test sequence to allow the gel string to 'bed' in. The unit does not have to be attached to a lighting fixture to
perform this operation. It is recommended that run this sequence for a few minutes (or 3/4 times, end-to-end).
Note:
a)
For normal operation, the start of the gel string is on the left-side TUR & the end of the string on the right-side
TUR, when viewed from the front of the unit.
b)
Do not power lights without powering up the unit first. The fans must be running in order to protect gels from
premature failure.
c)
High fan speed is recommended on all lighting fixtures of 750 Watts & above.
d)
Use of a high quality IR filter on ellipsoidal lighting fixtures is strongly recommended, especially those with beam
angles of less than 30 degrees.
e)
Poorly optimised lamps in some fixtures may result in premature gel failure.
2.5
Mounting the unit
Note: See drawing section of this manual.
The Chroma-Q Universal is designed for mounting in an upright position with the base of the unit below the fixture. Do not
mount in an inverted position with the base of the unit above the fixture, as the rising heat from the fixture may cause the gel
string damage.
The rear of the unit incorporates an integral universal mounting system, which allows the unit to be easily configured to fit on
fixtures from 158mm/6¼" to 275mm/10¾" frame size. This system consists of four brackets, held by eight screws, fixed to
eight (of possible sixteen) mounting stand-off fixings.
To alter the mounting brackets, simply loosen the two screws on each bracket, move the bracket to the required position and
re-tighten the screws. The brackets have a combination of letters & numbers stamped on them so that you can record the
particular sizes you use. Some examples of these bracket positions are given below and in the drawing section of this
manual:
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Bracket Position
Standoff Position
Fixture
3
Inside
Source 4
A
Inside
Source 4 PAR
C
Outside
Euro 215mm
B
Outside
Silhouette 2K
A
Outside
Various PAR 64
1
Outside
Strand 2K
Note: The Chroma-Q Universal should always be used with the safety wire provided.
2.6
Troubleshooting
The first vertical bar indicates that there is power (24VDC).
The second vertical bar indicates that there is data (DMX).
The horizontal bars indicate the data (DMX) signal level.
Note: The signal level changes during normal operation of the unit. 1st bar =
25%, 2nd bar = 50% and 3rd bar = 75%
Symptom
Possible Cause
Solution
Unit does not respond to DMX control,
but DMX indicator is on.
Unit set to a wrong or different DMX
address.
Check DMX address settings.
Unit does not respond to DMX, DMX
indicator is off.
Bad cable. No DMX present at
Splitter/PSU unit.
Check cable and DMX run from
console.
Units run at different speeds.
Scroller speed settings may be
different. Cable lengths are too long.
Check all scroller speed settings.
Check the cable length and
configuration.
No cable return line.
Ensure there is a cable return line in
the system.
Units have dim display indicators and
run slowly
Overloading of colour changer chain or
cable runs too long. PSU overloaded.
Check voltage levels on last unit.
Should not be below 20VDC.
DMX display indicator is off on one
unit.
Bad cable or blown transceiver IC in
the scroller.
Check cable or send unit for repair.
Display indicators appear ok but gel
string does not move.
Mechanical (or electrical) failure in the
unit.
Turn unit on and off. Return unit for
repair.
Gel burns too quickly.
Fans have failed or are too slow. Poorly
optimised lamp focus in fixture.
Check fans are operating. Optimise
lamp focus. Replace gel strings &
install IR filter.
IR filter medium not fitted.
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Note: A high percentage of problems are a direct result of poor cable, corrupt DMX control signals and lack of suitable signal
termination.
2.7
Technical overview
The colour transport system employs an opto-electronic system for accurate positioning of the gel. When the unit initially
receives power it will go through a calibration sequence. The purpose of the initial calibration sequence during power up is to
determine the total length of the gel string and therefore the position of the different gels.
Note: Over time the gel string may warp slightly. This may alter the positions of the gels relative to their pre-programmed
DMX values and therefore some 'fine-tuning' may be required.
The motors have an optical encoder feedback system. The purpose of this is to convert motor revolutions in to electronic
pulses, and also to determine which direction the motor is turning.
The electronic cards consist of three key components: L298 motor driver, 75176 Transceiver and a processor. The L298 is a
true digital device receiving two PWM signals to operate speed and direction. The 75176 transceiver operates in the receive
configuration to convert serial protocol to a TTL level. All data relevant to the operation of the unit is stored onboard in 'flash'
memory.
The majority of electronics problems are usually created by external factors such as shorted cables, etc. The 75176
transceivers are susceptible to damage if 24VDC is present on the DMX signal lines.
Routine maintenance can prevent most mechanically based problems. The motor mounting plate can be adjusted to control
tension on the belt. Excessive belt tension is often the cause of noise and poor performance. Conversely, loose motor belts
can cause accuracy problems.
Troubleshooting is a process of elimination. First, rule out the other field factors (i.e. faulty cables, power sources). If an
electronics problem is suspected try replacing the electronics card first. If accuracy problems should occur and mechanical
problems have been ruled out, replace optical sensors. For technical advice and/ or parts, please contact your selling dealer
or the offices listed in this manual.
2.8
Technical specifications
Dimensions:
345mm (w) × 359mm (h) × 80mm (d)
13.6" × 14.1" × 3.1" inc. mounting brackets
Weight:
2.5kg/5.5 lb inc. gel string & mounting brackets
Rear aperture:
203mm/8"
Front aperture:
260mm/10.25"
Colour media:
Pro Color HT+, Rosco Supergel and GAMcolor recommended
Gel capacity:
2-24 gels
Cooling:
2 fan design
Cooling Speed:
Multiple speeds
DMX protocol:
ANSI E1.11 USITT DMX 512-A
DMX addressing:
Digitally via 3 push buttons and LED display
Working Voltage:
24 VDC (+/- 10%)
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Power consumption:
1.5PU (see note below)
Connectors:
XLR-4 (male) in and XLR-4 (female) through
Body material:
Aluminium
Body color:
Black powder coat (other colours available, P.O.A.)
Mounting plate:
Universal mounting system fits 160-275mm / 6¼"-10¾" fixtures
Approvals:
EN55103-1 and 2, IEC 60950, FCC Part 15 and ICES-003 Class A
Note: To simplify the choice of power supply we use the "PU" (Power Unit) to calculate the load requirements of the ChromaQ system. For example a PS-08 will supply up to 8 PU's, so you can plug-in 5 Chroma-Q Universals (5 x 1.5PU = 7.5PU)
into a PS-08.
3.
3.1
Drawings
Outside dimensions
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3.2
Gel dimensions
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3.3
Examples of mounting bracket positions
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