SHOWTEC LED Powerbar 12 Product guide

LED Powerbar 12
ORDERCODE 41330
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Showtec LED Powerbar 12™ Product Guide
Warning..…...................................................................................……………………………………………………….. 2
Safety-instructions………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 2
Operating Determinations…….………………………………………………………………………………………… 3
Rigging…………………………….………………………………………………………………………………………… 3
Description..…................................................................................……….…………………………………………….. 4
Features and Overview …………..……………………...….……………….………….……….……….……………. 4
Backside……………………………….…………………...…...….……………….…………………...………………… 4
Installation...............................................................................…...………………………………………….………..…. 4
Set Up and Operation.....................................................................……..……………………………………………… 5
Connection……….……..…………..…………………………………………………………….……..................…… 5
DMX Operation…………..…………..…………………………………………………………….……..................…… 6
DMX Addressing……..…………..………………………………………………………………………………………... 6
Light Output……..…………..…………………………………………………………….………………….…………… 7
Set Up Example….…..……………………………………………………………….…….…..……………………….….… 8
Maintenance...................................................................................………..………….…….………………………….. 9
Troubleshooting............................................................................………………….………………….………………... 9
Product Specifications.................................................................……………….…….………………………………... 10
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WARNING
CAUTION!
Keep this device away from rain and moisture!
FOR YOUR OWN SAFETY, PLEASE READ THIS USER MANUAL CAREFULLY
BEFORE YOUR INITIAL START-UP!
SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
Every person involved with the installation, operation and maintenance of this device has to:
be qualified
follow the instructions of this manual
CAUTION! Be careful with your operations.
With a dangerous voltage you can suffer
a dangerous electric shock when touching the wires!
Before your initial start-up, please make sure that there is no damage caused by transportation. Should there
be any, consult your dealer and do not use the device.
To maintain perfect condition and to ensure a safe operation, it is absolutely necessary for the user to follow
the safety instructions and warning notes written in this manual.
Please consider that damages caused by manual modifications to the device are not subject to warranty.
This device contains no user-serviceable parts. Refer servicing to qualified technicians only.
IMPORTANT:
The manufacturer will not accept liability for any resulting damages caused by the nonobservance of this manual or any unauthorized modification to the device.
Never let the power-cord come into contact with other cables! Handle the power-cord and all
connections with the mains with particular caution!
Never remove warning or informative labels from the unit.
Never leave any cables lying around.
Do not open the device and do not modify the device.
Do not connect this device to a dimmerpack.
Do not shake the device. Avoid brute force when installing or operating the device.
Do not switch the device on and off in short intervals, as this would reduce the system’s life.
Only use device indoor, avoid contact with water or other liquids.
Only operate the device after having familiarized with its functions.
Avoid flames and do not put close to flammable liquids or gases.
Always allow free air space of at least 50 cm around the unit for ventilation.
Always disconnect power from the mains, when device is not used or before cleaning! Only handle
the power-cord by the plug. Never pull out the plug by tugging the power-cord.
Make sure that the device is not exposed to extreme heat, moisture or dust.
Make sure that the available voltage is not higher than stated on the rear panel.
Make sure that the power-cord is never crimped or damaged. Check the device and the powercord from time to time.
If device is dropped or struck, disconnect mains power supply immediately. Have a qualified
engineer inspect for safety before operating.
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If the device has been exposed to drastic temperature fluctuation (e.g. after transportation), do not
switch it on immediately. The arising condensation water might damage your device. Leave the
device switched off until it has reached room temperature.
If your Showtec device fails to work properly, discontinue use immediately. Pack the unit securely
(preferably in the original packing material), and return it to your Showtec dealer for service.
For adult use only. The device must be installed out of the reach of children. Never leave the unit
running unattended.
For replacement use fuses of same type and rating only.
Repairs, servicing and electric connection must be carried out by a qualified technician.
WARRANTY: Till one year after date of purchase.
OPERATING DETERMINATIONS
If this device is operated in any other way, than the one described in this manual, the product may suffer
damages and the warranty becomes void.
Any other operation may lead to dangers like short-circuit, burns, electric shock, lamp explosion, crash etc.
You endanger your own safety and the safety of others!
Rigging
Please follow the European and national guidelines concerning rigging, trussing and all other
safety issues.
Do not attempt the installation yourself !
Always let the installation be carried out by an authorized dealer !
Procedure:
If the LED Powerbar 12 is lowered from the ceiling or high joists, professional trussing systems have to
be used.
Use a clamp to mount the LED Powerbar 12, with the mounting-bracket, to the trussing system.
The LED Powerbar 12 must never be fixed swinging freely in the room.
The installation must always be secured with a safety attachment, e.g. an appropriate safety net or
safety-cable.
When rigging, derigging or servicing the LED Powerbar 12, always make sure, that the area below the
installation place is blocked and staying in the area is forbidden.
The LED Powerbar 12 can be placed on a flat stage floor or mounted to any kind of truss by a clamp.
Connection with the mains
Connect the device to the mains with the power-plug.
Always pay attention, that the right color cable is connected to the right place.
International
EU Cable
UK Cable
US Cable
Pin
L
BROWN
RED
YELLOW/COPPER
FASE
N
BLUE
BLACK
SILVER
NUL
YELLOW/GREEN
GREEN
GREEN
EARTH
Make sure that the device is always connected properly to the earth!
Improper installation can cause serious damage to people and property !
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Description of the device
Features
The LED Powerbar is a LED system from Showtec.
• 2 Modes: Stand-alone, DMX-controlled
• 3 Channels (R, G, B)
• IP-Rating: IP-65
• Color range: 16,000,000 colors.
• Light source: High Power LED
• 12 High power LEDs (4 Red, 4 Green, 4 Blue)
• Beam angle: 25°
• Light spacing: 20M
• Digital interface: Standard DMX compatible
• Controlling system: DMX512
• Shell material: aluminum alloy
• Connecting mode: standard signal cord and power cord
• Connector: 3-pin signal connector
NOTE: Knowledge of DMX is required to fully utilize this unit.
Overview
Fig. 1
Backside
Fig. 2
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Installation
Remove all packing materials from the LED Powerbar 12. Check that all foam and plastic padding is
removed. Connect all cables.
Do not supply power before the whole system is set up and connected properly.
Always disconnect from electric mains power supply before cleaning or servicing.
Damages caused by non-observance are not subject to warranty.
Set Up and Operation
Before plugging the unit in, always make sure that the power supply matches the product specification
voltage. Do not attempt to operate a 120V specification product on 230V power, or vice versa.
Powercable
3-pin waterproof cable
special 3-pin to XLR cable
Connection
Connect the input connector of the first fixture to the output connector of the DMX console; connect the
output connector of first fixture to the input connector of the second fixture; etc., as shown in following
diagram.
1) Put the output connector of the first fixture into a Φ20 thermal shrinking sleeve with glue inside. The end of
the sleeve should be 5mm from the joint of the cable and the connector.
2) Put the input connector of the second fixture into the Φ20 thermal shrinking sleeve so as to connect it with
the output connector of the first fixture.
3) Blow and shrink the sleeve ends with a hair drier so that the sleeve and the signal cable are tightly
contacted for waterproof purpose.
The signal output connector of the last fixture (maximum 30 fixtures) of each series must be sealed with aΦ20
thermal shrinking sleeve and blow and shrink it with a hair drier for waterproof purpose.
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Fig. 3
DMX Operation
Press the Up/Down button to change the DMX address setting rnenu:
The DMX Channel functions when using the entire device as one:
Channel 1:
Channel 2:
Channel 3:
Red (0-255)
Green (0-255)
Blue (0-255)
The LED Powerbar’s built-in controller will automatically detect the presence of a DMX signal.
In order to receive a DMX signal, the built-in controller must be attached to a DMX controller by a 3-pin DMX
cable and the DMX controller must be turned on.
To mix RGB color use channels 1, 2, 3.
Note: When there is no DMX signal, the LED Powerbar will switch to Stand-alone Mode after a few
seconds.
DMX Addressing
Unit address
DMX address
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
.
.
Etc.
1
4
7
10
13
16
19
22
25
.
.
.
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Light Output
Light Output Measurement (for 28º beam angle)
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SET UP Example
Fig. 4
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Maintenance
The operator has to make sure that safety-relating and machine-technical installations are to be inspected
by an expert after every four years in the course of an acceptance test.
The operator has to make sure that safety-relating and machine-technical installations are to be inspected
by a skilled person once a year.
The following points have to be considered during the inspection:
1. All screws used for installing the device or parts of the device have to be tightly connected and must
not be corroded.
2. There may not be any deformations on housings, fixations and installation spots.
3. Mechanically moving parts like axles, eyes and others may not show any traces of wearing.
4. The electric power supply cables must not show any damages or material fatigue.
The LED Powerbar 12 requires almost no maintenance. However, you should keep the unit clean. Disconnect
the mains power supply, and then wipe the cover with a damp cloth. Do not immerse in liquid.
Keep connections clean. Disconnect electric power, and then wipe the audio connections with a damp
cloth. Make sure connections are thoroughly dry before linking equipment or supplying electric power.
Troubleshooting
Showtec LED Powerbar 12
This troubleshooting guide is meant to help solve simple problems.
If a problem occurs, carry out the steps below in sequence until a solution is found. Once the unit operates
properly, do not carry out following steps.
1. If the device does not operate properly, unplug the device.
2. Check the controller, power from the wall, all cables etc.
3. If all of the above appears to be O.K., plug the unit in again.
4. If you are unable to determine the cause of the problem, do not open the LED Powerbar 12, as this may
damage the unit and the warranty will become void.
5. Return the device to your Showtec dealer.
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Product Specification
Model: Showtec LED Powerbar 12
Operating voltage: AC90-264V
Operating current: Max.5.4A
Power consumption: 64.8 W
Beam Angle: 25º
Light Source: 12 High power LEDs
(4 Red, 4 Green, 4 Blue)
Max Projecting distance: 30m.
Colors: RGB
Protection Rating: IP65
Weight: 1,44 kg
Design and product specifications are subject to change without prior notice.
Website: www.Highlite.nl
Email: service@highlite.nl
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