Z-1520 RGB
Fog Machine User Manual
English
© 2014 Antari Lighting and Effects Ltd.
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User Manual - English
Safety Information
Please read the following safety information carefully before operating the
machine. Information includes important safety information about installation,
usage, and maintenance. Pay attention to all warning labels and instructions in
this manual and printed on the machine.
If you have questions about how to operate the machine safely, please contact your local
Antari dealer for help.
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Keep this device dry.
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Always connect to a grounded circuit to avoid risk of electrocution.
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Before connecting machine to power, always check voltage indicate on machine match
to your local AC voltage. Do not use the machine if AC power voltage does not match.
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Disconnect the machine from AC power before servicing and when not in use.
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This product is for indoor use only! Do not expose to rain or moisture. If fluid is spilled,
disconnect AC power and clean with a damp cloth. If fluid is spilled onto electronic parts,
immediately unplug the machine and contact your local Antari dealer for advice.
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No user serviceable and modifiable parts inside. Never try to repair this product,
unauthorized technician may lead machine to damage or malfunction.
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For adult use only. Never leave the machine running unattended.
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Installed in well ventilated area. Provide at least 50 cm space around the machine.
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Never add flammable liquid of any kind to the machine.
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Make sure there are no flammable materials close to the machine while operating.
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Only use Antari fluid. Other fluid may lead to heater clog and malfunction.
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If the machine fails to work, unplug the machine and stop operation immediately.
Contact your local Antari dealer for advise.
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Before transporting the machine, make sure the fluid tank is completely drained.
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Smoke fluid may present health risks if swallowed. Do not drink smoke fluid. Store it
securely. In case of eye contact or if fluid is swallowed immediately look for medical
advice.
Unpacking and Inspection
Immediately upon receiving the machine, carefully unpack the carton, check all content to
ensure that all parts are present and have been received in good condition. If any parts
appear damaged or mishandled from shipping, notify the shipper immediately and retrain the
packing material for inspection.
What is included:
1 x Z-1520 RGB Fogger
1 x W-2 Wireless Remote
1 x Power Cord
1 x User Manual
Product Dimension
418 mm
210 mm
295 mm
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Product Overview
XLR 5-Pin DMX Connector
XLR 3-Pin DMX Connector
PowerCon
Breaker
Tank Capacity : 2.5 liter
Wireless Receiver
LCD Control Panel
22 x 3W LED
(8R, 7G, 7B)
Setting Up
Step 1: Place the machine on a flat surface and in a suitable large area with at least 50 cm
open space around the machine.
Step 2: Fill the fluid tank with Antari approved fluid.
Step 3: Connect the machine to suitable rated power supply. To determine the power
requirement for the machine refer to the label on the back of the machine.
Always connect the machine to a protected circuit and ensure it is properly
grounded to avoid risk of electrocution.
Step 4: Turn on the machine and allow it to heat up. Heat up takes approximatly 5 mintues.
Once the machine has reached operating temperature, the LCD display will show “Ready To
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Fog”. Now the machine is ready for operation.
Step 5: To start making fog, locate the Volume button on the control panel, and press the
button to start making fog.
Step 6: To turn off the machine, press STOP button and turn Powercon to the OFF position.
Operation
Control Panel Operation
The machine can be operated with onboard digital control interface
ANTARI Z-1520 RGB
Ready to Fog
Button
Function
[MENU]
Scroll through setting menu
▲ [UP]/[TIMER]
Up/Activate Timer function
▼ [DOWN]/[VOLUME] Down/Activate Volume function
[STOP]
Deactivate Timer/Volume function
Control Menu
DMX512
Address: 1
Set DMX address from 1 to 504
Stand Alone
Set Master
Set machine as Master of Slave unit
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Color Mode
On
Turn LED On or Off
Color Mode
Marco:01
Color Mode
Chase:01
Timer
Set LED output color from macro 1 to 10
Set LED chase from 1 to 15
Set interval from 15 to 360 seconds
Interval 15 Sec
Timer
Set duration from 1 to 5 seconds
Duration 5 Sec
Wireless Setting
Turn On or Off wireless control
On
Wireless Setting
Button A:M01
Wireless Setting
Button B:M01
Wireless Setting
Button C:M01
Wireless Setting
Button D:M01
Set wireless remote button function macro color 1 to 10 or chase 1
to 15 and off.
Set wireless remote button function macro color 1 to 10 or chase 1
to 15 and off.
Set wireless remote button function macro color 1 to 10 or chase 1
to 15 and off.
Set wireless remote button function macro color 1 to 10 or chase 1
to 15 and off.
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Setting for LED to turn on with fog only or always on.
LED Setting
Fog Only
Set LED delay time from 0 to 5 seconds.
LED Fade Out
Delay: 0 Sec
Run Last Setting
Turn On/Off run last setting function
On
Wireless Operation
Wireless remote control system W-2 consist of a transmitter equipped with four buttons to
activate four user configurable LED setting and fog; with an onboard receiver attach to the
rear panel of Z-1520 RGB.
W-2 Wireless Transmitter
Wireless Receiver
Wireless settings are configurable through onboard control panel, refer to control menu
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section to setup each buttons.
In a free open space the effective distance is 50 meters, actual usage depending on
obstacle level the effective distance is 10-25 meters.
Registering transmitter
Transmitter can be pair or deleted from the receiver. Each receiver can pair up to 10
transmitters. Follow below steps to pair or delete transmitter from receiver.
Step 1: Power off Z-1520 RGB Fogger
Step 2: Press and hold [DOWN] button
Step 3: Turn power on and release [DOWN] button when LCD display blinks
Step 4: Follow the menu instruction to pair or delete transmitter
Transmitter battery replacement
If effective distance seems to be decreased, it is possible the battery level are low and
require replacement. In order to replace the battery, undo the three screws on the back of
transmitter to release the cover. Replace with same type and specification of battery which is
27A 12V
DMX Connector Pin Assignment
The machine provide 3 or 5 pin XLR connector for DMX connection. Diagram below indicate
pin assignment information
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Pin
Function
1
Ground
2
Data-
3
Data+
DMX Channel Function
Channel 1
DMX Value Range
Function
0–4
Fog Off
5 – 255
Fog On
Channel 2
DMX Value Range
Function
Red LED
0-255
0-100%
Channel 3
DMX Value Range
Function
Green LED
0-255
0-100%
Channel 4
DMX Value Range
Function
Blue LED
0-255
0-100%
Channel 5
DMX Value Range
Function
Chase
1-15
Chase 1
16-31
Chase 2
32-47
Chase 3
48-63
Chase 4
64-79
Chase 5
80-95
Chase 6
96-111
Chase 7
112-127
Chase 8
128-143
Chase 9
144-159
Chase 10
160-175
Chase 11
176-191
Chase 12
192-207
Chase 13
208-223
Chase 14
224-255
Chase 15
DMX Value Range
Function
Fog
Channel 6
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Chase Speed
0-255
0-255 step per min
Channel 7
DMX Value Range
Function
Master Dimmer
0-255
0-100%
Channel 8
DMX Value Range
Function
Strobe
0-255
1-20 Hz
Fluid
Only use Antari FLC water-based liquid for the Z-1520 RGB Fogger. The machine is tested
and calibrated with this liquid to get the best output performance. Warranty will be void if any
other type of liquid is used, improper use of liquid may lead to machine failure and
malfunction.
Service and Maintenance
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Do not allow the machine to become contaminated.
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Remove dust from air vents with air compressor, vacuum or a soft brush.
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Only use a damp cloth to clean the casing.
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Before storing run distilled water through the system to help avoid condensing the pump
or heater.
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It is recommended to run the machine on a monthly basis in order to achieve best
performance and output condition.
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Excessive dust, liquid and dirt built up will degrade performance and cause overheating.
Breaker Reset
Disconnect AC power before reset breaker. Only replace fuse with same type
and rating.
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Step 1: Disconnect AC power
Step 2: Flip breaker to ON position
Step 3: Turn on machine to test
Breaker
120V = 15A 250V
230V = 9A 250V
Technical Specifications
Input voltage
120V 60Hz
230V 50Hz
Breaker
120V = 15A 250V
230V = 9A 250V
Heater
1550W
Warm-up time
5 min. (approx.)
Coverage volume
Height 5 Meters, Width 1 Meter
Max. operating time
8 seconds burst
Fluid tank capacity
2.4 L
Fluid consumption
25 ml/10 sec.
Compatible fluid
Antari FLC water-based fluid
Control option
DMX 512, Manual, Timer, Wireless remote
DMX channels
8 channels
Power connection
Neutrik Powercon
DMX data connection
3-pin and 5-pin XLR
Dimension
L 418 x W 295 x H 210 mm
Dry weight
10.4 kg
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