Ambient Flurry User manual

TABLE OF CONTENTS
Flurry™ Wash
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1. Getting Started
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What’s In The Box?
Getting It Out Of The Box
Powering Up!
Getting A Hold Of Us
Safety Instructions (Don’t Stick Your Hand In The Toaster!)
2. Meet The Flurry™ Wash
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Features
DMX Quick Reference (13-Channel Mode)
DMX Quick Reference (5-Channel Mode)
The Flurry Pin-up Picture
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3. Setup
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Fuse Replacement
Connecting A Bunch Of Flurry™ Wash Lumieres
Data/DMX Cables
Cable Connectors
3-Pin??? 5-Pin??? Huh?
Take It To The Next Level: Setting up DMX Control
Fixture Linking (Master/Slave Mode)
Mounting/Rigging
4. Operating Adjustments
5. Appendix
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A Quick DMX Lesson
Keeping Your Flurry As Good As New
Returns (Gasp!)
Shipping Issues
Tech Specs
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The Control Panel
Control Panel Menu Structure
Additional User Adjustments
Setting the pan/tilt/Menu to inverting or non-inverting
Setting the DMX channel configuration
Setting the maximum pan angle
Setting the maximum tilt angle
Service Functions
Resetting the fixture
Restoring Factory Defaults
Stand-Alone (“Auto”) Mode
Master/Slave (“Auto” or “Sound Active”)
Easy Controller Mode
DMX Mode
DMX Channel Values In-Depth (13-Channel Mode)
DMX Channel Values In-Depth (5-Channel Mode)
Troubleshooting
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1. GETTING STARTED
SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
What’s In The Box?
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1 x Flurry™ Wash
An Ever-So-Handy Power Cord
A Sweet DMX Cable
A Totally Useful Mounting Bracket
This Lovely User Manual
• Please keep this User Guide for future use. If you sell the unit to someone
else, be sure that they also receive this User Guide.
Getting It Out Of The Box
Congratulations on purchasing one of the niftiest little moving lights
this side of anywhere! Now that you’ve got your Flurry (or hopefully,
Flurries), you should carefully unpack the box and check the contents
to ensure that all parts are present and in good condition. If anything
looks as if it has been damaged in transit, notify the shipper immediately and keep the packing material for inspection. Again, please save
the carton and all packing materials. If a fixture must be returned to
the factory, it is important that the fixture be returned in the original
factory box and packing.
Powering Up!
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.
AC Voltage Switch - Not all fixtures have a voltage select switch, so
please verify that the fixture you receive is suitable for your local power supply. See the label on the fixture or refer to the fixture’s specifications chart for more information. A fixture’s listed current rating is
its average current draw under normal conditions. Check the fixture or
device carefully to make sure that if a voltage selection switch exists
that it is set to the correct line voltage you will use.
Warning! Verify that the voltage select switch on your unit
matches the line voltage applied. Damage to your fixture may
result if the line voltage applied does not match the voltage
indicated on the voltage selector switch. All fixtures must be
connected to circuits with a suitable Ground (Earthing).
Getting A Hold Of Us
If something is wrong, just give us a call or send an email.
We’ll be happy to help, honest.
Blizzard Lighting
2705 Brookview Ct., Brookfield, WI 53005 USA
support@blizzardlighting.com
www.blizzardlighting.com
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• 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 the decal or rear panel of the fixture.
• 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
20in (50cm) from adjacent surfaces. Be sure that no ventilation slots are
blocked.
• ALWAYS disconnect from the power source before servicing or replacing fuse
and be sure to replace with same fuse size and type.
• ALWAYS secure fixture using a safety chain. NEVER carry the fixture by its
head. Use its carrying handles.
• DO NOT operate at ambient temperatures higher than 104°F (40°C).
• In the event of a 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.
• NEVER connect the device to a dimmer pack.
• Make sure the power cord is never crimped or damaged.
• Never disconnect the power cord by pulling or tugging on the cord.
• Avoid direct eye exposure to the light source while it is on.
Caution! 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 Blizzard Lighting at support@blizzardlighting.com.
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2. MEET THE FLURRY™ WASH
DMX Quick Reference (5-Channel Mode)
CONTROL FEATURES
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5 or 13-channel DMX-512 LED moving head lumiere
Pan: 540 degrees / Tilt: 270 degrees
RGB color mixing
Variable electronic strobe
Variable electronic dimmer (0 – 100%)
Vector speed channel for pan/tilt, RGB color mixing and color macros
Built-in movement macros via master/slave or DMX
ADDITIONAL FEATURES
• User-selectable basic or advanced operating modes
• User-selectable pan/tilt ranges
Pan: 540°, 360°, 180°
Tilt: 270°, 180°, 90°
• Compact and lightweight (it kept its new year’s resolution!)
• LED display menu with invert
• Reset to factory settings option
• Display auto on/off
• Pan/tilt invert option
• Fan cooled
Channel
What It Does
1
Pan
2
Tilt
3
Dimmer & Strobe
4
Color Macros
5
Reserved
Figure 1: The Flurry Pin-Up Picture
High Power
LED’s
Head
OPTIONAL CONTROLLERS
LED
Readout
• Easy Controller (CA-9)
DMX Quick Reference (13-Channel Mode)
Channel
What It Does
1
Pan
2
Pan Fine (16-Bit)
3
Tilt
4
Tilt Fine (16-Bit)
5
Pan/Tilt Speed
6
Dimmer & Strobe
7
Red Intesity
8
Green Intensity
9
Blue Intensity
10
Color Macros
11
Color Speed
12
Movement Macros
13
Reserved
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Control Panel
Figure 2: The Rear Connections
DMX In
AC Power
DMX Out
Fuse Cover
110V/220V Switch
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3. SETUP
Cable Connectors
Cables must have a male XLR connector on one end and a female XLR
connector on the other end. (Duh!)
Fuse Replacement
With a flat head screwdriver, wedge the
fuse holder out of its housing. Remove the
damaged fuse from its holder and replace
with exact same type fuse. Insert the fuse
holder back in its place and reconnect
power.
Connecting A Bunch of Flurry™ Wash Lumieres
You will need a serial data link to run light shows using a DMX-512
controller or to run shows on two or more fixtures set to sync in master/slave operating mode. The combined number of channels required
by all the fixtures on a serial data link determines the number of fixtures the data link can support.
Fixtures on a serial data link must be daisy chained in one single line.
Also, connecting more than 32 fixtures on one serial data link without
the use of a DMX optically-isolated splitter may result in deterioration
of the digital DMX signal.
The maximum recommended cable-run distance is 500 meters (1640
ft). The maximum recommended number of fixtures on a serial data
link is 32 fixtures.
Data/DMX Cabling
To link fixtures together you’ll need data cables. You should use datagrade cables that can carry a high quality signal and are less prone to
electromagnetic interference.
For instance, Belden© 9841 meets the specifications for EIA RS-485
applications. Standard microphone cables will “probably” be OK, but
note that they cannot transmit DMX data as reliably over long distances. In any event, the cable should have the following characteristics:
2-conductor twisted pair plus a shield
Maximum capacitance between conductors – 30 pF/ft.
Maximum capacitance between conductor & shield – 55 pF/ft.
Maximum resistance of 20 ohms / 1000 ft.
Nominal impedance 100 – 140 ohms
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CAUTION: Do not allow contact between the common and the fixture’s chassis ground. Grounding the common can cause a ground
loop, and your fixture may perform erratically. Test cables with an
ohm meter to verify correct polarity and to make sure the pins are not
grounded or shorted to the shield or each other.
3-Pin??? 5-Pin??? Huh?!?
If you use a controller with a 5 pin DMX output connector, you will need to use a 5 pin to 3 pin adapter.
They are widely available over the internet and from specialty retailers If you’d like to build your own, the
chart below details a proper cable conversion:
Conductor
3-Pin Female
(Output)
5-Pin Male
(Input)
Ground/Shield
Pin 1
Pin 1
DMX Data (-)
Pin 2
Pin 2
DMX Data (+)
Pin 3
Pin 3
Not Used.
No Connection.
No Connection.
Not Used.
No Connection.
No Connection.
Take It To The Next Level: Setting Up DMX Control
Step 1: Connect the male connector of the
DMX cable to the female connector (output)
on the controller.
Step 2: Connect the female connector of the
DMX cable to the first fixture’s male connector (input). Note: It doesn’t matter which
fixture address is the first one connected.
We recommend connecting the fixtures in
terms of their proximity to the controller,
rather than connecting the lowest fixture
number first, and so on.
Step 3: Connect other fixtures in the chain
from output to input as above. Place a DMX
terminator on the output of the final fixture
to ensure best communication.
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4. OPERATING ADJUSTMENTS
Fixture Linking (Master/Slave Mode)
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.
A quick note: Often,
the setup for MasterSlave and Standalone
operation requires that
the first fixture in the
chain be initialized for
this purpose via either
settings in the control
panel or DIP-switches.
Secondarily, the fixtures
that follow may also require a slave setting.
The Control Panel
All the goodies and different modes possible with the Flurry™ Wash are
accessed by using the control panel on the front of the fixture. There
are 4 control buttons below the LED display which allow you to navigate through the various control panel menus.
<MODE/ESC>
Is used to initially access the control panel system, and also navigate
to the previous higher-level menu item.
<UP>
Scrolls through menu items and numbers in ascending order.
<DOWN>
Scrolls through menu items and numbers in descending order.
<ENTER>
Is used to select and confirm/store the current selection.
Check the “Operating Adjustments” section in this manual for complete instructions for this type of setup and configuration.
Mounting & Rigging
This fixture may be mounted in any SAFE position provided there is
enough room for ventilation.
It is important never to obstruct the fan or vents pathway. Mount the
fixture using a suitable “C” or “O” type clamp. The clamp should be
rated to hold at least 10x the fixture’s weight to ensure structural stability. Do not mount to surfaces with unknown strength, and ensure
properly “rated” rigging is used when mounting fixutres overhead.
Adjust the angle of the fixture by loosening both knobs and tilting the
fixture. After finding the desired position, retighten both knobs.
• When selecting installation location, take into consideration lamp
replacement access (if applicable) and routine maintenance.
• Safety cables MUST ALWAYS be used.
• Never mount in places where the fixture will be exposed to rain,
high humidity, extreme temperature changes or restricted ventilation.
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The Control Panel LED Display shows the menu items you select from
the menu map on page #11. When a menu function is selected, the
display will show immediately the first available option for the selected
menu function. To select a menu item, press <ENTER>.
Press the <MODE/ESC> button repeatedly until you reach the desired
menu function. Use the <UP> and <DOWN> buttons to navigate the
menu options. Press the <ENTER> button to select the menu function
currently displayed, or to enable a menu option. To return to the previous option or menu without changing the value, press the
<MODE/ESC> button.
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Control Panel Menu Structure
Additional User Adjustments
TO SET THE PAN TO REVERSED OR NORMAL:
1.) Press the <MODE/ESC> button until it shows
or
2.) Use the <UP/DOWN> buttons to set to the desired position, press
<ENTER> to confirm.
TO SET THE TILT TO REVERSED OR NORMAL:
or
1.) Press the <MODE/ESC> button until it shows
2.) Use the <UP/DOWN> buttons to set to the desired position, press
<ENTER> to confirm.
TO SET THE LED READOUT TO REVERSED OR NORMAL:
1.) Press the <MODE/ESC> button until it shows
or
2.) Use the <UP/DOWN> buttons to set to the desired position, press
<ENTER> to confirm.
TO SET THE DMX CHANNEL CONFIGURATION:
1.) Press the <MODE/ESC> button until it shows
or
2.) Use the <UP/DOWN> buttons to set to the desired position, press
<ENTER> to confirm.
TO SET THE MAXIMUM PAN ANGLE:
1.)Press the <MODE/ESC> button until it shows
or
or
2.) Use the <UP/DOWN> buttons to set to the desired position, press
<ENTER> to confirm.
TO SET THE MAXIMUM TILT ANGLE:
or
1.) Press the <MODE/ESC> button until it shows
2.) Use the <UP/DOWN> buttons to set to the desired position, press
<ENTER> to confirm.
Service Functions
TO RESET THE FIXTURE:
1.) Press the <MODE/ESC> button until the display shows
2.) Press <ENTER> to confirm your selection.
TO RESTORE ALL SETTINGS TO THEIR FACTORY DEFAULTS:
1.) Press the <MODE/ESC> button until the display shows
2.) Press <ENTER> to confirm your selection.
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Stand-Alone Mode (Auto Mode):
DMX Channel Values (13 Channel Mode)
Allows a single unit to run to a factory installed program at one of two speeds.
1.) To set the fixture in auto mode fast, select
Once confirmed the display reads
.
.
2.) To set the fixture in auto mode Slow, select
.
.
Once confirmed the display reads
Master/Slave Mode (Auto or Sound Active):
Channel
Channel Value
Does...
1
000 <-> 255
Pan
2
000 <-> 255
Tilt
3
000 <-> 255
Pan Fine
4
000 <-> 255
Tilt Fine
5
000 <-> 255
Pan/Tilt Speed (Normal to Slow)
000
008
135
240
Dimmer/Strobe
Closed
100%-0% Dimming
Strobe (Slow-Fast)
Open
6
Allows you to link up to 32 units together without a controller.
1.) Use standard DMX cables to daisy chain your units together via the DMX connector on the rear of the units. It may be necessary to use a terminator at the
last fixture. For more information about terminators, see page 8.
2.) Choose a unit to function as the Master. Select NAFA/NASL or NStS (see below for readout) depending upon which master mode you want. The master unit
must be the first unit. Finally, chain the units together using DMX cable.
Master Auto
Master Sound
or
when confirmed.
000 <-> 255
Red
0-100%
8
000 <-> 255
Green
0-100%
9
000 <-> 255
Blue
0-100%
10
000
008
022
036
050
063
077
091
105
119
133
147
161
175
189
203
217
231
244
11
000 <-> 255
Color Speed
000
008
024
040
056
072
088
105
118
136
152
168
184
200
216
232
247
Movement/Color Macros
No Function
Automatic Program #1
Automatic Program #2
Automatic Program #3
Automatic Program #4
Automatic Program #5
Automatic Program #6
Automatic Program #7
Automatic Program #8
Sound Active Program #1
Sound Active Program #2
Sound Active Program #3
Sound Active Program #4
Sound Active Program #5
Sound Active Program #6
Sound Active Program #7
Sound Active Program #8
3.) Select slave function by using the <UP>/<DOWN> keys to reach SLAv in
the Master/Auto menu on the slave units, and they will react in the same as the
Master.
Slave
becomes
Allows you to use the optional CA-9 Easy Controller for basic control functionality.
1.) Connect the CA-9 Easy Controller to the controller port on the rear panel of
the unit.
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2.) Select the Easy Controller function by using the <UP>/<DOWN> keys to
reach NStc in the menu structure.
becomes
when confirmed.
13
3.) In Easy Controller Mode, the fixture will react as follows:
Button
<->
<->
<->
<->
<->
<->
<->
<->
<->
<->
<->
<->
<->
<->
<->
<->
<->
<->
<->
007
021
035
049
062
076
090
104
118
132
146
160
174
188
202
216
230
243
255
Color Macros
No Function
White
Red
Green
Blue
Cyan
Magenta
Yellow
Purple
Orange
Chartruese
Pink
Brown
Gold
Crimson
Violet
Crepe
Color Change Macro #1
Color Change Macro #2
when confirmed.
Easy Controller Mode
Easy Control
007
134
239
255
7
.
becomes
<->
<->
<->
<->
<->
<->
<->
<->
<->
<->
<->
<->
<->
<->
<->
<->
<->
<->
<->
<->
<->
007
023
039
055
071
087
104
117
135
151
167
183
199
215
231
247
255
Reserved
What it Does...
Standby
Blackout.
Function
1st click = Strobe On, 2nd click = Strobe Off.
Mode
1st click = Sound Active Mode (Remote LED will be on).
2nd click = Auto Mode (LED will be off).
DMX Mode
Allows the unit to be controlled by any universal DMX controller. If you are unfamiliar with
DMX, please read the DMX Primer on page #17.
1.) The default mode for the fixture is DMX, which appears as
LED Readout.
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DMX Channel Values (5 Channel Mode)
Channel
Channel Value
Does...
1
000 <-> 255
Pan
2
000 <-> 255
Tilt
000
008
135
240
<->
<->
<->
<->
007
134
239
255
Dimmer/Strobe
Closed
100%-0% Dimming
Strobe (Slow-Fast)
Open
000
008
022
036
050
063
077
091
105
119
133
147
161
175
189
203
217
231
244
<->
<->
<->
<->
<->
<->
<->
<->
<->
<->
<->
<->
<->
<->
<->
<->
<->
<->
<->
007
021
035
049
062
076
090
104
118
132
146
160
174
188
202
216
230
243
255
Color Macros
No Function
White
Red
Green
Blue
Cyan
Magenta
Yellow
Purple
Orange
Chartruese
Pink
Brown
Gold
Crimson
Violet
Crepe
Color Change Macro #1
Color Change Macro #2
3
4
5
Troubleshooting
Reserved
Symptom
Solution
Fixture AutoShut Off
Check the fan in the fixture. If it is stopped or moving
slower than normal, the unit may have shut itself off due to
high heat. This is to protect the fixture from overheating.
Clear the fan of obstructions, or return the unit for service.
Beam is Dim
Check optical system and clean excess dust/grime. Also
ensure that the 220V/110V switch is in the correct position,
if applicable.
No Light Output
Check to ensure fixture is operating under correct mode, IE
sound active/auto/DMX/Etc., if applicable. Contact service
for more information.
Chase Speed
Too Fast/Slow
Check to ensure proper setup of speed adjustment.
No Power
Check fuse, AC cord and circuit for malfunction.
Blown Fuse
Check AC cord and circuit for damage, verify that moving
parts are not restricted and that unit’s ventilation is not
obstructed
Slow Movement
Verify that 220V/110V switch is in the correct position, if
applicable. Also check that speed channels are set appropriately.
No Response to
Audio
Verify that the fixture is in “Sound Active” mode.
Adjust Audio Sensitivity, If Applicable.
Fixture Not
Responding /
Responding Erraticly
Make sure all connectors are seated properly and securely.
Use Only DMX Cables.
Install a Terminator.
Check all cables for defects.
Reset fixture(s).
Intermittant
Lamp
Check lamp for properly installation.
Relamp, lamp may have reached end of life.
Remote Doesn’t
Work
Verify remote control cable is installed properly and securely.
Verify remote is correct type (CA-9 or other as applicable.)
Fixture Moving
On Its Own
Verify proper mode of operation. Is the fixture in “Auto”
mode?
If your problem isn’t listed, or if problems persist,
please contact support: support@blizzardlighting.com.
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5. APPENDIX
Keeping Your Flurry As Good As New
A Quick Lesson On DMX
DMX (aka DMX-512) was created in 1986 by the United States Institute for Theatre
Technology (USITT) as a standardized method for connecting lighting consoles to lighting
dimmer modules. It was revised in 1990 and again in 2000 to allow more flexibility. The
Entertainment Services and Technology Association (ESTA) has since assumed control over
the DMX512 standard. It has also been approved and recognized for ANSI standard classification.
DMX covers (and is an abbreviation for) Digital MultipleXed signals. It is the most common
communications standard used by lighting and related stage equipment.
DMX provides up to 512 control “channels” per data link. Each of these channels was originally intended to control lamp dimmer levels. You can think of it as 512 faders on a lighting
console, connected to 512 light bulbs. Each slider’s position is sent over the data link as an
8-bit number having a value between 0 and 255. The value 0 corresponds to the light bulb
being completely off while 255 corresponds to the light bulb being fully on.
DMX data is transmitted at 250,000 bits per second using the RS-485 transmission standard over two wires. As with microphone cables, a grounded cable shield is used to prevent
interference with other signals.
There are five pins on a DMX connector: a wire for ground (cable shield), two wires for
“Primary” communication which goes from a DMX source to a DMX receiver, and two wires
for a “Secondary” communication which goes from a DMX receiver back to a DMX source.
Generally, the “Secondary” channel is not used so data flows only from sources to receivers. Hence, most of us are most familiar with DMX-512 as being employer over typical
3-pin “mic cables,” although this does not conform to the defined standard.
DMX is connected using a daisy-chain configuration where the source connects to the input
of the first device, the output of the first device connects to the input of the next device,
and so on. The standard allows for up to 32 devices on a single DMX link.
Each receiving device typically has a means for setting the “starting channel number” that
it will respond to. For example, if two 6-channel fixtures are used, the first fixture might
be set to start at channel 1 so it would respond to DMX channels 1 through 6, and the next
fixture would be set to start at channel 7 so it would respond to channels 7 through 12.
The greatest strength of the DMX communications protocol is that it is very simple and
robust. It involves transmitting a reset condition (indicating the start of a new “packet”),
a start code, and up to 512 bytes of data. Data packets are transmitted continuously. As
soon as one packet is finished, another can begin with no delay if desired (usually another
follows within 1 ms). If nothing is changing (i.e. no lamp levels change) the same data will
be sent out over and over again. This is a great feature of DMX -- if for some reason the
data is not interpreted the first time around, it will be re-sent shortly.
Not all 512 channels need to be output per packet, and in fact, it is very uncommon to find
all 512 used. The fewer channels are used, the higher the “refresh” rate. It is possible to
get DMX refreshes at around 1000 times per second if only 24 channels are being transmitted. If all 512 channels are being transmitted, the refresh rate is around 44 times per
second.
In summary, since its design and evolution in the 1980’s DMX has become the standard
for lighting control. It is flexible, robust, and scalable, and its ability to control everything
from dimmer packs to moving lights to foggers to lasers makes it an indispensible tool for
any lighting designer or lighting performer.
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The fixture you’ve received is a rugged, tough piece of pro lighting equipment, and as long as you take care of it, it will take care of you. That said, like
anything, you’ll need to take care of it if you want it to operate as designed.
You should absolutely keep the fixture clean, especially if you are using it in an
environment with a lot of dust, fog, haze, wild animals, wild teenagers or spilled
drinks.
Cleaning the optics routinely with a suitable glass cleaner will greatly improve
the quality of light output. Keeping the fans free of dust and debris will keep
the fixture running cool and prevent damage from overheating.
In transit, keep the fixtures in cases. You wouldn’t throw a prized guitar,
drumset, or other piece of expensive gear into a gear trailer without a case,
and similarly, you shouldn’t even think about doing it with your shiny new light
fixtures.
Common sense and taking care of your fixtures will be the single biggest thing
you can do to keep them running at peak performance and let you worry about
designing a great light show, putting on a great concert, or maximizing your client’s satistfaction and “wow factor.” That’s what it’s all about, after all!
Returns (Gasp!)
We’ve taken a lot of precautions to make sure you never even have to worry
about sending a defective unit back, or sending a unit in for service. But, like
any complex piece of equipment designed and built by humans, once in a while,
something doesn’t go as planned. If you find yourself with a fixture that isn’t
behaving like a good little fixture should, you’ll need to obtain a Return Authorization (RA).
Don’t worry, this is easy. Just send an email to support@blizzardlighting.com,
and we’ll issue you an RA. Then, you’ll need to send the unit to us using a
trackable, pre-paid freight method. We suggest using USPS Priority or UPS.
Make sure you carefully pack the fixture for transit, and whenever possible, use
the original box & packing for shipping.
When returning your fixture for service, be sure to include the following:
1.) Your contact information (Name, Address, Phone Number, Email address).
2.) The RA# issued to you
3.) A brief description of the problem/symptoms.
We will, at our discretion, repair or replace the fixture. Please remember that
any shipping damage which occurs in transit to us is the customer’s responsibility, so pack it well!
Shipping Issues
Damage incurred in shipping is the responsibility of the shipper, and
must be reported to the carrier immediately upon receipt of the items.
Claims must be made within seven (7) days of receipt.
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Tech Specs!
Weight & Dimensions
Length
6.8 inches (173 mm)
Width
6.8 inches (173 mm)
Height
9.8 inches (249 mm)
Weight
8.3 lbs (3.8 kg)
Power
Operating Voltage
110-230VAC, 50-60 Hertz (selectable via
voltage switch)
Fuse
2A 250V
Power Consumption
120W
Light Source
LED
18x3W (6x Each Red, Green, Blue), 100,000
hours, Edison® Brand.
Movement Range
Pan
540 degrees
Tilt
270 degrees
Thermal
Max. Operating Temp.
104 degrees F (40 degrees C) ambient
Control
Protocol
USITT DMX-512
DMX Channels
5 or 13 (User Selectable)
Input
3-pin XLR Male
Output
3-pin XLR Female
Optional Controller
CA-9 Easy Controller
Coolness Factor
Leventy Billion Percent
Warranty
Flurry Wash Manual Rev. A
2-year limited warranty, does not cover malfunction caused by damage to LED’s.
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Enjoy your product!
Our sincerest thanks for your purchase!
--The team @ Blizzard Lighting