Pro Spot PR-113 Specifications

Design Spot 250 Pro
Elation Professional
6122 S Eastern Ave
Los Angeles, Ca 90040
www.elationlighting.com
Rev. 04/21/2008 – visage
Version 1.3
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CONTENTS
1.
General Information……………………………………………………………………… 4
a. Introduction………………………………………………………………………. 4
b. Unpacking………………………………………………………..…………..….. 4
c.
Customer Support…………………………………………….………………… 4
d. Warranty Registration……………………………………………………..……. 5
e. Discharge Lamp Warning………………………………………………………. 5
2.
Safety Instructions………………………………………………………........…………. 7
3.
Features…………………………………………………………………………………… 9
4.
General Guidelines………………………………………………………………………. 10
5.
Lamp Installation…………………………………………………………………………. 11
a. Lamp installation…………………………………………………….……………11
b. Lamp optimization……………………………………………………..………… 12
6.
Mounting and Installation………………………………………………………….……. 14
a. Mounting Positions……………………………………………………………… 15
b. Mounting Points…………………………………………………………………. 16
c.
7.
Securing………………………………………………………………………….. 16
Understanding DMX……………………………………………………………………... 17
a. DMX Cable Requirements……..………………………………………………. 17
b. DMX Terminator…………………………………………………………………. 19
c.
3-Pin to 5-Pin Conversion………………………………………………………. 19
d. DMX Addressing………………………………………………………………… 19
8.
Display Indicators………………………………………………………………………… 21
9.
Fixture Menu……………………………………………………………………………… 22
a. Menu functions………………………………………………………………….. 24
10. Assigning a DMX Address..…………………………………………………………….. 34
11. Working With Built-In Programs………………………………………………………… 36
12. DMX Channel Traits…...….…………………………………………………………….. 40
a. DMX Channel Values…………………………………………………………… 41
13. Error Codes………………………………………………………………………………. 45
14. Cleaning and Maintenance……………………………………………………………… 48
15. Warranty……………………………………………………………………………………49
16. Photometric Data………………………………………………………………………….51
17. Gobo Patterns……………………………………………………………..……………... 52
18. Dimensional Drawings………………………………………………….……………….. 53
19. Circuit Schematic………...………………………………………………………………. 54
20. Technical Specifications…………………………………………...………….………… 55
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1. GENERAL INFORMATION
INTRODUCTION: Congratulations, you have just purchased one of the most innovative and
reliable lighting fixtures on the market today! The Design Spot 250 Pro,™ has been designed
to perform reliably for years when the guidelines in this booklet are followed. Please read
and understand the instructions in this manual carefully and thoroughly before attempting to
operate this unit. These instructions contain important information regarding safety during
use and maintenance.
UNPACKING: Thank you for purchasing the Design Spot 250 Pro™ by Elation
Professional®. Every Design Spot 250 Pro™ has been thoroughly tested and has been
shipped in perfect operating condition. Carefully check the shipping carton for damage that
may have occurred during shipping. If the carton appears to be damaged, carefully inspect
your unit for damage and be sure all accessories necessary to operate the unit have arrived
intact. In the event damage has been found or parts are missing, please contact our
customer support team for further instructions. Please do not return this unit to your dealer
without first contacting customer support at the number listed below.
CUSTOMER SUPPORT: Elation Professional® provides a customer support line, to provide
set up help and to answer any question should you encounter problems during your set up
or initial operation. You may also visit us on the web at www.elationlighting.com for any
comments or suggestions. For service related issue please contact Elation Professional®.
Service Hours are Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Pacific Standard Time.
Voice:
(323) 582-3322
Fax:
(323) 832-9142
E-mail:
support@elationlighting.com
Forum:
www.ElationLighting.com/forum
Warning! To prevent or reduce the risk of electrical shock or fire, do not expose this unit to
rain or moisture.
Caution! There are no user serviceable parts inside this unit. Do not attempt any repairs
yourself, doing so will void your manufactures warranty.
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Please do not discard the shipping carton in the trash. Please recycle whenever possible.
WARRANTY REGISTRATION: The Design Spot 250 Pro™ carries a two year (730 days)
limited warranty. Please fill out the enclosed warranty card to validate your purchase. All
returned service items whether under warranty or not, must be freight pre-paid and
accompany a return authorization (R.A.) number. The R.A. number must be clearly written
on the outside of the return package. A brief description of the problem as well as the R.A.
number must also be written down on a piece of paper and included in the shipping
container. If the unit is under warranty, you must provide a copy of your proof of purchase
invoice. Items returned without a R.A. number clearly marked on the outside of the package
will be refused and returned at customer’s expense. You may obtain a R.A. number by
contacting customer support at (323) 582-3322.
DISCHARGE LAMP WARNING: This fixture is fitted with a discharge
lamp, which is highly susceptible to damage if improperly handled.
Never touch the lamp with your bare hands, as the oil from your hands
will shorten lamp life. Also, never move the fixture until the lamps have
had ample time to cool. Remember, lamps are not covered under
warranty conditions.
UV RADIATION: This fixture emits intense UV radiation, which is harmful to the eyes and
skin. The intense luminance of the lamp can cause severe damage to the retina. Never
operate this fixture with the protective covers removed, these covers have been specially
designed to shield against UV radiation.
Epileptic Warning: Those suffering from epilepsy should avoid looking directly into the
lamp at all times.
Avoid switching the fixture on and off repeatedly in short intervals, as this will reduce lamp
life and intensity.
To achieve the intensity associated with discharge lamps, these lamps use a gas sealed in a
high-pressure environment to emit a brilliant output. Due to the high pressure involved with
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the construction of the lamp, the lamp may explode during prolonged extensive use. This
risk is increased with age; added care is encouraged when dealing with older lamps. Thus,
lamp should always be replaced at the end of their recommended duty cycle. Extreme
caution should be used when operated this or any fixture fitted with a gas discharge lamp.
Never open this fixture while in use!
During the initial operation of this fixture, a light smoke or smell may emit from the interior of
the fixture. This is a normal process and is caused by excess paint in the interior of the
casing burning off from the heat associated with the lamp and will decrease gradually over
time.
This device falls under protection-class 1. Therefore it is essential that the device be
grounded properly.
All electrical connections must be performed by qualified personnel.
Be sure the available voltage matches the voltage requirements of the unit.
Be sure the power cord is never crimped or damaged. If the power cord is damaged, replace
it immediately with a new one of similar power rating.
Always disconnect from main power before performing any type of service or any cleaning
procedure.
Only handle the power cord by the plug. Never pull out the plug by tugging the wire portion of
the cord.
Please be aware that damages caused by manual modifications to the device are not
subject to warranty.
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2. SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
The Design Spot 250 Pro™ is an extremely sophisticated piece
of electronic equipment. To guarantee a smooth operation, it is
important to follow the guidelines in this manual. The
manufacturer of this device will not accept responsibility for
damages resulting from the misuse of this fixture due to the
disregard of the information printed in this manual.
1. Always be sure that the fan and the air inlets remain clean and are never blocked.
Allow about 6” (15cm) between this fixture and other devices or a wall to allow for
proper cooling.
2. Never touch the fixture during normal operation. This can cause severe personal
injuries and/or damage to the fixture.
3. Be sure to unplug the DESIGN SPOT 250 PRO™ from the power outlet before
performing any service related issues.
4. Lamp Replacement; Allow at least 15 minutes after disconnecting main power
before you open the DESIGN SPOT 250 PRO™. To prevent personal injury, never
touch the lamp if you are not absolutely sure it has cooled.
5. Never look directly into the lamp beam. You risk injury to your retina, which may
induce blindness.
6. Be sure to track and record the lamp running time. The lamp should be changed at
the end of the specified lamp life, regardless of lamp output. You may also have to
change the lamp if it shows any deformations or damage. The same is with all
glass components, color filters, lenses and mirrors.
7. For safe operation, follow the Installation guide described in chapter six of this
manual. Operating the DESIGN SPOT 250 PRO™ without suited safety aids such
as safety cables or clamps can increase the risk of damage and/or personal injury.
8. Qualified and certified personnel should only perform installation.
9. When mounting this fixture, use only the original rigging parts included with this
fixture. Any structural modification will void the original manufactures warranty and
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may increase the risk of damage and/or personal injury.
10. To reduce the risk of fire or shock, do not expose this fixture to rain or moisture.
11. Do not attempt to operate this fixture if the power cord has become damaged or
frayed.
Important Notice: Damages resulting from the disregard of safety and general user
instructions found in this user manual are not subject to any warranty claims.
Never touch the device during operation!
The housing may heat up
Never look directly into the light source,
as sensitive persons may suffer an epileptic shock.
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3. FEATURES
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Pan 630° or 540˚ (User selectable) / Tilt 265°
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3 operation mode: DMX controlled, stand alone or sound activated
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8 replaceable colors plus white (including UV filter), with two direction rainbow effect
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User selectable color change (mode 1: full colors, mode 2: split-colors)
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Two Gobos Wheels:
o Rotating gobo wheel with 7 rotating gobos plus open, all gobos can be easily
replaceable and gobo indexing
o Static gobo wheel with 7 static gobos plus open with different speed gobo
shaking and gobo indexing
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Strobe effect: 0~18 flashes per second or random strobe
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Prism and prism rotation, with 16 prism macros
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Bright Phillips MSD 250/2 Lamp (250w / 8500K / 3000Hrs / 18,000Lm)
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Dimmer intensity from 0%~100%
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User Selectable Power Supply (Internal Tap)
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Control board with full LCD character display and foil-keyboard
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Reversible Display Option (180˚ Flip)
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RDMX (Remote DMX addressing from any DMX console)
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Auto test for all functions
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Automatic Pan/Tilt Correction
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Built-in Iris (5% ~ 100%), with Iris Pulse Effect
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Glass Dichroic Reflector for Even Lamp Output
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Anti-Reflective Coated Lenses
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USITT DMX-512 Complaint (3-pin and 5-pin DMX Connections)
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Value of each DMX-channel can be displayed
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Electronic Focus via DMX
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Pan and Tilt Locking System
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8 User Assignable Program Presets - Internal Program: Edit and save programs to
the incorporated EEPROM through the front control panel or external controller; you
can save a maximum of 48 scenes, and run the saved programs by using the “run”
menu on the front control panel
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4. GENERAL GUIDELINES
This fixture is a professional lighting effect designed for use on stage, in nightclubs, in
theatres, etc. Do not attempt operation or installation without a proper knowledge on how to
do so.
This fixture was designed for indoor use only.
Consistent operational breaks may ensure that the fixture will function properly for many
years to come.
Do not shake the fixture around. Avoid brute force when installing or operating the device.
While choosing an installation location, please be sure that the fixture will not be exposed to
extreme heat, moisture or dust. The minimum distance between the fixture and a wall or flat
surface should be at least 0.5 meter (about 1.5ft).
Always install the fixture with an appropriate safety cable. When installing the fixture in a
suspended environment always use mounting hardware that is no less than M10 x 25 mm,
also be sure the hardware is insert in the pre-arranged screw holes in the base of the fixture.
When using the quick release “Omega” cam-lock system, be sure the four quick lock
fasteners are locked in the quick lock holes correctly.
Do not attempt to operate this fixture until you have familiarized yourself with its functions.
Do not permit operation by persons not qualified for operating this type of theatrical fixture;
most damages are the result of operations by nonprofessionals.
Please use the original packaging to transport the fixture in for service.
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5. LAMP INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS
Installing or replacing the lamp
For a proper and safe lamp change, please read this chapter carefully and follow all
instructions.
Safety Regulations
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Disconnect the unit’s main power supply.
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Allow the unit to cool for at least 15 minutes before attempting any type of service.
•
Before you put the Design Spot 250 Pro™ into operation be sure all covers have
been replaced, otherwise you risk damage to the retina and expose to UV radiation!
•
When replacing an old lamp always be sure to replace with an approved
replacement. Be sure the replacement lamp meets or exceeds the original lamp
specifications, failure to do so may damage the fixture and void the manufactures
warranty. Be sure to follow all of the lamp handling procedures included with the
new lamp. Never handle the new lamp with your bare hands as the oils from your
skin may damage the lamp and cause premature lamp failure.
Installation Procedure:
1. Set the fixture on its’ back and remove the three Phillips screws labeled “A” and “B”
found on the back plate of the head assembly.
2. Gently pull out the lamp/socket assembly to access the lamp.
3. Gently remove the old lamp by grasping it by the ceramic base.
4. Carefully insert the new lamp into the socket (Only use a MSD 250/2 GY9.5 lamp or
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equivalent). Please remember there is only one way to insert the lamp and the lamp
should fit completely in the lamp socket.
5. Once the lamp has been inserted into the socket, gently slide the socket assembly
back into place and secure with the two Phillips screws.
6. Always be sure to optimize the lamp after lamp replacement.
Do not operate this device with open cover
Lamp Optimization
The lamp orientation and optimization must be adjusted after every lamp change. This
procedure centers the lamp in the reflector. Proper optimization will increase lamp life and
ensure a bright crisp output. Improper optimization may add a yellow tint to the lamp output
and reduce intensity. The minimum deviation amount is 1.0mm. Running the fixture within a
lower deviation can cause damage to the lamp and/or lens.
The Design Spot 250 Pro™ lamp holder is aligned at the factory. However, due to slight
imperfections in all lamps, fine adjustments will improve light performance. Please follow the
procedure below for proper lamp optimization:
1. Using either a DMX controller or the control panel on the unit (see “LAMP ADJUST” in
the fixture menu on page 32), strike the lamp and focus the light on a flat surface
(beam open, white, no gobo, no effect).
2. Center the hot-spot (the brightest part of the beam) using the 3 adjustment screws
labeled 1, 2, and 3 as illustrated on the next page. Turn one screw at a time to drag
the hot-spot diagonally across the projected image. If you cannot detect a hot-spot,
adjust the lamp until the light is even.
3. To reduce a hot-spot, pull the lamp in by turning all three screws clockwise a 1/4-turn
at a time until the light is evenly distributed.
4. If the light is brighter around the edge than it is in the center, or if light output is low,
the lamp is too far back in the reflector. "Push” the lamp out by turning each of the
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adjustment screws ("1, 2, 3”) counterclockwise turn until the light is bright and evenly
distributed.
Please remember that a MSD 250/2 lamp is not a hot-restrike lamp therefore, you must wait
approximately 15 minutes before you can attempt to strike the lamp once it has been turned
off.
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6. MOUNTING AND INSTALLATION
Cautions:
For added protection mount the fixtures in areas outside walking paths, seating areas, or in
areas were the fixture might be reached by unauthorized personal.
Before mounting the fixture to any surface, make sure that the installation area can hold a
minimum point load of 10 times the device’s weight.
Fixture installation must always be secured with a secondary safety attachment, such as an
appropriate safety cable.
Never stand directly below the device when mounting, removing, or servicing the fixture.
Before taking into operation for the first time,
the installation has to be approved by an expert.
When installing the device, make sure there is no highly
inflammable material within a distance of min. 0,5m
Mounting
The DESIGN SPOT 250 PRO™ is fully operational in two different mounting positions,
hanging upside-down from a ceiling, or set on a flat level surface (see illustration below). Be
sure this fixture is kept at least 0.5m (1.5 ft) away from any flammable materials (decoration
etc.). Always use and install the supplied safety cable as a safety measure to prevent
accidental damage and/or injury in the event the clamp fails.
Refer to regulations BGV C1 (formerly VBG 70) and DIN VDE0711-217
for proper installation in Europe To ensure proper installation, only
qualified staff should attempt installation.
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Mounting points
Overhead mounting requires extensive experience, including amongst others calculating
working load limits, a fine knowledge of the installation material being used, and periodic
safety inspection of all installation material and the fixture. If you lack these qualifications, do
not attempt the installation yourself. Improper installation can result in bodily injury.
CAUTION!
Be sure a qualified electrician performs all electrical
connections.
Be sure to complete all rigging and installation procedures before connecting the main
power cord to the appropriate wall outlet.
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Clamp Mounting
The Design Spot 250 Pro™ provides a unique mounting bracket assembly that integrates
the bottom of the base, the included “Omega Bracket,” and the safety cable rigging point in
one unit (see the illustration below). When mounting this fixture to truss be sure to secure an
appropriately rated clamp to the included omega bracket using a M10 screw fitted through
the center hole of the “omega bracket”. As an added safety measure be sure to attached at
least one properly rated safety cable to the fixture using on of the safety cable rigging point
integrated in the base assembly
Securing the DESIGN SPOT 250 Pro™
Regardless of the rigging option you choose for your DESIGN SPOT 250 PRO,™ always be
sure to secure your fixture with a safety cable. The fixture provides a built-in rigging point for
a safety cable on the hanging bracket as illustrated above. Be sure to only use the
designated rigging point for the safety cable and never secure a safety cable to a carrying
handle.
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7. UNDERSTANDING DMX
DMX-512: DMX is short for Digital Multiplex. This is a universal protocol used by most
lighting and controller manufactures as a form of communication between intelligent fixtures
and controllers. DMX allows all makes and models of different manufactures to be linked
together and operate from a single controller. This is possible as long as all the fixtures and
the controller are DMX compliant. A DMX controller sends the DMX data instructions to the
fixture allowing the user to control the different aspects of an intelligent light. DMX data is
sent out as serial data that travels from fixture to fixture via data “IN” and data “OUT” XLR
terminals located on the fixtures (most controllers will only have output jacks).
DMX Linking: To ensure proper DMX data transmission always use proper DMX cables and
a terminator. When using several DMX fixtures try to use the shortest cable path possible.
Never split a DMX line with a “Y” style connector. The order in which the fixtures are
connected in a DMX line does not influence the DMX addressing. For example; a fixture
assigned a DMX address of 1 may be placed anywhere in the DMX chain, at the beginning,
at the end, or anywhere in the middle. The DMX controller knows to send data assigned to
address 1 to that fixture no matter where it is located in the DMX chain. The Design Spot 250
Pro™ can be controlled via DMX-512 protocol. The Design Spot 250 Pro™ is a 16-channel
DMX fixture. The DMX address is set electronically using the controls on the LCD menu.
Data Cable (DMX Cable) Requirements (For DMX and Master/Slave Operation): Your
fixture and your DMX controller require a standard 3-pin or 5-pin XLR connector for data
input and data output (the figure below is of a 3-Pin XLR connector). If you are making your
own cables, be sure to use two conductor shielded digital DMX cable rated at 120 ohms; this
cable is designed for DMX transmission and may be purchased from your Elation dealer or
at most professional lighting retailers. Your cables should be made with a male and female
XLR connector on either end of the cable. Also, remember that a DMX line must be daisy
chained and cannot be split, unless using an approved DMX splitter such as the Elation Opto
Branch 4™ or DMX Branch/4™.
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Be sure to follow the above figure when making your own cables. Do not use the ground lug
on the XLR connector. Do not connect the cable’s shield conductor to the ground lug or
allow the shield conductor to come in contact with the XLR’s outer casing. Grounding the
shield could cause a short circuit and erratic behavior.
DMX-512 control connection
Connect the provided XLR cable to the female 3-pin XLR output of your controller and the
other side to the male 3-pin XLR input of the moving head (Please refer to the diagram
below.). You can chain multiple moving heads together through serial linking. The cable that
should be used is two conductor, shielded DMX cable with XLR input and output connectors.
Always be sure daisy chain your in and out data connections, never split or “Y” your DMX
connections unless you are using an approved DMX splitter such as the Elation Opto Branch
4™ or DMX Branch/4™.
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DMX-512 connection with DMX terminator
A DMX terminator should be used in all DMX lines especially in longer runs. The use of a
terminator may avoid erratic behavior in your DMX line. A terminator is a 120 ohm 1/4 watt
resistor that is connected between pins 2 and 3 of a male XLR connector (DATA + and DATA
-). This fixture is inserted in the female XLR connector of the last fixture in your daisy chain
to terminate the line. Using a line terminator (Elation part: DMX T PACK) will decrease the
possibilities of erratic behavior.
5-Pin XLR DMX Connectors. Some manufactures use 5-pin XLR connectors for DATA
transmission in place of 3-pin. 5-pin XLR fixtures may be implemented in a 3-pin XLR DMX
line. When inserting standard 5-pin XLR connectors in to a 3-pin line a cable adaptor must
be used, these adaptors are readily available at most electric stores. The following chart
details a proper cable conversion.
Fixture DMX addressing;
All fixtures should be given a DMX starting address when using a DMX controller, so the
correct fixture responds to the correct control signal. This digital starting address is the
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channel number from which the fixture starts to “listen” to the digital control information sent
out from the DMX controller. The allocation of this starting DMX address is achieved by
setting the correct DMX address on the digital display located on the head of the fixture.
You can set the same starting address for all fixtures or a group of fixtures, or set different
address for each individual fixture. Be advised that setting all you fixtures to the same DMX
address will subsequently control all fixtures in the same fashion, in other words, changing
the settings of one channel will affect all the fixtures simultaneously.
If you set each fixture to a different DMX address, each unit will start to “listen” to the
channel number you have set, based on the quantity of control channels (DMX channels) of
each fixture. That means changing the settings of one channel will only affect the selected
fixture.
In the case of the Design Spot 250 Pro™, which is a 16 channel fixture, you should set the
starting DMX address of the first unit to 1, the second unit to 17 (16 + 1), the third unit to 33
(16 + 17), and so on.
Note: During start-up the Design Spot 250 Pro™ will automatically detect whether a DMX
data signal is being received or not. If DMX data signal is being received, the display will
show "Addr=XXX" (XXX representing the actual DMX address). If the fixture is not
receiving a DMX signal the display will flash. If your fixture is connected to a DMX controller
and the display is flashing (not receiving a DMX signal), please check the following:
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The 3-PIN or 5-PIN XLR input plug (cable with DMX signal from controller) is not
connected or is not inserted completely into the DMX input jack of the fixture.
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The DMX controller is switched off or defective.
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The DMX cable or connector is defective.
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A DMX terminator has been inserted into the last fixture in your DMX chain.
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8. FIXTURE MENU
On-Board System Menu: The DESIGN SPOT 250 PRO™ comes with an easy to navigate
system menu. This next section will detail the functions of each command in the system
menu.
LED Control Panel: The control panel located on the top, front of the fixture allows you to
access the main menu and make all necessary adjustments to the Design Spot 250 Pro™.
During normal operation, tapping the “MODE/ESC” key once will access the fixture’s main
menu. Once in the main menu you can navigate through the different functions and access
the sub-menus with the Up and Down buttons. Once you reach a field that requires
adjusting, tap the ENTER button to activate that field and use the UP and Down button to
adjust the field. Tapping the Enter button once more will confirm your setting. Once a setting
is saved the display will briefly readout OK to confirm a new setting has been made and
locked into memory. You may exit the main menu at any time without making any
adjustments by tapping the MODE/ESC button.
MODE/ESC Button - To access the main menu locate the MODE/ESC button on the front of
the unit. Press this button to activate the system menu. Tap the UP button until you reach
the function you wish to change. When you reach the function you wish to change tap the
ENTER button once to select that menu function. When a function is selected the menu will
begin to flash, use the UP or DOWN button to change the function. Once your changes are
made tap the ENTER button yet again to lock the change in the system menu. To exit
without making any changes tap the MODE/ESC button.
Function Mode
Default settings shaded.
Set DMX Address
A001~AXXX
DMX address setting
Value Display
PAN…
DMX value display
Set To Slave
Slave1, Slave2, Slave3
Slave setting
Auto Program
Master / Alone
Auto program
Music Control
Master / Alone
Music control
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Lamp Control
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Time Information
Current Time
Total Run Time
Total Lamp Time
Lamp Off Time
Clear Lamp Time
XXXX (Hours)
XXXX (Hours)
XXXX (Hours)
XXXX (Minute)
ON/OFF
Power on running time
Fixture running time
Lamp running time
Lamp off time
Clear lamp time
Temperature Info
Base Temperature
XX C˚/F˚
Base internal operating
temperature
Head internal temperature
Software version of each IC
Lamp on/off
Lamp on/off when Power on
Lamp on via DMX
Lamp off via DMX
Lamp off if no DMX
Lamp restart at temp.
Lamp off at temp.
Add. via DMX
Auto run if no DMX
Pan Reverse movement
Tilt Reverse movement
Fine resolution switch
Pan Degree Select
Dimmer Speed Select
Movement Feedback switch
Movement Mode Select
Sensitivity of Mic.
Head Temperature
XXX C˚/F˚
Software Version Ver1.0
Lamp On or Off
ON/OFF
Automatic La-On
ON/OFF
Lamp On Via DMX
ON/OFF
Lamp Off Via DMX
ON/OFF
Lamp Off No DMX
OFF, 0FF~19M
Lamp On at Temp.
20~79 C˚, 45C˚ /68~174F˚ 113 F˚
Lamp Off at Temp.
80~139 C˚, 130 C˚ /176~282 F˚, 266 F˚
Status Settings
Address via DMX
ON/OFF
No DMX Status
Close/Hold/Auto/Music
Pan Reverse
ON/OFF
Tilt Reverse
ON/OFF
Fine Resolution
ON/OFF
Pan Degree
630/540
Dimmer Speed
Slow/Quick
Feedback
ON/OFF
Speed 1~ 3
Movement Speed
70%, 0~99%
Mic Sensitivity
Service Setting
Password=XXX
Service Password
High/Low
Fan Voltage
Quick/Slow
Color & Gobo
Fans Control
Initial Effect
Reset Default
Reset All
Reset Pan & Tilt
Reset Colors
Reset Gobos
Reset Shutter
Reset Others
Test Channel
Manual Control
Effe
ct
Adju
st
Reset Function
Display Setting
Temperature C/F
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Auto Fans Speed
High Fans Speed
Low Fans Speed
Shutoff Time
Celsius
Fahrenheit
PAN…
ON/OFF
PAN ……
PAN
Service Code“=050”
Fan Voltage Select
Color/Gobo Speed
Adjustment
Fans Speed Mode Select
PAN =XXX
PAN =XXX
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Display shutoff time
Temperature switch between
“C/F”
Initial effect position
Restore factory settings.
Reset all motors
Reset Pan/Tilt
Reset color wheel
Reset gobos
Reset
shutter
and/or
dimmer
Reset other motors
Test function
Fine adjustment of the lamp
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Edit Program
Users Mode Set
Calibrate Values
Fine adjustment of the lamp
PAN
PAN =XXX
:
:
--Password-Color wheel
Password=XXX
Color wheel=XXX
:
:
Calibrate and adjust the
effects to standard/right
position. Password “050”
User’s mode to change
channel numbers
User Mode
XXXXXX (Band)
User Mode A
User Mode B
User Mode C
Edit User Mode A
Edit User Mode B
Edit User Mode C
PAN
PAN = CH01
:
:
Select Programs
Auto Pro Part 1
Auto Pro Part 2
Auto Pro Part 3
Program 1 ~ 10 Program 1
Program 1 ~ 10 Program 2
Program 1 ~ 10 Program 3
Select programs to be run
Edit Program
Program 1
:
Program 10
(“STEP
XX”)
Testing program
Program in loop
Save and exit
Edit Scenes
Edit Scene 001
~ Edit Scene
250
Program
Test
Step
01=SCxxx
Step
64=SCxxx
Pan, Tilt,…
--Scene
Time-Input
By
Outside
Pan=xxx
TIME=xx.xs
Save and automatically
return
Manual scenes edit
Rec. Controller
XX~XX
Preset User modes
Automatic scenes rec
8.1 Function Mode:
8.1.1
“Set DMX Address” - DMX address setting – This function is used to set or
adjust the fixture’s starting DMX address. Every device controlled by DMX has to have a
unique starting address. The addressing feature is what allows DMX to function
properly. The DMX address of a fixture is what allows it to communicate with a controller
properly. The DMX addressing also allows the fixture to ignore any DMX information
coming from the controller that is not meant specifically the fixture. Because each fixture
is connected in a daisy-chain fashion it is imperative to assign a proper and unique
starting DMX address to each and every fixture. The DMX address is non-destructive
and will remain in the fixture’s memory even when the power to the unit is switched off.
Memory is backed-up and retain by an internal power source that should last about five
years. For proper DMX addressing see Section 10/Page 33 of this user manual.
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8.1.2
“Value Display” - Display the DMX 512 value of each channel
With this function you can display the DMX 512 value of each channel. The display will
automatically detail the changing DMX values as they are received from the controller.
8.1.3 “Set to Slave” - Slave setting for Master/Slave Operation
With this function, you can define the device as slave for operation in Master/Slave
mode. Each slave setting will have a different function for a dynamic lightshow without a
controller.
8.1.4 Auto Program
This function allows the internal programs to run in either stand-alone or master/salve
mode. In “Master” mode the fixture will send DMX data to other fixtures connect via the
DMX chain. In “Alone” mode the fixture will operate as a single fixture. The program for
this mode is selected in the “Select program” section of the control menu. You can set
the number of steps under “Edit program”. You can edit the individual scenes under
“Edit scenes”. With this function, you can run the individual scenes either automatically,
i.e. with the adjusted Step-Time.
8.1.5 Music control
This function is similar to the “Auto Program” described in the previous section with the
exception that this function will advance the built-in program via sound.
8.2 Information:
8.2.1 Time information
These functions will detail different time functions associated with the fixture.
Current Time
This function displays the running time of the fixture from the last power on. The
display shows “XXXX”, where “XXXX” represents the number of hours the fixture
has been running. This counter is automatically reset after every power-on.
Total Run Time
This function tracks the total running time of the fixture from the very first start-up.
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Where “XXXX ”represents the total number of running hours. This time is none
destructive and will remain in the fixtures memory indefinitely.
Total Lamp Time
This function tracks the total number of lamp running hours. Where “XXXX”
represents the number of hours the lamp has been running. This counter should be
reset after every lamp change.
Lamp Off Time
This function displays the running time of the lamp from the last power on. The
display shows “XXXX”, where “XXXX” represents the number of hours the lamp has
been running since it was last struck. This counter is automatically reset after every
power-on.
Clear Lamp Time
This function resets the lamp “ON” time to zero. Please reset the lamp “ON” time at
every lamp replacement. This procedure tracks the lamp running time so the lamp
can be replaced at the end of it’s recommended duty cycle.
• Select “Clear lamp time” in the system menu.
• The LCD will display “ON” or “OFF.” Were “ON” will reset the lamp time.
• Press enter to confirm.
• Press the Mode/Esc-button to return to the main menu.
8.2.2. Temperature Info.
This function will detail different temperatures associated with the fixture in either
Celsius or Fahrenheit.
Base Temp – This function will display the internal base temperature of the fixture
in real time.
Head Temp – This function will display the internal head temperature of the fixture
in real time.
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8.2.3. Software version
This function will display the current operating software version of the fixture.
• Select “Software Version” in the system menu.
• Press enter to confirm.
• The LCD will read “V-X.X”, “X.X” represents the version number, e.g. “V-1.0”,
“V-2.6”.
• Use the UP and DOWN buttons to toggle through the software version of
different IC’s.
• Press the Mode/Esc-button to return to the main menu.
8.3 Lamp Control:
8.3.1 Lamp On or Off
This function allows manual control of the lamp power via the on-board system menu.
• Select “ON” if you wish to strike the lamp or “OFF” to switch it off.
• Press “ENTER” to confirm.
• Press the Mode/Esc-button to return to the main menu.
8.3.2 Automatic La-On
When in the “ON” position, this function will automatically turn the lamp on when power
is applied to the fixture
8.3.3 Lamp On Via DMX
When engaged, this function will allow the lamp to be switched “on” via a DMX controller.
Select “ON” to enable this function or “OFF” to disable it.
8.3.4 Lamp Off Via DMX
When engaged, this function will allow the lamp to be switched “off” via a DMX controller.
Select “ON” to enable this function or “OFF” to disable it.
8.3.5 Lamp Off No DMX
When engaged, this function will automatically switch the lamp “off” when the fixture
loses a DMX signal. The function can be set with a delay time of 1 ~ 19 minutes. To
disable this function select “OFF” in the system menu. To enable this function select
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“XX M” Where XX represents the hold time before lamp shut down.
8.3.6 Lamp On at Temp.
The fixture is designed to shut the lamp off when an excessive temperature is sensed
inside the head by the on-board CPU. The lamp is shut down to prevent damage to the
lamp and avoids possible internal damage to the head. This function sets the minimum
temperature for lamp re-strike after the lamp has been automatically shut off.
8.3.7 Lamp Off at Temp.
The fixture is designed to shut the lamp off when an excessive temperature is sensed
inside the head by the on-board CPU. The lamp is shut down to prevent damage to the
lamp and avoids possible internal damage to the head. This function sets the maximum
internal operating temperature of the head before the lamp will automatically be shut
down. This function can be set to activate at an internal temperature between 80° C and
139° C. Inside temperatures below 90° C are not critical. Temperatures above 90° C
should lead to the lamp being switched off. Please note that the outside temperature
should not exceed 45° C.
8.4 Personality:
8.4.1 Status setting
Address via DMX - This function allows the DMX address to remotely be adjusted
from a DMX console. This setting requires special settings for both the controller and
the fixture. RDMX is on by default. For operational instructions please see Section
10/Page 33 of this manual “Remote DMX addressing.”
No DMX Status – This function dictates how the fixture will function if it looses DMX
signal during normal operation. The default function is set to hold, in which the
fixture will lock into the last DMX signal it received and remain in that position until it
is turned off or begins receiving a new DMX signal.
If the fixture is turned on
without any DMX signal, the fixture will automatically go in to sound-active mode.
Available settings are: “Close” – Shutter flags will close. “Hold” – Fixture will remain
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at its last settings. “Auto” – Fixture will go into stand-alone mode, running the built-in
program. “Music” – The fixture will go into sound-active mode.
Pan Reverse - This function allows you to invert all pan movements. Use the Up
and Down buttons to turn this function On or Off. Press the Enter button to accept
the change or the Mode button to cancel and return to the main menu. This function
is “OFF” by default.
Tilt Reverse - This function allows you to invert all tilt movements. Use the Up and
Down buttons to turn this function On or Off. Press the Enter button to accept the
change or the Mode button to cancel and return to the main menu. This function is
“OFF” by default.
Fine Resolution – This function changes the DMX channel operation from 8bit (14
channels) to 16bit (16 channels). This function is “on” by default, which allows for the
“Pan Fine” and “Tilt Fine” channels to be accessed. When this function is turned off
the fixture will operate without access to the “Pan Fine” and “Tilt Fine” DMX channels,
thus reducing the overall DMX channels needed to operate the unit to 14.
Pan Degree – This function changes the maximum Pan resolution from either 540˚
or 630˚. The default function is 540˚. 630˚ operation allows for greater coverage, but
slower pan movement.
Dimmer Speed – This function changes the functionality of the dimmer shutters
from a slower speed to a faster speed. This function is set to “Slow” as default to
support and match the slower speed of the first generation Design Spots. If this
fixture will not be mixed with older generation Design Spots this setting may be
changed to quick to allow for more dramatic dimmer operation.
Feedback – This function turns the feedback correction on or off. This function is set
to “ON” as default. This function allows for automatic pan and tilt correction in the
event either one disrupted during normal operation.
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Movement Speed – This function changes the speed function of the Pan and Tilt
motors. There are 3 different mode variations;
Speed 1 (Default): Slower than the original Design Spot 250 for smoother, more
precise movements.
Speed 2: Pan and Tilt speeds are identical to the first generation Design Spot
250.
Speed 3: Includes a faster Pan speed. Pan speed is 0.5 seconds faster than
original Design Spot 250. Tilt speed will be the same as speed 2.
Microphone Sensitivity – This function makes the internal microphone more or
less sensitive to sound. This function only works in conjunction with the sound active
modes. The default setting is 70% and setting range from 0% to 99%.
8.4.2 Service Settings – These adjustments and settings should only performed by a
technician familiar with the functionality of professional lighting fixtures. Incorrect setting
of these functions may result reduced performance or damage to the fixture.
Service Password: The correct password must be entered before attempting wheel
calibration, changing fan voltage, or changing the gobo speed.
Fan Voltage: This function will change the fan voltage from either “Low” or “High.”
Low will send normal voltage to the fan, for normal operation. High will send slightly
higher voltage to fans that allows the fans to operate at higher than normal speeds.
This setting should only be used in extreme cases of higher than normal
temperatures. Using the fans in “HIGH” mode will decrease fan life over time. Low is
the default setting.
Gobo Speed: This function will change the speed at which the gobo wheel moves.
There are two different settings, “Quick” and “Slow.” Slow will move the gobo wheel
at a speed that matches the first generation Design Spot 250. The “Quick” setting
will advance the wheel at a new, faster rate than the original Design Spot 250.
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“Quick” is the default setting.
8.4.3 Fans Control - This function is used to change the functionality of the internal
cooling fans. The available selections are: 1) “AUTO” – The fans will automatically
switch between low and high speeds depending on the internal operating temperature. 2)
“HIGH” – The fans will run in high-speed mode regardless of operating temperature. 3)
“LOW” – The fans will remain in low speeds regardless of internal operating
temperature.
8.4.4 Display Settings – The display is designed to turn off during normal operation to
avoid excessive light in situations that require an extremely dark environment. This
function will adjust the time delay the fixture will before it turns off. This function is
disabled as default.
8.4.5 Temperature C/F – This function changes the temperature the unit will display
from either Celsius or Fahrenheit. Celsius is set as default.
8.4.6 Initial effect – This function allows a user to create and assign a custom “Home
Position” into the fixture. Adjusting the Pan and Tilt values then locking those values into
the fixture’s internal memory creates the new “Home” position.
8.4.7 Reset Default – This function is used to restore the fixture’s original factory
settings. All settings will be set back to the default values (shaded). Any edited scenes
will be lost.
8.5 Reset Functions: The reset function returns a motor to the “Home” position. There are
several reset functions available on this fixture. The list below details the functionality of
each available selection.
8.5.1
Reset All: This function will reset all internal motors to the home position.
8.5.2
Reset Pan and Tilt: This function will only reset the pan and tilt motors to the
home position.
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8.5.3
Reset Colors: This function will only reset the color wheel to the home position.
8.5.4
Reset Gobos: This function will only reset the gobo wheels to the home position.
8.5.5
Reset Shutter: This function will only reset the blackout shutter to the home
position.
8.5.6
Reset Others: This function will reset all other motors not associated with any in
the previously listed reset commands to the home position.
8.6 Effect Adjust:
8.6.1 Test Channel – This menu function allows the user to select each individual
fixture channel and test it’s function independently from the control board.
8.6.2 Lamp adjustment (manual control) – This function readies the fixture for lamp
optimization in a simple single step procedure. This function will center the pan
and tilt motors and at the same time open the shutter and bring the dimmer to
100%. The pan and tilt function will still operate if the fixture needs to be
positioned to a flat clear surface. For more information on lamp optimization
please see Section 5/Page 12.
8.6.3 Calibrate values – This function should only be performed by a technician
qualified to do so. This function allows a user to make small adjustments to the
effect wheels (color, gobo, shutter, etc) to compensate for ware or in the event a
sensor has been knocked slightly out of place. Because improper use of this
function can result in undesired operation this function has been password
protected. The password is 050 and must be entered each time the calibration
menu function is entered. Because calibration is an extremely delicate procedure
instruction on performing this action are left out of this manual. For a first time
calibrator, please contact our customer support team for step by step instructions.
8.7 User Mode Set:
8.7.1 User mode – This function allows the user to create a user defined channel
orders. This will allow the fixture to match the channel order of other fixtures on
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the market for easier operation.
8.7.2 Edit User mode – This function allows the user to make the actual changes in the
user-defined modes that are created in the previous function.
8.8 EDIT PROGRAM: - The fixture comes equipped with a built-in DMX recorder that allows
custom programs to be installed and recalled directly from the fixture’s control board.
Programs can be created and stored using the fixture’s control board or by using an
external DMX controller. For detailed instructions on how to complete this task please
see Section 11/ Page 35.
8.8.1 Select program – This function allows the user to select one of ten of the user
defined built-in programs. This program is then accessed in “Function Mode”
under “Program Run.”
8.8.2 Edit program – This function allows the user to edit the built-in programs.
8.8.3 Edit Scenes – This function allows the user to edit or define the actual scenes
that are stored in the user defined built-in programs that are accessed in the
previous step.
8.8.4 Rec Controller - The Design Spot 250 Pro™ features an integrated DMX
recorder. Pre-programmed scenes can be transmitted to the fixture via any DMX
compliant controller. This function allows those scenes to be stored in to the
fixture’s built-in memory and then subsequently used to create the user defined
programs.
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9. DMX ADDRESSING
Setting the DMX address - After the fixture is turned “ON” it will immediately complete a
reset process that test all the fixture’s functions. When the reset process concludes the LCD
will display the fixture’s current DMX. If the fixture is not receiving a DMX signal, the display
will flash continuously. To set or adjust a DMX address, please follow the procedure below:
1. Toggle through the menu by pressing the Up and Down buttons until the display
reads “Set DMX Address.” Tap the enter button to make changes to the address.
2. While the current three-digit address is flashing use the “UP” and “DOWN”
buttons to select a new address. Once the new address has been selected, lock
the new address into the fixture’s memory by pressing the “ENTER” button.
The DMX address is non-volatile and will remain in the fixture’s memory even when the
power to the unit is switched off. Memory is backed-up and retain by an internal power
source that should last about five years
Remote DMX addressing (RDMX) / Address Via DMX- This function allows the DMX
address to be changed remotely from a DMX console. This setting requires special settings
for both the controller and the fixture. RDMX is on by default. Follow the procedure listed
below to access the RDMX functions:
Fixture Settings:
1. Access the main menu and use the UP or DOWN to get to the
“Personality” menu, then press ENTER
2. Once in the “Personalities” menu, tap the UP or Down to get to the
“Status Settings “ menu, press ENTER.
3. Once in the “Status Settings” tap the UP or Down to get to the “Address via
DMX” function and press ENTER.
4. “Address via DMX” is the function that turn the RDMX function on and off.
5. Press the UP button to display “ON” to activate this function, or “OFF” to
deactivate this function.
6. Press ENTER to confirm.
7. Press MODE/ESC to return to the main menu.
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Controller Settings:
1. Set the DMX value of channel 1 to a value of 7.
2. Set the DMX value of channel 2 to a value of 7 or 8. When channel 2 is
set to "7" you can adjust the starting address between 1 and 255. When
set to "8" you can adjust the starting address between 256 and 511.
3. Use channel 3 to set your desired DMX starting address. For example: If
you want to set the starting address to 57, set channel 1 to a value of “7,”
set channel 2 to a value of “7” and use channel 3 to set your address to
57 by selecting a channel value of 57. Example 2: If you want to set the
starting address to 420, set channel 1 to a value of “7,” channel 2 to "8"
and channel 3 to "164" (256+164=420).
4. Wait for approximately 20 seconds for the unit to complete the
address reset function.
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10. OPERATION
Operating Modes: The Design Spot 300E™ can operate in six different modes. This next
section will detail the differences in the operating modes.
• Auto Program Mode (Master) - The fixture will chasing through the built-in programs,
sending a DMX control signal to all other fixtures connect via DMX cables instruction for a
synchronized light show.
• Auto Program Mode (Stand-alone) - The fixture will chase through the built-in program.
This feature is great for store front with custom logos, where as the logos need to be
displayed but the use of a controller is unwanted.
• Music Control Mode (Stand-alone) - The fixture will react to sound, chasing through the
built-in programs. Great for small clubs or DJ that do not want to bother with programming.
• Music Control Mode (Master/Slave) - You can daisy chain up to 16 fixtures together to
get a synchronized light show without the need of an external controller. The fixtures will
react to sound, chasing to a synchronized light show.
• Set To Slave – This function will set the fixture to slave mode for use in either the auto
program or music control program modes
• DMX control mode - This function will allow you to control each individual fixtures traits
with a standard DMX-512 controller such as the Elation® Show Designer 2.
10.1
Stand-Alone Operation (Auto Program or Music Control): This mode allows a
single fixture to run to the built-in programs with or without sound. Only use this
mode when running a single fixture, or when running several fixtures as individuals.
 Mount your fixture in a secure and stable manner.

For functionality without sound control: Access the “Function” menu and
select the “Auto Program” function, this will give you access to the “Auto
Program” submenu. See page 21 for the menu breakdown. Once in the
“Auto Program” submenu select “Alone”
 For functionality that chases to sound: Access the “Function” menu and
select the “Music Control” function, this will give you access to the “Music
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Control” submenu. See page 21 for the menu breakdown. Once in the
“Music Control” submenu select “Alone”
10.2
Master-Slave Operation (Auto Program or Music Control): This function allows
up to 16 fixtures to be linked together to provide a synchronized light show without
the use of a controller. Only use this when linking several Design Spot 300E together
for use without a controller. Any fixture can act as a “Master or a “Slave.”
 Using XLR DMX cables, daisy chain your fixtures together via the XLR
connectors. Remember the Male XLR connector is the input and the Female
XLR connector is the output. The first fixture in the chain (master) will use
the female XLR connector only - The last fixture in the chain will use the
male XLR connector only. For longer cable runs we suggest a terminator at
the last fixture.
 For the unit functioning as the “Master” unit follow the same procedures
listed in the previous Stand-Alone section.
 For the “Slave” units, access the “Set To Slave” settings in the “Function
Mode” menu and assign each slave fixture a designation (Slave 1, Slave 2,
Slave 3…etc).
10.3 Universal DMX Control: This function allows you to use a universal DMX-512
controller such as the Elation® Show Designer 2™ or Elation® Show Designer 3™ to
control head movement, the color wheel, the shutter (strobe), and all other DMX traits.
A DMX controller allows you to create unique programs tailored to your individual
needs. The Design Spot 300E™ uses 21 DMX channels. See page 41 for detailed
description of the DMX traits. To control your fixture in DMX mode, follow the set-up
procedures on pages 18-20 as well as the set-up specifications that are included with
your DMX controller. Use the controller’s faders to control the various DMX fixture traits.
This will allow you to create your own programs.
 Follow the instruction on page 23 to set the DMX address.
 Be sure to use a terminator on the last fixture, especially for longer cable
runs (more than a 100 feet).
 For help operating in DMX mode consult the manual that was included with
your DMX controller.
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11. WORKING WITH BUILT-IN PROGRAMS
The fixture comes equipped with a built-in DMX recorder that allows custom programs to be
installed and recalled directly from the fixture’s control board. Programs can be created and
stored using the fixture’s control board or by using an external DMX controller. The following
instructions will detail the procedures for using the on-board system menu as well as using a
DMX compliant controller.
Memory Statistics:
Quick Access Programs (Program Part): 3
Total Number of Programs: 10
Maximum Number of Steps (Scenes) per a Program: 64
Total Number of Scenes (Steps): 250
Step 1 – Building Scenes.
The control will store a maximum of 250 scenes. These scenes are then used to create the
programs. A program can store one or a maximum of 64 scenes. Keep in mind that a scene
can only be access when it is stored in a “Program.” If you wish to build a static scene (a
scene consisting of no movement) for a logo or gobo projection, the scene must be stored
inside a program. To build scenes follow the instructions below:
•
Access the main menu and toggle to “Edit Programs” which is menu function 8.
•
Then tap the “ENTER” button and toggle to “Edit Scenes,” menu function 8-3.
•
When you get to the “Edit Scenes” function tap the “ENTER” button. The screen will
then change to Edit Scene 001, this will be menu function 8-3-1. You can then press
the “ENTER” button to begin to edit scene 1 or use the “UP” and “DOWN” buttons to
toggle to access scenes 2-250.
•
Once in the scene edit screen you have access to the functions listed below.
Tapping the “ENTER” button will instantly allow you to change the values of the
selected function in real time. The values can be adjusted from 0~250. Once you
achieved your desired value tap the “ENTER” button once again to automatically
lock the value into the scenes memory. You can repeat the procedure for all
functions listed below:
-
“Auto Program” – Allows access to all of channels 21’s DMX traits.
-
“PAN” – pan movement.
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“PAN-Fine” – precision pan movement.
-
“TILT” – tilt movement.
-
“TILT-Fine” – precision tilt movement
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“Move Speed” – adjust pan and tilt motor speed
-
“Gobo Wheel 1” – select gobos from gobo wheel 1
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“Gobo Rot. 1” – adjust gobo 1 indexing or rotation
-
“Gobo Wheel 2” – select a gobo from gobo wheel 20
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“Prism” – select a prism, prism macro, or frost
-
“Prism Rot.” – adjust the prism indexing or rotation
-
“Color Speed” – adjust the CMY mixing speed
-
“Color Macro” – select a built-in color mixing macro
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“Cyan” – adjust the cyan flag value
-
“Magenta” – adjust the magenta flag value
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“Yellow” – adjust the yellow flag value
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“Color Wheel” – select a color from the color wheel
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“Iris” – adjust the iris value
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“Focus” – adjust the focus value
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“Strobe” – adjust the strobe
-
“Dimmer” – adjust the dimmer intensity
-
“Scene Time” – set the hold time for the scene
-
“Input By Out” – this function will store a scene from an external DMX
console. See the next section for scene editing via an external DMX
controller.
Step 1B – Building Scenes from an External DMX Controller.
The fixture includes a simple built-in DMX recorder. This recorded allow you to build a scene
using your own DMX console and then send that scene to the fixture to be stored inside one
of the fixture scene storage banks. Many people may find this procedure easier and quicker
than using the on board menu functions as in “Step 1.” To store a scene from an external
DMX controller follow the procedures below:
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Using your DMX control build and store scenes as you normally would.
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Step 2 – Editing Programs.
The control will store a maximum of 10 programs. A program can store one or a maximum of
64 scenes. Keep in mind that a scene can only be access when it is stored inside one of the
10 available programs. Follow the procedure below to build an internal program:
•
Access the main menu and toggle to “Edit Programs” which is menu function 8.
•
Then tap the “ENTER” button and toggle to “Program 1” menu function 8-2-1.
•
When you get to the “Program 1” function tap the “ENTER” button. The screen will
then change to Edit Steps 01, this will be menu function 8-2-1-1. Use the “UP” and
“DOWN” buttons to toggle through the scenes created in “Step 1.” Press the
“ENTER” button to add a scene to the program. Tapping the “Enter” button will
automatically lock the selected scene into the programs’ memory. Repeat the
process until all the desired scenes have been added to the program. Each program
can store a maximum of 64 scenes.
•
To test the program access “Program Test” in the “Program Edit” menu function.
Step 3 – Playing a Program
To initiate a program follow the procedure below:
•
Access the main menu and use the “Up” and “Down” to toggle to “Function Mode”
and tap the “Enter” button.
•
In the next screen select “Auto Program” and tap the “Enter” button.
•
There are now two selections, “Master” and “Alone.” Select “Master” when running
multiple fixtures in a master/slave configuration. See section 10.2 “Master/ Slave
Operation” on page 36 for proper set-up instructions. Select “Alone” when running a
single fixture or when multiple fixtures in stand-alone mode. See section 10.1
“Stand-Alone Operation” on page 35 for proper set-up instructions.
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12. DMX CHANNEL TRAITS:
The chart below details the channel layout for 16 DMX channels (default).
In 8bit mode the “Pan Fine” and “Tilt Fine” channels are not used, thus converting the fixture
into a 14-channel DMX fixture.
CHANNEL 1: Pan Movement (max. 630° or 540˚ User Selectable)
CHANNEL 2: 16bit Pan Movement (pan fine)
CHANNEL 3: Tilt Movement (max. 265°)
CHANNEL 4: 16bit Tilt Movement (tilt fine)
CHANNEL 5: Color Wheel
CHANNEL 6: Rotating Gobo Wheel
CHANNEL 7: Gobo Index, Gobo Rotation Speed/Direction
CHANNEL 8: Fixed Gobo Wheel
CHANNEL 9: 3-Facet Prism Control
CHANNEL 10: Focus Control
CHANNEL 11: Strobe (0-13Hz), and Shutter close/open function + random strobe
CHANNEL 12: Dimmer Control
CHANNEL 13: Iris (Closed to Open)
CHANNEL 14: Frost Filter (Minimum to Maximum)
CHANNEL 15: Speed Control (Pan/Tilt movement, blackout selection)
CHANNEL 16: Special (Auto program control + lamp on, motor reset, lamp switch off)
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DMX channel function and values:
Channel 1 - Pan movement 8bit:
Channel 2 - Pan fine 16bit:
Channel 3 - Tilt movement 8bit:
Channel 4 - Tilt fine 16bit:
Channel 5 - Color Wheel:
0-13
Open / White
Red
14-27
Blue
28-41
Green
42-55
Yellow
56-69
Magenta
70-83
Orange
84-97
98-111 UV filter
112-127 Pink
128-187 Forwards rainbow effect from fast to slow
188-193 No rotation
194-255 Backwards rainbow effect from slow to fast
Channel 6 - Rotating gobos, cont. rotation:
0-9
Open
10-19
Rot. Gobo 1
20-29
Rot. Gobo 2
30-39
Rot. Gobo 3
40-49
Rot. Gobo 4
50-59
Rot. Gobo 5
60-69
Rot. Gobo 6
70-79
Rot. Gobo 7
80-99
Gobo 1 shake slow to fast
100-119 Gobo 2 shake slow to fast
120-139 Gobo 3 shake slow to fast
140-159 Gobo 4 shake slow to fast
160-179 Gobo 5 shake slow to fast
180-199 Gobo 6 shake slow to fast
200-219 Gobo 7 shake slow to fast
220-255 Rot. Gobo Wheel CW Rotation slow to fast
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Channel 7 - Rotating Gobo Index, Rotating Gobo Rotation:
0-127
Gobo Indexing
128-187 CW Gobo Rotation from fast to slow
188-193 No rotation
194-255 CCW Gobo Rotation from slow to fast
Channel 8 - Fixed Gobos:
0-13
Open
14-27
Gobo 1
28-41
Gobo 2
42-55
Gobo 3
56-69
Gobo 4
70-83
Gobo 5
84-97
Gobo 6
98-111 Gobo 7
112-127 Gobo 1 shake slow to fast
128-143 Gobo 2 shake slow to fast
144-159 Gobo 3 shake slow to fast
160-175 Gobo 4 shake slow to fast
176-191 Gobo 5 shake slow to fast
192-207 Gobo 6 shake slow to fast
208-223 Gobo 7 shake slow to fast
224-255 Gobo Wheel rotation from slow to fast
Channel 9 - 3 facet rotating prism, Prism / Gobo macros:
0-3
Open
4-63
Clockwise prism rotation from fast to slow
64-67
No rotation
68-127 Counter-Clockwise prism rotation from slow to fast
128-135 Macro 1
136-143 Macro 2
144-151 Macro 3
152-159 Macro 4
160-167 Macro 5
168-175 Macro 6
176-183 Macro 7
184-191 Macro 8
192-199 Macro 9
200-207 Macro 10
208-215 Macro 11
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216-223
224-231
232-239
240-247
248-255
Macro 12
Macro 13
Macro 14
Macro 15
Macro 16
Channel 10 - Focus:
Continuous adjustment from far to near
0-255
Channel 11 - Shutter, Strobe Control:
0-31
Shutter closed
32-63
No function (shutter open)
64-95
Strobe effect slow to fast
96-127 No function (shutter open)
128-159 Pulse-effect in sequences
160-191 No function (shutter open)
192-223 Random strobe effect from slow to fast
224-255 Shutter Open – Dimmer Control
Channel 12 - Dimmer (Intensity):
0-255
Intensity from 0% to 100%
Channel 13 - Iris:
0-191
Iris Control from maximum to minimum diameter
192-223 Iris Closing Pulse Effect from fast to slow
224-255 Iris Opening Pulse Effect from slow to fast
Channel 14 - Frost Filter:
0-191
Frost Filter 0% ~ 100%
192-223 Frost Filter Opening Pulse Effect from fast to slow
224-254 Frost Filter Closing Pulse Effect from slow to fast
255
100% Frost
Channel 15 - Speed Pan/Tilt Movement:
0-4
Max speed
5-225
Max to min speed
226-235 Blackout by movement
236-245 Blackout by all wheel changing
246-255 No function
Channel 16 - Lamp on/off, Reset, Internal Programs:
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0-19
20-29
30-39
40-59
60-79
80-84
85-87
88-90
91-93
94-96
97-99
100-119
120-139
140-159
160-179
180-199
200-219
220-239
240-255
Color and Gobo Change Normal (Solid Colors/Gobo
Only)
Enables Split Colors
Enables Split Colors and Split Gobos
Lamp on
Lamp switch off
All motor reset
Scan motor reset
Color motors reset
Gobo motors reset
Shutter & Dimmer motor reset
Other motor reset
Internal program 1 (scenes 1~8 of EEPROM)
Internal program 2 (scenes 9~16 of EEPROM)
Internal program 3 (scenes 17~24 of EEPROM)
Internal program 4 (scenes 25~32 of EEPROM)
Internal program 5 (scenes 33~40 of EEPROM)
Internal program 6 (scenes 41~48 of EEPROM)
Internal program 7 (scenes 49~56 of EEPROM)
Auto program by music (Program 1)
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13. ERROR CODES:
When power is applied, the unit will automatically enter a “reset/test” mode. This mode
brings all the internal motors to a home position. If there is an internal problem with one or
more of the motors an error code will flash in the display in the form of “XXer” were as XX will
represent a function number. For example, when the display shows “02Er,” it means there is
some type of error with the channel 2 motor. If there are multiple errors during the start-up
process they will all flash in the display. For example: if the fixtures has errors on channel 1,
channel 2, and channel 5 all at the same time, you will see the error message “01Er”, “02Er,”
and ”05Er” flash repeated 5 times.
If an error does occur during the initial start-up procedure the fixture will self-generate a
second reset signal and try to realign all the motors and correct the errors, if the error persist
after a second attempt a third attempt will be made.
If after a third attempt all the errors have not been corrected the fixture will make the
following determinations: 1) 3 or more errors - The fixture cannot function properly with three
or more errors therefore the fixture will place itself in a stand-by mode until subsequent
repairs can be made. 2) Less than 3 errors - The fixture has less than 3 errors, therefore
most other functions will work properly. The fixture will attempt to operate normally until the
errors can be correct by a technician. The errors in question will remain flashing in the
display as a reminder of internal errors.
01Er – PAN movement error:
The yoke is not located in the default position after start-up or after a reset command. This
message will appear after a fixture reset if the pan-yoke’s magnetic-indexing circuit
malfunctions (sensor failed or magnet is missing) or there is a stepper motor failure
(defective motor or a defective motor IC drive on the main PCB).
03Er – TILT movement error:
The head is not located in the default tilt position after start-up or after a reset command.
This message will appear after a fixture reset if the tilt magnetic-indexing circuit malfunctions
(sensor failed or magnet is missing) or there is a stepper motor failure (defective motor or a
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defective motor IC drive on the main PCB).
05Er - Color-wheel error:
The color wheel is not located in the default position after start-up or after a reset command.
This message will appear after a fixture reset if the color wheel’s magnetic-indexing circuit
malfunctions (sensor failed or magnet is missing) or there is a stepper motor failure
(defective motor or a defective motor IC drive on the main PCB).
06Er - Rotating gobo-wheel error:
The gobo-wheel is not located in the default position after start-up or after a reset command.
This message will appear after a fixture reset if the gobo wheel’s magnetic-indexing circuit
malfunctions (sensor failed or magnet is missing) or there is a stepper motor failure
(defective motor or a defective motor IC drive on the main PCB).
07Er - Rotating gobo indexing error:
The gobo is not located in the default position after start-up or after a reset command. This
message will appear after a fixture reset if the gobo positioning magnetic-indexing circuit
malfunctions (sensor failed or magnet is missing) or there is a stepper motor failure
(defective motor or a defective motor IC drive on the main PCB).
08Er - Fix Gobo-wheel error
This message will appear after the reset of the fixture if the magnetic-indexing circuit
malfunctions (sensor failed or magnet missing) or the stepping-motor is defective (or its drive
circuit on the main PCB). The fix gobo wheel is not located in the default position after the
reset.
09Er - Prism-wheel error
This message will appear after the reset of the fixture and if the magnetic-indexing circuit
malfunctions (sensor failed or magnet missing) or the stepping-motor is defective (or its
driver circuit on the main PCB). The Prism wheel is not located in the default position after
the reset.
10Er - Focus-error
This message will appear after the reset of the fixture and if the magnetic indexing circuit
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malfunctions (sensor failed or magnet missing) or the stepping-motor is defective (or its
driver circuit on the main PCB). The focus motor is not located in the default position after
the reset.
13Er - Iris-error
This message will appear after the reset of the fixture and if the magnetic indexing circuit
malfunctions (sensor failed or magnet missing) or the stepping-motor is defective (or its
driver circuit on the main PCB). The Iris motor is not located in the default position after the
reset.
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14. CLEANING AND MAINTENANCE
The following points have to be considered during the inspection:
1. Be sure all screws and fasteners are securely tightened at all times. Lose screws may
fall out during normal operation resulting in damage or injury as larger parts could fall.
2. There must not be any deformations on the housing, color lenses, rigging hardware
and rigging points (ceiling, suspension, trussing). Deformations in the housing could
allow for UV radiation leakage. Damaged rigging points or unsecured rigging could
cause the unit to fall and serious injure a person.
3. All mechanical parts and motors should not show any traces of serious wear and
should rotate freely.
4. Electric power supply cables must not show any damage, material fatigue or
sediments. Never remove the ground prong from the power cable.
Further instructions depending on installation and usage have to be adhered by a skilled
installer and any safety problems should be addressed before attempting operation.
Disconnect from mains before starting maintenance operation.
We recommend frequent cleaning of the device, this will ensure operational longevity and
crisp light output. When cleaning, please use a moist, lint-free cloth. Never use alcohol or
solvents.
There are no user serviceable parts inside this fixture with the exception of the lamp. Please
refer all other service related issues to an authorized Elation service technician.
Should you decide to service the fixture yourself please order genuine Elation parts directly
from Elation.
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15. 2-YEAR LIMITED WARRANTY
A.
Elation Professional® hereby warrants, to the original purchaser, Elation Professional®
products to be free of manufacturing defects in material and workmanship for a period of two
years, (730 days) from the date of purchase. This warranty shall be valid only if the product
is purchased within the United States of America, including possessions and territories. It is
the owner’s responsibility to establish the date and place of purchase by acceptable
evidence, at the time service is sought.
B.
For warranty service, send the product only to the Elation Professional® factory. All
shipping charges must be pre-paid. If the requested repairs or service (including parts
replacement) are within the terms of this warranty, Elation Professional® will pay return
shipping charges only to a designated point within the United States. If the entire instrument
is sent, it must be shipped in its original package. No accessories should be shipped with the
product. If any accessories are shipped with the product, Elation Professional® shall have no
liability what so ever for loss of or damage to any such accessories, nor for the safe return
thereof.
C.
This warranty is void if the serial number has been altered or removed; if the product is
modified in any manner which Elation Professional® concludes, after inspection, affects the
reliability of the product; if the product has been repaired or serviced by anyone other than
the Elation Professional® factory unless prior written authorization was issued to purchaser
by Elation Professional®; if the product is damaged because not properly maintained as set
forth in the instruction manual.
D.
This is not a service contract, and this warranty does not include maintenance, cleaning
or periodic check-up. During the period specified above, Elation Professional® will replace
defective parts at its expense, and will absorb all expenses for warranty service and repair
labor by reason of defects in material or workmanship.
The sole responsibility of Elation
Professional® under this warranty shall be limited to the repair of the product, or replacement
thereof, including parts, at the sole discretion of Elation Professional®. All products covered
by this warranty were manufactured after January 1, 1990, and bare identifying marks to that
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effect.
E.
Elation Professional® reserves the right to make changes in design and/or
improvements upon its products without any obligation to include these changes in any
products theretofore manufactured.
F.
No warranty, whether expressed or implied, is given or made with respect to any
accessory supplied with products described above. Except to the extent prohibited by
applicable law, all implied warranties made by Elation Professional® in connection with this
product, including warranties of merchantability or fitness, are limited in duration to the
warranty period set forth above. And no warranties, whether expressed or implied, including
warranties of merchantability or fitness, shall apply to this product after said period has
expired. The consumer’s and or Dealer’s sole remedy shall be such repair or replacement as
is expressly provided above; and under no circumstances shall Elation Professional® be
liable for any loss or damage, direct or consequential, arising out of the use of, or inability to
use, this product.
G.
This warranty is the only written warranty applicable to Elation Professional® Products
and supersedes all prior warranties and written descriptions of warranty terms and
conditions heretofore published.
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16.
PHOTOMETRIC DATA:
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17.
GOBOS:
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18.
DIMENSIONAL DRAWINGS:
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19. CIRCUIT SCHEMATIC
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20. TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS
Power supply
Power consumption
Fuse protection
Lamp
Type
Life time
Color temperature
Luminous flux
98VAC ~ 240VAC / 50Hz ~ 60Hz
User Selectable via Internal Tap
120V = 8A/250V, GMA (5x20mm fine-wire fuse)
220V = 4A/250V, GMA (5x20mm fine-wire fuse)
MSD 250/2 (Phillips)
3000 Hrs
8500˚ K
18.000 lm
Optical system
Parabolic glass reflector
17° standard objective (optional 14° or 20°)
Lens anti-reflex
Color
8 replaceable dichroic filters plus white, half-color compatible
Gobos
Gobo-wheel 1: 7 interchangeable rotating gobos plus "open", 4 glass Gobos
Gobo-wheel 2: 7 fixed interchangeable gobos plus "open"
Gobo outside diameter 26.9 mm, image size 23 mm
Gobo thickness: glass = 1 mm, steel = 0.15 mm
Shutter / Strobe / Dimmer
Strobe-effect with variable speed 1 - 13 flashes per second
Continuously mechanical dimmer 0 - 100%
Prism
Rotating 3-face prism, rotating and variable in speed
Iris
Motor driven iris from open to close, variable speed, pulse effect
Focus
Motor driven focus from near to far away
DMX Channels
16 (16bit – default) or 14 (8bit – user selectable)
DMX Drive
Standard DMX-512, 3 pole & 5 pole XLR; [+] = Pin 3
Starting DMX [001].
Pan / Tilt
Pan- movement
Tilt- movement
Weights and measures
Dimensions
Weight (net)
[-] = Pin 2
[Ground] = Pin 1.
630° in max. 2.0 seconds, 16 bit resolution
265° in max. 1.5 seconds, 16 bit resolution
16.75” (W) x 16.75” (L) x 19.75” (H) ~ Head vertical
56.5 Lbs
Please Note: Specifications and improvements in the design of this unit and this manual are subject to change without any prior written notice.
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6122 S Eastern Ave.
Los Angeles, CA. 90040
323-582-3322 / 323-832-9142 fax
www.ElationLighting.com /
Info@ElationLighitng.com
Rev. 04/21/2008 – visage
Version 1.3