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LED-T40A
COLORtube™ 2.0
USER MANUAL
CHAUVET, 3000 N 29th Ct, Hollywood, FL 33020 U.S.A
(800) 762-1084 – (954) 929-1115
FAX (954) 929-5560
www.chauvetlighting.com
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Table of Content
BEFORE YOU BEGIN....................................................................................................................................................... 3
WHAT IS INCLUDED .......................................................................................................................................................................................................... 3
UNPACKING INSTRUCTIONS .............................................................................................................................................................................................. 3
AC POWER ..................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 3
SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS .................................................................................................................................................................................................... 3
INTRODUCTION ............................................................................................................................................................... 4
FEATURES ....................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 4
OPTIONS ......................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 4
PRODUCT OVERVIEW....................................................................................................................................................................................................... 4
SETUP .............................................................................................................................................................................. 5
MOUNTING ...................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 5
CONNECTION DIAGRAM ................................................................................................................................................................................................... 5
OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS .......................................................................................................................................... 6
OVERVIEW....................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 6
STAND-ALONE OPERATION .............................................................................................................................................................................................. 6
APPENDIX ........................................................................................................................................................................ 7
MAINTENANCE ................................................................................................................................................................................................................. 7
RETURNS PROCEDURE .................................................................................................................................................................................................... 7
CLAIMS ........................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 7
TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS ............................................................................................................................................................................................ 8
TECHNICAL SUPPORT ...................................................................................................................................................................................................... 8
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BEFORE YOU BEGIN
What is included
COLORtube™ 2.0
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1 x LED-T40A COLORtube™ 2.0
1 x LED-PC5A power cord
Mounting hardware
Manual and Warranty Card
Notice!
The LED COLOR - - - -™ 2.0 System Series is not
compatible with the previous non 2.0 system.
Unpacking Instructions
Immediately upon receiving a product, carefully unpack the carton, check the contents to ensure that
all parts are present, and have been received in good condition. Notify the shipper immediately and
retain packing material for inspection if any parts appear damaged from shipping or the carton itself
shows signs of mishandling. Save the carton and all packing materials. In the event that a fixture
must be returned to the factory, it is important that the fixture be returned in the original factory box
and packing.
AC Power
To determine the power requirements for a particular product, see the label affixed to the back plate
of the product or refer to the product’s specifications chart. A product’s listed current rating is its
average current draw under normal conditions. 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
AC Voltage Switch Example
dimmer channel is used solely for a 0% to 100% switch. Before applying
power, check that the source voltage matches the product’s requirement.
Check the product 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!
If applicable, verify that the power select switch on your unit
matches the line voltage applied. All fixtures must be
connected to circuits with a suitable Earth Ground.
Safety Instructions
Please read these instructions carefully, which includes important
information about the installation, usage and maintenance?
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Please keep this User Guide for future consultation. If you
sell the unit to another user, be sure that they also receive
this instruction booklet.
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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 decal or rear panel of the
fixture.
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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.
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The unit must be installed in a location with adequate
ventilation, at least 50cm from adjacent surfaces. Be sure
that no ventilation slots are blocked.
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Always disconnect from power source before servicing or
replacing lamp or fuse and be sure to replace with same
lamp source.
Caution!
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Secure fixture to fastening device using a safety chain.
Never carry the fixture solely by its head. Use its carrying
handles.
Maximum ambient temperature is Ta: 45°. Do not operate
fixture at temperatures higher than this.
In the event of 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.
Don’t connect the device to a dimmer pack.
Make sure power cord is never crimped or damaged.
Never disconnect power cord by pulling or tugging on the
cord.
Avoid direct eye exposure to lamp while it is on.
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 CHAUVET.
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INTRODUCTION
Features
COLORtube™ 2.0
Features
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144 LED's (48 red, 48 green, 48 blue)
Ultra bright LED's
Built-in stand alone programs
Color range red, green, yellow, blue, purple, cyan, white
22 patterns, chase, sound-active, auto and color flows with variations via LED-CHVA COLORcontrollerTM 2.0
Up to 100,000-hour LED life span
Architectural, retail, concealed coving, display, club, mood, accent lighting
IP 44 rated for exterior use
Milky white UV coated optically diffused polycarbonate
Aluminum base housing
Easy installation
Energy saving and Eco-friendly
Options
 Optional LED-CHVA COLORcontrollerTM 2.0 for operation
 DMX-compatible via LED-CHVA COLORcontrollerTM 2.0
 Sound active via LED-CHVA COLORcontrollerTM 2.0
Automatic via LED-CHVA COLORcontrollerTM 2.0
Product Overview
LED Tube
Locking plates
4 pin connector
used for control
signal.
Main plate
2 pin connector
used for power.
Mounting hardware provided
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SETUP
Mounting
Locking plates
Center plate
mounting hole
Flat mounting surface
Main plate
LED Tube
Place the LED tube on a flat
surface and position both
mounting plates at opposite
ends. Using a pencil trace out
the area of the mounting plates
so that you can return the plate
to the same location in order to
screw or affix it to the surface.
Once both plates are affixed to
a permanent surface, place the
tube directly over the plate and
assemble the remaining
hardware as illustrated.
For a more secure fit, consider
the use of 2 washers on each
screw hole. Also notice the
orientation of the locking
plates.
Connection Diagram
LED-CHVA Controller
LED-PC5A Power cable connects to AC outlet
The diagram above illustrates the tubes connected in series or as required for normal operation. The controller is an optional item,
although it is highly desirable because of its control features. Both plugs are unique in that one is a 2-pin and the other a 4-pin.
Connect each tube in series by each matching connector and plug. The 2-pin connector is used for power. The 4-pin connector is
used for signal.
For every 30 tubes connected you will need a signal booster (LED-BOOSTA) and a power connection (LED-PC5A) to a
different AC outlet.
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OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS
Overview
The COLORtube™ 2.0 is a one meter long tube containing 144 high intensity LEDs. Each tube has 4
leads: Signal in and power in on one end and signal out and power out on the other. The first tube
must be connected to the mains power via a power cable (LED-PC5A). The other tubes may be
powered via the power out cable limited only by the wattage available from the power outlet. The
COLORtube™ 2.0 can be run using the LED-CHVA COLORcontroller™ 2.0. Up to 1000 tubes may
be controlled by a single controller however a signal booster (LED-BOOSTA) is required for every 30
tubes.
Stand-Alone Operation
Immediately upon powering the COLORtube™ 2.0 will run a standard built in chase program. The
built-in stand-alone program will run in sync on other tubes connected in series without any additional
setup or settings. Please review the Connection Diagram on the page prior for instructions. If using
the optional LED-CHVA COLORcontroller™ 2.0, loss of power to the controller will also revert the
tube into its stand-alone operation.
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APPENDIX
Maintenance
To maintain optimum performance and minimize wear fixtures should be cleaned frequently. Usage
and environment are contributing factors in determining frequency. As a general rule, fixtures should
be cleaned at least twice a month. Dust build up reduces light output performance and can cause
overheating. This can lead to reduced lamp life and increased mechanical wear. Be sure to power off
fixture before conducting maintenance.
Unplug fixture from power. Use a vacuum or air compressor and a soft brush to remove dust
collected on external vents and internal components. Clean all glass when the fixture is cold with a
mild solution of glass cleaner or Isopropyl Alcohol and a soft lint free cotton cloth or lens tissue. Apply
solution to the cloth or tissue and drag dirt and grime to the outside of the lens. Gently polish optical
surfaces until they are free of haze and lint. Do not to touch the lamp glass when cleaning fixture. Oil
and dirt can cause damage and premature aging of the lamp. In the event that the lamp is touched or
becomes dirty, clean the lamps with an alcohol wipe.
The cleaning of internal and external optical lenses and/or mirrors must be carried out periodically to
optimize light output. Cleaning frequency depends on the environment in which the fixture operates:
damp, smoky or particularly dirty surrounding can cause greater accumulation of dirt on the unit’s
optics. Clean with soft cloth using normal glass cleaning fluid. - Always dry the parts carefully. - Clean
the external optics at least every 20 days. Clean the internal optics at least every 30/60 days.
Returns Procedure
Returned merchandise must be sent prepaid and in the original packing, call tags will not be issued.
Package must be clearly labeled with a Return Merchandise Authorization Number (RA #). Products
returned without an RA # will be refused. Call CHAUVET and request RA # prior to shipping the
fixture. Be prepared to provide the model number, serial number and a brief description of the cause
for the return. Be sure to properly pack fixture, any shipping damage resulting from inadequate
packaging is the customer’s responsibility. CHAUVET reserves the right to use its own discretion to
repair or replace product(s). As a suggestion, proper UPS packing or double-boxing is always a safe
method to use.
Claims
Damage incurred in shipping is the responsibility of the shipper; therefore the damage must be
reported to the carrier upon receipt of merchandise. It is the customer's responsibility to notify and
submit claims with the shipper in the event that a fixture is damaged due to shipping. Any other claim
for items such as missing component/part, damage not related to shipping, and concealed damage,
must be made within seven (7) days of receiving merchandise.
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Appendix
Technical Specifications
WEIGHT & DIMENSIONS
Length......................................................................................................................... 88.9 mm (3.5 in)
Width........................................................................................................................... 81.3 mm (3.2 in)
Height ......................................................................................................................... 53.3 mm (2.1 in)
Weight.......................................................................................................................... 2.27 Kgs (5 lbs)
CONSTRUCTION
Tube Composition ............................................ Milky white UV coated optically diffused polycarbonate
Exterior Rating .............................................................................................................................. IP44
POWER
Power................................................................................................................................. 90V – 240V
Current draw .................................................................................... (16.8W @ 120V), (8.4W @ 230V)
Maximum linkable quantity on (1) power connection ............................................................. 30 pieces
LEDS
High Intensity LEDS ....................................................................................................... 100,000 hr life
Red, Green, Blue .................................................................................................... 48 each (144 total)
ENVIRONMENTAL
Maximum ambient temperature ............................................................................ 0°C to 40°C (104° F)
Humidity Range.................................................................................. 0-95% non-condensing humidity
ORDERING INFORMATION
Accessories for COLORtube™ 2.0 System
Power Extension 15’ ..................................................................................................... LED-EXTP15A
Power Extension 5’ ......................................................................................................... LED-EXTP5A
Power Cable (Direct to Outlet)............................................................................................. LED-PC5A
Signal Cable Extension 15’............................................................................................... LED-SIG15A
Signal Cable Extension 5’ .................................................................................................. LED-SIG5A
Signal Booster................................................................................................................LED-BOOSTA
COLORcontroller™ 2.0 .......................................................................................................LED-CHVA
COLORtube™ 2.0 LED Tube ............................................................................................... LED-T40A
Technical Support
Address:
Service Dept.
3000 N 29th Ct, Hollywood, FL 33020 (U.S.A.)
Support (Email):
tech@chauvetlighting.com
Telephone:
(954) 929-1115 - (Press 4)
Fax:
(954) 929-5560 - (Attention: Service)
Website:............................................................................................... http://www.chauvetlighting.com
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