SHOWTEC 41200 Product guide

SHOWTEC 41200 Product guide
LED Wallpainter
ORDERCODE 41200
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Showtec LED Wallpainter™ Product Guide
Warning..…...................................................................................………………………………………….
Safety-instructions………………………………………………………………………………………….….
Operating Determinations…………………………………………………………………………………….
Rigging………………………………………………………………………………………………………….
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Description..…..............................................................................……….…………………………………
Features…….……………………………………………………………………………………….……...….
Overview………………………………………………………………………………………………………..
Backside………………………………………………………………………………………………………..
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Installation...............................................................................…...…………………………………….……
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Set Up and Operation.....................................................................……..…………………………….……
DMX Operation…………..…………..…………………………………………………………….……...……
DMX Addressing…….…..…………..…………………………………………………………….……...……
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Connection………..…..……………………………………………………………….…….…..…………….….
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Set Up Example….…..……………………………………………………………….…….…..…………….….
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Maintenance...................................................................................………..………….…….………………
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Troubleshooting............................................................................………………….………………….…..
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Product Specifications.................................................................……………….…….…………………..
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WARNING
CAUTION!
Keep this device away from rain and moisture!
FOR YOUR OWN SAFETY, PLEASE READ THIS USER MANUAL CAREFULLY
BEFORE YOUR INITIAL START-UP!
SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
Every person involved with the installation, operation and maintenance of this device has to:
be qualified
follow the instructions of this manual
CAUTION! Be careful with your operations.
With a dangerous voltage you can suffer
a dangerous electric shock when touching the wires!
Before your initial start-up, please make sure that there is no damage caused by transportation. Should
there be any, consult your dealer and do not use the device.
To maintain perfect condition and to ensure a safe operation, it is absolutely necessary for the user to follow
the safety instructions and warning notes written in this manual.
Please consider that damages caused by manual modifications to the device are not subject to warranty.
This device contains no user-serviceable parts. Refer servicing to qualified technicians only.
IMPORTANT:
The manufacturer will not accept liability for any resulting damages caused by the non-observance of
this manual or any unauthorized modification to the device.
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Never let the power-cord come into contact with other cables! Handle the power-cord and all
connections with the mains with particular caution!
Never remove warning or informative labels from the unit.
Never leave any cables lying around.
Do not open the device and do not modify the device.
Do not connect this device to a dimmerpack.
Do not shake the device. Avoid brute force when installing or operating the device.
Do not switch the device on and off in short intervals, as this would reduce the system’s life.
Only use device indoor, avoid contact with water or other liquids.
Only operate the device after having familiarized with its functions.
Avoid flames and do not put close to flammable liquids or gases.
Always allow free air space of at least 50 cm around the unit for ventilation.
Always disconnect power from the mains, when device is not used or before cleaning! Only handle
the power-cord by the plug. Never pull out the plug by tugging the power-cord.
Make sure that the device is not exposed to extreme heat, moisture or dust.
Make sure that the available voltage is not higher than stated on the rear panel.
Make sure that the power-cord is never crimped or damaged. Check the device and the power-cord
from time to time.
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If device is dropped or struck, disconnect mains power supply immediately. Have a qualified
engineer inspect for safety before operating.
If the device has been exposed to drastic temperature fluctuation (e.g. after transportation), do not
switch it on immediately. The arising condensation water might damage your device. Leave the
device switched off until it has reached room temperature.
If your Showtec device fails to work properly, discontinue use immediately. Pack the unit securely
(preferably in the original packing material), and return it to your Showtec dealer for service.
For adult use only. The device must be installed out of the reach of children. Never leave the unit
running unattended.
For replacement use fuses of same type and rating only.
Repairs, servicing and electric connection must be carried out by a qualified technician.
WARRANTY: Till one year after date of purchase.
OPERATING DETERMINATIONS
If this device is operated in any other way, than the one described in this manual, the product may suffer
damages and the warranty becomes void.
Any other operation may lead to dangers like short-circuit, burns, electric shock, lamp explosion, crash etc.
You endanger your own safety and the safety of others!
Rigging
Please follow the European and national guidelines concerning rigging, trussing and all other safety issues.
Do not attempt the installation yourself !
Always let the installation be carried out by an authorized dealer !
Procedure:
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If the LED Wallpainter is lowered from the ceiling or high joists, professional trussing systems have
to be used.
The LED Wallpainter must never be fixed swinging freely in the room.
The installation must always be secured with a safety attachment, e.g. an appropriate safety net or
safety-cable.
When rigging, derigging or servicing the LED Wallpainter, always make sure, that the area below the
installation place is blocked and staying in the area is forbidden.
Improper installation can cause serious damage to people and property !
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Description of the device
Features
The LED Wallpainter is a LED system from Showtec.
• 2 Modes: Stand-alone, DMX-controlled
• 3 Channels (R, G, B)
NOTE: Knowledge of DMX is required to fully utilize this unit.
Overview
Fig. 1
Backside
Fig. 2
1) LCD Display
2) Up / Down
3) DMX signal connector (IN)
4) DMX signal connector (OUT)
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Installation
Remove all packing materials from the LED Wallpainter. Check that all foam and plastic padding is
removed. Connect all cables.
Do not supply power before the whole system is set up and connected properly.
Always disconnect from electric mains power supply before cleaning or servicing.
Damages caused by non-observance are not subject to warranty.
Set Up and Operation
Before plugging the unit in, always make sure that the power supply matches the product specification
voltage. Do not attempt to operate a 120V specification product on 230V power, or vice versa.
DMX Operation
Press the Up/Down button to change the DMX address setting rnenu:
The DMX Channel functions when using the entire device as one:
Channel 1:
Channel 2:
Channel 3:
Red (0-255)
Green (0-255)
Blue (0-255)
The LED Wallpainter’s built-in controller will automatically detect the presence of a DMX signal.
In order to receive a DMX signal, the built-in controller must be attached to a DMX controller by a 3-pin DMX
cable and the DMX controller must be turned on.
To mix RGB color use channels 1, 2, 3.
Note: When there is no DMX signal, the LED Wallpainter will switch to Stand-alone Mode after a few
seconds.
DMX Addressing
Unit address
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DMX address
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Connection
A DMX controller and a series of LED Wallpainters can be connected together. Make sure that all the joints
are coated with shrinking tubes together with glue inside. Blow them well to be tightly touched with a hair
drier for waterproof purpose. Make sure that the output connector of the last fixture of each series (max. 30
units per series) must be sealed with a shrinking tube too.
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SET UP Example
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Maintenance
The operator has to make sure that safety-relating and machine-technical installations are to be inspected
by an expert after every four years in the course of an acceptance test.
The operator has to make sure that safety-relating and machine-technical installations are to be inspected
by a skilled person once a year.
The following points have to be considered during the inspection:
1. All screws used for installing the device or parts of the device have to be tightly connected and must
not be corroded.
2. There may not be any deformations on housings, fixations and installation spots.
3. Mechanically moving parts like axles, eyes and others may not show any traces of wearing.
4. The electric power supply cables must not show any damages or material fatigue.
The LED Wallpainter requires almost no maintenance. However, you should keep the unit clean. Disconnect
the mains power supply, and then wipe the cover with a damp cloth. Do not immerse in liquid.
Keep connections clean. Disconnect electric power, and then wipe the audio connections with a damp cloth.
Make sure connections are thoroughly dry before linking equipment or supplying electric power.
Troubleshooting
Showtec LED Wallpainter
This troubleshooting guide is meant to help solve simple problems.
If a problem occurs, carry out the steps below in sequence until a solution is found. Once the unit operates
properly, do not carry out following steps.
1. If the device does not operate properly, unplug the device.
2. Check the power from the wall, all cables etc.
3. If all of the above appears to be O.K., plug the unit in again.
4. If you are unable to determine the cause of the problem, do not open the LED Wallpainter, as this may
damage the unit and the warranty will become void.
5. Return the device to your Showtec dealer.
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Product Specification
Model: Showtec LED Wallpainter
Voltage : AC 230V-50Hz (CE)
Power: 25W
IP Rating: IP65
DMX Input : 3-pin XLR Male connector
DMX Output : 3-pin XLR Female connector
Dimensions : 321 x 140 x 230 mm (LxWxH)
Weight : 4,9 kg
Design and product specifications are subject to change without prior notice.
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