Scanmaster 3
Scanmaster 3
ORDERCODE 50337
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Showtec Scanmaster 3™ Product Guide
Warning..…...................................................................................………………………………………….
Safety-instructions………………………………………………………………………………………….….
Operating Determinations…………………………………………………………………………………….
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Description..…..............................................................................……….…………………………………
Features…….……………………………………………………………………………………….……...….
Overview………………………………………………………………………………………………………..
Back side..………………………………………………………………………………………..……….……
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Installation...............................................................................…...…………………………………….…...
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Set Up and Operation.....................................................................……..…………………………….……
Display Information……..………………………………………………………………….……...…………..
Unit Set Up………………………………………….……...………………………………….……...………..
Set Up Joystick…………………………………….……...………………………………….……...………..
SCENES………………………………………….……...………………………………….……...…………..
- Programming a Scene..................................………….........................……………………..…….
- Example Scene Program..................................................….....………….........………………….
- Editing a Scene.………………….....................………….........................……………………...….
- Copy Scanner Settings.............................................................................….....………………....
- Copy a Scene.............................................………….........................……………………....……
- Delete a Scene.......….............................................................….....…………...........…………...
- Delete All Scenes…................................................................….....…………...........…………...
- Copy a Bank of Scenes..........................................................….....…………...........…………...
CHASES…………………………………………………………………………………………….……...….
- Programming a Chase.....................………….........................……………………....……………
- Inserting a Bank of Scenes into a Chase................................….....…………...........…………...
- Adding a Step..…..............................................................….....…………...........………….……
- Delete a Step…...................................................................….....…………...........………………
- Delete a Chase......................................................….....…………..............................….....……
- Delete All Chases..............................................................….....…………...........……………….
JOYSTICK / CHANNEL Selection………………………………………….……………………….……….
- Set Up Joystick.……………………..……….…….…………….…………..……….………………..
- Reverse Joystick Movement / DMX Channel............……………………..……….……………….
- Delete a Scanner of DMX Channels…........................……………………....…………………….
- Clear All DMX Channels…........................……………………..……………..…………………….
- Display DMX Channel…........................……………………....…………………………………….
FADE TIME………………………………………….……………………….………………………….…….
- Fade Time / Assign Fade Time............……………………..……….………………………………
PLAYBACK………………………………………….…………………………………………………………
- Running Scenes.……………………..……….…….…………….…………..……….………………
- Manual Mode............……………………..……….……………….………………..……….………..
- Auto Mode…........................……………………....…………………….………………..……….….
- Music Mode…........................……………………..……………..……………………………..…….
RUNNING CHASES……………………………….………………………………………………………….
- Manual Mode............……………………...……………….………………..……….………………..
- Auto Mode…........................……………………....…………………….………………..……….….
- Music Mode…........................……………………..……………..……………………………..…….
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FILE TRANSFER……………………………….……………………………………………………………..
- To Send a File Dump.……………………..……….…….…………….…………..……….…………
- Receive a File Dump...……………………..……….……………….………………..……….………
- MIDI Channel Setting..............……………………....…………………….………………..………..
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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 insert objects into air vents.
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.
Avoid flames and do not put close to flammable liquids or gases.
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.
If device is dropped or struck, disconnect mains power supply immediately. Have a qualified
engineer inspect for safety before operating.
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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.
Clearing the memory too often may cause damages to the memory chip. Be careful not to initialize
your unit frequency often to avoid this risk.
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!
Improper installation can cause serious damage to people and property !
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Description of the device
Features
The Scanmaster 3 is a lightcontroller from Showtec.
• 192 DMX channels
• 12 Scanners of 16 channels each
• 30 Banks of 8 programmable scenes
• 6 Programmable chases of 240 scenes
• 8 Sliders for manual control of channels
• Assignable joystick for ease of channels
• File Dump allows data to be sent or received between two units
• Auto mode program controlled by speed and fade time sliders
• Fade time/Assign fade lime
• Reversible DMX channels allows fixture to react in opposition to others in a chase
• 8 CHANNEL or 16 CHANNEL mode
• Fine adjustment forjoystick pan and tilt
• Blackout master button
• Manual Override button allows you to grab any fixture on the fly
• Built in microphone for music triggering
• MIDI control over banks, chases and blackout
• DMX Polarity selector
• Power failure memory
NOTE: Knowledge of MIDI and DMX is required to fully utilize this unit.
Overview
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1) SCANNER buttons
To select scanners for setting, programming or recording.
2) FOG MACHINE button
This button is used to control the Fog machine. Relevant LED will show you the working state (READY).
3) SCENE buttons
Press the scene buttons to load or store relevant Scenes. There is a maximum of 240 programmable
scenes.
4) PROGRAM button
Activates program mode.
5) MIDI / REC button
Used to control MIDI operation or to record programs.
6) PAGE Select button
Used to select page between Page A (I-8) and Page B (9-16).
7) Dimmer faders
These faders are used to control the intensity of channel 1-8 or channel 9-16 depending upon the,
selected page.
8) SPEED fader
Used to adjust the chase speed within the range of 0.1 second to 10 minutes.
9) FADE TIME fader
Used to adjust the fade time. Fade time is the amount of time it takes for a scanner (or scanners) to move
from one position to another, for the dimmer to fade in or fade out.
10) TILT Joystick
This joystick can be used to control the Tilt of the scanner, or for programming.
11) PAN Joystick
This joystick can be used to control the Pan of the scanner, or for programming.
12) MODE Button
Pressing Fine and Mode buttons allows activating Assign or Reverse mode.
13) AUTO / DEL Button
Activates Music mode or to delete scenes or chases.
14) MUSIC / BANK COPY Button
Activates Program mode.
15) LCD Display
Shows the current activity or programming state.
16) BANK UP / DOWN Button
Press the Up/Down button to select from 30 banks.
17) TAP / DISPLAY Button
Used to create a standard beat or to change the value mode between % and 0-255.
18) BLACKOUT Button
Press this button to enable or disable relevant DMX output. When its LED is lit, that means the relevant
DMX output is disabled. Press this button again the LED will be “off”, that means the DMX output is
reactivated.
19) CHASE Button (1-6)
These buttons are used for activating the chase of programmed scenes.
20) FINE Button
When Fine is on, the Pan or Tilt joystick will control the scanner in the smallest increment.
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Backside
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21) AUDIO LINE INPUT
0.1V~1Vp-p
22) MIDI IN
Used to receive MIDI data.
23) DMX polarity select
Used to select DMX polarity (2-,3+ / 2+,3-).
24) DMX OUT
This connector sends your DMX value to the DMX scanner or DMX pack
25) DMX IN
This connector accepts your DMX input signals.
26) Fog Machine Output
To send the signal to a fog machine.
27) DC INPUT
DC 9 ~15V, 500mA min.
28) POWER ON / OFF
Used to switch on / off the power.
Installation
Remove all packing materials from the Scanmaster 3. Check that all foam and plastic padding is removed.
Connect all cables.
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.
The Scanmaster 3 allows you to program 12 scanners with 16 DMX channels each; 30 banks of 8
programmable scenes, 6 chases of 240 scenes using 8 channel sliders, a joystick and other buttons. With
the ease of the joystick, you can easily and more accurately control the movement of a fixture. To further
dazzle the audience, this unit allows you to assign DMX channels. In addition 2 units can set up
communication, so that they send or receive a complete file dump.
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Display Information
The LCD Display contains a maximum of 2 lines, each containing 8 characters. Below are the definitions.
LCD Display
SN1
BK1
CHASE1
STEP 009
DATA 184
SP: 1M54s
TP: 4.25s
ASS 04 05
RES 10 13
Message
Scene 1
Bank 1
Chase 1 is activated
The ninth step of a chase
DMX Value (000-255)
The current speed is 1 minute 54 seconds
The time of the last two taps is 4.25 seconds
Assign DMX channels 4 and 5
Reverse DMX channels 10 and 13
Unit Setup
The unit is preset to allocate 16 channels per fixture. In order to assign your fixtures to the scanner buttons,
located on the left side of the unit, you will need to space your fixtures 16 DMX channels apart.
Use the Following chart for DMX Addressing
Fixture #
Digital #
Dip Switch Setting
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1 "On"
1 and 5 "On"
1 and 6 "On"
1, 5 and 6 "On"
1 and 7 "On"
1, 5 and 7 "On"
1, 6 and 7 "On"
1, 5, 6 and 7 "On"
1 and 8 "On"
1, 5 and 8 "On"
1, 6 and 8 "On"
1, 5, 6 and 8 "On"
Enabling the program mode
To enable program mode, hold the PROGRAM button for seconds until LED is lit.
Set-up Joystick
1) Press and hold the PROGRAM button, until the LED is lit.
2) Press and hold the MODE and FINE button at the same time, the assign LED should light. If the reverse
LED lights, press FINE and MODE again to enter assign mode.
3) Use the BANK up and down keys to select the axis you wish to assign (Pan or TILT).
4) Use the "TAP/DISPLAY button to select a 16 or 8 channel mode.
5) Press the button corresponding to the scanner you wish to assign.
6) While holding the MODE button, press the scene number corresponding to the slider which controls the
movement. (Example: If pan is controlled by slider number 4, press and hold the MODE button while
tapping scene button 4#).
7) When finished press the FINE and MODE buttons at the same time again to exit Assign mode.
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SCENES
Programming a Scene
1) Enter program mode (See Enabling Program Mode)..
2) Check the blackout key and verify that the LED is not lit, if it is, press it once to exit blackout mode.
3) Verify that the speed and fade time sliders are positioned at zero.
4) Press the SCANNER button corresponding to the unit wish to control. You may control more than one
scanner at time by pressing the button corresponding to the scanners) you wish to program.
5) Move the faders and joystick to the desired position. If necessary, you may select page B to control
channels 9-16.
6) Tap the BANK Up/Down button to choose the bank you want to store this scene into. There are a total of
30 banks you can select, you may store up to 8 scenes in each bank.
7) Once all scanners are programmed into the desired position for the scene, tap the MIDI/Rec button to
program this scene into memory.
8) Tap the SCENE button you wish to store your scene into. All LEDs will flash three times signifying this
operation. The LCD readout will show the bank and scene.
9) To unselect the scanner(s) you have been programming and switch to another, simply press the button of
the scanner you have been programming again, deselecting it, and select another scanner.
10) Repeat steps 2-7 until all scenes have been programmed.
11) If you don't intend to continue programming at this time, press and hold the PROGRAM button for three
seconds to exit program mode. The LED will go out indicating this selection.
Example Scene Program
1) Program Enable
2) Tap the Scanner 1 button to turn on its fader control.
3) Verify that the page select is set on page A, if not press the PAGE SELECT button to select page A.
4) Move the first and second faders all the way up-to their maximum value position.
5) Select BANK 1 using the BANK Up/Down buttons.
6) Press the MIDI/Rec button.
7) Tap SCENE 1 to store the first scene.
8) Repeat steps 4-7, until all scenes have been programmed into BANK 1.
9) Tap the SCANNER 1 button to turn off the fader control.
10) When finished, disable PROGRAM mode. You can now manually tap through you have just
programmed.
Editing a Scene
1) Program Enable.
2) Press the BANK Up/Down button to select the bank containing the scene you wish to edit.
3) Select the scene you wish to edit by tapping its SCENE button.
4) Use the faders and/or joystick to make the desired adjustments to the scene.
5) Once you have completed the changes, tap the MIDI/Rec button.
6) Tap the SCENE button that corresponds to the scene you're editing. This will override the existing scene.
Be sure to select the same scene in steps 3 and 6, otherwise you may accidentally record over an existing
scene.
Copy Scanner Settings
This setting allows you to copy the settings from one scanner to another.
1) Press and hold down the scanner button you wish to copy.
2) While holding down the button, tap the button of the scanner you wish to copy the settings to.
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Copy a Scene
1) Enable Program Mode.
2) Tap the BANK Up/Down button, to select the bank containing the scene you wish to copy.
3) Select the scene you wish to copy, by pressing its SCENE button.
4) Using the BANK Up/Down button, select the bank you wish to copy the scene to.
5) Tap the MIDI/Rec button.
6) Tap the SCENE button you wish to copy the scene to.
Delete a Scene
1) Enable Programming Mode.
2) Press the desired SCENE button, to select the scene you wish to delete.
3) Press and hold down the Auto/Del button. While holding the button, tap the SCENE button that
corresponds with the scene you wish to delete.
4) When the programmed scene is deleted, all DMX channel values will be set to 0.
Delete All Scenes
1) Turn the unit’s power off, then press and hold down the PROGRAM and BANK Down buttons at the same
time.
2) Turn the unit back on, and all scenes should be cleared.
Copy a Bank of Scenes
1) Enable Programming Mode.
2) Tap the BANK Up/Down button until you reach the bank you wish to copy.
3) Tap the MIDI/Rec button.
4) Tap the BANK Up/Down button to select the bank you wish to copy to.
5) Tap the Music/Bank Copy button, all LEDs will briefly flash three times, indicating the function has
been completed.
6) Press the PROGRAM button for three seconds to exit programming mode.
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CHASES
Programming a Chase
Note: You must have already programmed scenes in order to program a chase. This function allows you to
cycle through up to 240 scenes in a preselected order. It is recommended to delete all chases in the
controller, before programming chases for the first time. Also see Delete All Chases for instructions.
1) Enable Programming Mode.
2) Tap the CHASE button to select the chase you wish to program.
3) Select a desired scene from the bank that has scenes stored inside it.
4) Tap the MIDI/Rec button.
5) Repeat steps 3-4, until all desired scenes scenes have been entered.
Inserting a Bank of Scenes into a Chase
1) Enable Programming Mode.
2) Select the chase you wish to program.
3) Use the BANK Up/Down key to select the bank of scenes you wish to copy.
4) Tap the Music/Bank Copy button.
5) Tap the MIDI/Rec copy button, all LEDs will flash three times, indicating that the requested operation has
been performed.
Adding a Step
1) Enable Programming Mode.
2) Press the corresponding button, to add a step to the chase you wish.
3) Press the Tap/Display button, the LCD will show the current step.
4) Press the BANK Up/Down button and scroll to the step you wish to insert the step after.
5) Press the MIDI/Rec button, the segment display will read the step one step higher than before.
6) Tap the Tap/Display button again. The LCD shows the current chase, scene, and bank. Create a desired
scene and record it as a new step or select a previously programmed scene to add to the chase.
7) Once you have selected the scene you wish to add, press the MIDI/Rec button again. All LEDs will flash
three times, indicating the new step has been inserted into the chase.
Delete a Step
1) Enable Programming Mode.
2) Select the chase, which contains the step you wish to delete.
3) Press the Tap/Display button, the LCD shows the current step.
4) Press the BANK Up/Down button and scroll to the step you wish to delete.
5) Press the Auto/Del button to delete the step. All LEDs will flash three times indicating the requested
operation has been performed.
Delete a Chase
1) Press the corresponding button, to delete the chase you wish.
2) Press and hold down the Auto/Del button while holding down the CHASE button. All LEDs will flash three
times, indicating that the requested operation has been performed.
Delete All Chases
1) Turn the unit’s power off, press and hold down the Auto/Del and BANK Down buttons at the same time.
2) Re-apply the power, and all chases should be cleared.
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JOYSTICK / CHANNEL SELECTION
Set-up Joystick
1) Press and hold the PROGRAM button, until the LED is lit.
2) Press and hold the MODE and FINE button at the same time, the assign LED should light. If the reverse
LED lights, press FINE and MODE again to enter assign mode.
3) Use the BANK up and down keys to select the axis you wish to assign (Pan or TILT).
4) Use the "TAP/DISPLAY button to select a 16 or 8 channel mode.
5) Press the button corresponding to the scanner you wish to assign.
6) While holding the MODE button, press the scene number corresponding to the slider which controls the
movement. (Example: If pan is controlled by slider number 4, press and hold the MODE button while
tapping scene button 4#).
7) When finished press the FINE and MODE buttons at the same time again to exit Assign mode.
Reverse Joystick Movement / DMX Channel
1) Enable Programming Mode.
2) Press the FINE and MODE buttons to enter assign mode, then press FINE and MODE buttons again to
enter reverse mode. The reverse LED lights up, indicating reverse mode is active.
3) Use BANK Up/Down button to change between the Pan and Tilt, the corresponding LED lights, indicating
this selection.
4) Press the Tap/Display button to change between the 8 Channel or 16 Channel mode.
5) Press the SCANNER button to select the scanner.
6) While holding the MODE button, press the corresponding SCENE button for the channel you wish to
reverse. (For Example: If you are reversing the one scanner, once you verify that you are in reverse
mode, and the Tilt LED is lit, check to see which slider the Tilt control is on. Hold the MODE button and
press the SCENE button, that is same as the slider number for tilt. (Slider 5/Scene 5).
7) Continue steps 3-7 as needed. You may reverse a maximum of 48 channels for 12 scanners.
Delete a Scanner of DMX Channels
1) Activate Assign or reverse mode.
2) Tap the SCANNER button to select the scanner you wish to delete.
3) Press the MODE and Auto/Del buttons at the same time". All LEDs will flash three times, indicating the
requested operation has been performed.
Clear All DMX Channels
1) Turn the unit’s power off.
2) Press the MODE and Auto/Del buttons at the same time.
3) While holding the two buttons, turn the power back on. All LEDs will flash briefly, indicating the requested
operation has been performed.
Display DMX Channel
1) Press the FINE and MODE buttons at the same time, putting the controller into assign mode.
2) Press the FINE and MODE buttons again, lighting the reverse LED.
3) Press the SCANNER button that is set at the desired Pan and Tilt, and the LCD will display the DMX
values for Pan and Tilt.
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FADE TIME
Fade Time / Assign Fade Time
1) With the power off, press the MODE and Tap/Display buttons at the same time.
2) Turn the power back on, tap the Tap/Display button to change between Fade Time and Assign Fade
Time, the LCD shows:
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3) Press the MODE and Tap/Display buttons at the same time to store your setting into memory. If you do
not wish to save your setting, press the blackout key to exit this operation.
PLAYBACK
Running Scenes
There are three modes in which you can run scenes and chases. They are Manual mode, Auto mode and
Music mode.
Manual Mode
1) When the power is turned on, the unit automatically enters Manual mode.
2) Check and verify that both the Auto and Music LEDs are off.
3) Use the BANK Up/Down button to select the bank with the scenes you wish to run.
4) Press the SCENE button to display the scene you wish.
Auto Mode
This function allows you to run a bank of programmed scenes in sequence.
1) Press the Auto/Del button to enter Auto mode. The Auto LED will light, indicating the Auto mode is active.
2) Use the BANK Up/Down button to select a bank of scenes to run.
3) After selecting the bank of scenes to run, you can use the Speed slider and Fade Time slider to adjust the
speed of the scene progression.
4) You can use the Tap Sync/Display button to set the speed instead. The amount of time between the last
two taps will instruct the controller in the length of time between steps. This setting will stay in effect, until
the speed slider is moved.
5) Press the Auto/Display button to exit Auto mode.
Music Mode
1) Press the Music/Bank Copy button to activate Music mode.
2) Use the BANK Up/Down button to select a bank of scenes you wish to run. The scenes selected, will run
sequentially to the beat of the music, controlled by the built-in microphone.
3) Tap the Music/Bank Copy button again to exit music mode.
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Running Chases
Manual Mode
1) When the power is turned on, the unit automatically enters manual mode.
2) Select the chase you wish to run by pressing the corresponding CHASE button. Pressing this button a
second time, this will unselect the chase.
Auto Mode
1) Press the Auto/Del button to activate Auto mode.
2) Select the desired Chase by pressing one of six CHASE buttons. Pressing this button a second time will
undo this selection.
3) Use the SPEED slider and FADE time slider to adjust the chase to your specifications.
Music Mode
1) Press the Music/Bank Copy button to activate Music mode.
2) Select the desired chase by pressing one of six Chase buttons, this will activate the chase and cause it to
respond to the rhythm of the music.
FILE TRANSFER
File Transfer allows the user to transfer all information stored in one Scanmaster 3 to a second Scanmaster
unit. You must connect the units using 3-pin XLR cables. The unit sending the information will have the
cable plugged into the DMX Out plug, and the receiving the information will have the cable running into the
DMX In location.
To Send A File Dump
1) With the power off, press and hold down the SCANNER 2 and 3 buttons and SCENE 1 button at the
same time.
2) Turn the unit back on, while pressing these three buttons, the LCD will read "TRANSMIT" indicating that
the unit is ready to send the files.
3) Press SCENE button 7 and 8 at the same time to send the file dump.
4) If an error occurs during the file dump, the LCD will show "ERROR".
Receive File Dump
1) With the power off, press and hold down the SCANNER 8, 9 and SCENE button 2 at a time.
2) Turn the unit back on, while pressing these three buttons, the LCD shows "RECEIVE", indicating this unit
is receiving the file dump.
3) When receiving is finished, the unit will automatically return to normal mode.
MIDI Channel Setting
1) Press and hold the MIDI/Rec button for three seconds. The LCD shows the MIDI channel of last time.
2) Use the BANK Up/Down button, to select the DMX channel 01 -16 you wish to assign to the MIDI
channel.
3) Press and hold the MIDI/Rec button to save your settings. The LEDs will flash three times, indicating that
the required operation has been performed.
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Maintenance
The Showtec Scanmaster 3 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.
Do not use alcohol or solvents.
Keep connections clean. Disconnect electric power, and then wipe the DMX and audio connections with a
damp cloth. Make sure connections are thoroughly dry before linking equipment or supplying electric power.
Troubleshooting
Showtec Scanmaster 3
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 power from the wall, all cables, the fuse, etc.
3. If all of the above appears to be O.K., plug the unit in again.
4. If nothing happens after 30 seconds, unplug the device.
5. Return the device to your Showtec dealer.
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Product Specification
Model: Showtec Scanmaster 3
Voltage : AC 230V-50Hz (CE)
Power input: DC9 ~ 12V, 500 mA min.
Audio trigger: Built-in Mic
DMX Input : 3-pin XLR Male connector
DMX Output : 3-pin XLR Female connector
Midi Input: 5-pin connector
Dimensions : 482 x 134 x 85 mm (LxWxH)
Weight : 2,7 kg
Design and product specifications are subject to change without prior notice.
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