LFX Master dim flicker box user manual

LFX Master dim flicker box user manual
User manual
LFX Master dim
movie-intercom ®
LightingFX Tools
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This user manual is valid for the LFX Master dim
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movie-intercom® und LFXHub®
are registered trademarks
of Olaf Michalke, movie-intercom
LightingFX Tools.
use or dispersal of the trademarks shown above
is strictly vorbidden.
The features described in this manual are subject to change without prior notice
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table of content
chapter
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
page
Intended use and safety instructions
Quick Start
Product Overview
- Presets
- Autodetect Dimmer
Trouble shooting
Specifications, cleaning, disposal
Address & support
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Intended use and safety instructions
Please read this user manual before the first operation!
This product is for professional use only and has been designed for indoor
use.
The LFX Master is intended for operation with tungsten lamps only.
The safety symbol in this manual is shown to the right.
WARNING
It is important to read ALL safety and installation instructions to avoid any damage to the
product and potential injury to yourself and others.
Only use this product if all cables, connectors and the product itself are undamaged.
The device must be used in accordance with local regulations only.
Do not operate the product if the ambient temperature exceeds 40°C / 104°F.
The LFX Master might become hot during operation. The temperature of the enclosure
might exceed 48°C. Please keep away the LFX Master from inflammable materials. Maintain
a distance of at least 30 cm (12 inch) all around to inflammable material. Please make sure
the environment of operation provides a sufficient cool air flow.
The maximum output load must not exceed 2.3 KW @ 230 VAC.
High voltage might be present even when the main fuse is removed or blown!
Ensure that the device is electrically connected to ground (earth).
Exposure to moisture may cause damage to the product and will void
your warranty.
Damage caused by inadequate cleaning or maintenance is not covered by the product warranty.
Before a bulb of a connected lamp will be changed make sure the LFX Master is unplugged
from the mains power and make sure the lamp is disconnected from the LFX Master!
You must inform your local fire department before you create artificial fire lighting effects using the LFX Master!
SERVICE
Servicing is to be performed only by qualified personnel. Take precautions to avoid ESD damage during service.
Disconnect the power before servicing the product.
POWER
Never connect to dimmer power!
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Quick Start instructions
A
B
Connect power cord to mains power
Connect lamp @ power output
power outlet
max. 10 Amps
for tungsten only
main fuse
10 Amps
power cord
1.
2.
select with black rotary knob
a preset
Set yellow "speed" and red
Set red "MAX DIM" to the
"MIN DIM" to the recommen- level you need.
ded default setting according
to the table located on the
control panel.
The colored pins helps you
to set the values.
4.
3.
Modify settings of "SPEED", "MIN DIM" and "MAX DIM" as you like
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Product Overview
HD Presets
The LFX Master dim uses HD flicker patterns stored in the unit.
Each pattern has a resolution of 24 fps with 60 second loop.
For that reason effects generated by the LFX Master looks natural.
Recommended default values
Preset
Description
Fire
Simulates an effect of a fireplace
60%
35%
Candle
TV
Simulates an effect of a candle, lantern
Simulates projection of a TV set, a composition with
"cuts" and "pans"
55%
50%
Strobe
symmetric rectangular sequencer (0.3...28 secs)
70%
Speed Max dim Min dim
50%
any
40%
0
Modify the values as you like depending on the style and brightness required.
Power output
The LFX Master is equipped with a universal power supply for mains voltages from 100 VAC
up to 240 VAC and an internal dimmer.
The internal 10 Amp dimmer autodetects the mains frequency for 50 Hz or 60 Hz.
The dim control setting thus are adopted to the used mains power automatically.
It means it´s easy to drive the LFX Master within every power network worldwide without
changing any settings.
The maximum dimmer output power is always referred to 10 Amps for every mains power.
Worldwide use with mains autodetect
Green status LED
Mains supply
max. output power
@ 230 VAC 50 or 60 Hz
2.3 kW
@ 110 VAC 50 or 60 Hz
1.1 kW
The LED on the rear panel signals a succussfull mains detection.
Quite useful if you would like to find out if there is power connected at the LFX Master.
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Dimmer settings
Example shown here: "candle" flicker curve
Brightness level
Brightness alternation
100%
0
stretch curve with "SPEED"
Time
Brightness level
100%
MAX dim = 80%
Brightness alternation
MIN dim = 70%
effect curve with individual values
0
Time
Please keep in mind
If you reduce the value of MAX DIM this will automatically reduce the value of MIN DIM!
Recommendation for set-up
At first set MAX DIM then set MIN-DIM
White LED monitors the effect
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Trouble shooting
Possible problems using the LFX Master might be solved here.
Basic conditions for operation
1. The device, especially the power cord, has no damages.
2. The operation voltage of the LFXHub is 100 - 240 VAC @50/60 Hz
3. The built-in main fuse is not blown.
In case of a malfunction of the LFX Master the additional internal fuse of the power supply
could have been triggered.
This internal fuse is self resetting. Please power off and wait 10 minutes and try again. Do
not open the unit, it is not necessary.
symptom
possible reason
solution
connected lamp remains off
Mains power not connected
if green LED on rear panel
is off
apply power until green LED
is on
Switch of connected lamp is
off
switch it on
Value of MAX DIM is too low
increase MAX DIM
connected lamp remains on
Value of MIN DIM is too
high
decrease MIN DIM
flicker effect is bad
settings are not good
start with the default values,
then change on value after
the other
strobe effect with high frequency has "bumps"
the bulb interia is too high
choose a lamp with smaller
output power
Unit does not work despite
all solutions shown above
has been tested
excessive heat?
strong humidity?
let the unit cool down at a
cool place.
nothing helps
please contact us, we fix it
for you
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Specifications, cleaning, disposal
general
operation voltage
100 - 240 VAC 50/60 Hz autosense
temperature operation range
-20°C ...40°C (-4°F ... 104°F)
dimensions (l x w x h) (without cable)
17 x 12.5 x 12.5 cm (6.7" x 4.9" x 4.9")
weight
1.75 kgs (3.9 lbs)
max. output power
10 Amps
@ 230 VAC 50 or 60 Hz: 2.3 kW
@ 110 VAC 50 or 60 Hz; 1.1 kW
resolution preset
24 fps, 60 seconds loop
presets
Fire, Candle, TV
Strobe t= 67.5 msec ...28 secs, aspect ratio
50%
Cleaning the unit
ONLY clean the unit when disconnected completely from all cables!
Use a clean slightly wet cloth.
Disposal
In order to avoid any possible effects resulting from the disposal of electrical an electronic
equipment containing substances damaging the environment and human health, the European Parliament and Council directives 2002/96/EC on waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) and 2002/95/EC on the restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances
in electrical and electronic equipment (RoHS) have been transferred into national law in all
EU member states.
The product you have purchased was developed in line with the current state of the art in an
environmentally friendly manner and with the view of recycling.
The product is labelled with the symbol shown to the right. If you wish to dispose this product, this symbol obliges you to do so separately from industrial sorted waste.
Waste equipment should be shipped to movie-intercom. We will dispose the waste for you.
Electrical equipment does not belong in regular waste.
European Union declaration of conformity
This product corresponds to the following specifications under strict observance of the installation instructions and technical specifications:
Standard 2004/108/EG of the European Parliament and the council from 15.
December 2004 for law provision adaptation of the member states concerning
the electronical
compatibility and for abrogation of standard 2014/30/EU.
The device passed the test. Berlin, May 12, 2016
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Address & support
Do not hesitate to contact movie-intercom.
We are looking forward to answer your questions.
postal address
movie-intercom
Bluecherstr. 21
10961 Berlin
Germany
phone 24h / 7 days
+49 30 2232 0575
fax
+49 30 2232 0571
e-mail
[email protected]
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web
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