Outdoor Projector Enclosures 5-15K

Outdoor Projector Enclosures 5-15K

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Projector

Enclosures

Blizzard

Outdoor

Projector

Enclosures

Blizzard is the world’s most popular outdoor projector enclosure for permanent installation in any climate, for video mapping, outdoor attractions, advertising and outdoor movies.

Blizzard comes in three standard sizes, for projectors between 5,000 and 15,000 ANSI lumens.

Now Blizzard comes with all the new features you’ve asked us for:

• Optional Projector Tray slides out either side for easy installation and service access

• Tabletop or ceiling projector mount

• Rear door opens for lamp access

• Stackable

• Optional Ethernet communications

All Blizzard models feature

Tempest’s patented Digital

Enclosure Control system

(DEC4

TM

), now available with optional remote monitoring over your TCP/IP network.

Blizzard 52.150 with Barco F90 Laser projector and optional projector slide (52.

PS.xxx). Use 52.150 for most projectors

12-15,000 ANSI lumens.

Blizzard models come in three sizes, and three configurations. to suit any outdoor projection application:

Blizzard 52.100 Landscape, with standard fixed projector mount. Suitable for most projectors 8-10,000 ANSI lumens.

Landscape

The standard configuration -

Projector may be configured tabletop or ceiling style, with left or right slide access.

Portrait

Blizzard portrait versions are available to special order in all sizes. Specify projector type when ordering.

Blizzard 52.150P Portrait

Enclosure for most projectors

10-15,000 ANSI lumens.

Ultra-Short-Throw

Blizzard is ready for the UST revolution! Now you don’t need to own the plot across the street to project on the front of your building! UST models may be configured to project either up or down, for ground or rooflevel installation. Specify projector and lens type when ordering.

Blizzard 52.100.UST Enclosure for most projectors 8-10,000

ANSI lumens fitted with Ultra-

Short-Throw lenses.

Blizzard UST enclosures may be installed to project either up or down.

Blizzard

Outdoor

Projector

Enclosures

Ultra-strong lightweight aluminum frame

Tempered low-iron optical grade port glass for strength and perfect imaging

Blizzard’s hydrophobic

HEPA inlet filter keeps out dust, oil and salt fog.

Replacement access from below or inside

Heavy duty stainless steel slides

Rigging points at each corner, top and bottom (M12-1.75 x

40mm stainless steel bolts supplied)

Landscape

Adjust projector position using projector feet, then clamp firmly in place

Fixed or sliding projector mount may be fitted for tabletop or ceiling operation, and for left or right access

DEC4 Enclosure Control with patented Goldilocks

TM

OS and remote monitoring option

Removable side panels with security key locks

Lockable back door for easy relamping access without moving the projector

Variable Speed AC exhaust fan

Exhaust fan door opens when fan runs

DEC4

TM

User Interface, for customized setup and system monitoring. May be monitored remotely with optional comms card

Blizzard

Outdoor

Projector

Enclosures

Blizzard Portrait enclosures incorporate a customized mounting plate for the desired projector.

Projector attaches to the mounting plate with screws provided.

Use projector feet to adjust pan and roll, then tighten mounting screws to lock.

Tilt mechanism allows +/- 10° projector tilt adjustment

Portrait

Blizzard Portrait enclosures are customized for the intended projector mount, so we need to know the projector you’re using when you order.

Not all projectors may be used in portrait mode — check with your projector manufacturer before ordering.

Some projectors may be used in portrait mode but only in one orientation — either base left or base right (picture here shows

Christie M-Series projector installed base left.

Ultra Short Throw

Blizzard UST outdoor enclosures allow you to paint a wall with light without having to own the block across the street!

UST enclosures are wider than standard landscape enclosures, to allow for the extreme width of the projection beam without clipping.

Blizzard UST enclosures may be configured to mount above the image (projecting down) or below it (projecting up).

The projector mount allows considerable adjustment of pan, tilt and roll.

Blizzard

Outdoor

Projector

Enclosures

All Blizzards come with four

M12 threaded sockets — one at each corner — top and bottom.

Four stainless steel bolts are provided for attachment to any suitable support structure.

Tempest recommends only the use of stainless steel hardware for installing enclosures outdoors.

Three additional rigging options are available for any Blizzard enclosure:

Blizzard Pole Hanger Kit

Hang Blizzard safely on a vertical pole 1½-3” (40-75mm) OD.

Allows up to 30° tilt, 5° roll and unlimited pan adjustment. Note:

Pole must be suitably braced for

Blizzard 52.100-150 models.

Blizzard Truss Kit

Hang Blizzard safely on any truss or horizontal pipe with OD

2in [50]. The Truss kit allows you to:

• Tilt the enclosure by pivoting on the supplied truss clamps,

+/- 30°

• Pan the enclosure up to 45° left or right

• Roll the enclosure +/- 5°

Stacking Kit

Stack two or more Blizzard enclosures of the same type using this stacking kit.

Male and female parts attach to the threaded corner holes, and are simply joined together using a stainless steel clevis pin.

See also Swivel Stacking Kit, next page)

Unistrut Kit

Easy attachment to any structure using these two Unistrut rails. Simply use spring nuts supplied to bolt to your structure, without worrying about precise hole locations.

Unistruts may be mounted top

(shown here) or bottom.

Rigging Options

Blizzard

Outdoor

Projector

Enclosures

Swivel Stacking Kit

Stack two Blizzard enclosures

(must be the same model), and angle them up to 60 degrees apart — great for short-throw edge blending jobs.

Stainless steel stacking kits attach to M12 rigging points, and locking bolts are provided to secure pan angle when aligned.

Swivel Stacking kit part number must match Blizzard enclosure

— eg 52.SS.150 is the Swiveel

Stacking kit for two Blizzard

52.150 enclosures as shown here.

Rigging Options

52.SH.xxx Sun Shade attaches easily to the

Blizzard’s top rigging points. Note that the xxx matches the enclosure part number, eg

52.SH.150 for Blizzard

52.150 shown here.

Climate Options

Sun Shade

(52.SH.xxx)

Pictured above, this reflective aluminum panel mounts easily on the top of any Blizzard enclosure to provide extra daytime protection in hot, sunny climates. The cover not only deflects sunlight, but also provides a 75mm air gap between the shade and the enclosure top, promoting convective air movement. Use in conjunction with 52.TI thermal insulation in sunny areas with daytime temperatures frequently above 40°C (104°F).

Thermal Insulation Kit

(52.TI — factory fitted)

The thermal insulation kit adds

25mm of thermal insulation all around the inside of the enclosure, conserving heat and reducing energy costs in cold climates, and moderating daytime temperatures in hot weather.

Positive Pressure and Salt Air

(55.PP - factory fitted)

We do a lot of cruise ship jobs, as well as beach resorts and attractions where salt air can be a real problem. Now all

Tempest G4 outdoor enclosures can be supplied with a Constant

Positive Pressure setting that runs the enclosure fan(s) all the time at low power, maintaining just enough positive pressure to prevent salt or other pollutants sneaking in the back door when the projector is not running.

Desert Filter Baffle

(55.DFB.xx)

Wind-blown dust and sand can rip a filter apart in no time in a bad dust storm — so slow it down with this handy accessory.

The Desert Filter Baffle replaces the filter clamp under the enclosure body, and requires 100mm

(4”) clearance plus 75mm (3”) airflow clearance below the enclosure.

Blizzard

Outdoor

Projector

Enclosures

Don’t panic!

Tempest enclosures have been in use for years in some very warm places — think Singapore,

Dubai, Las Vegas. In most cases our standard enclosures will protect your equipment without problems.

Outdoor projection, by definition, is used at night. So you need to think about daytime and showtime temperatures quite separately:

Daytime — Warm Locations

In hot locations (anywhere with daytime temperature regularly exceeding 30°C), we strongly recommend specifying the Blizzard Thermal Insulation option

( 52.TI

). This is a factory-fitted thermal insulation lining to the enclosure that effectively moderates daytime temperatures, reducing stress on your equipment and prolonging fan life.

Daytime — Hot Sun

If your enclosures will be regularly exposed to hot sun, the Blizzard Sun Shade ( 52.

SH.xxx

) is a simple, low-profile semi-reflective aluminum cover, that protects the enclosure from the midday sun and creates a

What to do when it’s HOT

50mm (2in) air gap above the enclosure body. This protects the enclosure and its contents from the worst of the sun anywhere in the tropics or in desert conditions.

Showtime — Tempest AC Assist

Tempest has always avoided the use of active air-conditioning to cool video projectors, due to the high risks of damaging condensation. But there are cases where some help is needed, and that’s where Tempest AC Assist comes in:

Tempest AC Assist

We now offer AC Assist to lower projector operating temperatures for projectors with low temperature limits and for extremely hot locations.

Consider AC Assist if Showtime temperatures are either:

• Normally very high, >35°C

• Within 5°C of your projector’s environmental limit.

So, for a projector with

35°C environmental limit, consider AC Assist if showtime temperatures regularly exceed 30°C

We use the latest in spot cooling and dehumidifying technology to blend cold air with local ambient air, and bring down the temperature of projector environment by as much as 15°C.

By blending incoming air in this way, and by controlling the cold air source so that it is never operating when the projector lamp is running, we avoid the risks associated with traditional closed-circuit AC systems.

This means that during the day the enclosure is kept to a safe temperature using a combination of thermal insulation, sun shade and forced air cooling, while at night when the projector is running, AC Assist actively reduces the projector temperature and assures a long, trouble-free operating life in the hottest (and the most humid) environments.

No two systems are alike, and there are many variables to be considered. Tempest’s System

Engineers will design your AC

Assist installation on a project-by-project basis. Contact

Tempest with specifics for your project and we will be happy to design an AC Assist system for you.

Blizzard Sun Shade

Flexible hose(s), up to

5m (16ft) long. Cooled air enters through the inlet filter to blend with outside air and prevent thermal shock. In this case, hoses connected to the cooler’s two outlets are split again to feed four enclosures

Rendering: A group of four Blizzard

52.150 enclosures, with AC Assist

Cooler and flexible hose manifold.

The cooler may be located anywhere within 5m (16ft) of the enclosure air inlet. Allow at least 500mm (20in) below the enclosure(s) for the cooler hose and its bend radius.

Outdoor-rated spot cooler/dehumdifier powered and controlled by Blizzard’s DEC4 controller to operate only when the projector lamp is on and temperature is above a predefined setting.

Blizzard

Outdoor

Projector

Enclosures

Goldilocks

TM

How do we keep projectors from roasting when it’s 50°C and there’s no shade?

And prevent condensation from destroying your projector overnight?

Tempest’s unique Goldilocks

TM

Operating System (patents pending) brings enclosure control to a new level.

Goldilocks keeps the air temperature inside your enclosure just right, removing heat from the projector when the lamp is on or when the enclosure is heated by the sun. We’re changing the air about every second.

Goldilocks uses a heater to maintain a minimum temperature in cold climates.

And Goldilocks tracks temperature and humidity 24/7, keeping relative humidity inside your enclosure just right by using heaters to raise the air temperature when needed, adapting constantly to prevent deadly condensation.

New to these Fourth Generation enclosures, Goldilocks features a homogenizing blower that stirs the air periodically inside the enclosure when the projector is not in use, preventing hot and cold spots and further reducing condensation risk.

Blizzard

Ethernet

Blizzard

RS485

Blizzard

RS485

Remote Monitoring

It’s important to understand that most Blizzard installations are running on factory default settings and are not connected to any kind of network. In many cases that’s just fine, but in larger systems or mission-critical applications a remote monitoring sysyem is a lifesaver.

Blizzard reports everything it knows on the user interface display on the back door. Now you can get the same information remotely, in several different ways:

TCP/IP Direct

Plug in an Ethernet board to your Blizzard, and now you can find out what’s going on in the enclosure. Temperature, humidity, line voltage, current, projector, fan and heater status are just some of the data you can monitor using this feature.

Use Tempest’s prepackaged front end, write your own, or integrate with many popular projector control protocols.

RS485 to TCP/IP

For larger systems we offer a simple RS485 plug-in board so you can daisy-chain between groups of enclosures, bridging to Ethernet at one or more enclosure locations. Either way,

Ethernet

LAN

Local PC Remote PC

you get all the information we know about back in the control room.

Web-based Monitoring

With the addition of a Tempest

G4 System Manager (coming soon), the system now serves up a web page that can be monitored anywhere.

With the G4 System Manager,

Tempest will offer a real-time system monitoring service, alerting you by email if anything happens to your system.

And on your Smartphone!

Not cool enough for you? System Manager will also feature a smartphone ap, so you can stay connected to your Tempest enclosures anytime, anywhere.

Data Logging

Also new with G4, Goldilocks logs all system events for a week, providing invaluable insights in the event of a field service issue. Data logs will be recorded longer term in the G4

System Manager (see below) and will be available locally via

USB or remotely over a network or the internet.

Blizzard

RS485

RS485 (Daisy Chain)

Smartphone

Blizzard

RS485

Ethernet

Ethernet

LAN

Local PC

For more on

DEC4, Goldilocks and remote monitoring, download the

Blizzard User

Manual from www.tempest.biz

Ordering Guide Landscape Portrait Ultra-Short Throw

Blizzard 52.050

Most projectors

5-8,000 ANSI lumens

Part #, 120V

Part #, 230V

Dims (lwh)

Weight

52.050.L.US

52.050.L.IN

747x671x391

29.4x26.4x15.4”

27kg/59lb Weight

Projector Max:

Dims (lwh) 610x521x229

24x20.5x9in

800 Power (W)

Shipping*

Dims (lwh) 910x910x610

36x36x24in

35kg/77lb

Blizzard 52.100

Most projectors

8-10,000 ANSI lumens

Part #, 120V

Part #, 230V

Dims (lwh)

Weight

Projector Max:

Dims (lwh)

52.100.L.US

52.100..LIN

874x772x416

34.4x30.4x16.4”

32kg/70lb

711x622x254

28x24.5x10in

1,250 Power (W)

Shipping*

Dims (lwh)

Weight

910x910x610

36x36x24in

40kg/88lb

* All Schedule B Export Code:

9405.99.0000

Part #, 120V

Part #, 230V

52.050.P.US

52.050.P.IN

Dims (lwh) 747x417x696

29.4x16.4x27.4”

29kg/64lb Weight

Projector Max:

Dims (lwh) 610x521x229

24x20.5x9in

Power (W) 800

Note: Please specify projector type when ordering Portrait enclosures

Shipping*

Dims (lwh)

Weight

910x910x610

36x36x24in

37kg/81lb

Part #, 120V

Part #, 230V

Dims (lwh)

Weight

Projector Max:

Dims (lwh) 711x622x254

28x24.5x10in

Power (W) 1,250

Note: Please specify projector type when ordering Portrait enclosures

Shipping*

Dims (lwh)

52.100.P.US

52.100.P.IN

874x442x798

34.4x17.4x31.4”

34kg/75lb

Weight

910x910x610

36x36x24in

42kg/92lb

Part #, 120V

Part #, 230V

52.050.U.US

52.050.U.IN

Dims (lwh) 915x915x333

36x36x13in

36kg/80lb Weight

Projector Max:

Dims (lwh) 610x521x229

24x20.5x9in

Power (W) 800

IMPORTANT: UST dimensions are approximate. Please contact factory with projector type before ordering to confirm suitability and dimensions

Shipping*

Dims (lwh)

Weight

910x910x610

36x36x24in

44kg/97lb

Part #, 120V

Part #, 230V

Dims (lwh)

Weight

52.100.U.US

52.100.U.IN

1003x1003x395

40x40x16in

41kg/90lb

Projector Max:

Dims (lwh)

Shipping*

Dims (lwh)

711x622x254

28x24.5x10in

Power (W) 1,250

IMPORTANT: UST dimensions are approximate. Please contact factory with projector type before ordering to confirm suitability and dimensions

910x910x610

36x36x24in

Weight 49kg/108lb

CAD drawings and user manuals at www.tempest.biz

Ordering Guide

Landscape Portrait Ultra-Short Throw

Blizzard 52.150

Most projectors

10-15000 ANSI lumens

Part #, 120V

Part #, 230V

Dims (lwh)

Weight

Projector Max:

Dims (lwh)

Power (W)

Shipping*

Dims (lwh)

Weight

52.150.L.US

52.150.L.IN

1102x772x493

43.4x30.4x19.4”

42kg/92lb

890x622x305

35x24.5x12in

1,800

1300x840x480

52x34x20in

50kg/110lb

* All Schedule B Export Code:

9405.99.0000

Part #, 120V

Part #, 230V

52.150.P.US

52.150.P.IN

Dims (lwh) 1102x518x798

43.4x20.4x31.4”

45kg/99lb Weight

Projector Max:

Dims (lwh) 890x622x305

35x24.5x12in

Power (W) 1,800

Note: Please specify projector type when ordering Portrait enclosures

Shipping*

Dims (lwh)

Weight

1300x840x610

52x34x24in

53kg/117lb

Part #, 120V

Part #, 230V

Dims (lwh) 1016x1016x457

40x40x18in

53kg/117lb Weight

Projector Max:

Dims (lwh) 890x622x305

35x24.5x12in

Power (W) 1,800

IMPORTANT: UST dimensions are approximate. Please contact factory with projector type before ordering to confirm suitability and dimensions

Shipping*

Dims (lwh)

Weight

52.150.U.US

52.150.U.IN

1300x1300x480

52x52x20in

61kg/134lb

Blizzard Options

52.TI

52.PS.xxx

52.SH.xxx

51.DFB.11

51.DFB.15

51.EN

52.TP.050

52.TP.100

52.TP.150

Any Blizzard

Any Blizzard

Any Blizzard

Blizzard 050-100

Blizzard 150

Any Blizzard

Blizzard 050

Blizzard 100

Blizzard 150

Thermal Insulation Kit, recommended for hot or cold climates

Projector Slide Option (xxx is the Blizzard model number, eg 52.PS.100)

Sun Shade Kit (xxx is the Blizzard model number, eg 52.SH.100)

Desert Inlet Filter Baffle, 11in

Desert Inlet Filter Baffle, 15,5in

Ethernet Communications Card

Blizzard 52.050 Pole Hanger Kit

Blizzard 52.100 Pole Hanger Kit

Blizzard 52.150 Pole Hanger Kit

www.tempest.biz for

CAD drawings and user manuals

Custom Colors

All the enclosures in this brochure are shown in our popular standard light bronze finish.

White, Black or any RAL color are available to special order.

52.TR.050

52.TR.100

52.TR.150

51.SK

52.SS.xxx

52.UR.050

52.UR.100

52.UR.150

0000.CL

55.PP

55.AC

Blizzard 050

Blizzard 100

Blizzard 150

Any Blizzard

Any Blizzard

Blizzard 050

Blizzard 100

Blizzard 150

Any Blizzard

Any Blizzard

AC Assist

Blizzzard 52.050 Truss Mounting Kit

Blizzzard 52.100 Truss Mounting Kit

Blizzzard 52.150 Truss Mounting Kit

Stacking kit (Blizzards stacked must be same type)

Swivel Stacking Kit (xxx is the Blizzard model number, eg 52.SS.150)

Pair of Unistrut Rails and hardware kit

Pair of Unistrut Rails and hardware kit

Pair of Unistrut Rails and hardware kit

Custom Color - specify black, white or any RAL #, plus % gloss desired

Positive Pressure Kit (factory fitted)

Consult Factory

Replacement Filters

51.HF.11

Blizzard 050, 100 Replacement Filter, 11in [280]

Made in the USA

51.HF.15

Blizzard 150 Replacement Filter, 15.5in [390]

©Tempest Lighting, Inc., May 2017

In the interest of continuous product improvement, specifications are subject to change without notice

Tempest Lighting, Inc.,

11845 Wicks Street, Sun Valley, CA 91352, USA www.tempest.biz [email protected]

t: +1 818 787 8984 f: +1 818 252 7101

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