Club 12 DMX Desk
Club 12 DMX Desk
VIS2421
USER MANUAL
Please read this manual before using
Running Chases:
Manual Mode
1. When the power is turned on, the unit enters manual mode automatically.
2. Select the chase you wish to run by pressing the corresponding chase button.
Pressing this button second time will release the chase.
Product Descriptions
Auto Mode
-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
-Auto mode program controlled by speed and fade time sliders
-Fade time/speed
-Blackout master button
-Reversible DMX channels allows fixtures on the fly
-Built in microphone for music triggering
-Midi control over banks, chases, and blackout
-DMX polarity selector
-Power failure memory
Read the instructions in this manual carefully and thoroughly, as it gives
important information regarding safety during use and maintenance.
Please keep this manual with the products for future reference.
1. Press the “Auto/Del” button to activate Auto Mode.
2. Select the desired chase by pressing one of six chase buttons. Press this
button a second time will cancel this selection.
3. Use the “Speed” and “Fade” time sliders 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 the six chase buttons. This will
activate the chase and cause it to respond to the rhythms of the music.
Technical Specifications:
Power Input: DC 9-12V 500mA Min
DMX In/Out: 3 Pin female/male XLR socket X 1
Midi In: 5 Pin multiple socket
Dimensions: 570x185x120mm
Weight: 3kgs
To optimize the performance of the controller 192, please read these operating
instructions carefully to familiarize yourself with the basic operations of the unit.
It has been tested at the factory before being shipped to you, so there is no
assembling needed. Functions include
Warnings
1. To prevent or reduce the risk of electrical shock or fire, do not expose this
unit to rain or moisture.
2. Cleaning memory repeatedly may cause damage to the memory chip, be
careful not to initialize your units frequency often to avoid this.
3. Only use recommended AC/DC power adaptor.
4. Be sure to save the packing in case you have to return the product for service.
5. Be sure that the local power outlet matches the required voltage for your
controller.
6. Do not attempt to operate this unit if the power cord has been frayed or
broken.
7. Do not attempt to remove or break off ground prong from the electrical cord.
This prong is used to reduce the risk of electrical shock and fire in case of an
internal short.
8. Disconnect from the main power supply before making any type of
connection.
9. Do not remove the top cover under any conditions. There are no user
serviceable parts inside.
10. Disconnect the unit’s main power when left unused for long periods of time.
11. Carefully inspect this unit for damage that may have occurred during
shipping. If it appears damaged, do not attempt any operation, please contact
your dealer immediately.
12. This product should be operated by adults only, never allow small children
to temper of play with this unit.
13. Never operate this product in places subject to excessive humidity.
There are three modes in which to run scenes and chases. They are Manual Mode,
Auto Mode and Music Mode
Manual Mode
1. When the power is turned on, the unit enters manual mode automatically.
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 corresponding to the scene you wish to display.
Auto Mode
This function allows you to run a bank of programmed scenes in sequence.
1. Press the “Auto/Del” button to enter the Auto Mode. The “Auto” LED will
light up 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 and fade
sliders to adjust the speed of the scene and 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 as to the
length of time between steps. This setting will stay in effect until the speed
slider is moved.
5. Press the “Auto/Del” 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 the bank of scenes you wish to run.
The scenes selected will run through sequentially to the beat of the music
identified by the built-in microphone.
3. Tap the “Music/Bank Copy” button again to exit Music Mode.
Deleing a Step
1. Enable the program mode.
2. Select the chase that contains the step you wish to delete.
3. Press the “Bank Up/Down” button and scroll to the step you wish to
delete.
4. Press the “Auto/Del” button to delete the step. All LEDs flash three times
indicating the requested operation has been performed.
Deleting a Chase
1. Press the button corresponding to the chase you wish to delete.
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.
Deleting All Chases
1. With the power” Off”, press and hold down the “Auto/Del” and “Bank
Down” button at the same time.
2. Turn on the power, all chases should be cleared.
3. While holding the “Mode” button, press the corresponding scene button
on the channel you wish to reverse. (Example: if you are reversing the
scanner, once you verity 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 the same as the slider number
for tilt. (Slider 5/Scene 5)
4. Continue steps 3-7 as needed, you may reverse a maximum of 48
channels for 12 scanners.
Payback:
Running Scenes
In places subject to excessive vibration or bumps
In areas with a temperature over 45 degrees C/113 degrees F
Or less than 2 degrees C/35.6 degrees F.
Caution!
1. There are no user serviceable parts inside.
2. Do not attempt any repairs by yourself, doing so will void the
manufacturer’s warranty.
3. In the unlikely event your unit may require service, please call your
dealer.
Controls and functions
Front panel:
1. Scanner buttons 1-12
2. Scene Buttons
Press the scene button to load or store your scenes. There are a maximum of
240 programmable scenes.
3. Faders
These faders are used to control the intensity of channels 1-8 and 9-16 on
page B.
4. Page Selection Button
Used to select between page A channel 1-8 and page B channel 9-16.
5. Speed slider
Used to adjust the chase speed within the range of 0.1seconds to 10minutes.
6. Fade Time Slider
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, or for the
dimmer to fade in or out.
7. LED Display
Show the current activity or programming state
8. Program Button
Activates the program mode.
9. Midi/Add
Used to control midi operations or to record programs.
10. Auto/Del
Activates program mode or to delete scenes or chases.
11. music/Band/Copy
Activates program mode.
12. Bank Up/Down
Press the up and down button to select from the 30 banks.
13. Tap/Display
Used to create a standard beat or to change the value mode between 0255.
14. Blackout Button
Tap to momentarily pause all output.
15. Chase Buttons (1-6)
These buttons are used for activating the “chase” of programmed scenes.
Rear Panel
1. Midi In
Receivers Midi date.
2. DMX Polarity Select
Used to select the DMX polarity
3. DMX out
This connection sends your DMX value to the DMX scanner or DMX
Indicating the function has been completed.
5. Press the program button for three seconds to exit programming mode.
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 reselected
order. It is recommended that before programming chases for the first time.
You delete all chases in the controller, see Delete All chases for instructions
on how to do so.
1. Enable the program 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 “Music/Bank copy” button.
5. Tap the “Midi/Add” button, all LED’s will flash three times indicating that
the requested operation has been performed.
Adding a Step
1. Enable the program mode.
2. Press the corresponding button of the chase you wish to add a step to.
3. Press the “Bank/Up/Down” button and scroll to the step after which you wish
to add an additional step.
4. Press the “Midi/Add” button, the segment display will read the step one level
higher than before.
5. Once you have selected the scene you wish to add, press the “Midi/Add”
button again, all LED’s will flash three times indicating the new step has been
inserted into the chase.
Programming
1. Enable program mode.
2. Tap the “Bank” Up/Down buttons 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/Add button.
6. Tap the scene button you wish to copy the scene to.
Deleting a Scene
1. Enable the program mode.
2. Press the desired “Scene” button to select the scene you wish to delete.
3. 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 channels values will be set
to “0”.
Deleting All Scenes
1. With the power “Off” press and hold down the “Program” and “Bank Down”
buttons at the same time.
2. Turn the unit back on, all scenes should be cleared.
Copy A Bank Of Scenes
1. Enable the program mode.
2. Tap the “Bank Up/Down” button to select the bank you wish to copy.
3. Tap the “Midi/Add” 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 LED’s will briefly flash three times
Power Switch
This switch turns the power On/Off to the DMX 192J.
Operation
The Visage Club allows you to program 12 scanners with up to 16 channels
each, 30 banks of 8 programmable scenes, 6 chases of 240 scenes using 8
channels sliders, and other buttons.
Unit Setup
The unit is preset to allocate 16 channels per fixture. In order to assign your
fixture to the scanner buttons located on the left side of your controller you
will need to “Space” your fixtures 16 DMX channels apart.
The following is only an example of DMX address settings requiring 16
channels each to program:
Fixture # Digital # Dip Switch Setting
1 1 1 “On”
2 17 1 & 5 “On”
3 33 1 &6 “On”
4 49 1,5, & 6 “On”
5 65 1 & 7 “On”
6 81 1.5 & 7 “On”
7 97 1, 6 & 7 “On”
8 113 1,5, 6 & 7 “On”
9 129 1 & 8”On”
10 145 1,5 & 8 “On”
11 161 1,6 & 8 “On”
12 177 1,5,6 & 8 “On”
Enabling The Program Mode
To enable program mode, hold the “Program” button for 3 seconds until the
LED is lit.
Programming Scene
1. Enter program mode (See Enable 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. Verity that the “Speed” and “Fade” time sliders are positioned at zero.
4. Press the scanner button corresponding to the unit you wish to control. You
may control more than one scanner at a time at pressing the button
corresponding to the scanner(s) you wish to program.
5. Move the faders and joystick to the desire position. If necessary, you may
select page “B” to control channels 9-16.
6. Tap the “Bank” UP &Down buttons to choose the bank onto which you want
to store this scene.
There are a total of 30 banks you can select. You may store up to 8 scenes in
each bank.
7. Once all the scanners are programmed into the desired positions for the
scene, tap the “Midi/Add” button to program this scene into memory.
8, Tap the scene button you wish to store your scene into. All LED’s will flash
three times signifying this operation.
9. Tap unselect the scanner(s) you have been programming again.
10. Repeat steps 2-7 until all scenes have been programmed.
11. If you do not intend to continue programming at this time, press and hold
the program button for 3 seconds to exit program mode.
The LED will go to out indicating this selection. Example: scene program
1. Enable “Program” mode
2. Tap the scanner 1 button to turn to its fader control.
3. Verify that the page is sent 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 maximum value position.
5, Select ‘Bank 1”using the “Bank Up/Down” buttons.
6. Press the “Midi/Add” 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
what you have just programmed.
Editing A Scene
1. Enable “program” mode.
2. Press the “Bank” Up/Down button to select the bank containing the scene you
wish you edit.
3. Select the scene you wish to edit by tapping its scene button.
4. Use the faders and joystick to make the desired adjustments to the scene.
5. Once you have completed the changes, tap the “Midi/Add” button.
6. Tap the scene button that corresponds to the scene you are editing, this will
override the exciting scene.
Be sure select the same scene in steps 3 and 6, otherwise you may accidentally
record over an exciting scene.
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