​Effective 14 March, 2018, Elation Professional has acquired the M-Series range of lighting controllers and software from HARMAN Professional and will now be providing sales and product support. View the announcement from Elation Professional.

Martin M-Play uses M-PC as software that will run on a Windows PC and can be downloaded here.

Fully compatible with all M-Series consoles and M-PC software, Martin M-Touch, Martin M-Play is a plug-and-play solution with an innovative control surface like no other lighting console.

Featuring a truly innovative control surface with 12 touch faders that let you control playbacks, while 48 velocity-controlled pads let you access playbacks and any function key. Martin M-Play comes with one DMX 512 universe for direct control of any compatible DMX device.

  • 48 pads and 12 faders with direct access to playbacks 
  • Rugged aluminum design for durability
  • DMX port expandable to 65,000 channels


  • 12 Force Fade for playback control with LED visual feedback
  • 24 Playback Force Touch velocity pad
  • 24 Playback Force Touch velocity pad, function keys or numerical keypad emulation
  • Dual bank system (2 X 24) with 2 selectors and 3 digits bank indicator
  • Dedicated Beat trigger button
  • Select, Snap, Release, Pause and Main Go touch buttons.
  • Use as extra playback wing on any M-Series console

Tech specs

Physical Length: 394 mm (15.5 in.) Width: 219 mm (8.6 in.) Height: 47 mm (1.9 in.) Weight: 1.8 kg (4.0 lbs.)
Control/User Interface Bank navigation: Up/Down with numerical display (Section 1) Bank navigation: Up/Down with numerical display (Section 2) Main Go section: Snap, Release, Pause and Go buttons Beat and Select button
Playback 12 Playback Touch faders with 1 button (Velocity Pad), Playback section 1 12 Playback buttons (Velocity Pad), Playback section 1 24 Playback buttons (Velocity Pad), Playback section 2
Construction IP Rating: IP20
Connections 1 x DMX universe output: 5-pin locking XLR 1 x USB 2.0 input
Electrical Power: 5 VDC over USB Maximum current: 500 mA
Thermal Maximum ambient temperature (Ta Max.): 40° C (104° F) Minimum ambient temperature (Ta min.): 0° C (32° F)
Included Items USB cable 1.5 m (4.9 ft.)
Accessories Martin™ M-Sync SMPTE USB: P/N 90703020 M-PC 2U / M-DMX: P/N 90737070 Martin One-Key with M-PC Pro-64 /LJ-4 License: P/N 70758460 Rackmount bracket: P/N 91611690
Related Items M-Series Submaster Module: P/N 90732170 M-Series Playback II Module: P/N 90732190 Martin™ M-Touch: P/N 90737040 Martin M-PC Pro-64 / LJ-4 Controller kit: P/N 90737060
Ordering Information Martin™ M-Play: P/N 90737030