P3 PowerPort 1500

The P3 PowerPort 1500 is an integrated power and data processor for Martin’s range of creative LED video products, including the VDO SceptronsTM, Exterior PixLinesTM ,VC-GridsTM, VC-StripsTM and VC-Dots™. When driven by one of Martin’s award-winning P3 System Controllers™, it powers the connected products with high-quality image processing capabilities and extremely easy setup and configuration.

  • Indoor Power & Data Processor for all Martin Creative LED Video products
  • Can be located far away from creative products for easy integration
  • Easy cabling and configuration


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  • P3 image processing technology
  • Set-up and addressing via P3 System Controller family
  • P3 input and thru to allow daisy-chaining
  • 4 hybrid power/data output ports
  • Wall-, truss- and rack-mountable
  • Can be located up to 50 m away from the creative LED video products
Physical Depth: 335 mm (13.2 in.) Width: 482 mm (19.0 in.) Height (rackmount 2U): 88 mm (3.5 in.) Weight: 10 kg (22.1 lbs.)
Control and Programming Addressing and status: Via P3 System Controller Mapping: Via P3 System Controller Firmware update: Via P3 System Controller
Control/User Interface Device status: Multicolor status LED Power output status: Four LEDs Data output status: Four LEDs Device test and reset: Pushbutton to call up local test patterns and reset device
P3 Signal Protocol Signal type: Gigabit Ethernet Protocol: Proprietary Martin P3 Hot pluggable: Yes, electrically isolated at all connections Cable type: Ethernet, CAT 5e or better Cable length: Up to 100 m between any 2 devices, extendable with Ethernet switch
System integration VC-Dot™ family via VC-Feeder™ VC-Grid™ family VC-Strip™ family
Construction Housing: Steel and aluminum Color: Matt black Protection rating: IP20
Installation Mounting: 19-inch rackmount, wall mount, flown from rigging clamps
Connections Power input: Neutrik PowerCon P3 data in/out: Two Neutrik Ethercon RJ-45 sockets Combined power & data out: Four 4-pin female XLR sockets (hybrid power & data cable)
Electrical AC power: 100-240 V nominal, 50/60 Hz Power supply units: Auto-ranging electronic switch-mode Main fuses: 10 AT (slow blow) x 4 Typical total power consumption: 1540 W (including full load of connected display devices, all at full intensity)
Thermal Cooling: Filtered forced air (temperature-regulated, low noise) Maximum ambient temperature (Ta max.): 45° C Minimum ambient temperature (Ta min.): -20° C Total heat dissipation (calculated, +/- 10%): 530 BTU/hr. (PowerPort 1500™ only, system at full load)
Approvals EU safety: EN 60950 EU EMC: EN 55103-1, EN 55103-2, EN 55022, EN 55024, EN 61000-3-2, EN 61000-3-3 US safety: ANSI/UL 60950-1 Canadian safety: CSA C22.2 No. 60950-1
Included Items Mounting brackets incl. screws Safety cable attachment eyelet Please note that a power input cable is not supplied with the product and must be ordered separately (see Accessories)
Accessories Air Filters 60x60, Set of 10: P/N 50404543 Neutrik PowerCon NAC3FCA power input connector, cable mount, blue: P/N 05342804 3 m (9.9 ft.) power cable, 12 AWG, SJT, with PowerCon NAC3FCA power input connector: P/N 11541503 2 m (6.6 ft.) shielded CAT 5e Ethercon cable, ferrite cores, RJ45 connectors in Neutrik shells: P/N 11840144 Hybrid Extension Cables Hybrid 4-pin XLR Extension Cable, 1 m (3.3 ft.): P/N 11821016 Hybrid 4-pin XLR Extension Cable, 2.5 m (8.2 ft.): P/N 11821017 Hybrid 4-pin XLR Extension Cable, 5 m (16.4 ft.): P/N 11821018 Hybrid 4-pin XLR Extension Cable, 10 m (32.8 ft.): P/N 11821019 Hybrid 4-pin XLR Extension Cable, 25 m (82.1 ft.): P/N 11821015 Hybrid Cable Without Connectors, 100 m (328.1 ft.): P/N 11840204 Hybrid cables carry power and data over separate conductors Rigging hardware G-clamp: P/N 91602003 Half-coupler clamp: P/N 91602005 Quick trigger clamp: P/N 91602007
Related Items Martin P3-100™ System Controller: P/N 90721010 Martin P3-200™ System Controller: P/N 90721020 Martin P3-PC™ System Controller: P/N 90721030
Ordering Information Martin P3 PowerPort 1500™: P/N 90721040

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