Your shortcut to creative stage design

VDO Fatron 20

Your creative VDO toolbox just got bigger, more dynamic and way more flexible, making your P3 System Controller even more versatile.

VDO Fatron 20 is a 20 mm pixel pitch outdoor-rated LED video batten with an extensive range of optical accessories for a wide variety of looks that allows you to seriously play with creativity in 3D stage designs. Easy video-mapping and creative mix ‘n’ match with other Martin LED video products via the P3 System Controller. It uses the same integrated power and data cabling as VDO Sceptron and VDO Dotron, making installation a breeze. Be creative.

  • The perfect expansion of your creative VDO toolbox for exciting 3D stage setups
  • Extensive range of field-exchangeable diffusers and lenses for a great variety of looks
  • Easy setup, mapping and configuration via P3 System Controller

Features

  • Supported by integrated power and data processor (P3 PowerPort 1500 or P3 PowerPort 1000 IP) and simple cabling system
  • Combined power and data cabling (compatible with other products such as VDO Sceptron and VDO Dotron)
  • P3/DMX/RDM controllable (automatic protocol detection)
  • Extensive range of built-in effects
  • Intuitive mapping and addressing via P3 System Controller
  • Fully brightness and color calibrated for optimal consistency between products (colors matched with VDO Sceptron and VDO Dotron)
  • Pixel-level brightness and color calibrated for a completely homogenous look
  • High-quality 16-bit per color image processing technology
  • 20 mm pixel pitch
  • 500 cd per meter calibrated
  • 1500 lumen per meter calibrated
  • 8 different diffuser options plus 1 lens option (all field-exchangeable)
  • IP65 rated for outdoor use
  • Versatile rigging accessories
  • ​Available in two lengths: 1000 mm and 320 mm

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Tech specs

Physical VDO Fatron™ 20, 320 mm model Length: 320 mm (12.6 in.) Width: 80 mm (3.15 in.) Height without front: 28 mm (1.10 in.) Height with standard front (Square Diffuser): 48 mm (1.89 in.) Weight without front: 0.85 kg (1.9 lbs.) Weight with standard front (Square Diffuser): 0.95 kg (2.1 lbs.) VDO Fatron™ 20, 1000 mm model Length: 1000 mm (39.4 in.) Width: 80 mm (3.15 in.) Height without front: 28 mm (1.10 in.) Height with standard front (Square Diffuser): 48 mm (1.89 in.) Weight without front: 2.5 kg (5.6 lbs.) Weight with standard front (Square Diffuser): 2.8 kg (6.2 lbs.)
Control and Programming Control options: Martin P3™ System Controller (via Martin P3 PowerPort™) or DMX Protocol detection: Automatic Control modes: RGB, basic, segment and pixel-level Setting and addressing: Martin P3™ System Controller or RDM-compliant controller Control resolution: 16-bit (P3) or 8-bit (DMX) control of each color Color and intensity calibration: Pixel-level DMX compliance: USITT DMX512-A RDM compliance: ANSI/ESTA E1.20 Firmware update: Via Martin P3™ System Controller DMX channels VDO Fatron™ 20, 320 mm: 3/10/19/55 VDO Fatron™ 20, 1000 mm: 3/10/37/157
Control/User Interface Device status: Multi-color visual indication Device test and reset: Magnetic pushbutton to call up local test patterns and reset device
Optics Minimum LED lifetime: 50 000 hours (to >70% luminous output)* *Figure obtained under manufacturer’s test conditions. Options Open Front Flat Diffuser Smoked Flat Diffuser Round Diffuser Smoked Round Diffuser Square Diffuser (supplied with fixtures as standard) Smoked Square Diffuser NoBlend Diffuser Smoked NoBlend Diffuser Lens Array Narrow All optical accessory options are interchangeable and clip onto fixtures
Photometric Data Color resolution: 16 bits per color (48 bits per pixel) Viewing angle: 120° x 120° VDO Fatron™ 20 320 mm LED array: 4 x 16 Pitch (pixel center-to-center): 20.00 mm Luminous intensity, calibrated mode: 500 cd per meter Total output, calibrated mode: 1500 lumens per meter Total output, calibrated mode: 6250 nits VDO Fatron™ 20 1000 mm LED arrays: 4 x 50 Pitch (pixel center-to-center): 20.00 mm Luminous intensity, calibrated mode: 500 cd per meter Total output, calibrated mode: 1500 lumens per meter Total output, calibrated mode: 6250 nits
Video Processing Brightness control Gamma correction and control Color temperature control Color space control Calibration processing Synchronization
Signal Protocol Martin P3 (via Martin P3™ PowerPort) or DMX (direct)
Construction Base: Extruded aluminum profile Color: Matt black Protection rating: IP65 RoHS compliant
Installation Orientation: Any Mounting: Channel for M6 captive nuts on back of profile Mounting options: M6 bolts, optional sliding bracket (accepts M12 bolt)
Connections Power and data input: 6-pin custom (BBD) IP66-rated Power and data thru: 6-pin custom (BBD) IP66-rated Hot plugging compatible
Electrical Nominal input voltage: 48 VDC +/- 4% Maximum power consumption, all LEDs at full intensity, VDO Fatron™ 20, 320 mm: 20 W Maximum power consumption, all LEDs at full intensity, VDO Fatron™ 20, 1000 mm: 60 W Power supply options: Martin P3™ PowerPort 1500, Martin P3™ PowerPort 1000 IP, Martin™ IP66 PSU 240W or generic 48 VDC PSU
Thermal Cooling: Convection Maximum ambient temperature (Ta max.) for typical video content: 45° C (113° F) Minimum ambient temperature (Ta min.): -20° C (-4° F) VDO Fatron™ 20, 320 mm Max. total heat dissipation, calculated, +/- 10%: 70 BTU/hr VDO Fatron™ 20, 1000 mm Max. total heat dissipation, calculated, +/- 10%: 205 BTU/hr
Approvals EU safety: EN 60950-1, EN 60950-22, EN 62471 EU EMC: EN 55024, EN 55032 US safety: UL 60950-1, UL 60950-22 US EMC: CFR Title 47 Part 15 Class A Canadian safety: CSA C22.2 No. 60950-1, No. 60950-22 Canadian EMC: ICES-003 Class A Australia/NZ: RCM
Accessories Test Tools with magnetic swipers, set of 10: P/N 91610139 Hardware VDO Sceptron™/Fatron™ Sliding Brackets, set of 10: P/N 91610123 Low Profile VDO Sceptron™/Fatron™ Half Coupler: P/N 91611790 VDO Sceptron™/Fatron™ Linear Coupler: P/N 91611843 VDO Sceptron™/Fatron™ Spigot Adapter, 28 mm (1.1 in.): P/N 91611791 VDO Sceptron™/Fatron™ Floorstands, set of two: P/N 91611792 Super Lightweight Half Coupler Rigging Clamp, black: P/N 91602018 VDO Fatron™ Curving Coupler: P/N 91610164 Optical 320 mm modules VDO Fatron™ Flat Diffuser, 320 mm: P/N 91611809 VDO Fatron™ Flat Smoked Diffuser, 320 mm: P/N 91611811 VDO Fatron™ Round Diffuser, 320 mm: P/N 91611813 VDO Fatron™ Round Smoked Diffuser, 320 mm: P/N 91611815 VDO Fatron™ Square Diffuser, 320 mm: P/N 91611817 VDO Fatron™ Square Smoked Diffuser, 320 mm: P/N 91611819 VDO Fatron 20™ NoBlend Diffuser, 320 mm: P/N 91611825 VDO Fatron 20™ NoBlend Smoked Diffuser, 320 mm: P/N 91611827 VDO Fatron 20™ Lens Array Narrow, 320 mm: P/N 91611831 1000 mm modules VDO Fatron™ Flat Diffuser, 1000 mm: P/N 91611810 VDO Fatron™ Flat Smoked Diffuser, 1000 mm: P/N 91611812 VDO Fatron™ Round Diffuser, 1000 mm: P/N 91611814 VDO Fatron™ Round Smoked Diffuser, 1000 mm: P/N 91611816 VDO Fatron™ Square Diffuser, 1000 mm: P/N 91611818 VDO Fatron™ Square Smoked Diffuser, 1000 mm: P/N 91611820 VDO Fatron 20™ NoBlend Diffuser, 1000 mm: P/N 91611826 VDO Fatron 20™ NoBlend Smoked Diffuser, 1000 mm: P/N 91611828 VDO Fatron 20™ Lens Array Narrow, 1000 mm: P/N 91611832 Combined DC power and data cables Power + Data Input Cable, 4-pin male XLR (for P3 PowerPort) to female BBD, 0.25 m (9.8 in.): P/N 91616046 Power + Data Input Cable, 5-pin male XLR (for DMX) + wire tails (for PSU) to female BBD, 0.25 m (9.8 in.): P/N 91616048 Power + Data Input Cable, 5-pin male XLR (for DMX) + 4-pin male XLR (for P3 PowerPort) to female BBD, 0.25m (9.8 in.): P/N 91616049 Power + Data Input Cable, 5-pin male XLR (for DMX) + male Tripix type (for Martin IP66 PSU 240W) to female BBD, 0.25m (9.8 in.): P/N 91616050 Power + Data Output Cable, male BBD to 4-pin female XLR, 0.25m (9.8 in.): P/N 91616047 DMX Lead-out Cable, male BBD to 5-pin female XLR, 0.25 m (9.8 in.): P/N 91616051 BBD extension cables Power + Data Extension Cable, Rental Type, BBD to BBD 1 m (3.3 ft.): P/N 91616041 Power + Data Extension Cable, Rental Type, BBD to BBD, 2.5 m (8.2 ft.): P/N 91616024 Power + Data Extension Cable, Rental Type, BBD to BBD, 5 m (16.4 ft.): P/N 91616042 Power + Data Extension Cable, Rental Type, BBD to BBD, 10 m (32.8 ft.): P/N 91616043 Power + Data Extension Cable, Rental Type, BBD to BBD, 25 m (82.1 ft.): P/N 91616044 Power + Data Cable, Rental Type, 100 m (328 ft.) bulk without connectors: P/N 91616045 Connectors Power + Data Cable Connector, BBD, Male: P/N 91611750 Power + Data Cable Connector, BBD, Female: P/N 91611751 Blanking Caps for unused female BBD connectors, set of 10: P/N 91616052
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Ordering Information Flightcase for 15 x VDO Fatron™ 320 mm / 5 x VDO Fatron™ 1000 mm: P/N 91515045 Flightcase Extender for 15 x VDO Fatron™ 320 mm / 5 x VDO Fatron™ 1000 mm: P/N 91515046 VDO Fatron™ 20 VDO Fatron 20™, 320 mm, in cardboard box: P/N 90357691 VDO Fatron 20™, 1000 mm, in cardboard box: P/N 90357692