M-Sync (discontinued)

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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.

The M-Sync is a simple USB device that allows SMPTE timecode to be input directly into any Martin™ M-Series console - M1, M2GO, M2PC, M-PC.

M-Sync has two 3-pin XLR connectors for timecode In/Out, supporting LTC timecode @ 24, 25, 29.97 and 30 frames per second. It can be connected to any USB port on a PC or M-Series console.

M-Sync allows the M-Series software to read Linear Timecode (LTC) signals for perfect cue synchronization with external devices like sound or video playback systems.

  • Two 3-pin XLR connectors for timecode In/Out
  • LTC timecode set at 24, 25, nd 30 frames per second
  • Works with M-Series software on consoles or with M-PC


  • Plug-and-play solution - comes complete with USB cable
  • Two 3-pin XLR connectors for timecode In/Out
  • Convenient, space-saving, stackable design
  • Easily mounts to surfaces and walls
  • LTC timecode @ 24, 25, 29.97 and 30 frames per second
  • Works with Martin™ M-Series software on consoles or with Martin™ M-PC 
  • Internal version for M2GO and M2PC also available

M-Sync requires NO driver installation.

All required drivers are installed with the M-PC software and included in the Operating Systems for the M1 and M2GO.


PhysicalLength: 103 mm (4.1 in.)Width: 73 mm (2.9 in.)Height: 42 mm (1.7 in.)Weight: 116 g (0.3 lbs.)
Control/User InterfaceConfiguration and management: Within Martin M-Series™ application
TimecodeCompliance: SMPTE (LTC)Frame rates: 24, 25, 29.97 and 30 frame/sec.
ConnectionsTimecode In/Out: 2 x 3-pin locking XLR, 1 x male, 1 x fem.PC/controller: USB
Included Items3 m USB cable
Ordering InformationMartin M-Sync™ SMPTE USB Interface Box: P/N 90703020Martin™ Internal SMPTE Module for M2GO™/M2PC™:P/N 90703040


  Version Language Size Uploaded
M-Sync Spec Sheet-English   en  444 KB Jul 09, 2018
Firmware Update Package en  369 MB May 11, 2018
M-Series Software 3.70.885    Jun 14, 2018
M-Series Firmware Update Program     369 MB Dec 14, 2017
Service Notes
M-Sync Driver en    May 22, 2018
SMPTE Level Requirements     Dec 13, 2017
Hints And Tips
SMPTE level requirements en    May 22, 2018
M-Series 01: The Interface     Dec 13, 2017
M-Series 07: Network     Dec 13, 2017
M-Series 06: Cues and cuelists     Dec 13, 2017
M-Series 05: FX     Dec 13, 2017
M-Series 03: Fixtures and Groups     Dec 13, 2017
M-Series 02: Patch     Dec 13, 2017

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