M1 HD (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.

M1 HD continues the tradition of the M1, being one of the most ergonomic lighting consoles on the market
With the full power of a larger desk and the agility of a smaller one, the M1 HD is a state-of-the-art, all-in-one lighting desk.

With more processing power than ever, the Martin M1 HD sets again a new standard as the most powerful and affordable full-featured lighting console of its category on the market.

  • All-in-one solution with integrated processing
  • Folding capacitive multi-touchscreen with 4 encoders
  • 34 playbacks, 8 encoders for fast user access





  • High-resolution folding capacitive multi-touchscreen
  • Integrated industrial high-speed processing
  • Digital LCD buttons for fast and direct parameter access
  • 8 digital encoders for parameter control
  • 12 customizable function keys
  • Multiple wing attachment (M-Series Modules)
  • 4x DMX Universes direct from the console; up to 40 Universes via Artnet and sACN without external processors
  • M-Series Manager Software for programming and triggering via time and calendar schedules, RS232 and IP triggers
  • Customizable Graphical User Interface with context-sensitive toolbars and integrated help menu
  • Powerful effects engine
  • Controls up to 20480 parameters
  • Built-in 2D visualizer for selection and real-time visualization
  • 1000 cuelists with fader control
  • 1000 cuelists with playback control buttons
  • Two separate playback sections
  • Parallel execution of multiple cuelists
  • Submaster, groupmaster and override functionality
  • Parameter and time-fanning functionality
  • Auto update for presets and cues
  • On-the-fly global timing adjustments
  • MaxNet synchronized programming and playback support


PhysicalLength: 823 mm (32.4 in.)Width: 464 mm (18.3 in.)Height: 178 mm (7.0 in.) closed; 395 mm (15.6 in.) openWeight: 14.9 kg (32.8 lbs.)Shipping weight (in cardboard box): 19.9 kg (43.9 lbs.)Shipping weight (in flightcase): 32.7 kg (72.1 lbs.)
Control and ProgrammingProtocol: DMX512A (RDM), Art-Net2, sACN4 physical DMX ports40 DMX universesIntegrated processing, 20480 parametersNo limit to number of DMX channels per fixtureExtensive fixture library for all known manufacturers65000 presets for each group of functions (P/T, color, gobo, etc.)Effect generator for automated programming of complex effectsRelative or absolute programmingFan function for all channels (including timing parameters)On-the-fly global timing changesVirtual cuelistsMacrosWait, follow and link cuesHTP, LTP, chase, timecode, submaster and group master playback functionalityIndividual parameter timingsIntuitive patch featureFixture type cloningAll channels with 16-bit resolution
Control/User InterfaceMain playback10 x 60 mm playback faders, each with four function-assignable buttonsSub playback24 playbacksTwelve 40 mm playback faders with one assignable button12 x single assignable buttonsOther controls2 x scrollwheels for bank changes12 x customizable multi-function keysPlayback Select buttonMaster Go section with Go, Pause, Snap and Release4 x digital rotary encoders with push function and status LED for fixture parameter control4 x additional user-definable digital rotary encoders with push function on the right of the main display5 x dynamically labeled digital LCD buttons for parameter groups, effect parameters, fanning and global timingsGrand master fader and buttonBlind/preview buttonCustomizable highlight/lowlight functionCustomizable parameter defaultsNext/last fixtures/groupsTrackball with pan/tilt control switchLeft/right mouse buttonLarge command keys
PlaybackAssign a cue, cuelist or effect to any playback fader500 playback banks, each containing 10 playbacks500 sub playback banks, each containing 24 playbacks100 pages of 100 playbacks activated by touchscreen buttonNo limit to cues per cuelistFull 16-bit fading for high-resolution fixturesIndividual fade in/fade out times for all playbacksManual override available at all timesLive 0-1000% override of global cue timingsLive programmer timing (“Sneak”)Cuelists can be executed in tracking or non-tracking mode
HardwareIndustrial 15.6 inch TFT 16:9 touchscreen (1376x768 pixels)64GB SSD storage driveIndustrial motherboard, Intel Quad-Core Processor8 GB RAMIntegrated graphics2 x Integrated LED desklights
SoftwareWindows 10 Embedded OSOS installation by USB 3.0 storage deviceShow backup on hard disk or USB storage device (not included)Support for ELO and Windows USB touchscreens
Connections4 x DMX universe outputs: 5-pin locking XLR1 x DMX in: 5-pin locking XLRExternal displays: 2x DisplayPort (1920x1080 pixels)Art-Net / sACN for up to 40 DMX universes in total: RJ-45 EtherconMaxNet controller link: RJ-45 Ethercon2 x M-Series Module interfaces: RJ-45 EtherconMIDI in/out/thru (MIDI show control, MIDI notes, MIDI timecode): 5-pin DINSMPTE In/Out: 3-pin locking XLRAC power input: Neutrik PowerCon TRUE1USB (storage media/hardware peripherals)Back of mainboard: 4 x USB 3.0Side of console: 2 x USB 2.0Front of console: 1 x USB 2.0
ElectricalAC power: 100-240 V nominal, 50/60 Hz
Typical Power and Current0.75 A, 80 W
Included ItemsDust cover: P/N 91613070Two LED desklights, built-inUSB Flash Recovery DriveMartin™ One-Key with M-PC Pro lifetime license and ShowDesigner 6™ Lite 3D Visualizer 1 year licenseM-PC Pro with 64 Universe License
AccessoriesFlightcase for Martin™ M1 and M1 HD: P/N 91535070Martin™ M-Play: P/N 90737030Martin™ Ether2DMX8: P/N 90758130
Related ItemsMartin™ M-DMX Interface Box / Martin M-PC 2U package: P/N 90737070
Ordering InformationMartin™ M1 HD Console: P/N 90732090


  Version Language Size Uploaded
file type icon M1 HD Spec Sheet-English
en updated: Oct 2020
  en  361 KB Oct 2020
file type icon Safety and Installation guide
en version A, updated: May 2018
en  2.06 MB May 2018
file type icon Martin M1 HD - Dimensions (2D DXF)
en version A, updated: May 2018
en  8.7 MB May 2018
file type icon M1 HD - EU Declaration of Conformity
version A, updated: May 2018
  110 KB May 2018
file type icon M1 ts, M1 HD, M6, MaxModules - ETL Authorization to Mark
version D, updated: May 2018
  337 KB May 2018
file type icon Firmware Update Package
en version C, updated: Oct 2020
en  369 MB Oct 2020
file type icon Martin M1 HD firmware for release version
en version 3.70.885, updated: May 2018
3.70.885  en  192 KB May 2018
file type icon M-Series Software
version 3.70.885, updated: Jun 2018
3.70.885    Jun 2018
Service Notes
file type icon Adding External Touchscreens
updated: Dec 2017
    Dec 2017
Hints And Tips
file type icon Decimal to ArtNet Universe Conversion Table
en version A, updated: Oct 2020
en  78.5 KB Oct 2020
Adding External Touchscreens
en version A, updated: May 2018
A   en    May 2018
M-Series 01: The Interface
en version A, updated: Aug 2023
A   en    Aug 2023
M-Series 02: Patch
en version A, updated: Aug 2023
A   en    Aug 2023
M-Series 03: Fixtures and Groups
en version A, updated: Aug 2023
A   en    Aug 2023
M-Series 05: FX
en version A, updated: Aug 2023
A   en    Aug 2023
M-Series 06: Cues and cuelists
en version A, updated: Aug 2023
A   en    Aug 2023
M-Series 07: Network
en version A, updated: Aug 2023
A   en    Aug 2023
file type icon M-Series 01: The Interface
updated: Dec 2017
    Dec 2017
file type icon M-Series 02: Patch
updated: Dec 2017
    Dec 2017
file type icon M-Series 03: Fixtures and Groups
updated: Dec 2017
    Dec 2017
file type icon M-Series 05: FX
updated: Dec 2017
    Dec 2017
file type icon M-Series 06: Cues and cuelists
updated: Dec 2017
    Dec 2017
file type icon M-Series 07: Network
updated: Dec 2017
    Dec 2017
platform icon M-Series Firmware Update Program
updated: Jul 2020
    369 MB Jul 2020

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