MAC Aura

Single-lens wash light with unique backlight

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The MAC Aura is an award-winning wash light that lighting designers have turned to the world over due to its versatility as a powerful beam and wash luminaire of the highest caliber. The result of out-of-the-box creative thinking, it is the first LED moving head wash light to combine multicolor beam LEDs with a backlight LED array that takes the synthetic look out of LED wash lights.

  • Single-lens wash with fully premixed color
  • Broad color palette, RGBW color mixing
  • Eye-candy Aura Effects™


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  • Single-lens wash with fully premixed color
  • Broad color palette, RGBW color mixing
  • Eye-candy Aura Effects™
  • Uniform shades
  • Built-in FX engine
  • 11 to 58° zoom
  • 3850 Lumens output
  • Rapid movement
  • Compact, low weight design (5.6 kg)
  • High efficiency, low power consumption, long lifetime


  • Physical Length: 302 mm (11.9 in.) across yoke Width: 302 mm (11.9 in.) across yoke Height: 360 mm (14.2 in.), head straight up Weight: 5.6 kg (12.4 lbs.) without accessories Dynamic Effects Beam color mixing: RGBW Aura (secondary lens array illumination) color mixing: RGB Beam color temperature control: CTO, variable 10 000 - 2500 K Beam and aura electronic 'color wheel' effect: 33 LEE-referenced colors plus white, variable-speed color-wheel rotation effect and random color Beam and aura independent shutter effects: Electronic, with regular and random pulse, burst and strobe effects Pre-programmed effects: Range of synchronized and independent beam and aura FX, different FX can be combined Electronic dimming: Independent beam and aura, four dimming curve options Pan: 540° Tilt: 232° Pan and tilt speed: Adjustable via onboard control panel and DMX Control and Programming Control options: Independent control of beam (primary output) and aura (secondary lens array illumination) Macro programs selectable via DMX: Synchronized beam and aura effects Control: DMX RDM: Implemented Control resolution: 8-bit, with 16-bit control of pan & tilt Setting and addressing: Control panel with backlit graphic display DMX channels: 14/25 DMX compliance: USITT DMX512-A RDM compliance: ANSI/ESTA E1.20 Transceiver: RS-485 Fixture software update: Via DMX with Martin™ USB Duo DMX Interface Box Optics Zoom range: 11° - 58° Peak angle: One-tenth Light source: 19x 10W RGBW LED Array System LED refresh rate: Beam 1220 Hz, Aura 4395 Hz Minimum LED lifetime: 50,000 hours (to >70% luminous output)* *Figure obtained under manufacturer´s test conditions Photometric Data Total output: 3850 lumens (zoom at maximum) Construction Housing: High-impact flame-retardant thermoplastic Color: Black Protection rating: IP20 Installation Mounting points: One M12 threaded hole for rigging clamp Location: Indoor use only, must be fastened to surface or structure Orientation: Any Minimum distance to combustible materials: 100 mm (4.0 in.) Minimum distance to illuminated surfaces: 200 mm (7.9 in.) Connections AC power input: Neutrik PowerCon AC power throughput: Neutrik PowerCon DMX and RDM data in/out: 5-pin locking XLR
  • Electrical AC power: 100-240 V nominal, 50/60 Hz Power supply unit: Auto-ranging electronic switch mode Main fuse: 5 AT (slow blow) Typical power consumption, all effects static, zero light output: <15 W Maximum total power consumption: 260 W Typical Power and Current 100 V, 60 Hz: 236 W, 2.4 A, PF 0.994 120 V, 60 Hz: 234 W, 2.0 A, PF 0.992 208 V, 60 Hz: 229 W, 1.2 A, PF 0.970 230 V, 50 Hz: 228 W, 1.1 A, PF 0.959 240 V, 50 Hz: 228 W, 1.0 A, PF 0.953 Measurements made at nominal voltage with all LEDs at full intensity. Allow for a deviation of +/- 10%. Thermal Cooling: Forced air (temperature-regulated, low noise, user-definable levels) Maximum ambient temperature (Ta max.): 40° C (104° F) Minimum ambient temperature (Ta min.): 5° C (41° F) Total heat dissipation (calculated, +/- 10%): 880 BTU/hr. Approvals EU safety: EN 60598-2-17 (EN 60598-1), EN 62471 EU EMC: EN 55103-1, EN 55103-2, EN 55015, EN 61547 US safety: UL 1573 US EMC: FCC Part 15 Class A Canadian safety: CSA E598-2-17 (CSA E60598-1) Canadian EMC: ICES-003 Class A Australia/NZ: C-TICK N4241 Included Items User manual: P/N 35000254 M12 bolt suitable for use with Martin rigging clamps Accessories 3 m power cable, 12 AWG, SJT, with PowerCon NAC3FCA power input connector: P/N 11541503 Neutrik PowerCon NAC3FCB power output connector, cable mount, light grey: P/N 05342805 Power relay cable with PowerCon connectors, 1.4 m (4.6 ft.): P/N 11850099 Power relay cable with PowerCon connectors, 2.25 m (7.4 ft.): P/N 11850100 Set of 5 quick-mount surface mounting brackets: P/N 91606017 G-clamp: P/N 91602003 Quick trigger clamp: P/N 91602007 6-unit flightcase for MAC Aura: P/N 91515020 Neutrik PowerCon NAC3FCA power input connector, cable mount, blue: P/N 05342804 Half-coupler (tube) clamp: P/N 91602005 MAC Aura / Aura XB Soft Lens Kit: P/N 91611730 Related Items Martin USB Duo™ DMX Interface Box: P/N 90703010 Martin™ RDM 5.5 Splitter: P/N 90758150 Ordering Information MAC Aura™ in cardboard box: P/N 90232000 MAC Aura­­™ in 6-unit flightcase: P/N 90232010

    MAC Aura™, white finish, in cardboard box*
    *Available by special order - please contact your Martin™ supplier for details


  Version Language Size Uploaded
MAC Aura Spec Sheet-English   en  567 KB Jul 09, 2018
MAC Aura - Manuel d'utilisation fr  1.48 MB May 18, 2018
MAC Aura - Bedienungsanleitung de  1.56 MB May 18, 2018
MAC Aura - User manual en  1.28 MB May 18, 2018
MAC Aura Dimensions DXF en  5.89 MB May 18, 2018
MAC Aura Dimensions 2D PDF en  2.24 MB May 18, 2018
3D Symbols
Vectorworks Symbols 2.7  en  251 MB Oct 08, 2019
CAD Drawings
MAC Aura - Head Vertical (3DS) en  3.08 MB May 18, 2018
MAC Aura - Head Horizontal (3DS) en  3.46 MB May 18, 2018
MAC Aura 3D 90deg (REV-A) en  4.51 MB May 18, 2018
MAC Aura 3D 0deg(REV-A) en  2.98 MB May 18, 2018
MAC 101 / Aura / Aura XB - ETL Authorization to Mark en  621 KB May 11, 2018
MAC Aura - EU Declaration of Conformity en  655 KB Mar 06, 2019
MAC Aura Main CPU 1.2.0    102 KB Jun 14, 2018
Service Notes
MAC 101 / Aura / Aura XB - Mounting Bracket Installation en  441 KB May 11, 2018
MAC Aura / Aura XB Soft Lens Installation en  240 KB May 18, 2018
3D Partsfinder - Opening using Solid Works Composer Player   814 KB Oct 01, 2019
Tech Notes
Avoiding damage from sunlight and other light sources     Sep 22, 2017
For maximum output, set CT channel to DMX value zero     Oct 03, 2017
Hints And Tips
MAC Aura FX Guide en  32.6 KB May 18, 2018
For maximum ouput, set CT channel to DMX value zero en    May 22, 2018
Avoiding damage from sunlight and other light sources en    May 22, 2018
Using only Intensity channel to adjust output intensity en    May 22, 2018

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