MAC Aura PXL

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The Martin MAC Aura PXL adds to the industry standard line of Martin wash lights with multi-lens and Aura backlight technology. Bigger and brighter than the MAC Aura, the PXL features significantly higher intensity and a tighter beam as well as a smaller face and less busy lens look compared to the MAC Quantum Wash. The MAC Aura PXLs bigger “bubbles” provide a more appealing look and beautiful wide wash fields.

It is also the first wash light in the market to feature individual pixel control for main beam pixels and Aura backlight with full control via DMX, Art-Net and sACN, as well as with Martin´s very own creative P3 video protocol.

The compact size and low weight, trusted Martin build quality and feature set, and simple and clever setup and control options make the MAC Aura PXL ideal for rental customers and lighting designers working in concert/touring, TV shows and corporate, as well as customers supporting the high-end nightclub market.

  • TRUE WASH LIGHT WORKHORSE

    From a tight, high intensity, narrow beam to beautiful wash fields, incorporated into a compact and lightweight package, the MAC Aura PXL suits every application.




  • BRIGHT, VIBRANT COLORS

    The RGBW system delivers very vibrant colors with a brightness only expected from much larger fixtures. The calibrated color system excels on subtle pastels and white tones, making any MAC Aura PXL in the rig match the color point when they must.


  • BUILT FOR PIXEL MAPPING

    With an all solid state color mixing system, instant color and intensity response, 19 individually controlled main beam pixels and 141 individually controlled Aura backlight pixels, the MAC Aura PXL is a great choice for pixel-mapping. The color palette can also be set to fully match the color space of any other P3-driven product in the rig, allowing the fixture to fit in seamlessly.

  • P3 INCORPORATED

    On top of DMX, Art-Net and sACN, the fixture can be controlled by Martin´s P3 protocol for setup and programming and allows a rig of fixtures to deliver cohesive content that blends together with video content on panels or creative LED products. You can even blend seamlessly between console and media input sources via the P3 mix channel.

  • SILENT OPERATION

    With its sophisticated, low noise cooling system, the MAC Aura PXL is a true stealth operator, even in the most critical and noise sensitive environments.




  • OPEN SOURCE

    The MAC Aura PXL accepts any industry standard input source. All of its features can be controlled via DMX-512, Art-Net, sACN and Martin´s very own P3 protocol. This allows for maximum versatility in any type of control environment.


TRUE WASH LIGHT WORKHORSE

From a tight, high intensity, narrow beam to beautiful wash fields, incorporated into a compact and lightweight package, the MAC Aura PXL suits every application.




BRIGHT, VIBRANT COLORS

The RGBW system delivers very vibrant colors with a brightness only expected from much larger fixtures. The calibrated color system excels on subtle pastels and white tones, making any MAC Aura PXL in the rig match the color point when they must.


BUILT FOR PIXEL MAPPING

With an all solid state color mixing system, instant color and intensity response, 19 individually controlled main beam pixels and 141 individually controlled Aura backlight pixels, the MAC Aura PXL is a great choice for pixel-mapping. The color palette can also be set to fully match the color space of any other P3-driven product in the rig, allowing the fixture to fit in seamlessly.

P3 INCORPORATED

On top of DMX, Art-Net and sACN, the fixture can be controlled by Martin´s P3 protocol for setup and programming and allows a rig of fixtures to deliver cohesive content that blends together with video content on panels or creative LED products. You can even blend seamlessly between console and media input sources via the P3 mix channel.

SILENT OPERATION

With its sophisticated, low noise cooling system, the MAC Aura PXL is a true stealth operator, even in the most critical and noise sensitive environments.




OPEN SOURCE

The MAC Aura PXL accepts any industry standard input source. All of its features can be controlled via DMX-512, Art-Net, sACN and Martin´s very own P3 protocol. This allows for maximum versatility in any type of control environment.


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Features

LIGHT SOURCE

  • RGBW solid state color mixing
  • 13klm RGBW light output
  • Calibrated colors
  • Instant color mixing via solid state mixing (no moving parts)
  • Flicker-Free operation – LED driver frequency suitable for all kinds of camera applications
  • Pixelated beam (19 segments)
  • Pixelated Aura backlight (141 segments)

OPTICS

  • 1:8 zoom – Precise, silent and yet fast zoom
  • Tight beam and beautiful wash field
  • Minor color temperature shift from center to edge

COLOR PALETTE

  • RGBW color mixing with very bright and vibrant saturated colors, as well as nice pastels and white tones
  • Calibrated and Extended color Modes
  • Virtual Color Wheel
  • Tungsten Emulation Option

DYNAMIC EFFECTS

  • Dimming and Strobing
  • Zoom
  • Pan/Tilt Movement

COOLING AND NOISE

  • Low noise cooling system
  • Low noise pan/tilt and effects operation
  • User-selectable output vs. sound level control

CONSTRUCTION

  • Height:488mm (19in.)
  • Weight:15.6kg (34.4lbs)

CONTROL

  • DMX-512 in/out
  • Ethercon in/out for P3, Art-Net, sACN
  • Built in Ethernet switch with fail-safe bypass

Specifications

  • Physical Length: 232mm (9.1in.) Width: 410mm (16.1 in.) Height:
    * 516mm (20.3in.) maximum
    * 488.4mm (19.2in.) head straight up
    Weight: 15.6kg (34.4lbs)
    Dynamic Effects Beam color mixing: RGBW, independently variable 0 - 100%. Pre-programmed effects: Two ranges of FX Zoom: Motorized with 1:8 Zoom Ratio Pan: 540°, coarse & fine control and speed Tilt: 268°, coarse & fine control and speed Position correction system: Absolute position monitoring Aura Color mixing: RGB, independently variable 0-100% Beam and Aura Color wheel: Virtual color wheel. Open, indexing, continuous rotation, random color. 36 pre-programmed solid colors Beam and Aura Color temperature control: Variable 2000 - 10000 K Beam and Aura Dimmer/shutter: 0 - 100% continuous electronic dimming, Choice of four dimming curves
    Control and Programming Control options: DMX-512, Art-Net, sACN, P3, RDM 16-bit control: Dimming, Pan and Tilt Setting and addressing: Control panel with backlit LCD display and 4 buttons, RDM or P3 DMX channels: Compact Mode 17; Basic Mode 32; Extended Mode 89, Ludicrous Mode 512 Fixture Identification: User-settable ID number DMX compliance: USITT DMX512-A RDM compliance: ANSI/ESTA E1.20 Transceiver: Opto-isolated RS-485 Fixture software update: USB memory device or over DMX link
    Optics Zoom range: 1:8, Light source: Main Beam LED: 19* 40W RGBW LED; Aura LED: 141*0.42W RGB LED CRI (Color Rendering Index): >74 Minimum LED lifetime: 50000hours (to >80% luminous output) Full beam angle at Half Peak: 5 – 40° Full field angle at Tenth Peak: 7 – 55° Max total Primary LED engine power:: approx.570W; Max total Aura LED engine power: approx. 60W
    Photometric Data Light engine luminous output: 19000 lumens Fixture luminous output:
    Narrow beam: 11000 lumens
    Medium beam: 12000 lumens
    Wide beam: 13000 lumens
    CQS (Color Quality Scale): 82 CCT: 6500 Kelvin TM-30 Rf (IES TM-30-15 Fidelity Index): 79 TM-30 Rg (IES TM-30-15 Gamut Index): 115 TLCI (Television Lighting Consistency Index): 62 LED refresh rate : Beam LED 1200 Hz Aura LED 1200 Hz Fixture Center intensity::
    Narrow beam: 1 Million cd
    Medium beam: 130 kcd
    Wide beam: 30 kcd
    Construction Housing: High-impact flame-retardant thermoplastic
    Color: Black
    Protection rating: IP 20
    Installation Orientation: Any Minimum distance to combustible materials: 0.2 m (8 in.) Minimum distance to illuminated surfaces: 2.4 m (95 in.) Installation mounting points: Two quarter-turn brackets for rigging
  • Connections AC power input/output: Neutrik TRUE1 socket (accepts Neutrik TRUE1 NAC3FX-W connector or NAC3FX-M connector) \ DMX and RDM data in/out: 5-pin locking XLR Ethernet data: Neutrik Ether Con in/out
    Electrical AC power: 100-240V nominal, 50/60 Hz Power supply unit: Auto-ranging electronic switch mode
    Idle Power Consumption: 77 W (all effects static, zero light output)
    Typical half-cycle RMS inrush current at 230 V, 50 Hz: 15.9A
    Typical Power and Current Typical power data, calibrated mode, full intensity at 6500 K: 100 V, 60 Hz: 5.0A, 500 W, PF 0.99
    120 V, 60 Hz: 4.1A, 500W, PF 0.99
    208 V, 60 Hz: 2.4A, 500W, PF 0.97
    230 V, 50 Hz: 2.2 A, 500W, PF 0.97
    240 V, 50 Hz: 2.1A, 500 W, PF 0.97
    Measurements made at nominal voltage with all effects active & LEDs at full intensity. Allow for a deviation of +/- 10%. PF = power factor.
    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) Maximum surface temperature, steady state, at 40° C ambient: 53° C (128° F) Total heat dissipation (calculated, +/- 10%): 1563 BTU/hr.
    Approvals EU safety: EN 60598-2-17 (EN 60598-1), EN 62471, EN 62493 EU EMC: EN 55015; EN 55032; EN 55035; EN 61000-3-2,-3; EN 61547 US safety: UL 1573 US EMC: FCC Part 15 Class B Canadian safety: CSA C22.2 No. 166 Canadian EMC: ICES-003 Class B, ICES-005 Class B Global CB Certification/IECEE:

    IEC 60598-2-17 (IEC 60598-1)

    INCLUDED ITEMSTwo omega brackets with 1/4 turn fasteners for rigging clamp attachment

    Accessories Cables, 16 A, for connection to power in chains: Power input cable, H07RN-F, 2.5 mm2, 14 AWG, bare ends to Neutrik TRUE1 NAC3FX-W (female), 1.5 m (4.9 ft.): P/N 91611797
    Power input cable, H07RN-F, 2.5 mm2, 14 AWG, bare ends to Neutrik TRUE1 NAC3FX-W (female), 5 m (16.4 ft.): P/N 91611786
    Power input cable, SJOOW, 12 AWG, bare ends to Neutrik TRUE1 NAC3FX-W (female), 1.5 m (4.9 ft.): P/N 91610173
    Power input cable, SJOOW, 12 AWG, bare ends to Neutrik TRUE1 NAC3FX-W (female), 5 m (16.4 ft.): P/N 91610174
    Cables, 16 A, for relaying power in chains: Power relay cable, H07RN-F, 2.5 mm2, TRUE1 to TRUE1, 0.45 m (1.5 ft.): P/N 91611784
    Power relay cable, H07RN-F, 2.5 mm2, TRUE1 to TRUE1, 1.2 m (3.9 ft.): P/N 91611785
    Power relay cable, H07RN-F, 2.5 mm2, TRUE1 to TRUE1, 2.5 m (8.2 ft.): P/N 91611796
    Power relay cable, SJOOW, 12 AWG, TRUE1 to TRUE1, 0.45 m (1.5 ft.): P/N 91610170
    Power relay cable, SJOOW, 12 AWG, TRUE1 to TRUE1, 1.2 m (3.9 ft.): P/N 91610171
    Power relay cable, SJOOW, 12 AWG, TRUE1 to TRUE1, 2.5 m (8.2 ft.): P/N 91610172
    Cable Connector, Neutrik PowerCON TRUE1 NAC3FX-W (female): P/N 91611789 Half-coupler clamp: P/N 91602005 Power Connector, Cable Mount, Neutrik TRUE1 NAC3FX-W (female): P/N 91611789 Power Connector, Cable Mount, Neutrik TRUE1 NAC3MX-W (male): P/N 91611788 G-clamp (suspension with fixture hanging vertically downwards only): P/N 91602003 Quick Trigger Clamp (suspension with fixture hanging vertically downwards only): P/N 91602007 Safety Cable, SWL 60 kg, BGV C1 / DGUV 17, black: P/N 91604006 Safety Cable, SWL 60 kg, BGV C1 / DGUV 17, silver: P/N 91604007
    Related Items Martin Companion Cable: P/N 91616091
    Martin Companion Software Suite (including firmware uploader) Free download from www.martin.com
    Martin RDM 5.5 Splitter: P/N 90758150
    Ordering Information MAC Aura PXL EPS (in cardboard box, polystyrene packaging): P/N 90250035HU MAC Aura PXL SIP (in cardboard box with SIP foam flight case insert): P/N 90250040HU MAC Aura PXL, white finish, EPS (in cardboard box, polystyrene packaging): P/N 90250030HU

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Specifications
MAC Aura PXL Spec Sheet
en version B, updated: Apr 15, 2020
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Illustrations
MAC Aura PXL - 2D Dimensions (PDF)
updated: May 19, 2020
    1.41 MB May 19, 2020
MAC Aura PXL - 2D Dimensions (DWG)
updated: May 19, 2020
    2.9 MB May 19, 2020
3D Symbols
MAC Aura PXL - 3DS
updated: May 19, 2020
    2.25 MB May 19, 2020
MAC Aura PXL - 3D DWG
updated: May 19, 2020
    1.51 MB May 19, 2020

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