MAC Aura XB

Extra-bright version of the successful MAC Aura

MAC Aura XB
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The MAC Aura XB takes an award-winning, innovative, compact LED wash light to the next level, incorporating many new features first introduced with the MAC Quantum Wash™. Not only does the MAC Aura XB offer additional brightness, it also features a new superior color mixing system and an optimized lens design for tighter beams and more even washes. Martin's unique and patented Eye-candy Aura Effect™ is also part of the package.

  • Super bright single lens wash with fully premixed color
  • Compact design and low weight
  • High efficiency, low power consumption, long service life

 

Lighting For Live Streams

Videos

 

 

Features

LIGHT SOURCE

  • 6,000 lumens RGBW light output
  • High narrow intensity: 220,000 cd
  • Beam: 19x 15W RGBW LEDs
  • Aura: 30x 0.3W RGB LEDs
  • Fully calibrated using Martin's Full Gamut Color Calibration
  • Flicker-Free operation – LED driver frequency suitable for all kinds of camera applications

OPTICS

  • Tight beam and beautiful wash field
  • 9.0 – 59.1˚ zoom – Precise, silent and fast zoom
  • Even wash field with zero hotspot
  • High intensity mid-air beams
  • Minor color temperature shift from center to edge

SOFTLENS ACCESSORY

  • Creates a softer edge wash field
  • Reduces glare from fixture lens
  • Attaches to front of fixture
  • Can remain attached to fixture inside flightcase SiP

COLOR PALETTE

  • RGBW color mixing with very bright and vibrant saturated colors, as well as soft pastels and white tones
  • Calibrated, Extended & Raw Color Modes
  • Calibrated CTC control: 2,500 – 10,000 K
  • Virtual Color Wheel

DYNAMIC EFFECTS

  • Built-in FX macros
  • High-speed pan, tilt and zoom

COOLING AND NOISE

  • Ultra-quiet cooling system
  • Low noise pan/tilt and effects operation

CONSTRUCTION

  • Weight 6.5 kg (14.4 lbs.)
  • Dimensions: 302 x 332 x 163 mm

CONTROL

  • Control panel on the back of the head
  • DMX in & thru
  • RDM over DMX

Specifications

  • Physical

    Width (across yoke): 302 mm (11.89 in.)
    Width (base): 222 mm (8.74 in.)
    Height (head straight up): 332 mm (13.07 in.)
    Height (maximum): 390 mm (15.35 in.)
    Depth (head): 163 mm (6.42 in.)
    Depth (base): 138 mm (5.43 in.)
    Minimum center-to-center distance in side-by-side installation: 330 mm (12.99 in.)
    Weight: 6.5 kg (14.4 lbs)

    Dynamic Effects

    Beam Dimmer/Shutter: 0 - 100% continuous dimming, regular and random strobe/pulse/burst, instant open and blackout
    Beam Dimming options: Choice of four dimming curves
    Beam Color Mixing: RGB (RGBW in Raw Mode), independently variable 0 - 100%
    Beam Color Temperature Control: Variable 2,500 – 10,000 K
    Beam Virtual Color wheel: 33 color presets, continuous rotation & random color
    Zoom: Motorized with 1:6 zoom ratio
    Pan: Motorized 540°
    Tilt: Motorized 232°
    Aura Dimmer/Shutter: 0 – 100% continuous dimming, regular and random strobe/pulse/burst effects, instant open and blackout
    Aura Dimming options: Choice of four dimming curves
    Aura Color Mixing: RGB, independently variable 0 - 100%
    Aura Virtual Color wheel: 33 color presets, continuous rotation & random color
    Pre-programmed effects: Two ranges of FX on Beam, Aura or Combination; independent or synchronized/combined

    Control and Programming

    Control Protocols: DMX and RDM
    DMX Modes: Standard & Extended
    DMX Channels: 14 & 25
    16-bit Controllable Parameters: Pan and Tilt
    Setting and Addressing: Display Menu or RDM
    Local User Interface: Backlit LCD Display
    DMX Compliance: USITT DMX512-A
    RDM Compliance: ANSI/ESTA E1.20
    DMX/RDM Transceiver: Galvanic-isolated RS-485
    Firmware Update: via DMX using Martin Companion

    Optics

    Front Lens Diameter: 200 mm (7.87 in.)
    Zoom Range: 1:6
    Full Zoom Range at Half Peak (Beam Angle): 9.0° - 41.7°
    Full Zoom Range at Tenth Peak (Field Angle): 10.3° - 59.1°
    Beam Light Source: 19 x 15 W RGBW LED
    Aura Light Source: 30 x 0.3 W RGB LED
    Max. Total Beam LED Engine Power: 285 W
    Max. Total Aura LED Engine Power: 9 W
    Minimum LED lifetime: > 50.000 hours (to > 70% luminous output)*
    *Figure obtained under manufacturer's test conditions

    Photometric Data

    Light Engine Luminous Output: 10,000 lumens
    Fixture Luminous Output Wide: 6,000 lumens
    Fixture Luminous Output Narrow: 4,300 lumens
    Peak Luminous Intensity Narrow: 220,000 cd
    CCT: Variable 2,500 K – 10,000 K (+/- 200 K)
    CRI (Color Rendering Index): ≥ 67
    CQS (Color Quality Scale): ≥ 82
    TM-30 Rf (IES TM-30-15 Fidelity Index): ≥ 76
    TM-30 Rg (IES TM-30-15 Gamut Index): ≥ 119
    TLCI (Television Lighting Consistency Index): ≥ 48
    Beam LED Refresh Rate: 1,200 Hz
    Aura LED Refresh Rate: 4,395 Hz
    Binning: Tight color and flux binning
    Calibration: Full Gamut Color Calibration of Beam and Aura
    Color Modes: Extended Color Mode, Calibrated Color Mode and Raw Color Mode
    * All Photometric Data measured in steady state (30 minutes warm-up time) at 25°C ambient

    Construction Housing: High-impact thermoplastic, flame-retardant to UL 94 5VA Color: Black Protection rating: IP20
    Installation Mounting points: M12 threaded hole for rigging clamp and attachment points for surface-mounting bracket Location: Indoor Orientation: Any Minimum distance to combustible materials: 0.2 m (7.87 in.) Minimum distance to illuminated surfaces: 1.0 m (39.37 in.)
    Connections AC mains power in/thru: Neutrik powerCON TRUE1 DMX and RDM data in/thru: Neutrik 5-pin locking XLR
    Electrical AC power: 100-240 V AC nominal, 50/60 Hz Power supply unit: Auto-ranging electronic switch mode Maximum total power consumption: 400 W Maximum total current at 100-120V: 3.8 A Maximum total current at 200-240V: 1.8 A Typical half-cycle RMS inrush current at 230 V, 50 Hz: 10.7 A Power consumption, all effects static, zero light output: <25 W
  • Typical Power and Current 100 V, 60 Hz: 359 W, 3.8 A, PF 0.99 120 V, 60 Hz: 355 W, 3.2 A, PF 0.99 208 V, 60 Hz: 350 W, 1.8 A, PF 0.97 230 V, 50 Hz: 349 W, 1.7 A, PF 0.95 240 V, 50 Hz: 349 W, 1.6 A, PF 0.95

    Measurements made at nominal voltage with all effects active and 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) Total heat dissipation (calculated, +/- 10%): 1230 BTU/hr.
    Acoustic Data Sound Pressure Level (LpA) @ 1 m (default regulated fan mode, full output): 28.9 dB(A)
    Environmental RoHS: Compliant REACH: Compliant WEEE: Compliant Proposition 65: Compliant
    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 United Kingdom: UKCA
    Included Items

    M12 bolt suitable for use with Martin rigging clamps
    User Manual in Eng/Fre/Ger

    Related Items Martin Companion Cable (for firmware update over DMX): P/N 91616091 Martin Companion Software (for firmware update over DMX): Free download from www.martin.com
    Accessories

    Optical
    MAC Aura XB SoftLens: P/N 91611730HU

    Transport and Storage
    Flightcase for 6 x MAC Aura XB: P/N 91515020

    Power Input Cables
    Power Input Cable, H07RN-F, 2.5 mm2, bare ends to TRUE1 NAC3FX-W TOP (female), 1.5 m (4.9 ft.) P/N 91611797
    Power Input Cable, SJOOW, 12 AWG, bare ends to TRUE1 NAC3FX-W TOP (female), 1.5 m (4.9 ft.) P/N 91610173

    Power Linking Cables
    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, 2.5 m (8.2 ft.): P/N 91610172

    Power Connectors
    Cable Connector, Neutrik powerCON TRUE1 TOP Female: P/N 91611789HU
    Cable Connector, Neutrik PowerCON TRUE1 TOP Male: P/N 91611788HU

    Installation Hardware
    Quick surface mounting bracket for MAC Aura XB, set of 5: P/N 91606018
    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
    Half-coupler Clamp: P/N 91602005
    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

    Ordering Information MAC Aura XB™ in cardboard box: P/N 90232100HU MAC Aura XB™ in 6-unit flightcase: P/N 90232110HU MAC Aura XB™ white in cardboard box: P/N 90232105HU

Downloads

  Version Language Size Uploaded
Specifications
MAC Aura XB - Power Connections
updated: May 23, 2018
      May 23, 2018
file type icon MAC Aura XB - Spec Sheet
en version A, updated: Oct 06, 2021
en  1.88 MB Oct 06, 2021
file type icon MAC Aura and MAC Aura XB - Flightcase Spec Sheet
en version A, updated: Oct 06, 2021
en  417 KB Oct 06, 2021
file type icon MAC Aura XB - Acoustic test report
en version A, updated: Oct 22, 2020
en  648 KB Oct 22, 2020
Manuals
file type icon MAC Aura XB - User Manual
en version C, updated: Oct 22, 2020
en  2 MB Oct 22, 2020
file type icon MAC Aura XB - Manuel d'utilisation
fr version C, updated: Oct 22, 2020
fr  2 MB Oct 22, 2020
file type icon MAC Aura XB - Bedienungsanleitung
de version B, updated: Oct 22, 2020
de  2 MB Oct 22, 2020
Photometrics
file type icon MAC Aura XB - Photometric Files
en version A, updated: Sep 26, 2022
en  3.46 MB Sep 26, 2022
Illustrations
file type icon MAC Aura XB - Fixture Dimensions (PDF)
en version A, updated: Oct 22, 2020
en  353 KB Oct 22, 2020
file type icon MAC Aura XB - Fixture Dimensions (DWG)
en version A, updated: Oct 22, 2020
en  1.58 MB Oct 22, 2020
file type icon MAC Aura XB - Fixture Dimensions (DXF)
en version A, updated: Oct 22, 2020
en  5.52 MB Oct 22, 2020
Symbols
file type icon AutoCAD 2D Symbols
en version 1.6, updated: Sep 25, 2022
1.6  en  2.62 MB Sep 25, 2022
file type icon AutoCAD 3D Symbols
en version 1.6, updated: Sep 25, 2022
1.6  en  11.1 MB Sep 25, 2022
file type icon Vectorworks Symbols
en version 3.3, updated: Sep 25, 2022
3.3  en  289 MB Sep 25, 2022
CAD Drawings
file type icon MAC Aura XB - 3D (DWG)
en version A, updated: Oct 22, 2020
en  12.3 MB Oct 22, 2020
Compliances
file type icon MAC 101 / Aura / Aura XB - ETL Authorization to Mark
en version D, updated: May 11, 2018
en  621 KB May 11, 2018
file type icon MAC Aura XB - EU Declaration of Conformity
updated: Mar 04, 2019
    647 KB Mar 04, 2019
file type icon MAC Aura - EU Declaration of Conformity
en version B, updated: Mar 06, 2019
en  655 KB Mar 06, 2019
Service Procedures
file type icon MAC Aura XB - Maintenance Schedule (User)
en version A, updated: Oct 22, 2020
en  223 KB Oct 22, 2020
Service Notes
file type icon MAC 101 / Aura / Aura XB - Mounting Bracket Installation
en version B, updated: May 11, 2018
en  441 KB May 11, 2018
file type icon MAC Aura / Aura XB Soft Lens Installation
en version A, updated: Oct 22, 2020
en  240 KB Oct 22, 2020
file type icon 3D Partsfinder - Opening using Solid Works Composer Player
version 4, updated: Oct 22, 2020
  743 KB Oct 22, 2020
Firmware
platform icon MAC Aura XB - Firmware
version 1.3.0, updated: Sep 28, 2022
1.3.0     Sep 28, 2022

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