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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


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  • Super-bright single-lens wash with fully premixed color
  • Broad color palette, RGBW color mixing
  • Eye-candy Aura Effect™
  • Uniform shades
  • Built-in FX engine
  • 10 to 60° uniform zoom
  • 6000 Lumens output
  • Rapid movement
  • Compact, low weight design (6.5 kg)
  • High efficiency, low power consumption, long lifetime

Tech Specs

PhysicalLength (across yoke): 302 mm (11.9 in.)Width (across yoke): 302 mm (11.9 in.)Height (head straight up): 360 mm (14.2 in.)Weight (without accessories): 6.5 kg (14.4 lbs.)
Dynamic EffectsBeam color mixing: RGBWAura (secondary lens array illumination) color mixing:RGBBeam color temperature control: CTO, variable 10 000 - 2500 KBeam and aura electronic 'color wheel' effect: 33 LEE-referenced colors plus white, variable-speed color-wheel rotation effect and random colorBeam and aura independent shutter effects: Electronic, with regular and random pulse, burst and strobe effectsPre-programmed effects: Range of independent and synchronized Beam and Aura FX, two combinableElectronic dimming: Independent beam and aura, four dimming curve optionsZoom: 10° - 60° (one-tenth peak angle)Pan: 540°Tilt: 232°Pan and tilt speed: Adjustable via onboard control panel and DMX
Control and ProgrammingControl options: Independent or synchronized Beam and Aura controlControl system: DMX, RDMControl resolution: 8-bit, with 16-bit control of pan & tiltDMX channels: 14/25Setting and addressing: Control panel with backlit graphic displayDMX compliance: USITT DMX512-ARDM compliance: ANSI/ESTA E1.20Transceiver: RS-485Firmware update: Via DMX with Martin™ USB Duo DMX Interface Box
Optics and Photometric DataLight source: 19x 15W RGBW LED Array SystemLED refresh rate: Beam 1200 Hz, Aura 4395 HzMinimum LED lifetime: 50 000 hours (to >70% luminous output)*Total luminous output (wide, one-tenth peak): 6000 lumensTotal luminous output (narrow, one-tenth peak): 4300 lumensVideo compatibility: Designed for use with HD/high-speed video cameras*Figure obtained under manufacturer´s test conditions
ConstructionColor: BlackHousing: High-impact thermoplastic, flame-retardant to UL 94 5VAProtection rating: IP20
InstallationMounting points: M12 hole for rigging clamp, attachment points for surface-mounting bracketOrientation: AnyMinimum distance to combustible materials: 200 mm (8 in.) from fixtureMinimum distance to illuminated surfaces: 1 m (3 ft. 4 in.) from fixtureLocation: Indoor use only, must be fastened to surface or structure
ConnectionsAC power: Neutrik PowerCON TRUE1 NAC3PX dual socketAC power input socket: Accepts Neutrik PowerCON TRUE1 NAC3FX-W cable connectorAC power thru socket: Accepts Neutrik PowerCON TRUE1 NAC3MX-W cable connectorDMX data in/out: 5-pin locking XLR
ElectricalMaximum power consumption: 400 WPower supply unit: Auto-ranging electronic switch modeAC power: 100-240 V nominal, 50/60 HzTypical half-cycle RMS inrush current: 10.7 APower consumption, all effects static, zero light output:<25 W
Typical Power and Current100 V, 60 Hz: 359 W, 3.8 A, PF 0.99120 V, 60 Hz: 355 W, 3.2 A, PF 0.99208 V, 60 Hz: 350 W, 1.8 A, PF 0.97230 V, 50 Hz: 349 W, 1.7 A, PF 0.95240 V, 50 Hz: 349 W, 1.6 A, PF 0.95Measurements made at nominal voltage with all LEDs at full intensity. Allow for a deviation of +/- 10%.
ThermalCooling: 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.
ApprovalsEU safety: EN 60598-2-17 (EN 60598-1), EN 62471EU EMC: EN 55103-1, EN 55103-2, EN 55015, EN 61547US safety: UL 1573US EMC: FCC Part 15 Class ACanadian safety: CSA E598-2-17 (CSA E60598-1)Canadian EMC: ICES-003 Class AAustralia/NZ: C-TICK N4241
Included ItemsM12 bolt suitable for use with Martin rigging clampsNote that power cables and connectors are not included and must be ordered separately
AccessoriesPower cablesPower 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 91611797Power input cable, H07RN-F, 2.5 mm2, 14 AWG, bare ends to Neutrik TRUE1 NAC3FX-W (female), 5 m (16.4 ft.): P/N 91611786Power Throughput Cable, H07RN-F, 2.5 mm2, 14 AWG, Neutrik TRUE1 to TRUE1, 0.45 m (1.5 ft.): P/N 91611784Power Throughput Cable, H07RN-F, 2.5 mm2, 14 AWG, Neutrik TRUE1 to TRUE1, 1.2 m (3.9 ft.): P/N 91611785Power Throughput Cable, H07RN-F, 2.5 mm2, 14 AWG, Neutrik TRUE1 to TRUE1, 2.5 m (8.2 ft.): P/N 91611796Power connectorsCable connector, Neutrik PowerCON TRUE1 NAC3FX-W (female): P/N 91611789Cable Connector, Neutrik PowerCON TRUE1 NAC3MX-W (male): P/N 91611788Installation hardwareQuick surface mounting bracket for MAC Aura XB, set of 5: P/N 91606018G-clamp: P/N 91602003Half-coupler (tube) clamp: P/N 91602005Quick trigger clamp: P/N 91602007Flightcase6-unit flightcase for MAC Aura™: P/N 91515020Optical AccessoriesMAC Aura / Aura XB Soft Lens Kit: P/N 91611730
Related ItemsMartin USB Duo™ DMX Interface Box: P/N 90703010Martin DMX 5.3 Splitter™: P/N 90758140Martin RDM 5.5 Splitter™: P/N 90758150
Ordering InformationMAC Aura XB™ in cardboard box: P/N 90232100MAC Aura XB™ in 6-unit flightcase: P/N 90232110


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Download 17 MAC Aura XB Firmware 1.2.0    109 KB Oct 03, 2017
Download 17 MAC Aura XB - Main CPU 1.0.0  en  108 KB Jun 03, 2015
Tech Notes
Download 17 Power Connections for MAC Aura XB     Oct 03, 2017
Download 17 MAC Aura XB - User Manual en  2 MB Jan 08, 2015
Download 17 MAC Aura XB - Manuel d'utilisation fr  2 MB Jan 22, 2015
Download 17 MAC Aura XB - Bedienungsanleitung de  2 MB Jan 06, 2015
Service Notes
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Service Procedures
Download 17 MAC Aura XB - Maintenance Schedule (User) en  223 KB Feb 17, 2015
Download 17 MAC 101 / Aura / Aura XB - ETL Authorization to Mark en  621 KB Jun 08, 2015
Download 17 MAC Aura - EU Declaration of Conformity en  29.5 KB Nov 03, 2015
Download 17 MAC Aura XB - Acoustic test report en  648 KB Nov 24, 2017
MAC Aura XB - Power Connections       Dec 11, 2014
Download 17 MAC Aura XB Spec Sheet-English   en  1.88 MB Jul 09, 2018
Download 17 MAC Aura XB - Fixture Dimensions (DWG) en  1.58 MB Feb 16, 2015
Download 17 MAC Aura XB - Fixture Dimensions (DXF) en  5.52 MB Feb 16, 2015
Download 17 MAC Aura XB - Fixture Dimensions (PDF) en  353 KB Feb 16, 2015
3D Symbols
Download 17 MAC Aura XB - 3D (DWG) en  12.3 MB Feb 16, 2015
Download 17 Vectorworks Symbols 2.5  en  110 MB Mar 27, 2018
Download 17 MAC 101 / Aura / Aura XB - Mounting Bracket Installation en  441 KB Dec 02, 2014
Download 17 MAC Aura / Aura XB Soft Lens Installation en  240 KB Dec 17, 2015