Maxedia Compact (discontinued)

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Utilizing an intuitive touchscreen-optimized user interface, Maxedia is the most user-friendly tool for media composing and playback in all types of applications. Access a vast library of media clips, still images and integrated animations without the need for a complex lighting controller. Maxedia Compact is a budget minded solution with slightly reduced features. Up to six layers of SD video media can be placed into a cue. It contains the same amount of content as Maxedia PRO for immediate results. Pixelmapping is possible with Maxedia Compact and it’s an ideal package for installations, productions and rental companies as it is mounted in a small 2U rack housing.


  • Intuitive user interface
  • DMX-in with universal USB/DMX interface
  • 6 x 3D engine layer
  • 1 top layer
  • Effect plug-ins
  • Pixelmapping / DMX out
  • Video speed control
  • Two video output configurations (Out 1 + GUI or Out 1 + Out 2)

Tech Specs

Physical Length: 325 mm Width: 240 mm Height: 195 mm
Control/User Interface Real-world paradigm intuitive interface (images, dynamic text labels and actuals preferred to figures): Maxxyz/Maxedia family user interface: 16 x customizable screen workspace/configurations: Touchscreen-compatible user interface: Keymapping (cues and transitions assignable to keyboard keys for instant triggering): Fixture patches identical with Maxxyz series, can be imported from Maxxyz: DMX Viewer for DMX IN value reports: 6 x 3D engine layers: Static and dynamic effect presets (e.g. blending, moves): Range of 2D and 3D plug-ins, various media: Shader and shader media: Video cue recording, no limits: Transitions and wipes: Output parameter adjustments, keystoning and framing: Masking:
Playback Video output resolution: 800x600, 1024x786 Two video output configurations (out 1 + GUI or out 1 + out 2): Number of media layers: 6 each in A/B mixers Number of 'top layers' (always on top): 1 Network synchronization content: Yes Network synchronization playback: Yes Pixel mapping (image pixel to fixture): CMY and RGB Integrated test pattern generator: Master/slave networking with cue/media/timecode synchronization: Media files in SD resolution (DV codec):
Hardware Standard Shuttle PC without keyboard, mouse, screens or flightcase: Shuttle XPC P3100G: Pentium D, 3.2 GHz: 2 GB 200 SA memory: 2 x SATA WDC 200 GB hard disk drives: ATI PC I Express X1600 video card: DVD +/- R/RW drive: USB Sentinel Software Protection Key:
Software Embedded OS, Win XPe user interface: Supported media: AVI and MOV with DV codec in SD quality, WMV, JPEG, BMP, Flash Pixel mapping software for direct DMX out fixture control: Worldwide fixture library: Media Manager for media import and export: MAXNET network system for networking multiple media server and Maxxyz control systems:
Connections DMX data in/out: Processed by Universal USB/DMX Interface hardware (available separately) Storage media/hardware/network/video: 2 x USB, 1 x IEEE 1394 Firewire Ethernet Remote: RJ-45 Camera input: IEEE 1394 Firewire User display interface (VGA, 1024x768): DVI
Electrical AC power: 100-240 V nominal, 50/60 Hz
Approvals UL approved: EU safety: EN 60950 EU EMC: EN 55022, EN 55024, EN 61000-3-2, EN 61000-3-3
Included Items Maxedia Quick Start Guide: Standard Media Library (images and videos) on 5 DVDs: Maxedia OS DVD:
Ordering Information Maxedia Compact, EU, US: 90732540


Filename Version Language Size Uploaded
Maxedia Manual 2.50.47  en  6.49 MB Sep 12, 2006
Hints And Tips
Adding External Touchscreens en    Dec 06, 2016
Service Procedures
MAXEDIA OS Installation Manual en  1.44 MB Dec 20, 2007
Maxedia Media Formats 4.102  en  828 KB Jul 07, 2009
Solution to MAXedia Compact “System can’t boot, insert system disk” en  1.7 MB Apr 22, 2007
Burning ISO files for Martin Controllers en    Mar 02, 2007
Maxedia File Saving Procedures en    Jan 09, 2007


Maxedia Compact (discontinued)