Maxxyz (discontinued)

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Maxxyz is Martin’s professional lighting console with a string of original features and an intuitive and graphical software interface.


  • Integrated 3D Visualizer: preview or program in real-time 3D
  • Digital LCD buttons for fast and direct programming
  • Multiple wing attachment
  • Up to 32 DMX universes, 8 available directly from the console
  • Dual processing power, 2 Pentium CPUs
  • Maxxyz Manager Software for programming and triggering via time and calendar schedules
  • Customizable Graphical User Interface with context sensitive toolbars and integrated help menu
  • Powerful effects engine
  • Controls up to 16384 fixtures
  • 1000 cuelists with motorized fader control
  • 1000 cuelists with playback control buttons
  • 12 customizable function keys
  • Parallel execution of multiple cuelists
  • Submaster, groupmaster and override functionality
  • Parameter and time-fanning functionality
  • Auto update for presets and cues
  • On-the-fly global timing adjustments
  • Networking with Maxedia media server


Physical Length: 1034 mm Width: 613 mm Height: 287 mm Weight: 48 kg w/o flightcase, 66 kg with flightcase
Control and Programming Protocol: DMX512, Artnet (ACN and RDM pending) 8 DMX universes, expandable to 32: 4096 channels, expandable to 16384: No limit to number of DMX channels per fixture: 3-D Visualizer: Extensive fixture library for all known manufacturers: 65000 presets for each group of functions (P/T, color, gobo, etc.): Effect generator for automated programming of complex effects: Customizable highlight and lowlight function to identify individual fixtures: Relative or absolute programming: Fan function for all channels (including timing parameters): On-the-fly global timing changes: Virtual cuelists: Macros: Wait, follow and link cues: HTP, LTP, chase, timecode, submaster and group master playback functionality: Individual parameter timings: Intuitive patch feature: Fixture type cloning: All channels with 16-bit resolution:
Control/User Interface 10 x motorized playback faders, each with one dynamically labeled LCD button (to identify/activate playback) and two function-assignable buttons: 8 x digital fader belts for fixture parameter control: 15 x dynamically labeled digital LCD buttons for parameter groups, functions, effect parameters, fanning, global timings: Grand master fader and button: Flash master fader and button: Two group master faders and buttons: Trackball with pan/tilt control switch: 16 x view buttons, 4 x view scroll buttons: Preview button: 12 x customizable function keys, F1 to F12: Customizable highlight/lowlight function: Speaker and headset volume controls: Next/last fixtures/groups: Left/right mouse button: Digital encoder wheels for window scrolling and screen/desk lamp intensity:
Playback Assign a cue, cuelist or effect to any playback fader: 100 playback banks, each containing 10 playbacks, can all be active simultaneously: No limit to cues per cuelist: 100 pages of 100 playbacks activated by touchscreen button: Full 16-bit fading for high-resolution fixtures: Individual fade in/fade out times for all playbacks: Manual override available at all times: Live 0-1000% override of global cue timings: Live programmer timing (“Sneak”): Go-function (supports multiple cues simultaneously): Cuelists can be executed in tracking or non-tracking mode: Show data is mirrored on secondary hard disk:
Hardware Two industrial SVGA 12.1” TFT color touch monitor screens: Two internal hard drives: Two industrial motherboards with 1.2 GHz Pentium III processors: DVD/CD drive (not intended for movie playback): 3.5" floppy drive: 3 x LED desk lamps: Integrated stereo loudspeakers: Integrated slide-out QWERTY keyboard:
Software Industrial Windows XP Embedded OS (not user-accessible): Real-world paradigm intuitive interface (images, dynamic text labels and actuals): Show backup on hard disk, CD-R or USB storage device (not included): Compatible with Martin ShowDesigner:
Connections 8 x DMX universe outputs: 5-pin locking XLR 2 x external monitor screens: VGA Artnet for addition of up to 32 DMX universes: RJ-45 Maxxyz/Maxedia multiple controller link: RJ-45 4 x Maxxyz Wing interfaces: RJ-45 3 x storage media/hardware peripherals: USB 2.0 MIDI in/out/thru (MIDI show control, MIDI notes, MIDI timecode): Standard MIDI (5-pin DIN) SMPTE timecode in: 3-pin locking XLR LTC timecode in: BNC Headphones: 3.5mm stereo mini-jack 3 x desk lamps: XLR AC power input: 3-pin IEC
Electrical AC power: 100-240 V nominal, 50/60 Hz
Typical Power and Current 230 V, 50 Hz: 160 W, 0.75 A
Approvals EU safety: EN 60950 EU EMC: EN 55103-1, EN 55103-2 US safety (pending): ANSI/UL 60950-1 Canadian safety (pending): CSA C22.2 No. 60950-1
CE ETL C US Intertek 
Included Items Maxxyz flightcase: 91535005 Maxxyz soft cover: 33302006 3 x LED desk lamps: 06220004 Mounting bracket for external monitor, left: 55732062 Mounting bracket for external monitor, right: 55732064 Four 3-pin female to 5-pin male XLR adapters: 91613024 1.5 m power cable, 3-pin IEC: 11501012 Spare fuse set: User documentation CD:
Ordering Information Maxxyz Controller: 90732000


  Version Language Size Uploaded
EU Declaration of Conformity es  711 KB May 18, 2018
ETL Authorization to Mark en  26.7 KB May 18, 2018
Service Notes
Maxxyz showing "OFFLINE" en    May 22, 2018
Maxxyz Wing installation note en  547 KB May 11, 2018
Hints And Tips
Adding External Touchscreens en    May 22, 2018
Installation issues with Maxxyz v. 2.2.300. en    May 22, 2018
SMPTE level requirements en    May 22, 2018
Maxxyz Bottom Wiring en  269 KB May 11, 2018
Maxxyz Top Wiring en  41.1 KB May 11, 2018

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