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
file type icon EU Declaration of Conformity
es version A, updated: Oct 2020
es  711 KB Oct 2020
file type icon ETL Authorization to Mark
en version B, updated: May 2018
en  26.7 KB May 2018
Service Notes
Maxxyz showing "OFFLINE"
en version A, updated: May 2018
A   en    May 2018
file type icon Maxxyz Wing installation note
en version A, updated: Oct 2020
en  547 KB Oct 2020
Hints And Tips
Adding External Touchscreens
en version A, updated: May 2018
A   en    May 2018
Installation issues with Maxxyz v. 2.2.300.
en version A, updated: Jul 2020
A   en    Jul 2020
SMPTE level requirements
en version A, updated: May 2018
A   en    May 2018
file type icon Maxxyz Bottom Wiring
en version A, updated: Oct 2020
en  269 KB Oct 2020
file type icon Maxxyz Top Wiring
en version A, updated: Oct 2020
en  41.1 KB Oct 2020

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