Maxxyz Compact (discontinued)

Maxxyz Compact
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Maxxyz Compact offers full M-Series functionality and an intuitive philosophy in a mid-sized console. Its compact size and modular design make this professional lighting console ideal for all manner of productions.


  • Digital LCD buttons for fast and direct programming
  • Multiple wing attachment (Maxxyz Modules)
  • Up to 32 DMX universes, 4 available directly from the console
  • 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
  • 5 customizable LCD 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


Physical Length: 730 mm Width: 700 mm Height: 300 mm Weight: 31 kg
Control and Programming Protocol: DMX512, Artnet (ACN and RDM pending) 4 DMX universes, expandable to 32: 2048 channels, expandable to 16384: No limit to number of DMX channels per fixture: 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: 4 x digital fader belts for fixture parameter control: 10 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: Trackball with pan/tilt control switch: 16 x view buttons, 2 x view scroll buttons: Blind/preview button: 10 x pause/back buttons: 10 x go buttons: 10 x flash buttons: 5 x customizable function keys, LCD buttons: Customizable highlight/lowlight function: 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:
Hardware Industrial SVGA 12.1” TFT color touch monitor screen: Internal SATA 2.5” hard disk drive: Modular construction: Industrial motherboard with Pentium M processor: DVD/CD drive (not intended for movie playback): 2 x integrated dimmable LED desk lamps: 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 or USB storage device (not included): Compatible with Martin ShowDesigner:
Connections 4 x DMX universe outputs: 5-pin locking XLR External monitor screen: VGA Artnet for addition of up to 32 DMX universes: RJ-45 Maxxyz/Maxedia multiple controller link: RJ-45 2 x Maxxyz Wing interfaces: RJ-45 4 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 2 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 55022, EN 55024, EN 61000-3-2, EN 61000-3-3 US safety: UL 60950-1 Canadian safety: CSA C22.2 No. 60950-1
CE ETL C US Intertek 
Included Items Maxxyz Compact dust cover: 33302008 Maxxyz Compact monitor bracket, left: 55732076 Maxxyz Compact monitor bracket, right: 55732074 Four 3-pin female to 5-pin male XLR adapters: 91613024 1.5 m power cable, 3-pin IEC: 11501012 User documentation CD:
Accessories Maxxyz Compact desk lamp: 91613036
Ordering Information Maxxyz Compact Controller: 90732020


  Version Language Size Uploaded
file type icon Maxxyz Compact Dimensions
en version A, updated: Oct 2020
en  420 KB Oct 2020
file type icon ETL Authorization to Mark
en version B, updated: May 2018
en  26.7 KB May 2018
Service Notes
file type icon Retrofit Kit Installation Guide
en version A, updated: May 2018
en  7.03 MB May 2018
file type icon Maxxyz Compact OS 2.4.x installation
en version D, updated: Oct 2020
en  1.76 MB Oct 2020
Maxxyz Compact DMX Firmware update
en version 2.06, updated: May 2018
2.06   en    May 2018
Hints And Tips
Adding External Touchscreens
en version A, updated: May 2018
A   en    May 2018
SMPTE level requirements
en version A, updated: May 2018
A   en    May 2018

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