P3-300 System Controller

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The P3-300 System Controller combines the award-winning and intuitive P3 workflow with a brand new high-performance video processing engine. It can control the entire range of Martin LED Video products, ranging from traditional video panels to creative elements such as strips and dots. The P3-300 is equipped with a DVI input, a component video input and two SDI input ports (up to 3G). The output capacity of 2.000.000 pixels allows even more products to be driven from a single controller.

  • Powerful and ergonomic LED Video Controller
  • Compatible with all Martin LED video products (panels and creative products)
  • Integration with lighting controls (DMX, Art-NET) and automation systems

Videos

Features

  • Drives up to 2.000.000 pixels
  • Built-in scaler and mapper
  • DVI-D input up to 1920x1080
  • 2x 3G-SDI input up to 1920x1080
  • Analog video input up to 1920x1080
  • Dedicated bi-level and tri-level sync input for genlock
  • Built-in GUI (Graphical User Interface) including easy setup wizards
  • Real time visualization of the video mapping within the GUI (Graphical User interface)
  • Most user-friendly LED Video processor on the market
  • Compatible with all Martin LED Video products (panels and creative products)
  • Integration with lighting controls (DMX & Art-NET) and automation systems
  • All connected products report status and problems back to the controller for easy monitoring and maintenance
  • Showfiles compatible with all products within the P3 System Controller family (including the P3-PC offline editor)

Tech Specs

PhysicalDepth: 508 mm (20.0 in.)Width: 482 mm (19.0 in.)Height (rackmount 2U): 90 mm (3.5 in.)Weight: 9.0 kg (19.8 lbs.)
Control/User InterfaceUser interface: SXGA (1280 x 1024) or better monitor (VGA, DVI, HDMI or DP), USB keyboard, USB mouseDevice status: Status indicator LEDs
DVI Video InputSupports all resolutions up to 1920x1080Supports both RGB and YCbCr, progressive scan only
Component Video InputVia DVI-I breakout cable (not supplied)Supports all resolutions up to 1920x1080Supports progressive and interlaced scan10-bit color samplingSupports composite NTSC/PAL/Secam, S-Video (Y/C) and component YPbPr w/Sync-on-G (Y)Supports tri-level sync
SDI Video Input2 x SD-SDI 525/60 (NTSC) or 625/50 (PAL) per SMPTE 259M2 x HD-SDI 720p per SMPTE 296M or 1080i per SMPTE 292M1 x dual-link HD-SDI per SMPTE 372M2 x 3G-SDI per SMPTE 424M (compatible with level A and level B sync)
Genlock InputSupports bi-level and tri-level sync
Video ProcessingController pixel processing capacity: 2 080 000 pixels (expandable by adding P3-300s)*Controller fixture capacity: 2000 fixtures (expandable by adding P3-300s)*Maximum workspace area: 2 073 600 pixelsMaximum active capture area: 2 073 600 pixelsSystem processing depth: 16 bits per color (48 bits per pixel)System latency, DVI: 2 framesSystem latency, SDI/component progressive: 2 framesSystem latency, SDI/component interlaced: 3 framesLatency between first and last panel: NoneImage rotationScaling (global and mixed pixel pitch)De-interlacingGamma curve selection and adjustmentReal-time panel content remappingReal-time color temperature and color space controlReal-time preview of video input and mapped canvasDMX 512 / Art-Net real-time controllable parametersUp to 32 universes of Art-Net input*Global intensityRGB intensityColor temperatureX-Y video image positionVideo image rotationFreezeBlackoutTest pattern selectionPreset recall (incl. video input selection and scaling)Kinesys K2 / Tait Navigator real-time controllable parametersX-Y video image positionVideo image rotation*See also P3 System Controller Capacity Info Note on Support & Downloads page
P3 Signal ProtocolSignal type: Gigabit EthernetProtocol: Proprietary Martin P3Hot pluggable: Yes, electrically isolated at all connectionsCable type: Ethernet, shielded, CAT 5e or betterCable length: Up to 100 m (328.1 ft.) between any 2 devices, extendable with Ethernet switchMax. number of panels per line: 50, extendable with Ethernet switch
ConstructionHousing: Steel and aluminumColor: Matt blackProtection rating: IP20
InstallationMounting: 19-inch rackmount (2U) or free-standing
ConnectionsPower input: IEC socket with integrated power switchP3 data in/out: 4 x etherCON socketDVI/component video in: DVI-I (component via BNC-to-DVI-A adapter cable, not supplied)DVI/component video thru: DVI-ISDI video in: 2 x BNCSDI video thru: 2 x BNCGenlock in: 1 x BNCGenlock thru: 1 x BNCManagement network: etherCON socketEtherDMX / motion network (Art-Net, Kinesys K2/Vector):etherCON socketDMX in: 5-pin locking XLRDMX thru: 5-pin locking XLRPeripherals and USB memory devices: 4 x USB 2.0 portsUser interface monitor: DisplayPort++ (compatible with adapters to DVI, HDMI and VGA, not supplied)
ElectricalAC power: 100-240 V nominal, 47-63 HzPower supply unit: Integrated, universal multi-voltage
ThermalCooling: Forced airMaximum ambient temperature (Ta max.): 50° C (122° F)Minimum ambient temperature (Ta min.): 0° C (32° F)Total heat dissipation*: 685 BTU/hr.*calculated, +/- 10%
ApprovalsEU safety: EN 60950-1EU EMC: EN 55022, EN 55024, EN 61000-3-2, EN 61000-3-3, EN 6100-4-2, EN 6100-4-3, EN 6100-4-4, EN 6100-4-5, EN 6100-4-6, EN 6100-4-11US safety: ANSI/UL 60950-1Canadian safety: CAN/CSA C22.2 No. 60950-1
 
Included ItemsEU-type power cable with Schuko connectorUS-type power cableUK-type power cable
Related ItemsMartin P3-100™ System Controller: P/N 90721010Martin P3-200™ System Controller: P/N 90721020Martin P3-PC™ License on One-Key™ USB stick: P/N 90721030Martin P3-PC™ License only: P/N 39808028
Ordering InformationMartin P3-300™ System Controller: P/N 90721060

Downloads

Filename Version Language Size Uploaded
Software
Download 17 P3 Fixture Adjuster One-Key Conversion 2016-05-30    514 KB Nov 30, 2017
Download 17 P3-050/150/300 Software 4.5.2    50.8 MB Oct 08, 2018
Download 17 P3-050/150/300 Recovery Wizard 4.5.2    50.7 MB Oct 08, 2018
Manuals
Download 17 P3 System Controllers – Kurzanleitung de  919 KB May 24, 2016
Download 17 P3 System Controllers - Quick Guide en  2.49 MB Apr 21, 2016
Download 17 P3 System Controllers – Guide de Démarrage fr  840 KB May 24, 2016
Download 17 P3 System Controllers - DMX Protocol 4.3.0  en  602 KB Jul 17, 2017
Download 17 P3-050, P3-150, P3-300 - Monitor Connection Guide en  118 KB Jan 20, 2017
Download 17 P3 System Controllers - Shortcuts en  152 KB Jul 03, 2017
Download 17 P3 System Controllers - Capacity info note en  357 KB Jul 03, 2017
Specifications
Download 17 P3-300 System Controller Spec Sheet-English   en  839 KB Jul 09, 2018
3D Symbols
Download 17 Vectorworks Symbols 2.5  en  110 MB Mar 27, 2018
Cad Drawings
Download 17 Vectorworks Symbols     110 MB Sep 20, 2017
Tech Notes
Download 17 Running P3 network in surge-sensitive environment     Nov 30, 2017
Download 17 Using EC-10 LED Video panels with P3-050/150/300 System Controller     Nov 30, 2017
Download 17 Using EC-20 LED Video panels with P3-050/150/300 System Controller     Nov 30, 2017
Download 17 Using P3 PowerPort 1500 with P3-050/150/300 System Controller     Nov 30, 2017
Download 17 VC-Grid/Strip products with P3 Software 3.1.1 or newer     Nov 22, 2017
Owner's Manuals
Pdf 17 P3 System Controllers - DMX Protocol     602 KB Nov 30, 2017
Compliances
Download 17 P3-300 - EU Declaration of Conformity en  44.3 KB Feb 02, 2015
Download 17 P3-300 - ETL Listing Verification en  79.6 KB May 12, 2016
Service Notes
Running P3 network in surge-sensitive environment en    May 03, 2016
Using EC-10 LED Video panels with P3-050/150/300 System Controller en    May 02, 2016
Using EC-20 LED Video panels with P3-050/150/300 System Controller en    May 02, 2016
Using P3 PowerPort 1500 with P3-05/150/300 System Controller en    May 02, 2016
VC-Grid/Strip products with P3 Software 3.1.1 or newer en    Apr 14, 2015

Support/FAQs

P3-300 System Controller