P3 PowerPort 1500

Indoor power & data unit for Martin Creative LED

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The P3 PowerPort 1500 is an integrated power supply and data processor for the Martin™ range of creative LED video products, including the VDO Sceptron™, Exterior PixLines™, VC-Grids™, VC-Strips™ and VC-Dots™. When driven by one of Martin’s award-winning P3™ System Controllers, it combines stable power delivery with high-speed, high-capacity video processing. Setup and configuration are easy and intuitive.

  • Indoor power and data processor for all Martin™ creative LED video products
  • Flexible integration: can be located remotely from video display products
  • Easy cabling and configuration


  • P3 image processing technology
  • Set-up and addressing via P3 System Controller family
  • P3 input and thru to allow daisy-chaining
  • 4 hybrid power/data output ports
  • Wall-, truss- and rack-mountable
  • Can be located up to 50 m away from the creative LED video products


  • Physical Width: 482 mm (19.0 in.) Height: 88 mm (3.5 in.) rackmount 2U Depth: 335 mm (13.2 in.) Weight: 10 kg (22.1 lbs.) Control and Programming Addressing and status: Via P3 System Controller Mapping: Via P3 System Controller Firmware update: Via P3 System Controller Control/User Interface Device status: Multicolor status LED Power output status: Four LEDs Data output status: Four LEDs Device test and reset: Pushbutton to call up local test patterns and reset device P3 Signal Protocol Signal type: Gigabit Ethernet Protocol : Proprietary Martin P3 Hot pluggable: Yes, electrically isolated at all connections Cable type: Ethernet, CAT 5e or better Cable length: Up to 100 m between any 2 devices, extendable with Ethernet switch System integration

    VC-Dot™ family via VC-Feeder™
    Exterior PixLine™ family
    VDO Sceptron™ family
    VC-Grid™ family
    VC-Strip™ family
    Exterior Dot-HP™ family

    Construction Housing: Steel and aluminum Color: Matte black Protection rating: IP20 Installation Mounting: 19-inch rackmount, wall mount, flown from rigging clamps
  • Connections Power input: Neutrik PowerCon P3 data in/out: Two Neutrik Ethercon RJ-45 sockets Combined power & data out: Four 4-pin female XLR sockets (hybrid power & data cable) Electrical AC power: 100-240 V nominal, 50/60 Hz Power supply unit: Auto-ranging electronic switch-mode Typical total power consumption: 1540 W (including full load of connected display devices, all at full intensity) Main fuse: 10 AT (slow blow) x 4 Thermal Cooling: Filtered forced air (temperature-regulated, low noise) Maximum ambient temperature (Ta max.): 45° C Minimum ambient temperature (Ta min.): -20° C Total heat dissipation (calculated, +/- 10%): 530 BTU/hr. (not including display devices but with system at full load) Approvals Approvals EU safety: EN 60950 EU EMC: EN 55103-1, EN 55103-2, EN 55022, EN 55024, EN 61000-3-2, EN 61000-3-3 US safety: ANSI/UL 60950-1 Canadian safety: CSA C22.2 No. 60950-1 Included Items

    Mounting brackets incl. screws
    Safety cable attachment eyelet
    Please note that a power input cable is not supplied with the product and must be ordered separately (see Accessories)

    Accessories Air Filters 60x60, Set of 10: P/N 50404543 Power Cable, H07RN-F, PowerCON-to-PowerCON, 1.2 m (4.0 ft.): P/N 91611798 Power Cable, H07RN-F, PowerCON-to-PowerCON, 2.5 m (8.2 ft.): P/N 91611799 Power Cable, H07RN-F, PowerCON-to-bare ends, 1.5 m (5.0 ft.): P/N 91611800 Power Cable, H07RN-F, PowerCON-to-bare ends, 5 m (16.4 ft.): P/N 91611801 Power Connector, Neutrik PowerCON NAC3MCA, male, cable mount: P/N 91611795 Power Connector, Neutrik PowerCON NAC3FCA, female, cable mount: P/N 91611794 Rigging hardware:

    G-clamp: P/N 91602003
    Half-coupler clamp: P/N 91602005
    Quick trigger clamp: P/N 91602007

    Related Items Martin P3-050™ System Controller: P/N 90721090 Martin P3-100™ System Controller: P/N 90721010 Martin P3-150™ System Controller: P/N 90721015 Martin P3-200™ System Controller: P/N 90721020 Martin P3-300™ System Controller: P/N 90721060 Martin P3-PC™ System Controller: P/N 90721030 Ordering Information Martin P3 PowerPort 1500™: P/N 90721040


  Version Language Size Uploaded
P3 PowerPort 1500 Spec Sheet-English   en  2.35 MB Jul 09, 2018
PowerPorts - Capacity info note en  131 KB Oct 07, 2019
User manual en  1 MB May 18, 2018
2D dimensions (PDF) en  94.2 KB May 18, 2018
2D dimensions (DWG) en  261 KB May 18, 2018
3D Symbols
Vectorworks Symbols 2.7  en  251 MB Oct 08, 2019
CAD Drawings
Simple 3D (DWG) en  27.9 KB May 18, 2018
3D (DWG) en  2.76 MB May 18, 2018
ETL Listing Verification en  69.3 KB May 18, 2018
EU Declaration of Conformity en  42.6 KB May 18, 2018
P3 PowerPort 1500 Firmware 3.1.0    815 KB Dec 06, 2017
Service Procedures
Martin LED Video Fixtures Reset en  274 KB May 11, 2018
Service Notes
3D Partsfinder - Opening using Solid Works Composer Player   814 KB Oct 01, 2019
Using P3 PowerPort 1500 with P3-05/150/300 System Controller en    May 22, 2018

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