VDO Fatron 20

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Your creative VDO toolbox just got bigger, more dynamic and way more flexible, making your P3 System Controller even more versatile.

VDO Fatron 20 is a 20 mm pixel pitch outdoor-rated LED video batten with an extensive range of optical accessories for a wide variety of looks that allows you to seriously play with creativity in 3D stage designs. Easy video-mapping and creative mix ‘n’ match with other Martin LED video products via the P3 System Controller. It uses the same integrated power and data cabling as VDO Sceptron and VDO Dotron, making installation a breeze. Be creative.

  • The perfect expansion of your creative VDO toolbox for exciting 3D stage setups
  • Extensive range of field-exchangeable diffusers and lenses for a great variety of looks
  • Easy setup, mapping and configuration via P3 System Controller

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Features

  • Supported by integrated power and data processor (P3 PowerPort 1500 or P3 PowerPort 1000 IP) and simple cabling system
  • Combined power and data cabling (compatible with other products such as VDO Sceptron and VDO Dotron)
  • P3/DMX/RDM controllable (automatic protocol detection)
  • Extensive range of built-in effects
  • Intuitive mapping and addressing via P3 System Controller
  • Fully brightness and color calibrated for optimal consistency between products (colors matched with VDO Sceptron and VDO Dotron)
  • Pixel-level brightness and color calibrated for a completely homogenous look
  • High-quality 16-bit per color image processing technology
  • 20 mm pixel pitch
  • 500 cd per meter calibrated
  • 1500 lumen per meter calibrated
  • 8 different diffuser options plus 1 lens option (all field-exchangeable)
  • IP65 rated for outdoor use
  • Versatile rigging accessories
  • Available in two lengths: 1000 mm and 320 mm

Tech Specs

PhysicalVDO Fatron™ 20, 320 mm modelLength: 320 mm (12.6 in.)Width: 80 mm (3.15 in.)Height without front: 28 mm (1.10 in.)Height with standard front (Square Diffuser): 48 mm (1.89 in.)Weight without front: 0.85 kg (1.9 lbs.)Weight with standard front (Square Diffuser): 0.95 kg (2.1 lbs.)VDO Fatron™ 20, 1000 mm modelLength: 1000 mm (39.4 in.)Width: 80 mm (3.15 in.)Height without front: 28 mm (1.10 in.)Height with standard front (Square Diffuser): 48 mm (1.89 in.)Weight without front: 2.5 kg (5.6 lbs.)Weight with standard front (Square Diffuser): 2.8 kg (6.2 lbs.)
Control and ProgrammingControl options: Martin P3™ System Controller (via Martin P3 PowerPort™) or DMXProtocol detection: AutomaticControl modes: RGB, basic, segment and pixel-levelSetting and addressing: Martin P3™ System Controller or RDM-compliant controllerControl resolution: 16-bit (P3) or 8-bit (DMX) control of each colorColor and intensity calibration: Pixel-levelDMX compliance: USITT DMX512-ARDM compliance: ANSI/ESTA E1.20Firmware update: Via Martin P3™ System ControllerDMX channelsVDO Fatron™ 20, 320 mm: 3/10/19/55VDO Fatron™ 20, 1000 mm: 3/10/37/157
Control/User InterfaceDevice status: Multi-color visual indicationDevice test and reset: Magnetic pushbutton to call up local test patterns and reset device
OpticsMinimum LED lifetime: 50 000 hours (to >70% luminous output)**Figure obtained under manufacturer’s test conditions.OptionsOpen FrontFlat DiffuserSmoked Flat DiffuserRound DiffuserSmoked Round DiffuserSquare Diffuser (supplied with fixtures as standard)Smoked Square DiffuserNoBlend DiffuserSmoked NoBlend DiffuserLens Array NarrowAll optical accessory options are interchangeable and clip onto fixtures
Photometric DataColor resolution: 16 bits per color (48 bits per pixel)Viewing angle: 120° x 120°VDO Fatron™ 20 320 mmLED array: 4 x 16Pitch (pixel center-to-center): 20.00 mmLuminous intensity, calibrated mode: 500 cd per meterTotal output, calibrated mode: 1500 lumens per meterTotal output, calibrated mode: 6250 nitsVDO Fatron™ 20 1000 mmLED arrays: 4 x 50Pitch (pixel center-to-center): 20.00 mmLuminous intensity, calibrated mode: 500 cd per meterTotal output, calibrated mode: 1500 lumens per meterTotal output, calibrated mode: 6250 nits
Video ProcessingBrightness controlGamma correction and controlColor temperature controlColor space controlCalibration processingSynchronization
Signal ProtocolMartin P3 (via Martin P3™ PowerPort) or DMX (direct)
ConstructionBase: Extruded aluminum profileColor: Matt blackProtection rating: IP65RoHS compliant
InstallationOrientation: AnyMounting: Channel for M6 captive nuts on back of profileMounting options: M6 bolts, optional sliding bracket (accepts M12 bolt)
ConnectionsPower and data input: 6-pin custom (BBD) IP66-ratedPower and data thru: 6-pin custom (BBD) IP66-ratedHot plugging compatible
ElectricalNominal input voltage: 48 VDC +/- 4%Maximum power consumption, all LEDs at full intensity, VDO Fatron™ 20, 320 mm: 20 WMaximum power consumption, all LEDs at full intensity, VDO Fatron™ 20, 1000 mm: 60 WPower supply options: Martin P3™ PowerPort 1500, Martin P3™ PowerPort 1000 IP, Martin™ IP66 PSU 240W or generic 48 VDC PSU
ThermalCooling: ConvectionMaximum ambient temperature (Ta max.) for typical video content: 45° C (113° F)Minimum ambient temperature (Ta min.): -20° C (-4° F)VDO Fatron™ 20, 320 mmMax. total heat dissipation, calculated, +/- 10%: 70 BTU/hrVDO Fatron™ 20, 1000 mmMax. total heat dissipation, calculated, +/- 10%: 205 BTU/hr
ApprovalsEU safety: EN 60950-1, EN 60950-22, EN 62471EU EMC: EN 55024, EN 55032US safety: UL 60950-1, UL 60950-22US EMC: CFR Title 47 Part 15 Class ACanadian safety: CSA C22.2 No. 60950-1, No. 60950-22Canadian EMC: ICES-003 Class AAustralia/NZ: RCM
  
AccessoriesTest Tools with magnetic swipers, set of 10: P/N 91610139HardwareVDO Sceptron™/Fatron™ Sliding Brackets, set of 10: P/N 91610123Low Profile VDO Sceptron™/Fatron™ Half Coupler: P/N 91611790VDO Sceptron™/Fatron™ Linear Coupler: P/N 91611843VDO Sceptron™/Fatron™ Spigot Adapter, 28 mm (1.1 in.): P/N 91611791VDO Sceptron™/Fatron™ Floorstands, set of two: P/N 91611792Super Lightweight Half Coupler Rigging Clamp, black: P/N 91602018VDO Fatron™ Curving Coupler: P/N 91610164Optical320 mm modulesVDO Fatron™ Flat Diffuser, 320 mm: P/N 91611809VDO Fatron™ Flat Smoked Diffuser, 320 mm: P/N 91611811VDO Fatron™ Round Diffuser, 320 mm: P/N 91611813VDO Fatron™ Round Smoked Diffuser, 320 mm: P/N 91611815VDO Fatron™ Square Diffuser, 320 mm: P/N 91611817VDO Fatron™ Square Smoked Diffuser, 320 mm: P/N 91611819VDO Fatron 20™ NoBlend Diffuser, 320 mm: P/N 91611825VDO Fatron 20™ NoBlend Smoked Diffuser, 320 mm: P/N 91611827VDO Fatron 20™ Lens Array Narrow, 320 mm: P/N 916118311000 mm modulesVDO Fatron™ Flat Diffuser, 1000 mm: P/N 91611810VDO Fatron™ Flat Smoked Diffuser, 1000 mm: P/N 91611812VDO Fatron™ Round Diffuser, 1000 mm: P/N 91611814VDO Fatron™ Round Smoked Diffuser, 1000 mm: P/N 91611816VDO Fatron™ Square Diffuser, 1000 mm: P/N 91611818VDO Fatron™ Square Smoked Diffuser, 1000 mm: P/N 91611820VDO Fatron 20™ NoBlend Diffuser, 1000 mm: P/N 91611826VDO Fatron 20™ NoBlend Smoked Diffuser, 1000 mm: P/N 91611828VDO Fatron 20™ Lens Array Narrow, 1000 mm: P/N 91611832Combined DC power and data cablesPower + Data Input Cable, 4-pin male XLR (for P3 PowerPort) to female BBD, 0.25 m (9.8 in.): P/N 91616046Power + Data Input Cable, 5-pin male XLR (for DMX) + wire tails (for PSU) to female BBD, 0.25 m (9.8 in.): P/N 91616048Power + Data Input Cable, 5-pin male XLR (for DMX) + 4-pin male XLR (for P3 PowerPort) to female BBD, 0.25m (9.8 in.): P/N 91616049Power + Data Input Cable, 5-pin male XLR (for DMX) + male Tripix type (for Martin IP66 PSU 240W) to female BBD, 0.25m (9.8 in.):P/N 91616050Power + Data Output Cable, male BBD to 4-pin female XLR, 0.25m (9.8 in.): P/N 91616047DMX Lead-out Cable, male BBD to 5-pin female XLR, 0.25 m (9.8 in.): P/N 91616051BBD extension cablesPower + Data Extension Cable, Rental Type, BBD to BBD 1 m (3.3 ft.): P/N 91616041Power + Data Extension Cable, Rental Type, BBD to BBD, 2.5 m (8.2 ft.): P/N 91616024Power + Data Extension Cable, Rental Type, BBD to BBD, 5 m (16.4 ft.): P/N 91616042Power + Data Extension Cable, Rental Type, BBD to BBD, 10 m (32.8 ft.): P/N 91616043Power + Data Extension Cable, Rental Type, BBD to BBD, 25 m (82.1 ft.): P/N 91616044Power + Data Cable, Rental Type, 100 m (328 ft.) bulk without connectors: P/N 91616045ConnectorsPower + Data Cable Connector, BBD, Male: P/N 91611750Power + Data Cable Connector, BBD, Female: P/N 91611751Blanking Caps for unused female BBD connectors, set of 10: P/N 91616052
Related ItemsMartin P3™ PowerPort 1500: P/N 90721040Martin P3™ PowerPort 1000 IP Rental: P/N 90721070Martin™ IP66 PSU 240W external power supply unit (was Tripix Power IP66): P/N 90760330Martin P3-050™ System Controller: P/N 90721090Martin P3-100™ System Controller: P/N 90721010Martin P3-150™ System Controller: P/N 90721015Martin P3-200™ System Controller: P/N 90721020Martin P3-300™ System Controller: P/N 90721060Martin P3-PC™ System Controller: P/N 90721030
Ordering InformationFlightcase for 15 x VDO Fatron™ 320 mm / 5 x VDO Fatron™ 1000 mm: P/N 91515045Flightcase Extender for 15 x VDO Fatron™ 320 mm / 5 x VDO Fatron™ 1000 mm: P/N 91515046VDO Fatron™ 20VDO Fatron 20™, 320 mm, in cardboard box: P/N 90357691VDO Fatron 20™, 1000 mm, in cardboard box: P/N 90357692

Downloads

Filename Version Language Size Uploaded
Software
Download 17 VDO Fatron Firmware 2.4.1    56.8 KB May 22, 2018
Manuals
Download 17 VDO Fatron - User Manual en  2.71 MB Aug 29, 2017
Compliances
Download 17 VDO Fatron - EU Declaration of Conformity   94.3 KB Jul 26, 2017
Download 17 Ext. PixLine / VDO Sceptron / Ext. Dot-HP / VDO Dotron / VDO Fatron - ETL Listing Verification   447 KB Aug 01, 2017
Specifications
Download 17 VDO Fatron 20 - Photometrics en  597 KB Dec 06, 2017
Download 17 VDO Fatron 20 Spec Sheet-English   en  2.28 MB Jul 09, 2018
Illustrations
Download 17 VDO Fatron 20 - 2D Drawings en  2.34 MB Jan 08, 2018
3D Symbols
Download 17 Vectorworks Symbols 2.5  en  110 MB Mar 27, 2018
Download 17 VDO Fatron 20 - 3D Models en  22.2 MB Jan 08, 2018

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VDO Fatron 20

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