Xciter (discontinued)

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The Xciter lighting controller closes the circle on total performance control. It provides complete functionality to your fingertips, with instant pitch adjustment, freeze, flash, blackout, master fader and more. From the most personal show to mid-sized performances, the Xciter puts you in total control.


  • 40 fixtures, with maximum of 48 channels + dimmers (Total max 512 channels)
  • Add Pan/Tilt shape effects with timing effects
  • Add any effect to a single channel including timing effects
  • Up to 10 manual override scenes during playback on faders
  • Pitch fader increases or decreases show speed by up to 5 times
  • Freeze button
  • Master fader to adjust general light intensity
  • 4 programmable custom buttons.
  • Assign different frequencies of the music as a trigger for any parameter of the fixture(s).
  • Export, backup or import shows via USB to PC.

Tech Specs

Physical Length: 483 mm Width: 265 mm Height: 120 mm Weight: 4.7 kg
Control and Programming Up to 160 cues (1 background scene + 4 simultaneous sequences per cue): Up to 160 cuelists (automated shows with go, chase and wait functionality): Up to 160 presets on all channels: 40 fixtures of max. 40 channels (total max. 512 physical channels): 20 dimmers of max. 48 channels (total max. 512 physical channels): Effect generator with adjustable speed, swing and delay: 16-bit fan control on all channels to create spread-outs: Relative and absolute control possible over all channels: 16-bit control possible on all channels: UP to 6 sequences can be cross-faded with cues during playback: Effect macros (several factory-loaded): Auto-start of automated shows with lamp-on feature: Built-in Martin fixture library (other libraries can be uploaded via USB): Library editor to create custom fixture definitions: Export/import shows and libraries via USB to PC: Sequence trigger options: Internal clock, manual, audio (4-band, adjustable levels), BPM (with record mode) Sequence options: Forward, backward, bounce, random, one-shot freeze, one-shot release Protocol: DMX512
Control/User Interface Blue backlit LCD display, 2 x 40 characters, to show fader labels (parameters and values): Blue backlit LCD display, 4 x 20 characters, to show menus and dialogs: 6 x faders and flash buttons for parameter control and direct access scenes during playback: Master fader: Master flash button: Blackout button: Dim button for direct access to dimmer channels: Fix button to control fixtures: Freeze button: Cue button to launch single cues: Cuelist button to activate cuelists: Programmable smoke, strobe, extra 1 and extra 2 buttons: Soft power button with 2-second switch-off protection: Pitch fader with center indent for instant playback speed adjustment: 8 x soft buttons to select items in the display: ESC and ENTER buttons for menu and dialog control: 8 x page buttons to select cue pages and fixture groups: Previous and next buttons for single-stepping, data entry, navigation: 20 x general-purpose buttons to select cues, select fixtures and enter data: Shift key to access secondary functions: Jog wheel to scroll through lists and input data: Joystick for pan/tilt control with built-in coarse/fine toggle button: Pan and tilt exclude buttons: Home button to send all selected fixtures to home positions:
Installation Table or 19-inch rack (6U) mount:
Connections DMX in: 5-pin locking XLR DMX out: 3-pin and 5-pin locking XLR MIDI in/out/thru: Standard MIDI (5-pin DIN) Audio trigger signal in: 6.3mm (1/4-inch) mono jack Audio trigger signal level: Line level PC/uploader: USB Desk lamp: USB I2C expansion port: 5-pin DIN AC power input: 3-pin IEC
Electrical AC power: 100-240 V nominal, 50/60 Hz
Approvals US safety: UL 6500 Canadian safety: CAN/CSA E60065-00 EU safety: EN 60950 EU EMC: EN 55103-1, EN 55103-2 CB Approval: IEC 60065
CE ETL C US Intertek 
Included Items Presentation/Training DVD: 39300000 Installation CD: 39201500 Gooseneck lamp with USB connector: 06220003 1.5 m power cable, 3-pin IEC: 11501012 5 m data cable, 3-pin XLR: 11820008 DMX termination plug, male XLR: 91613017 User manual: 35000119
Ordering Information Xciter Controller, 90-250 V: 90736000


Filename Version Language Size Uploaded
Bedienungsanleitung de  1.55 MB Jan 31, 2008
User manual en  1.73 MB Mar 09, 2005
Manuel d'utilisation fr  462 KB Feb 18, 2004
Schnellstart de  1.22 MB May 09, 2006
Manual de instrucciones es  869 KB Feb 08, 2004
Manuel d´utilisation fr  1.91 MB Apr 15, 2007
Manuale d´uso it  2.56 MB Apr 23, 2007
Technische Daten de  7.39 KB Jun 22, 2005
SP_Xciter_EN_A en  7.08 KB May 29, 2003
SP_xciter_EN_B en  51.1 KB Nov 19, 2003
SP_Xciter_EN_C en  39.2 KB Jan 19, 2004
SP_Xciter_EN_D en  42.6 KB Mar 09, 2005
Especificaciones es  11.3 KB Feb 08, 2004
Caractéristiques fr  7.83 KB Feb 18, 2004
Hints And Tips
Default password from firmware V.2.00 en    May 19, 2005
Front Panel Illumination Enhanced en    Dec 21, 2005
Xciter Training DVD en    Jul 21, 2009
EU Declaration of Conformity es  711 KB Oct 03, 2005
Firmware Update Procedure en  178 KB Oct 18, 2004
Service Procedures
Xciter Recovery Procedure en  2.11 MB Jun 28, 2009


Xciter (discontinued)