MAC Aura

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The MAC Aura is an award-winning wash light that lighting designers have turned to the world over due to its versatility as a powerful beam and wash luminaire of the highest caliber. The result of out-of-the-box creative thinking, it is the first LED moving head wash light to combine multicolor beam LEDs with a backlight LED array that takes the synthetic look out of LED wash lights.

  • Single-lens wash with fully premixed color
  • Broad color palette, RGBW color mixing
  • Eye-candy Aura Effects™


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  • Single-lens wash with fully premixed color
  • Broad color palette, RGBW color mixing
  • Eye-candy Aura Effects™
  • Uniform shades
  • Built-in FX engine
  • 11 to 58° zoom
  • 3850 Lumens output
  • Rapid movement
  • Compact, low weight design (5.6 kg)
  • High efficiency, low power consumption, long lifetime

Tech Specs

PhysicalLength: 302 mm (11.9 in.) across yokeWidth: 302 mm (11.9 in.) across yokeHeight: 360 mm (14.2 in.), head straight upWeight: 5.6 kg (12.4 lbs.) without accessories
Dynamic EffectsBeam color mixing: RGBWAura (secondary lens array illumination) color mixing:RGBBeam color temperature control: CTO, variable 10 000 - 2500 KBeam and aura electronic 'color wheel' effect: 33 LEE-referenced colors plus white, variable-speed color-wheel rotation effect and random colorBeam and aura independent shutter effects: Electronic, with regular and random pulse, burst and strobe effectsPre-programmed effects: Range of synchronized and independent beam and aura FX, different FX can be combinedElectronic dimming: Independent beam and aura, four dimming curve optionsPan: 540°Tilt: 232°Pan and tilt speed: Adjustable via onboard control panel and DMX
Control and ProgrammingControl options: Independent control of beam (primary output) and aura (secondary lens array illumination)Macro programs selectable via DMX: Synchronized beam and aura effectsControl: DMXRDM: ImplementedControl resolution: 8-bit, with 16-bit control of pan & tiltDMX channels: 14/25Setting and addressing: Control panel with backlit graphic displayDMX compliance: USITT DMX512-ARDM compliance: ANSI/ESTA E1.20Transceiver: RS-485Fixture software update: Via DMX with Martin™ USB Duo DMX Interface Box
OpticsZoom range: 11° - 58°One-tenth peak angleLight source: 19x 10W RGBW LED Array SystemLED refresh rate: Beam 1220 Hz, Aura 4395 HzMinimum LED lifetime: 50 000 hours (to >70% luminous output)**Figure obtained under manufacturer´s test conditions
Photometric DataTotal output: 3850 lumens (zoom at maximum)
ConstructionColor: BlackHousing: High-impact flame-retardant thermoplasticProtection rating: IP20
InstallationMounting points: One M12 threaded hole for rigging clampLocation: Indoor use only, must be fastened to surface or structureOrientation: AnyMinimum distance to combustible materials: 100 mm (4.0 in.)Minimum distance to illuminated surfaces: 200 mm (7.9 in.)
ConnectionsAC power input: Neutrik PowerConAC power throughput: Neutrik PowerConDMX and RDM data in/out: 5-pin locking XLR
ElectricalAC power: 100-240 V nominal, 50/60 HzMaximum total power consumption: 260 WPower supply unit: Auto-ranging electronic switch modeMain fuse: 5 AT (slow blow)Typical power consumption, all effects static, zero light output: <15 W
Typical Power and Current100 V, 60 Hz: 236 W, 2.4 A, PF 0.994120 V, 60 Hz: 234 W, 2.0 A, PF 0.992208 V, 60 Hz: 229 W, 1.2 A, PF 0.970230 V, 50 Hz: 228 W, 1.1 A, PF 0.959240 V, 50 Hz: 228 W, 1.0 A, PF 0.953Measurements made at nominal voltage with all LEDs at full intensity. Allow for a deviation of +/- 10%.
ThermalCooling: Forced air (temperature-regulated, low noise, user-definable levels)Maximum ambient temperature (Ta max.): 40° C (104° F)Minimum ambient temperature (Ta min.): 5° C (41° F)Total heat dissipation (calculated, +/- 10%): 880 BTU/hr.
ApprovalsEU safety: EN 60598-2-17 (EN 60598-1), EN 62471EU EMC: EN 55103-1, EN 55103-2, EN 55015, EN 61547US safety: UL 1573US EMC: FCC Part 15 Class ACanadian safety: CSA E598-2-17 (CSA E60598-1)Canadian EMC: ICES-003 Class AAustralia/NZ: C-TICK N4241
Included ItemsM12 bolt suitable for use with Martin rigging clampsUser manual: P/N 35000254
Accessories3 m power cable, 12 AWG, SJT, with PowerCon NAC3FCA power input connector: P/N 11541503Neutrik PowerCon NAC3FCA power input connector, cable mount, blue: P/N 05342804Neutrik PowerCon NAC3FCB power output connector, cable mount, light grey: P/N 05342805Power relay cable with PowerCon connectors, 1.4 m (4.6 ft.): P/N 11850099Power relay cable with PowerCon connectors, 2.25 m (7.4 ft.): P/N 11850100Set of 5 quick-mount surface mounting brackets: P/N 91606017G-clamp: P/N 91602003Quick trigger clamp: P/N 916020076-unit flightcase for MAC Aura: P/N 91515020Half-coupler (tube) clamp: P/N 91602005Optical AccessoriesMAC Aura / Aura XB Soft Lens Kit: P/N 91611730
Related ItemsMartin USB Duo™ DMX Interface Box: P/N 90703010Martin RDM 5.5 Splitter™: P/N 90758150
Ordering InformationMAC Aura™ in cardboard box: P/N 90232000MAC Aura­­™ in 6-unit flightcase: P/N 90232010MAC Aura™, white finish, in cardboard box**Available by special order - please contact your Martin™ supplier for details


  Version Language Size Uploaded
MAC Aura Spec Sheet-English   en  567 KB Jul 09, 2018
MAC Aura - Manuel d'utilisation fr  1.48 MB Jan 22, 2015
MAC Aura - Bedienungsanleitung de  1.56 MB Jan 06, 2015
MAC Aura - User manual en  1.28 MB Feb 17, 2013
MAC Aura Dimensions 2D PDF en  2.24 MB Oct 24, 2011
MAC Aura Dimensions DXF en  5.89 MB Oct 24, 2011
3D Symbols
MAC Aura - Head Horizontal (3DS) en  3.46 MB May 07, 2013
MAC Aura - Head Vertical (3DS) en  3.08 MB May 07, 2013
MAC Aura 3D 90deg (REV-A) en  4.51 MB Dec 20, 2011
MAC Aura 3D 0deg(REV-A) en  2.98 MB Dec 20, 2011
Cad Drawings
Vectorworks Symbols 2.5  en  110 MB Mar 27, 2018
MAC 101 / Aura / Aura XB - ETL Authorization to Mark en  621 KB Jun 08, 2015
MAC Aura - EU Declaration of Conformity en  655 KB Mar 06, 2019
MAC Aura Main CPU 1.2.0    102 KB Oct 03, 2017
Service Notes
3DPartsfinder Using Solid Works Composer Player     Sep 22, 2017
MAC 101 / Aura / Aura XB - Mounting Bracket Installation en  441 KB Dec 02, 2014
MAC Aura / Aura XB Soft Lens Installation en  240 KB Dec 17, 2015
3DPartsfinder using Solid Works Composer player en    Mar 04, 2016
Tech Notes
Avoiding damage from sunlight and other light sources     Sep 22, 2017
For maximum output, set CT channel to DMX value zero     Oct 03, 2017
Hints And Tips
MAC Aura FX Guide en  32.6 KB Sep 11, 2011
For maximum ouput, set CT channel to DMX value zero en    Feb 10, 2012
Avoiding damage from sunlight and other light sources en    Dec 09, 2012
Using only Intensity channel to adjust output intensity en    Feb 10, 2012

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