MAC III AirFX (discontinued)

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The 1500-watt MAC III AirFX is an extremely bright and highly versatile lighting fixture, a new concept that combines hard-edge, mid-air effects and a beautiful wash field in one luminaire. Capable of projecting a dense, hard-edge beam with stunning mid-air aerial effects, the fixture’s unique optical system allows it to adjust from a tight beam to a radiant wash instantly for greater design flexibility.

Beam gobo projections can adjust along the entire zoom range for a diverse variety of mid-air looks. Unlike other fixtures, the MAC III AirFX maintains high efficiency throughout the entire zoom range with a fully linear zoom that gives no visible beam jump from tight to wide.

Super bright, the MAC III AirFX is powerful enough to cut through light from even the most powerful LED screens.


  • 4 aerial effects - all rotating and replaceable
  • Fade-in frost filter for wash effect
  • Iris / Dimmer / Shutter
  • 59,500 lm output
  • Beam, mid-air effects and wash luminaire in one
  • 10-47° linear zoom with linked focus
  • 9” clear, precision PC lens (optional Fresnel)
  • CMY color mixing plus color wheel
  • Variable CTO

Tech Specs

Physical Length (Head): 712 mm Width: 536 mm Height: 936 mm Weight: 54.9 kg
Dynamic Effects Color mixing: CMY, independently variable 0 - 100% Color temperature control: CTO, variable 6000 - 3200 K Color wheel: 7 interchangeable dichroic filters + open, indexing, continuous rotation, random color Rotating aerial effects: Wheel with 4 interchangeable rotating aerial effects, effect indexing, continuous rotation and shake Iris: Variable, pulse effects Dimming: Combined electronic and mechanical 0-100% continuous dimming, choice of four dimming curves Mechanical shutter: Strobe effect, pulse effects, instant open and blackout Focus: 2 m to infinity Zoom: Motorized Zoom-focus linking system: Automatic Wash effect: Fade in/out Pan: 540° Tilt: 268° Position correction system: Absolute position monitoring
Control and Programming DMX channels: 22 Setting and addressing: Control panel with backlit graphic display and jog wheel or via DMX RDM: Implemented 16-bit control: Aerial effect indexing and rotation speed, dimmer, pan and tilt DMX compliance: USITT DMX512-A RDM compliance: ANSI/ESTA E1.20 Receiver: Opto-isolated RS-485 Firmware update: USB memory device or USB/DMX hardware interface over DMX link
Lamp Type: 1500 W discharge Approved lamp: Osram HTI 1500W/60/P50 7mm Lok-it Color temperature: 6000 K CRI (Color rendering index): >90 Average lifetime: 750 hours Hot restrike: Semi-hot (restrike in under 90 seconds) Socket: PGJ50 Ballast: Electronic
Photometric Data Total output (max.): 59,500 lm Beam angle: 10° - 47°
Service Utilities Fixture identification: User-settable 12-digit ID number
Construction Color(s): Black Housing: Magnesium alloy, UV-resistant fiber-reinforced composite Reflector: Glass, cold light Protection rating: IP20
Installation Mounting points: Eight quarter-turn locking points Orientation: Any Minimum distance to illuminated surfaces: 5.8 m Minimum distance to combustible materials: 0.2 m
Connections AC power input: Neutrik PowerCon DMX and RDM data in/out: 5-pin locking XLR Ethernet (Artnet II compatible, ACN-ready): Neutrik RJ-45 socket (accepts Neutrik EtherCon connectors in housing) USB memory devices: USB host socket Future USB options: USB device socket
Electrical AC power: 200-240 V nominal, 50/60 Hz Power supply unit: Auto-ranging electronic switch-mode Main fuses: 16 AT (x 2)
Typical Power and Current 200 V, 50 Hz: 1801 W, 9.0 A, PF 0.996 200 V, 60 Hz: 1805 W, 9.1 A, PF 0.995 208 V, 60 Hz: 1802 W, 8.8 A, PF 0.994 220 V, 50 Hz: 1788 W, 8.2 A, PF 0.994 230 V, 50 Hz: 1783 W, 7.8 A, PF 0.993 240 V, 50 Hz: 1779 W, 7.5 A, PF 0.989 240 V, 60 Hz: 1786 W, 7.5 A, PF 0.987 Measurements made at nominal voltage. Allow for a deviation of +/- 10%.: PF = power factor:
Thermal Cooling: Filtered forced air (temperature-regulated, low noise) Maximum ambient temperature (Ta max.): 40° C Maximum surface temperature, steady state, Ta=40° C: 170° C Total heat dissipation (calculated, +/- 10% at 200 V, 60 Hz): 6160 BTU/hr.
Approvals EU safety: EN 60598-1, EN 60598-2-17 EU EMC: EN 55 015, EN 55 103-1, EN 61 547 US safety (pending): ANSI/UL 1573 Canadian safety (pending): CAN/CSA E60598-1, CAN/CSA E598-2-17
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Included Items Lamp (installed): 97010348 Two Omega clamp attachment brackets with 1/4-turn fasteners: 91602001 User manual:
Accessories Power cable, 12 AWG, SJT, with Neutrik PowerCon NAC3FCA input connector, 3 m: 11541503 Neutrik PowerCon NAC3FCA power input connector, cable mount, blue: 05342804 Omega clamp attachment bracket with 1/4-turn fasteners: 91602001 T-shaped omega clamp attachment bracket with 1/4-turn fasteners: 91602008 Half-coupler clamp: 91602005 G-clamp (suspension with yoke vertically downwards only): 91602003 Quick-trigger clamp (suspension with yoke vertically downwards only): 91602007 Super Truss 20.5" mounting plate with half-couplers: 91602014 Swing-wing truss mounting plate with half-couplers: 91602010 Safety cable, safe working load 70 kg: 91604004 Flightcase for 1 x MAC III: 91510080
Related Items Martin USB Duo™ DMX Interface Box: 90703010 Martin RDM 5.5 Splitter™: 90758150
Spare Parts Osram HTI 1500W/60/P50 7mm Lok-it lamp: 97010348 Base air filter, short: 20800220 Base air filter, long: 20800230 Main fuse (16 AT): 05020047
Ordering Information MAC III AirFX™ in cardboard box: 90206500 MAC III AirFX™ in single flightcase: 90206510
Shipping Information In cardboard carton: Shipping dimensions (LxWxH): 530 mm x 640 mm x 1060 mm Shipping weight: 64 kg Quantity on pallet: Four products in single layer Pallet dimensions (LxWxH): 1200 mm x 1000 mm x 1320 mm Pallet volume: 1.9 m3 Pallet weight (incl. pallet): 275 kg In flightcase: Shipping dimensions (LxWxH): 970 mm x 600 mm x 930 mm Shipping weight: 104 kg Quantity on pallet: Four products in two layers Pallet dimensions (LxWxH): 1200 mm x 1000 mm x 1800 mm Pallet volume: 2.2 m3 Pallet weight (incl. pallet): 430 kg


Filename Version Language Size Uploaded
Download 17 MAC III AirFX Firmware 1.4.0    2.77 MB May 19, 2018
Download 17 Manuel d´utilisation fr  1.91 MB Apr 15, 2007
Download 17 Bedienungsanleitung de  4.63 MB Apr 28, 2013
Download 17 User manual en  6.98 MB Feb 04, 2013
3D Symbols
Download 17 Clamps - Half Coupler (3D DWG) en  448 KB Oct 25, 2012
Download 17 MAC III AirFX + Wash - Head Horizontal (3DS) en  4.9 MB May 13, 2013
Download 17 MAC III AirFX + Wash - Head Vertical (3DS) en  4.9 MB May 13, 2013
Download 17 Clamps - Omega Bracket (3D DWG) en  366 KB Oct 25, 2012
Download 17 MAC III AirFX/Wash Dimensions (DXF) en  7.43 MB Sep 24, 2012
Download 17 MAC III AirFX/Wash dimensions(PDF) en  347 KB Sep 24, 2012
Hints And Tips
Avoiding damage from sunlight and other light sources en    Dec 09, 2012
Discharge Lighting Shutdown Guidelines en    Mar 16, 2008
New Color Filter Part Numbers en    Jun 26, 2013
Service Procedures
Download 17 MAC III AirFX Sevice procedures (user) en  23.8 KB Jan 27, 2013
Download 17 MACIII AirFX -Maintenance Schedule(User) en  110 KB Feb 18, 2013
MAC III Series lamps en    Oct 27, 2013
MACIII Series - Release tilt lock when fixture is in flightcase! en    Dec 11, 2008
Download 17 MAC III Quadray Module installation guide en  5.89 MB Jul 10, 2013
Download 17 Acoustic Report en  540 KB Sep 16, 2013
Service Notes
3DPartsfinder using Solid Works Composer player en    Mar 04, 2016
Download 17 MAC III Series - ETL Authorization to Mark es  207 KB May 20, 2013
Download 17 MAC III Series - EU Declaration of Conformity es  41.8 KB Aug 18, 2013


MAC III AirFX (discontinued)