MAC III Performance (discontinued)

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The MAC III Performance is a high-output profile moving head with a new interleaved framing system with full crossover of each blade and industry-first continuous rotation for new and unlimited projection, framing and effects possibilities. It is available as a stand-alone fixture or as an easy-to-swap module that installs in minutes on any MAC III Profile™.

  • 1500 W short arc discharge lamp with Lok-it!™ base
  • CMY color mixing system
  • Framing system with unique continuous rotation, full blade crossover with uniform focus of each blade


  • 1500 W short arc discharge lamp with Lok-it!™ base
  • CMY color mixing system
  • Framing system with unique continuous rotation, full blade crossover with uniform focus of each blade
  • 7-position color wheel plus open
  • Variable CTO
  • Gobo animation wheel with full movement / direction control
  • Motorized iris
  • Mechanical and electronic strobe effect 2 - 10 Hz, pulse effects, instant open and blackout
  • Uniform dimming plus mechanical shutter for total blackout
  • 1:5 zoom with focus tracking
  • Modular design for easy maintenance, servicing and product conversion
  • Electronic ballast, fast lamp re-strike and flicker free light
  • Pan and tilt (540°/267°) with absolute positioning control
  • RDM ready, service USB and Art-Net II prepared
  • Battery powered TFT display and jog wheel navigation
  • Patented very low-noise cooling. Quietest fixture in its class
  • Easy conversion between a profile and performance - no need to invest in two separate fixtures
  • 5 indexable rotating gobos
  • Framing of focused gobo


Physical Length (Head): 712 mm Width: 536 mm Height: 936 mm Weight: 56.5 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 gobo wheel: Rotating gobo wheel with 5 interchangeable rotating gobos + open, gobo indexing, continuous rotation and shake Framing: Continuously rotatable framing module with 4 individually controllable blades Gobo animation: Interchangeable animation wheel, indexing, continuous rotation with variable angle, speed and direction Beam effects: Interchangeable frost filter (or rotating interchangeable prism) Iris: 0 - 100%, pulse effects Dimming: Combined electronic and mechanical 0-100% continuous dimming, choice of four dimming curves Mechanical shutter: Strobe effect 2 - 10 Hz, pulse effects, instant open and blackout Focus: 2 m to infinity Zoom: 11.5° - 55° (cut-off angle) Zoom-focus linking system: 3-zone Pan: 540° Tilt: 268° Position correction system: Absolute position monitoring
Control and Programming DMX channels: 33/40 Setting and addressing: Control panel with backlit graphic display and jog wheel or via DMX RDM: Implemented 16-bit control: Dimmer, gobo indexing (gobo wheel 1), frame rotation, focus, zoom, 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 short-arc discharge Fitted as standard: Osram HTI 1500W/60/P50 Lok-it Color temperature: 6000 K CRI (Color rendering index): >85 Average lifetime: 750 hours Hot restrike: Semi-hot (restrike in under 90 seconds) Socket: PGJ50 Ballast: Electronic
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
Gobos Size: E Approved material: Borosilicate 3.3 or better with dichroic or heavy matted aluminum coating (metal gobos not approved) Outside diameter: 37.5 mm +0/- 0.2 mm Maximum image diameter: 30 mm +/- 0.4 mm Maximum thickness: 1.1 mm +/- 0.1 mm
Gobo Animation Wheel Outside diameter: 133.9 mm +/- 0.1 mm Image outer diameter: 130 mm Image inner diameter: 32 mm Thickness: 1.1 mm +/- 0.1 mm Construction: Borofloat or better with dichroic or enhanced aluminum coating
Installation Mounting points: Eight quarter-turn locking points Orientation: Any Minimum distance to illuminated surfaces: 2.5 m Minimum distance to combustible materials: 0.2 m
Connections AC power input: Neutrik PowerCon connector with 3 m cable tail 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: ANSI/UL 1573 Canadian safety: CAN/CSA E60598-1, CAN/CSA E598-2-17
CE ETL C US Intertek 
Included Items Lamp (installed): 97010347 Tribal waves gobo animation wheel (installed): 62325143 Two Omega clamp attachment brackets with 1/4-turn fasteners: 91602001 User manual: 35000247
Accessories 3 m power cable, 12 AWG, SJT, with PowerCon NAC3FCA power input connector: 11541503 Neutrik PowerCon NAC3FCA power input connector, cable mount, blue: 05342804 Philips MSR Gold 1500 Fastfit lamp: 97010340 MAC III Projection Module Kit (converts MAC III Performance to MAC III Profile): 91614033 Four-facet prism in holder: 62329120 Radial Waves gobo animation wheel: 91611355 Clouds Go By gobo animation wheel: 91611356 Flick It gobo animation wheel: 91611357 Omega clamp attachment bracket with 1/4-turn fasteners: 91602001 T-shaped omega clamp attachment bracket with 1/4-turn fasteners: 91602008 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 Half-coupler (tube) clamp: 91602005


  Version Language Size Uploaded
Manuel d´utilisation fr  3.48 MB May 18, 2018
Bedienungsanleitung, niedrige Auflösung de  2.77 MB May 11, 2018
User manual, lo-res en  2.77 MB May 11, 2018
Bedienungsanleitung, hohe Auflösung de  5.9 MB May 11, 2018
User manual, hi-res en  6.02 MB May 11, 2018
MACIII Profile/Perf - Dimensions (2D DXF) en  374 KB May 11, 2018
MACIII Profile/Perf - Dimensions (2D PDF) en  220 KB May 11, 2018
3D Symbols
Vectorworks Symbols 2.5  en  110 MB May 11, 2018
CAD Drawings
MACIII Profile/Perf - Straight head (3D DWG) en  11.6 MB May 11, 2018
MACIII Profile/Perf - 90° head (3D DWG) en  11.6 MB May 11, 2018
Clamps - Half Coupler (3D DWG) en  448 KB May 11, 2018
MAC III Profile + Performance - Head Horizontal (3DS) en  4.93 MB May 11, 2018
Clamps - Omega Bracket (3D DWG) en  366 KB May 11, 2018
MAC III Series - EU Declaration of Conformity es  41.8 KB May 11, 2018
MAC III Series - ETL Authorization to Mark es  207 KB May 11, 2018
MAC III Performance Firmware 1.8.0    2.85 MB May 19, 2018
Service Procedures
MACIII Performance - Maintenance Schedule(User) 1.2.0  en  110 KB May 11, 2018
Service Notes
3D Partsfinder - Opening using Solid Works Composer Player   814 KB Oct 01, 2019
MACIII Profile/Performance - P/T driver PCB label available en  43.4 KB May 19, 2018
MACIII Profile/Performance - Gobo guidelines en  43.4 KB May 19, 2018
MACIII Profile/Performance - New revision of the controller PCB en  43.4 KB May 19, 2018
MACIII Profile/Performance – Focus lens cracking en    May 23, 2018
MACIII Series - Release tilt lock when fixture is in flightcase! en    May 22, 2018
MAC III Series lamps en    May 22, 2018
MACIII Projection Kit - Installation note (lo-res) en  229 KB May 11, 2018
MACIII Projection kit - Installation note (hi-res) en  5.01 MB May 11, 2018
Hints And Tips
Electrical safety test equipment en    May 22, 2018
Discharge Lighting Shutdown Guidelines en    May 22, 2018
Avoiding damage from sunlight and other light sources en    May 22, 2018
MACIII Series - Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) en    May 22, 2018

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