P3-050 System Controller

Entry level P3 LED Video controller

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The P3-050 System Controller is a compact and affordable video processor for the entire range of Martin LED Video products, driving up to 100.000 pixels. Integration with lighting and automation controls is facilitated via the integrated DMX, Art-Net and Kinesys interfaces.

  • Compact and affordable LED Video Controller
  • Compatible with all Martin LED video products (panels and creative products)
  • Integration with lighting controls (DMX, Art-NET) and automation systems

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Features

  • Drives up to 100.000 pixels
  • Built-in scaler and mapper
  • DVI-D input up to 1920x1080
  • Built-in GUI (Graphical User Interface) including easy setup wizards
  • Real time visualization of the video mapping within the GUI (Graphical User interface)
  • Most user-friendly LED Video processor on the market
  • Compatible with all Martin LED Video products (panels and creative products)
  • Integration with lighting controls (DMX & Art-NET) and automation systems
  • All connected products report status and problems back to the controller for easy monitoring and maintenance
  • Showfiles compatible with all products within the P3 System Controller family (including the P3-PC offline editor)

Specifications

  • Physical Width: 482 mm (19.0 in.) Height: 45 mm (1.8 in.) rackmount 1U Depth: 360 mm (14.2 in.) Weight: 3.0 kg (6.7 lbs.)
    Control/User Interface User interface : SXGA (1280 x 1024) or better monitor (VGA, DVI, HDMI or DP), USB keyboard, USB mouse Device status: Status indicator LEDs
    DVI Video Input

    Supports all resolutions up to 1920x1080
    Supports both RGB and YCbCr, progressive scan only

    Video Processing Controller pixel processing capacity: 100,000 pixels (expandable by adding P3-050s)* Controller fixture capacity: 2000 fixtures (expandable by adding P3-050s)* Maximum workspace area: 2,073,600 pixels Maximum active capture area: 2,073,600 pixels System processing depth: 16 bits per color (48 bits per pixel) System latency, DVI: 2 frames Latency between first and last panel: None DMX 512 / Art-Net real-time controllable parameters:

    Up to 32 universes of Art-Net input*
    Global intensity
    RGB intensity
    Color temperature
    X-Y video image position
    Video image rotation
    Freeze
    Blackout
    Test pattern selection
    Preset recall (incl. video input selection and scaling)

    Kinesys K2 / Tait Navigator real-time controllable parameters:

    X-Y video image position
    Video image rotation

    Image rotation
    Scaling (global and mixed pixel pitch)
    De-interlacing
    Gamma curve selection and adjustment
    Real-time panel content remapping
    Real-time color temperature and color space control
    Real-time preview of video input and mapped canvas
    *See also P3 System Controller Capacity Info Note on Support & Downloads page

    P3 Signal Protocol Signal type: Gigabit Ethernet Protocol : Proprietary Martin P3 Hot pluggable: Yes, electrically isolated at all connections Cable type: Ethernet, shielded, CAT 5e or better Cable length: Up to 100 m between any 2 devices, extendable with Ethernet switch Maximum number of panels per line: 50, extendable with Ethernet switch
    Construction Housing: Steel and aluminum Color: Matte black Protection rating: IP20
    Installation Mounting: 19-inch rackmount (1U) or free-standing
  • Connections Power input: IEC socket with integrated power switch P3 data in/out: etherCON socket Network (remote management, Art-Net and Kinesys K2/Vector): etherCON socket DVI video in: DVI-D (via DVI-I connector) DVI video thru: DVI-D (via DVI-I connector) DMX in: 5-pin locking XLR DMX thru: 5-pin locking XLR Peripherals and USB memory devices: 4 x USB 2.0 ports User interface monitor: DisplayPort++ (compatible with adapters to DVI, HDMI and VGA, not supplied)
    Electrical AC power: 100-240 V, 47-63 Hz Power supply unit: Integrated, universal multi-voltage
    Thermal Cooling: Forced air Maximum ambient temperature (Ta max.): 50° C (122° F) Minimum ambient temperature (Ta min.): 0° C (32° F) Total heat dissipation (calculated, +/- 10%): 685 BTU/hr.
    Approvals EU safety: EN 60950-1 EU EMC: EN 55022, EN 55024, EN 61000-3-2, EN 61000-3-3, EN 6100-4-2, EN 6100-4-3, EN 6100-4-4, EN 6100-4-5, EN 6100-4-6, EN 6100-4-11 US safety: ANSI/UL 60950-1 Canadian safety: CAN/CSA C22.2 No. 60950-1
    Included Items

    EU-type power cable with Schuko connector
    US-type power cable
    UK-type power cable

    Related Items Martin P3-100™ System Controller: P/N 90721010 Martin P3-150™ System Controller: P/N 90721015 Martin P3-200™ System Controller: P/N 90721020 Martin P3-300™ System Controller: P/N 90721060 Martin P3-PC™ System Controller: Free download from martin.com
    Ordering Information Martin P3-050 System Controller: P/N 90721090

Downloads

  Version Language Size Uploaded
Specifications
P3-050 System Controller Spec Sheet-English
en version B, updated: Feb 19, 2020
en  325 KB Feb 19, 2020
Manuals
P3 System Controllers – Training Videos
updated: Aug 23, 2019
      Aug 23, 2019
P3 System Controller - Keyboard Shortcuts
en version D, updated: Dec 12, 2019
en  187 KB Dec 12, 2019
P3-050, P3-150, P3-300 - Monitor Connection Guide
en version D, updated: May 22, 2018
en  118 KB May 22, 2018
P3 System Controllers - DMX Protocol
en version 4.3.0, updated: May 11, 2018
4.3.0  en  602 KB May 11, 2018
P3 System Controllers – Kurzanleitung
de version G, updated: May 11, 2018
de  919 KB May 11, 2018
P3 System Controllers - Quick Guide
en version G, updated: May 11, 2018
en  2.49 MB May 11, 2018
P3 System Controllers – Guide de Démarrage
fr version G, updated: May 11, 2018
fr  840 KB May 11, 2018
P3 System Controllers - Capacity Info Note
en version J, updated: Apr 27, 2020
en  503 KB Apr 27, 2020
3D Symbols
Vectorworks Symbols
en version 2.8, updated: Mar 05, 2020
2.8  en  265 MB Mar 05, 2020
Compliances
P3-050 / P3-150 – ETL Listing Verification
en version A, updated: May 18, 2018
en  103 KB May 18, 2018
P3-050 / P3-150 – EU Declaration of Conformity
en version A, updated: May 18, 2018
en  45 KB May 18, 2018
Software
P3 Content Package - H.264
version A, updated: Dec 13, 2019
  998 MB Dec 13, 2019
P3 Fixture Adjuster One-Key Conversion
version 2016-05-30, updated: May 18, 2018
2016-05-30     514 KB May 18, 2018
P3-050/150/300 Software
version 5.1.0, updated: Dec 13, 2019
5.1.0     51.8 MB Dec 13, 2019
P3-050/150/300 Recovery Wizard
version 5.1.0, updated: Dec 13, 2019
5.1.0     51.7 MB Dec 13, 2019
Service Notes
Using EC-10 LED Video panels with P3-050/150/300 System Controller
en version A, updated: May 22, 2018
A   en    May 22, 2018
Using EC-20 LED Video panels with P3-050/150/300 System Controller
en version A, updated: May 22, 2018
A   en    May 22, 2018
Using P3 PowerPort 1500 with P3-05/150/300 System Controller
en version A, updated: May 22, 2018
A   en    May 22, 2018
VC-Grid/Strip products with P3 Software 3.1.1 or newer
en version A, updated: May 22, 2018
A   en    May 22, 2018
3D Partsfinder - Opening using Solid Works Composer Player
version 4, updated: Feb 13, 2020
  743 KB Feb 13, 2020
Running P3 network in surge-sensitive environment
en version A, updated: May 22, 2018
A   en    May 22, 2018

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