P3-050 System Controller

Entry level P3 LED Video controller

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The P3-050 System Controller is a compact and affordable unit driving video and DMX controls into the entire Martin range of Creative LED products and P3-enabled MAC moving heads. It controls systems of up to 100.000 pixels, takes DVI video input, DMX input and Art-Net input.

  • Compact and affordable LED Video Controller
  • Compatible with all Martin Creative LED products and P3-enabled MAC moving heads
  • 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 Creative LED products and P3-enabled MAC moving heads
  • 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)
  • Connected fixtures can cross-fade or toggle in real-time between video-mapping and DMX (pixel-mapping) control

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 fixture: None Scaling (global and mixed pixel pitch) Gamma curve selection and adjustment Control of brightness, contrast and low light Real-time content remapping Real-time color temperature and color space control Real-time preview of video input and mapping canvas *See also P3 System Controller Capacity Info Note on Support & Downloads page

    DMX CONTROLS

    One line of DMX input* Up to 128 universes of Art-Net input* Control of intensity and colors Control of color temperature Merge video input with DMX controls towards fixtures Cross-fade or toggle between video and DMX controls Freeze, blackout or activate testpatterns on video engine Recall video presets (video settings, fixture positions and more) *See also P3 System Controller Capacity Info Note on Support & Downloads page

    MOTION CONTROLS

    One universe of DMX, Art-Net or Kinesys K2* Compatible with Kinesys K2, Tait Navigator and others Control fixture or group position on video canvas Control fixture or group rotation on video 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 fixtures 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 C, updated: Feb 03, 2021
en  290 KB Feb 03, 2021
Manuals
    Aug 21, 2020
P3 System Controllers - Keyboard Shortcuts
en version E, updated: Dec 12, 2020
en  187 KB Dec 12, 2020
P3 System Controllers - Capacity Info Note
en version K, updated: Dec 12, 2020
en  503 KB Dec 12, 2020
P3 System Controllers - DMX Protocol
en version 5.2.0, updated: Dec 12, 2020
5.2.0  en  663 KB Dec 12, 2020
P3-050, P3-150, P3-300 - Monitor Connection Guide
en version D, updated: Oct 22, 2020
en  118 KB Oct 22, 2020
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
Symbols
Vectorworks Symbols
version 2.9, updated: Jan 08, 2021
2.9    373 MB Jan 08, 2021
Compliances
P3-050 / P3-150 – EU Declaration of Conformity
en version A, updated: Oct 22, 2020
en  45 KB Oct 22, 2020
P3-050 / P3-150 – ETL Listing Verification
en version A, updated: Oct 22, 2020
en  103 KB Oct 22, 2020
Software
Martin P3 Content Package Rev. B Part 1 - H.264
version B, updated: Dec 15, 2020
  950 MB Dec 15, 2020
Martin P3 Content Package Rev. B Part 2 - H.264
version B, updated: Dec 15, 2020
  883 MB Dec 15, 2020
Martin P3 Content Package Rev. B Part 3 - H.264
version B, updated: Dec 15, 2020
  924 MB Dec 15, 2020
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 5.2.0, updated: Dec 15, 2020
5.2.0     56 MB Dec 15, 2020
P3-050/150/300 Recovery Wizard
version 5.2.0, updated: Dec 15, 2020
5.2.0     55.9 MB Dec 15, 2020
Service Notes
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
  743 KB Oct 22, 2020
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 EC-10 LED Video panels with P3-050/150/300 System Controller
en version A, updated: May 22, 2018
A   en    May 22, 2018
Running P3 network in surge-sensitive environment
en version A, updated: May 22, 2018
A   en    May 22, 2018

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