P3 PowerPort 1500

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The P3 PowerPort 1500 is an integrated power supply and data processor for the Martin™ range of creative LED video products, including the VDO Sceptron™, Exterior PixLines™, VC-Grids™, VC-Strips™ and VC-Dots™. When driven by one of Martin’s award-winning P3™ System Controllers, it combines stable power delivery with high-speed, high-capacity video processing. Setup and configuration are easy and intuitive.

  • Indoor power and data processor for all Martin™ creative LED video products
  • Flexible integration: can be located remotely from video display products
  • Easy cabling and configuration


  • P3 image processing technology
  • Set-up and addressing via P3 System Controller family
  • P3 input and thru to allow daisy-chaining
  • 4 hybrid power/data output ports
  • Wall-, truss- and rack-mountable
  • Can be located up to 50 m away from the creative LED video products

Tech Specs

PhysicalDepth: 335 mm (13.2 in.)Width: 482 mm (19.0 in.)Height (rackmount 2U): 88 mm (3.5 in.)Weight: 10 kg (22.1 lbs.)
Control and ProgrammingAddressing and status: Via P3 System ControllerMapping: Via P3 System ControllerFirmware update: Via P3 System Controller
Control/User InterfaceDevice status: Multicolor status LEDPower output status: Four LEDsData output status: Four LEDsDevice test and reset: Pushbutton to call up local test patterns and reset device
P3 Signal ProtocolSignal type: Gigabit EthernetProtocol: Proprietary Martin P3Hot pluggable: Yes, electrically isolated at all connectionsCable type: Ethernet, CAT 5e or betterCable length: Up to 100 m between any 2 devices, extendable with Ethernet switch
System integrationVC-Dot™ family via VC-Feeder™Exterior PixLine™ familyVDO Sceptron™ familyVC-Grid™ familyVC-Strip™ familyExterior Dot-HP™ family
ConstructionHousing: Steel and aluminumColor: Matt blackProtection rating: IP20
InstallationMounting: 19-inch rackmount, wall mount, flown from rigging clamps
ConnectionsPower input: Neutrik PowerConP3 data in/out: Two Neutrik Ethercon RJ-45 socketsCombined power & data out: Four 4-pin female XLR sockets (hybrid power & data cable)
ElectricalAC power: 100-240 V nominal, 50/60 HzPower supply units: Auto-ranging electronic switch-modeMain fuses: 10 AT (slow blow) x 4Typical total power consumption: 1540 W (including full load of connected display devices, all at full intensity)
ThermalCooling: Filtered forced air (temperature-regulated, low noise)Maximum ambient temperature (Ta max.): 45° CMinimum ambient temperature (Ta min.): -20° CTotal heat dissipation (calculated, +/- 10%): 530 BTU/hr. (not including display devices but with system at full load)
ApprovalsEU safety: EN 60950EU EMC: EN 55103-1, EN 55103-2, EN 55022, EN 55024, EN 61000-3-2, EN 61000-3-3US safety: ANSI/UL 60950-1Canadian safety: CSA C22.2 No. 60950-1
Included ItemsMounting brackets incl. screwsSafety cable attachment eyeletPlease note that a power input cable is not supplied with the product and must be ordered separately (see Accessories)
AccessoriesAir Filters 60x60, Set of 10: P/N 50404543Power Cable, H07RN-F, PowerCON-to-PowerCON, 1.2 m (4.0 ft.): P/N 91611798Power Cable, H07RN-F, PowerCON-to-PowerCON, 2.5 m (8.2 ft.): P/N 91611799Power Cable, H07RN-F, PowerCON-to-bare ends, 1.5 m (5.0 ft.): P/N 91611800Power Cable, H07RN-F, PowerCON-to-bare ends, 5 m (16.4 ft.): P/N 91611801Power Connector, Neutrik PowerCON NAC3MCA, male, cable mount: P/N 91611795Power Connector, Neutrik PowerCON NAC3FCA, female, cable mount: P/N 91611794Rigging hardwareG-clamp: P/N 91602003Half-coupler clamp: P/N 91602005Quick trigger clamp: P/N 91602007
Related ItemsMartin P3-050™ System Controller: P/N 90721090Martin P3-100™ System Controller: P/N 90721010Martin P3-150™ System Controller: P/N 90721015Martin P3-200™ System Controller: P/N 90721020Martin P3-300™ System Controller: P/N 90721060Martin P3-PC™ System Controller: P/N 90721030
Ordering InformationMartin P3 PowerPort 1500™: P/N 90721040


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P3 PowerPort 1500 Spec Sheet-English   en  2.35 MB Jul 09, 2018
P3 PowerPorts - Capacity info note en  181 KB May 03, 2017
User manual en  1 MB Aug 18, 2013
2D dimensions (DWG) en  261 KB Jan 17, 2013
2D dimensions (PDF) en  94.2 KB Jan 17, 2013
3D Symbols
Simple 3D (DWG) en  27.9 KB Jan 17, 2013
3D (DWG) en  2.76 MB Jan 17, 2013
Cad Drawings
Vectorworks Symbols 2.5  en  110 MB Mar 27, 2018
EU Declaration of Conformity en  42.6 KB Feb 18, 2013
ETL Listing Verification en  69.3 KB Aug 11, 2013
P3 PowerPort 1500 Firmware 3.1.0    815 KB Dec 06, 2017
Service Procedures
Martin LED Video Fixtures Reset en  274 KB Apr 14, 2015
Service Notes
Using P3 PowerPort 1500 with P3-05/150/300 System Controller en    May 02, 2016
Tech Notes
Using P3 PowerPort 1500 with P3-050/150/300 System Controller     Nov 30, 2017

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P3 PowerPort 1500