VC-Dot 1

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VC-Dot 1 is a lightweight string of individually controllable, bright Dots useful in creating customized LED video solutions with maximum artistic flexibility and a minimum of effort. Fully customizable and controllable via the award-winning P3 System Controller™ family and/or DMX512, it is a perfect solution for integrating LED video technology into façades, stage designs, ceilings or any other structure, indoors or out.

Mapping video onto VC-Dots goes quickly and intuitively via the P3 System Controller. No need for complex setups and time-consuming addressing. VC-Dot 1 contains one LED and is available in an RGB color mixing version.

How processing works for LED video

  • Creative LED Video element for building and stage integration
  • Customizable pixel-pitch
  • Bright and fully calibrated for optimal consistency

Videos

Features

  • Can assume any form for creative freedom
  • Individually controllable Dots
  • Bright at 2.5 cd per Dot (raw mode)
  • Maximum 100 Dots per string
  • Each Dot features calibrated brightness and colors
  • Various Dot spacings available
  • Customizable string length
  • P3 or DMX controllable
  • Intuitive mapping and addressing via P3 System Controller family
  • Efficient and long-lasting
  • IP67 rated for permanent outdoor or indoor use
  • Perfect for façade or stage integration
  • Supported by integrated power and data processor (P3 PowerPort 1500™) and simple cabling system

Tech Specs

PhysicalPixel dimensions: 28 x 23 x 11 mm (1.1 x 0.9 x 0.5 in.)Pixel dimensions with dome: 28 mm x 23 mm x 20 mm (1.1 x 0.9 x 0.8 in.)Weight: 1.3 kg (2.9 lbs.) for 100 Dots, 100 mm (4.0 in.) spacing, with 2 m (6.6 ft.) lead-in cable and connectorMaximum number of pixels per string: 100Standard pixel spacing (pitch): 100 mm (4.0 in.)Minimum pixel spacing (pitch): 100 mm (3.9 in.)Maximum pixel spacing (pitch): 1000 mm (39.4 in.)Standard lead-in cable length: 2000 mm (78.8 in.)Maximum lead-in cable length: 5000 mm (196.9 in.)One pixel = one Dot
Control and ProgrammingControl options: Martin™ P3 System controller and/or DMXDMX channels: 3 per RGB Dot, string or groupControl modes: Calibrated and rawSetting and addressing: P3 System Controller or RDM-compliant controllerControl resolution: 16-bit (P3) or 8-bit (DMX) control of each colorColor and intensity calibration: Dot-levelDMX compliance: USITT DMX512-ARDM compliance: ANSI/ESTA E1.20
OpticsLED manufacturer: CreeMinimum LED lifetime: 50 000 hours (to >70% luminous output)**Figure obtained under manufacturer´s test conditions
Photometric DataLight source: One RGB LEDLuminous intensity, RGB, calibrated mode: 2 cdLuminous intensity, RGB, raw mode: 2.5 cdTotal output, RGB, calibrated mode: 5.4 lmRed output, RGB, calibrated mode: 1.5 lmGreen output, RGB, calibrated mode: 3.6 lmBlue output, RGB, calibrated mode: 0.4 lmViewing angle: 120° x 120°Viewing angle with dome: 180° x 180°Preliminary data, figures are approximate
ConstructionDot: Clear polycarbonate, clear silicone filledDiffuser dome: White translucent polycarbonateMounting clip: White polycarbonateInterconnecting cable: 6 x 20 AWG, blackMinimum cable bend radius: 26 mm (1.1 in.)Protection rating: IP67RoHS compliant
InstallationOrientation: Any
ConnectionsPower & data input to VC-Dot string from VC-Feeder™: Custom 8-pin connector, IP67-rated
ElectricalOperating voltage: 15 VDCPower and data converter: Martin VC-Feeder™Peak power consumption (at full intensity, full white): 0.95 W per DotTypical power consumption (with typical video content): 0.32 W per DotFigures for typical video content are indicative only and will vary
ThermalCooling: ConvectionMaximum ambient temperature (Ta max.): 55° CMinimum ambient temperature (Ta min.): -20° CPeak heat dissipation (calculated, at full intensity, full white): 4.1 BTU/hr.Typical heat dissipation (calculated, with typical video content):1.4 BTU/hr.Figures for typical video content are indicative only and will vary
ApprovalsEU safety: EN 60950-1EU EMC: EN 55022, EN 55024, EN 61000-3-2, EN 61000-3-3US safety: UL 60950-1US EMC: FCC Part 15 Class ACanadian safety: CSA C22.2 No. 60950-1Canadian EMC: ICES-003 Class AAustralia/NZ: C-TICK N4241
  
AccessoriesVC-Dots ribbon cable extension, 10 m (32.8 ft.): P/N 90357230Quick splice connectors for VC-Dots ribbon cable extension, set of 15: P/N 90357240VC-Dots ribbon cable termination cap, set of 10: P/N 91611400VC-Dot 1™ Diffuser Domes, set of 10: P/N 90357180VC-Dot 1™ Diffuser Domes, Smoked, set of 10: P/N 91610110VC-Dot 1™ Mounting Clips, set of 10: P/N 90357210VC-Dot 1™ Truss Clips, set of 10: P/N 91611371VC-Dot 1™ Aluminum Mounting Profile, Black, 2 m (6.6 ft.): P/N 91611374VC-Dot 1™ Mounting Profile Cover, Black, 2 m (6.6 ft.): P/N 91611375VC-Dot 1™ Mounting Profile End Caps, Black, set of 10: P/N 91611376VC-Dot 1™ Mounting Profile Cable Entry End Caps, Black, set of 10: P/N 91611377VC-Dot 1™ Aluminum Mounting Profile, Grey, 2 m (6.6 ft.): P/N 91611386VC-Dot 1™ Mounting Profile Cover, Grey, 2 m (6.6 ft.): P/N 91611387VC-Dot 1™ Mounting Profile End Caps, Grey, set of 10: P/N 91611388VC-Dot 1™ Mounting Profile Cable Entry End Caps, Grey, set of 10:P/N 91611389VC-Dot 1™ Plastic Mounting Profile, Black, 1.2 m (4.0 ft.): P/N 91611410VC-Dot 1™ Plastic Mounting Profile Cover, Black, 1.2 m (4.0 ft.):P/N 91611420VC-Dot 1™ Plastic Mounting Profile, White, 1.2 m (4.0 ft.): P/N 91611430VC-Dot 1™ Plastic Mounting Profile Cover, White, 1.2 m (4.0 ft.):P/N 91611440
Related ItemsMartin P3™ PowerPort 1000 IP Installation: P/N 90721080Martin P3™ PowerPort 1000 IP Rental: P/N 90721070Martin VC-Feeder™: P/N 90357040Martin P3 PowerPort 1500™: P/N 90721040Martin 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 90721030Martin M-PC V3™ Pro (up to 64 DMX universes) incl. Martin USB Duo™: P/N 90732010Martin RDM 5.5 Splitter™: P/N 90758150
Ordering InformationVC-Dot 1™ RGB, 100 mm (4.0 in.) pitch, 100 pcs., 2 m (6.6 ft.) lead-in: P/N 90357060Strings with custom Dot pitch and lead-in length can be manufactured to special order

Downloads

Filename Version Language Size Uploaded
VC-Dot 1 White Personality Files     3.6 KB Nov 28, 2017
Software
Download 17 VC-Dots and Feeder Firmware 2.4.1    56.8 KB May 22, 2018
Illustrations
Download 17 VC-Dot 1 TrussClip - 2D dimensions (DWG) en  293 KB Jun 30, 2013
Download 17 VC-Dot Termination Cap - 2D dimensions (DXF) en  305 KB May 28, 2013
Download 17 VC-Dot Termination Cap - 2D dimensions (PDF) en  50.4 KB May 28, 2013
Download 17 VC-Dot Termination Cap - 2D dimensions (DWG) en  98.8 KB May 28, 2013
Download 17 VC-Dot cables en  64.5 KB Mar 12, 2013
Download 17 VC-Dot 1 TrussClip - 2D dimensions (DXF) en  884 KB Jun 30, 2013
Download 17 VC-Dot 1 TrussClip - 2D dimensions (PDF) en  80.9 KB Jun 30, 2013
Download 17 VC-Dot 1 with Diffuser Dome - 2D dimensions (DWG) en  114 KB Jan 17, 2013
Download 17 VC-Dot 1 with Diffuser Dome - 2D dimensions (DXF) en  401 KB Jan 17, 2013
Download 17 VC-Dot 1 with Diffuser Dome - 2D dimensions (PDF) en  59.6 KB Jan 17, 2013
Download 17 VC-Dot 1 without Diffuser Dome - 2D dimensions (DWG) en  94.5 KB Jan 17, 2013
Download 17 VC-Dot 1 without Diffuser Dome - 2D dimensions (DXF) en  312 KB Jan 17, 2013
Download 17 VC-Dot 1 without Diffuser Dome - 2D dimensions (PDF) en  54 KB Jan 17, 2013
Download 17 VC-Dot 1 Plastic Profile Cover - 2D Dimensions (PDF) en  54 KB May 27, 2013
Download 17 Diffuser dome for VC-Dot 1, 2D dimension (DXF) en  464 KB Feb 14, 2017
Download 17 Diffuser dome for VC-Dot 1, 2D dimension (PDF) en  98.4 KB Feb 14, 2017
Download 17 Diffuser dome for VC-Dot 1, 2D dimension (DWG) en  432 KB Feb 14, 2017
Download 17 VC-Dot 1 Alu Profile CableEntry Endcap - 2D dimensions (DWG) en  41 KB May 28, 2013
Download 17 VC-Dot 1 Aluminium Profile Cover - 2D dimensions (PDF) en  37.8 KB May 28, 2013
Download 17 VC-Dot 1 Clip - 2D dimensions (DWG) en  46.5 KB Jan 17, 2013
Download 17 VC-Dot 1 Clip - 2D dimensions (DXF) en  104 KB Jan 17, 2013
Download 17 VC-Dot 1 Clip - 2D dimensions (PDF) en  42.5 KB Jan 17, 2013
Download 17 VC-Dot 1 Plastic Mounting Profile - 2D dimensions (DWG) en  173 KB May 27, 2013
Download 17 VC-Dot 1 Plastic Mounting Profile - 2D Dimensions (DXF) en  380 KB May 27, 2013
Download 17 VC-Dot 1 Plastic Mounting Profile - 2D Dimensions (PDF) en  54 KB May 27, 2013
Download 17 VC-Dot 1 Plastic Profile Cover - 2D - Dimensions (DWG) en  169 KB May 27, 2013
Download 17 VC-Dot 1 Aluminium Profile Cover - 2D dimensions (DXF) en  79 KB May 28, 2013
Download 17 VC-Dot 1 Aluminium Profile Cover - 2D dimensions (DWG) en  40.8 KB May 28, 2013
Download 17 VC-Dot 1 Alu Profile CableEntry Endcap - 2D dimensions (DXF) en  76.9 KB May 28, 2013
Download 17 VC-Dot 1 Alu Profile CableEntry Endcap - 2D dimensions (PDF) en  40.4 KB May 28, 2013
Download 17 VC-Dot 1 Alu Profile Endcap - 2D dimensions (DWG) en  40.4 KB May 28, 2013
Download 17 VC-Dot 1 Alu Profile Endcap - 2D dimensions (DXF) en  73.5 KB May 28, 2013
Download 17 VC-Dot 1 Alu Profile Endcap - 2D dimensions (PDF) en  40.7 KB May 28, 2013
Download 17 VC-Dot 1 Aluminium Mounting Profile - 2D dimensions (DWG) en  79.5 KB May 28, 2013
Download 17 VC-Dot 1 Aluminium Mounting Profile - 2D dimensions (DXF) en  234 KB May 28, 2013
Download 17 VC-Dot 1 Aluminium Mounting Profile - 2D dimensions (PDF) en  45.8 KB May 28, 2013
Download 17 VC-Dot 1 Plastic Profile Cover - 2D Dimensions (DXF) en  360 KB May 27, 2013
3D Symbols
Download 17 Diffuser dome for VC-Dot 1, 3D dimension (DWG) en  145 KB Feb 14, 2017
Download 17 Diffuser_dome_for_VC_Dot1_3DS     88.1 KB Feb 14, 2017
Download 17 Vectorworks Symbols 2.5  en  110 MB Mar 27, 2018
Download 17 VC-Dot 1 Alu Profile Endcap - 3D (DWG) en  24.6 KB May 28, 2013
Download 17 VC-Dot 1 Aluminium Mounting Profile - 3D (DWG) en  137 KB May 28, 2013
Download 17 VC-Dot 1 Aluminium Profile Cover - 3D (DWG) en  28.9 KB May 28, 2013
Download 17 VC-Dot 1 Clip - 3D (DWG) en  191 KB Jan 17, 2013
Download 17 VC-Dot 1 Clip - Simple 3D (DWG) en  14 KB Jan 17, 2013
Download 17 VC-Dot 1 Plastic Mounting Profile - 3D (DWG) en  33.9 KB May 27, 2013
Download 17 VC-Dot 1 Plastic Profile Cover - 3D (DWG) en  26.4 KB May 27, 2013
Download 17 VC-Dot 1 with Diffuser Dome - 3D (DWG) en  496 KB Jan 17, 2013
Download 17 VC-Dot 1 with Diffuser Dome - Simple 3D (DWG) en  25.7 KB Jan 17, 2013
Download 17 VC-Dot 1 without Diffuser Dome - 3D (DWG) en  397 KB Jan 17, 2013
Download 17 VC-Dot 1 without Diffuser Dome - Simple 3D (DWG) en  20.5 KB Jan 17, 2013
Download 17 VC-Dot Termination Cap - 3D (DWG) en  309 KB May 28, 2013
Download 17 VC-Dot TrussClip - 3D (DWG) en  1.11 MB May 28, 2013
Instructions
Download 17 Truss Clip Installation Guide en  258 KB Jul 04, 2013
Download 17 Surface Mounting Clip Installation Guide en  111 KB Sep 11, 2017
Download 17 Mounting Profile Installation Guide en  243 KB Sep 29, 2013
Download 17 Cable Termination End Cap Installation Guide en  893 KB Jul 04, 2013
Compliances
Download 17 EU Declaration of Conformity en  321 KB Aug 12, 2013
Download 17 ETL Test Verification of Conformity en  187 KB Dec 18, 2013
Download 17 VC-Dot Series - Product verification and reliability report en  630 KB Mar 24, 2017
Hints And Tips
Download 17 Maximum number of Dots per string versus Dot spacing en  34.9 KB Apr 25, 2012
Archives
Download 17 VC-DOT 1 System diagrams en  723 KB Jun 18, 2012
Specifications
Download 17 VC-Dot 1 Spec Sheet-English   en  244 KB Jul 09, 2018
Download 17 Smoked Diffuser Dome Specifications en  304 KB Apr 06, 2014
Download 17 Smoked Diffuser Dome - Specifications en  294 KB Jun 01, 2014
Download 17 Truss Clip Specifications en  344 KB Jun 25, 2014
Download 17 Truss Clip - Specifications en  345 KB Apr 06, 2014
Download 17 VC-Dot - Mounting clips specifications en  199 KB Aug 25, 2017
Download 17 VC-Dot plastic mounting profile specifications en  253 KB Sep 18, 2017
Download 17 Diffuser Dome - Specifications en  273 KB Jun 01, 2014
Download 17 Diffuser Dome Specifications en  275 KB Apr 06, 2014
Download 17 Aluminum Mounting Profile Specifications en  623 KB Jun 25, 2014
Download 17 Aluminum Mounting Profile - Specifications en  644 KB Apr 06, 2014
Data Sheets
Pdf 17 VC-Dot - Mounting clips specifications     199 KB Nov 28, 2017
Pdf 17 VC-Dot plastic mounting profile specifications     253 KB Nov 28, 2017
Manuals
Download 17 VC-Dots - User Manual en  1.87 MB Dec 17, 2015
Cad Drawings
Download 17 Vectorworks Symbols     110 MB Sep 20, 2017

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