VC-Grid

Creative LED Video tile with 25mm pixel pitch

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The VC-Grid is a small, 200 x 200 mm LED video module with a 25 mm pixel pitch. Useful in creating customized LED video solutions with maximum artistic flexibility and a minimum of effort, the VC-Grid’s compact size makes it extremely suitable for integration into stage designs, set elements, creative ceilings, lobbies and much more. Used with or without a front diffuser, multiple VC-Grids can be combined in a countless variety of ways for ultimate design freedom. A combined power/data cable allows VC-Grids to be daisy-chained for easy setup and less cabling. 

  • Wide range of pixel pitches to suit every application
  • Easy cabling, mapping and configuration
  • Bright and fully calibrated for optimal consistency

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Features

  • 25 mm pixel pitch
  • 64 individually controllable pixels
  • DMX Control
  • P3 Control with VideoMapping
  • Hybrid DMX + P3 Control (toggle in real-time between DMX, PixelMapping and VideoMapping using P3 Switch channel)
  • 4000 nits of brightness
  • 12000 lumen per square meter
  • High-quality 16-bit per color image processing technology
  • Pixel-level brightness and color calibration for optimal image quality and matching between products
  • Intuitive mapping and addressing via P3 System Controller
  • Combined power/data input (single cable for power and data input)
  • Combined power/data thru (to daisy-chain multiple VC-Grids)
  • Supported by integrated power and data processor (P3 PowerPort 1500 or DMX PowerPort 375) and simple cabling system
  • Custom designs available on request (pixel pitch and module dimensions)
  • Compatible with VC-Strip

Specifications

  • Physical Length: 200 mm (7.9 in.) * Width: 200 mm (7.9 in.) * Height: 18 mm (0.7 in.) Weight: 140 g (0.3 lbs.) *Including 15 mm board-to-board gap
    Control and Programming Control options: Martin P3™ System Controller (via Martin P3 PowerPort™) or DMX Control resolution: 16-bit (P3) or 8-bit (DMX) control of each color Protocol detection: Automatic Setting and addressing: Martin P3™ System Controller or RDM-compliant controller Color and intensity calibration: Pixel-level DMX compliance: USITT DMX512-A RDM compliance: ANSI/ESTA E1.20 Firmware update: Via Martin P3™ System Controller

    Control modes, direct DMX control: Module and Pixel DMX channels, direct DMX control: 3/192 Control modes, DMX via P3: P3 Intensity, P3 RGB, P3 Basic, P3 Hybrid and P3 PixelMap DMX channels, DMX via P3: Wide range of options from 1 to 195

    Control/User Interface Device status: Multi-color visual indication Device test and reset: Pushbutton to call up local test patterns and reset device
    Optics Minimum LED lifetime: 50,000 hours (to >70% luminous output)* *Figure obtained under manufacturer's test conditions.
    Photometric Data Color resolution: 16 bits per color (48 bits per pixel) Viewing angle: 120° x 120° (half-peak)

    Pitch (pixel center-to-center): 25.00 mm Total output, calibrated mode: 4000 nits (fixtures placed in continuous surface) Luminous output, calibrated mode: 12000 lumen per square meter LED Array VC-Grid 25 8x8: 8 x 8

    P3 Video Processing

    Brightness control
    Gamma correction and control
    Color temperature control
    Color space control
    Calibration processing
    Synchronization

    Signal Protocol Martin P3 (via Martin P3™ PowerPort) or DMX (direct)
    Construction Base: Black FR4 circuit board Transparency through module (unmasked area): 37% Protection rating: IP20 RoHS compliant
  • Installation Mounting: Mounting holes in module Orientation: Any Maximum number of VC-Grid™ 8x8 25 modules per daisy-chain: 12
    Connections Power & data input: 4-pin Molex connector Power & data thru: 4-pin Molex connector
    Electrical Nominal input voltage: 48 VDC +/- 4% Power supply options: Martin P3™ PowerPort 1500, DMX PowerPort 375, Martin™ IP66 PSU 240W or generic 48 VDC PSU Maximum power consumption, all LEDs at full intensity, VC-Grid 25 8x8: 25 W
    Thermal Cooling: Convection Maximum ambient temperature (Ta max.): 45° C Minimum ambient temperature (Ta min.): -20° C Maximum total heat dissipation, calculated, +/- 10%:

    VC-Grid 25 8x8: 85 BTU/hr

    Approvals EU safety: EN 60950 EU EMC: EN 55022, EN 55024, EN 61000-3-2, EN 61000-3-3 US safety: ANSI/UL 60950-1 Canadian safety: CSA C22.2 No. 60950-1
    Accessories VC-Grid™/Strip™ 25 Mounting Frames, set of 10: P/N 91611370 VC-Grid™/Strip™ 25 Lens Arrays, Narrow, set of 8: P/N 91611540 Input cables:

    Power+Data Adapter XLR4-PCB, 0.25 m (0.9 ft.): P/N 91616035
    Power+Data Adapter XLR5+Power-XLR4, 0.25 m (0.9 ft.): P/N 91616037
    Power+Data Adapter XLR5+XLR4-XLR4, 0.25 m (0.8 ft.): P/N 91616038
    Power+Data Adapter XLR5+Tripi-XLR4, 0.25 m (0.9 ft.): P/N 91616039

    VC-Grid to VC-Grid link cables:

    Power+Data Cable PCB-PCB, 200 mm (7.9 in.): P/N 91616025
    Power+Data Cable PCB-PCB, 400 mm (15.8 in.): P/N 91616026
    Power+Data Cable PCB-PCB, 600 mm (23.7 in.): P/N 91616027
    Power+Data Cable PCB-PCB, 800 mm (31.5 in.): P/N 91616028
    Power+Data Cable PCB-PCB, 1000 mm (39.4 in.): P/N 91616029

    Extension cables:

    Power+Data Cable XLR4-XLR4, 1 m (3.3 ft.): P/N 91616030
    Power+Data Cable XLR4-XLR4, 2.5 m (8.2 ft.): P/N 91616031
    Power+Data Cable XLR4-XLR4, 5 m (16.4 ft.): P/N 91616032
    Power+Data Cable XLR4-XLR4, 10 m (32.8 ft.): P/N 91616033
    Power+Data Cable XLR4-XLR4, 25 m (82.1 ft.): P/N 91616034

    Output/throughput cables:

    Power+Data Adapter PCB-XLR4, 0.25 m (0.9 ft.): P/N 91616036
    Power+Data Adapter XLR4-XLR5, 0.25 m (0.9 ft.): P/N 91616040

    Cable without connectors:

    Power+Data Cable, Rental, 100 m (328.1 ft.): P/N 91616045
    Power+Data Cable, Install CMX, 100 m (328.1 ft.): P/N 91616060
    Power+Data Cable, Install LSZH, 100 m (328.1 ft.): P/N 91616017

    Related Items Martin P3™ PowerPort 1500: P/N 90721040 Martin DMX PowerPort 375: P/N 90721094 Martin™ IP66 PSU 240 W external power supply unit: P/N 90760330 Martin P3-050™ System Controller: P/N 90721090 Martin P3-150™ System Controller: P/N 90721015 Martin P3-300™ System Controller: P/N 90721060 Martin P3-PC™ System Controller: Free download from martin.com
    Ordering Information VC-Grid™ 8x8 25 RGB: P/N 90357010 (to be ordered in multiples of 4)

Downloads

  Version Language Size Uploaded
Specifications
VC-Grid Spec Sheet-English
en version A, updated: Oct 23, 2020
en  943 KB Oct 23, 2020
VC-Grid & VC-Strip System Diagrams
en version D, updated: Oct 22, 2020
en  649 KB Oct 22, 2020
VC-Grid/Strip 25 Lens Array Specifications
en version B, updated: Oct 22, 2020
en  331 KB Oct 22, 2020
VC-Grid/Strip 25 Mounting Frame Specifications
en version B, updated: Oct 22, 2020
en  243 KB Oct 22, 2020
Manuals
VC-Grid - User Manual
en version F, updated: Oct 22, 2020
en  1.62 MB Oct 22, 2020
Illustrations
VC Grid 25 Mounting template with position of LEDs A3-L
en version A, updated: Oct 22, 2020
en  93.9 KB Oct 22, 2020
VC Grid 25 Mounting template with position of LEDs, US version A3-L
en version A, updated: Oct 22, 2020
en  98.1 KB Oct 22, 2020
VC-Grid Family - 2D Dimensions
en version A, updated: Oct 22, 2020
en  950 KB Oct 22, 2020
VC-Grid Mounting Frame - 2D dimensions (DWG)
en version A, updated: Oct 22, 2020
en  330 KB Oct 22, 2020
VC-Grid Mounting Frame - 2D dimensions (DXF)
en version A, updated: Oct 22, 2020
en  1.22 MB Oct 22, 2020
VC-Grid Mounting Frame - 2D dimensions (PDF)
en version A, updated: Oct 22, 2020
en  86.5 KB Oct 22, 2020
VC-Grid & Strip 25 Lens Array - 2D Dimensions
en version A, updated: Oct 22, 2020
en  801 KB Oct 22, 2020
Symbols
Martin Professional GDTF Library
en version A, updated: Jul 22, 2021
en  203 Bytes Jul 22, 2021
CAD Drawings
VC-Grid & Strip 25 Lens Array - 3D Models
en version A, updated: Oct 22, 2020
en  200 KB Oct 22, 2020
VC-Grid Strip 25 Mounting Frame - 3D Model
en version A, updated: Oct 22, 2020
en  1.29 MB Oct 22, 2020
VC-Grid Family - 3D Models
en version A, updated: Oct 22, 2020
en  6.13 MB Oct 22, 2020
Compliances
ETL Listing Verification
en version A, updated: Oct 22, 2020
en  69.3 KB Oct 22, 2020
EU Declaration of Conformity
en version A, updated: Oct 22, 2020
en  41.1 KB Oct 22, 2020
Software
VC-Grid White Personality Files
updated: Apr 12, 2019
    3.26 KB Apr 12, 2019
Service Procedures
Martin LED Video Fixtures Reset
en version A, updated: May 11, 2018
en  274 KB May 11, 2018
Service Notes
VC-Grid/Strip products with P3 Software 3.1.1 or newer
en version A, updated: May 22, 2018
A   en    May 22, 2018
Lens Array Installation Guide
en version A, updated: Oct 22, 2020
en  690 KB Oct 22, 2020
Mounting Frame - Installation Guide
en version B, updated: Oct 22, 2020
en  1.25 MB Oct 22, 2020
Firmware
VC-Grid Family - Firmware
version 2.4.1, updated: Jul 30, 2021
2.4.1     Jul 30, 2021

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