VC-Grid 15

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The VC-Grid 15 is a small, 240 x 240 mm LED video module with a 15 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

Videos

Features

  • 256 individually controllable pixels
  • 5000 nits of brightness
  • High-quality 16-bit per color image processing technology
  • Pixel-level brightness and color calibration for optimal image quality
  • P3/DMX controllable (automatic protocol detection)
  • 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) and simple cabling system
  • Custom designs available on request (pixel pitch and module dimensions)

Tech Specs

PhysicalLength: 240 mm (9.5 in.) *Width: 240 mm (9.5 in.) *Height: 15 mm (0.6 in.)Weight: 311 g (0.7 lbs.)*Including 5 mm (0.2 in.) board-to-board gap
Control and ProgrammingControl options: Martin P3 System Controller™ via Martin P3 PowerPort 1500™ and/or DMXProtocol detection: AutomaticControl modes: Calibrated and raw, pixel and moduleDMX channels: 192 (segment mode) or 3 (module mode)Setting and addressing: P3 System Controller or RDM-compliant controllerControl resolution: 16-bit (P3) or 8-bit (DMX) control of each colorColor and intensity calibration: Pixel-levelDMX compliance: USITT DMX512-ARDM compliance: ANSI/ESTA E1.20Firmware update: Via P3 System Controller
Control/User InterfaceDevice status: Multi-color visual indicationDevice test and reset: Pushbutton to call up local test patterns and reset device
OpticsMinimum LED lifetime: 50 000 hours (to >70% luminous output)**Figure obtained under manufacturer´s test conditions
Photometric DataPixels per module: 256Luminous intensity, calibrated mode: 5000 NitLuminous intensity, raw mode: 6000 NitViewing angle: 120° x 120°Preliminary data, figures are approximate
Video ProcessingBrightness controlGamma correction and controlColor temperature controlColor gamut controlCalibration processingSynchronization
ConstructionBase: Black FR4 circuit boardTransparency through module (unmasked area): 0%Protection rating: IP20RoHS compliant
InstallationOrientation: AnyMaximum number of VC-Grid™ 16x16 15 modules per daisy-chain: 4Mounting: Mounting holes in module
ConnectionsPower & data input: 4-pin Molex connectorPower & data thru: 4-pin Molex connector
ElectricalNominal input voltage: 48 VDC from Martin P3 PowerPort 1500™ or external PSUPeak power consumption (at full intensity, full white): 60 WTypical power consumption (with typical video content): 20 WFigures for typical video content are indicative only and will vary
ThermalCooling: ConvectionMaximum ambient temperature (Ta max.): 45° CMinimum ambient temperature (Ta min.): -20° CPeak heat dissipation (calculated, at full intensity, full white):205 BTU/hr.Typical heat dissipation (calculated, with typical video content): 70 BTU/hr.Figures for typical video content are indicative only and will vary
ApprovalsEU safety: EN 60950EU EMC: EN 55022, EN 55024, EN 61000-3-2, EN 61000-3-3US safety: ANSI/UL 60950-1Canadian safety: CSA C22.2 No. 60950-1
 
AccessoriesVC-Grid 15/30/60 Mounting Frames, set of 10: P/N 91611560Power+Data Cable Rental, 100 m (328.1 ft.): P/N 91616045Power+Data Cable Install CMX, 100 m (328.1 ft.): P/N 91616060Input cablesPower+Data Adapter XLR4-PCB, 0.25 m (0.9 ft.): P/N 91616035Power+Data Adapter XLR5+Power-XLR4, 0.25 m (0.9 ft.): P/N 91616037Power+Data Adapter XLR5+XLR4-XLR4, 0.25 m (0.9 ft.): P/N 91616038Power+Data Adapter XLR5+Tripi-XLR4, 0.25 m (0.9 ft.): P/N 91616039VC-Grid to VC-Grid link cablesPower+Data Cable PCB-PCB, 200 mm (7.9 in.): P/N 91616025Power+Data Cable PCB-PCB, 400 mm (15.8 in.): P/N 91616026Power+Data Cable PCB-PCB, 600 mm (23.7 in.): P/N 91616027Power+Data Cable PCB-PCB, 800 mm (31.5 in.): P/N 91616028Power+Data Cable PCB-PCB, 1000 mm (39.4 in.): P/N 91616029Extension cablesPower+Data Cable XLR4-XLR4, 1 m (0.9 ft.): P/N 91616030Power+Data Cable XLR4-XLR4, 2.5 m (8.2 ft.): P/N 91616031Power+Data Cable XLR4-XLR4, 5 m (16.4 ft.): P/N 91616032Power+Data Cable XLR4-XLR4, 10 m (32.8 ft.): P/N 91616033Power+Data Cable XLR4-XLR4, 25 m (82.1 ft.): P/N 91616034Output/throughput cablesPower+Data Adapter PCB-XLR4, 0.25 m (0.9 ft.): P/N 91616036Power+Data Adapter XLR4-XLR5, 0.25 m (0.9 ft.): P/N 91616040Hybrid cables carry both power and data
Related ItemsMartin 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™ IP66 PSU 240 W external power supply unit: P/N 90760330
Ordering InformationVC-Grid™ 16x16 15 RGB: P/N 90357540

Downloads

Filename Version Language Size Uploaded
VC-Grid 15 Spec Sheet-English   en  2.75 MB Jan 10, 2018
Software
Download 17 VC Grid Firmware 2.4.1    56.7 KB May 22, 2018
Service Notes
VC-Grid/Strip products with P3 Software 3.1.1 or newer en    Apr 14, 2015
Compliances
Download 17 VC-Grid 15 / 30 / 60 - EU Declaration of Conformity en  39.9 KB Sep 01, 2015
Specifications
Download 17 VC-Grid - System Diagrams en  803 KB Apr 14, 2015
Download 17 Martin™ IP66 PSU 240 W external power supply unit - Specifications en  199 KB Aug 02, 2016
Download 17 Tripix Power IP66 PSU - Specifications en  86.2 KB Jun 11, 2014
Download 17 VC-Grid 15 30 60 Mounting Frame Specifications en  216 KB Dec 01, 2014
Manuals
Download 17 VC-Grid - User Manual en  2.12 MB Feb 26, 2015
Illustrations
Download 17 VC Grid 16x16 15 Mounting template with position of LEDs A3-L en  103 KB Dec 03, 2014
Download 17 VC Grid 16x16 15 Mounting template with position of LEDs, US version A3-L en  115 KB Dec 03, 2014
Download 17 VC Grid 15 30 60 Mounting Frame - 2D Dimensions en  367 KB Nov 19, 2014
Download 17 VC-Grid and VC-Strip cables en  77.2 KB Mar 12, 2013
Download 17 VC-Grid Family - 2D Dimensions en  950 KB Nov 19, 2014
3D Symbols
Download 17 Vectorworks Symbols 2.5  en  110 MB Mar 27, 2018
Download 17 VC-Grid 15 - 30 - 60 Mounting Frame - 3D Model en  1.34 MB Nov 19, 2014
Download 17 VC-Grid Family - 3D Models en  6.13 MB Nov 19, 2014
Service Procedures
Download 17 Martin LED Video Fixtures Reset en  274 KB Apr 14, 2015
Instructions
Download 17 Mounting Frame - Installation Guide en  1.25 MB Feb 09, 2016

Support/FAQs

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