VDO Dotron

High power single pixel LED Video dot

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Your creative VDO toolbox just got bigger, more dynamic and flexible, making your P3 System Controller even more versatile.

VDO Dotron is a compact and powerful outdoor-rated video pixel with many faces that truly sparks creativity for 3D stage setups. A wide variety of lenses and diffusers offers a wealth of different looks - or go with no front for a raw look. Easy video-mapping and creative mix ‘n’ match with other Martin LED video products via the P3 System Controller. It uses the same integrated power and data cabling as VDO Sceptron and VDO Fatron, making installation a breeze. Be creative.

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Mixing P3 Video and DMX for Creative Control—P3 lifehack#6

 

Martin VDO Dotron – creative LED video pixel

 

The Many Faces Of VDO Dotron

 

Features

  • Supported by integrated power and data processor (P3 PowerPort 1500 or P3 PowerPort 1000 IP) and a simplified cabling system
  • Combined power and data cabling (compatible with other products such as VDO Sceptron and VDO Fatron)
  • P3/DMX/RDM controllable (automatic protocol detection)
  • Extensive range of built-in pixelated effects
  • Intuitive mapping and addressing via P3 System Controller
  • Fully color and brightness calibrated for optimal cross-product consistency (colors match with VDO Sceptron and VDO Fatron)
  • High-quality 16-bit per color image processing technology
  • 100 lumen per dot calibrated
  • 4 different diffuser options plus 1 narrow lens array (all field-exchangeable)
  • IP65 rated for outdoor use
  • Versatile rigging accessories

Specifications

  • Physical Diameter: 72 mm (2.9 in.) Height: 34 mm (1.4 in.), without diffuser/lens installed Weight: 0.3 kg (0.7 lbs.), without diffuser/lens installed Control and Programming Control options: Martin P3™ System Controller via Martin P3™ PowerPort 1500 / Martin P3™ PowerPort 1000 IP and/or DMX Control modes: RGB and basic 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 DMX channels: 3/10 Calibration: Color and intensity of entire dot DMX compliance: USITT DMX512-A RDM compliance: ANSI/ESTA E1.20 Firmware update: Via Martin P3™ System Controller Control/User Interface Device status: Multi-color visual indication Device test and reset: Magnetic pushbutton to call up local test patterns and reset device Optics Minimum LED lifetime:

    Minimum LED lifetime: 50,000 hours (to >70% luminous output)*
    *Figure obtained under manufacturer’s test conditions

    Options
    Open Front
    Flat Diffuser
    Flat Smoked Diffuser
    Dome Diffuser (supplied standard with fixture)
    Dome Smoked Diffuser
    Lens Array Narrow
    All options can be interchanged at any time

    Photometric Data Color resolution: 16 bits per color (48 bits per pixel) Luminous intensity, calibrated mode: 40 cd Viewing angle:

    Open Front: 103° x 103° (half-peak)
    Flat Diffuser: TBA
    Dome Diffuser: 125° x 125° (half-peak)
    Lens Array: TBA

    Total output, calibrated mode: 4,000 nits (fixtures placed in array at 100 mm center-to-center), 100 lumens Video Processing

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

    Signal Protocol Martin P3 (via Martin P3™ PowerPort) or DMX/RDM (direct) Construction Housing: Cast aluminum Color: Matte black Protection rating: IP65 RoHS compliant
  • Installation Mounting: Optional flange bracket and other accessories Mounting options: Flat surface at any angle, pedestal or other suitable support Orientation: Any Connections Power & data input: 6-pin custom (BBD) IP66-rated Power & data thru: 6-pin custom (BBD) IP66-rated Hot plugging compatible Electrical Nominal input voltage: 48 VDC +/- 4% Power supply options: Martin P3™ PowerPort 1500, Martin P3™ PowerPort 1000 IP, Martin IP66 PSU 240W or generic 48 VDC PSU Total power consumption (at maximum intensity, full white): 5 W Thermal Cooling: Convection Maximum ambient temperature (Ta max.): 55° C Minimum ambient temperature (Ta min.): -20° C Total heat dissipation (calculated, +/- 10%): 20 BTU/hr Approvals EU safety: EN 60950-1, EN 60950-22 EU EMC: EN 55024, EN 55032 (Class A), EN 61000-3-2, EN 61000-3-3 US safety: UL 60950-1, UL 60950-22 US EMC: FCC Part 15 Class A Canadian safety: CSA C22.2 No. 60950-1, No. 60950-22 Canadian EMC: ICES-003 Class A Australia/NZ: RCM Accessories Magnetic Test Tool, set of 10: P/N 91610139 Hardware:

    VDO Dotron™ Flange Bracket: P/N 91611803
    VDO Dotron™ Half Coupler: P/N 91611802
    VDO Dotron™ to VDO Sceptron™/Fatron™ Coupler: P/N 91616071
    VDO Dotron™ to VDO Sceptron™/Fatron™ Pivot Coupler: P/N 91616072
    VDO Dotron MultiRig Bar, 1000 mm: P/N 91616100

    Optical:

    VDO Dotron™ Flat Diffuser: P/N 91611804
    VDO Dotron™ Flat Smoked Diffuser: P/N 91611805
    VDO Dotron™ Dome Diffuser: : P/N 91611806
    VDO Dotron™ Dome Smoked Diffuser: P/N 91611807
    VDO Dotron™ Lens Array Narrow: P/N 91611808

    Combined DC power and data cables:

    Power + Data Input Cable, 4-pin male XLR (for P3 PowerPort) to female BBD, 0.25 m (9.8 in.): P/N 91616046
    Power + Data Input Cable, 5-pin male XLR (for DMX) + wire tails (for PSU) to female BBD, 0.25 m (9.8 in.): P/N 91616048
    Power + Data Input Cable, 5-pin male XLR (for DMX) + 4-pin male XLR (for P3 PowerPort) to female BBD, 0.25 m (9.8 in.): P/N 91616049
    Power + Data Input Cable, 5-pin male XLR (for DMX) + male Tripix type (for Martin IP66 PSU 240W) to female BBD, 0.25 m (9.8 in.):P/N 91616050
    Power + Data Output Cable, male BBD to 4-pin female XLR, 0.25 m (9.8 in.): P/N 91616047
    DMX Lead-out Cable, male BBD to 5-pin female XLR, 0.25 m (9.8 in.): P/N 91616051

    BBD extension cables:

    Power + Data Extension Cable, Rental Type, BBD to BBD, 1 m (3.3 ft.): P/N 91616041
    Power + Data Extension Cable, Rental Type, BBD to BBD, 2.5 m (8.2 ft.): P/N 91616024
    Power + Data Extension Cable, Rental Type, BBD to BBD, 5 m (16.4 ft.): P/N 91616042
    Power + Data Extension Cable, Rental Type, BBD to BBD, 10 m (32.8 ft.): P/N 91616043
    Power + Data Extension Cable, Rental Type, BBD to BBD, 25 m (82.1 ft.): P/N 91616044
    Power + Data Cable, Rental Type, 100 m (328 ft.) bulk without connectors: P/N 91616045

    Connectors:

    Power + Data Cable Connector, BBD, Male: P/N 91611750
    Power + Data Cable Connector, BBD, Female: P/N 91611751
    Blanking Caps for unused female BBD connectors, set of 10: P/N 91616052

    Related Items Martin P3™ PowerPort 1500: P/N 90721040 Martin P3™ PowerPort 1000 IP Rental: P/N 90721070 Martin™ IP66 PSU 240 W external power supply unit: P/N 90760330 Martin P3-050™ System Controller: P/N 90721090 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: P/N 90721030 Ordering Information Flightcase for 24 x VDO Dotron™: P/N 91515043 Flightcase Extender for 24 x VDO Dotron™: P/N 91515044 VDO Dotron™, in cardboard box: P/N 90357690

Downloads

  Version Language Size Uploaded
Specifications
VDO Dotron Spec Sheet-English   en  3.82 MB Jul 09, 2018
VDO Dotron - Photometric files en  47 KB May 18, 2018
Manuals
VDO Dotron - User Manual en  1.85 MB May 18, 2018
Illustrations
VDO Dotron - 2D Drawings en  4.9 MB Sep 03, 2019
3D Symbols
Vectorworks Symbols 2.7  en  251 MB Oct 08, 2019
CAD Drawings
VDO Dotron - 3D Models en  3.4 MB Sep 03, 2019
Compliances
Ext. PixLine / VDO Sceptron / Ext. Dot-HP / VDO Dotron / VDO Fatron - ETL Listing Verification   447 KB May 22, 2018
Exterior Dot-HP / VDO Dotron - EU Declaration of Conformity   95.3 KB May 22, 2018
Software
VDO Dotron Firmware 2.4.1    56.8 KB May 22, 2018

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