VDO Fatron 20

LED Video blade with 20mm pixel pitch

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

VDO Fatron 20 is a 20 mm pixel pitch outdoor-rated LED video batten with an extensive range of optical accessories for a wide variety of looks that allows you to seriously play with creativity in 3D stage designs. 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 Dotron, making installation a breeze. Be creative.

  • The perfect expansion of your creative VDO toolbox for exciting 3D stage setups
  • Extensive range of field-exchangeable diffusers and lenses for a great variety of looks
  • Easy setup, mapping and configuration via P3 System Controller

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Martin VDO Fatron 20 – creative LED video batten

 

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The Many Faces Of VDO Fatron

 

Features

  • Supported by integrated power and data processor (P3 PowerPort 1500 or P3 PowerPort 1000 IP) and simple cabling system
  • Combined power and data cabling (compatible with other products such as VDO Sceptron and VDO Dotron)
  • P3/DMX/RDM controllable (automatic protocol detection)
  • Extensive range of built-in effects
  • Intuitive mapping and addressing via P3 System Controller
  • Fully brightness and color calibrated for optimal consistency between products (colors matched with VDO Sceptron and VDO Dotron)
  • Pixel-level brightness and color calibrated for a completely homogenous look
  • High-quality 16-bit per color image processing technology
  • 20 mm pixel pitch
  • 500 cd per meter calibrated
  • 1500 lumen per meter calibrated
  • 8 different diffuser options plus 1 lens option (all field-exchangeable)
  • IP65 rated for outdoor use
  • Versatile rigging accessories
  • Available in two lengths: 1000 mm and 320 mm

Specifications

  • Physical VDO Fatron™ 20, 320 mm model:

    Length: 320 mm (12.6 in.)
    Width: 80 mm (3.15 in.)
    Height without front: 28 mm (1.10 in.)
    Height with standard front (Square Diffuser): 48 mm (1.89 in.)
    Weight without front: 0.85 kg (1.9 lbs.)
    Weight with standard front (Square Diffuser): 0.95 kg (2.1 lbs.)

    VDO Fatron™ 20, 1000 mm model:

    Length: 1000 mm (39.4 in.)
    Width: 80 mm (3.15 in.)
    Height without front: 28 mm (1.10 in.)
    Height with standard front (Square Diffuser): 48 mm (1.89 in.)
    Weight without front: 2.5 kg (5.6 lbs.)
    Weight with standard front (Square Diffuser): 2.8 kg (6.2 lbs.)

    Control and Programming Control options: Martin P3™ System Controller (via Martin P3 PowerPort™) or DMX Control modes: RGB, basic, segment and pixel-level 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:

    VDO Fatron™ 20, 320 mm: 3/10/19/55
    VDO Fatron™ 20, 1000 mm: 3/10/37/157

    Color and intensity calibration: Pixel-level Firmware update: Via Martin P3™ System Controller DMX compliance: USITT DMX512-A RDM compliance: ANSI/ESTA E1.20 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 Options:

    Open Front
    Flat Diffuser
    Smoked Flat Diffuser
    Round Diffuser
    Smoked Round Diffuser
    Square Diffuser (supplied with fixtures as standard)
    Smoked Square Diffuser
    NoBlend Diffuser
    Smoked NoBlend Diffuser
    Lens Array Narrow
    All optical accessory options are interchangeable and clip onto fixtures

    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° VDO Fatron™ 20 320 mm:

    LED array: 4 x 16
    Pitch (pixel center-to-center): 20.00 mm
    Luminous intensity, calibrated mode: 500 cd per meter
    Total output, calibrated mode: 1500 lumens per meter
    Total output, calibrated mode: 6250 nits

    VDO Fatron™ 20 1000 mm:

    LED arrays: 4 x 50
    Pitch (pixel center-to-center): 20.00 mm
    Luminous intensity, calibrated mode: 500 cd per meter
    Total output, calibrated mode: 1500 lumens per meter
    Total output, calibrated mode: 6250 nits

    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 Color: Matte black Base: Extruded aluminum profile Protection rating: IP65 RoHS compliant
  • Installation Mounting: Channel for M6 captive nuts on back of profile Mounting options: M6 bolts, optional sliding bracket (accepts M12 bolt) Orientation: Any Connections Power and data input: 6-pin custom (BBD) IP66-rated Power and data thru: 6-pin custom (BBD) IP66-rated Hot plugging compatible Electrical Nominal input voltage: 48 VDC +/- 4% Maximum power consumption, all LEDs at full intensity, VDO Fatron™ 20, 320 mm: 20 W Maximum power consumption, all LEDs at full intensity, VDO Fatron™ 20, 1000 mm: 60 W Power supply options: Martin P3™ PowerPort 1500, Martin P3™ PowerPort 1000 IP, Martin™ IP66 PSU 240W or generic 48 VDC PSU Thermal Cooling: Convection Maximum ambient temperature (Ta max.): 45° C (113° F) Minimum ambient temperature (Ta min.): -20° C (-4° F) Maximum total heat dissipation, calculated, +/- 10%:

    VDO Fatron™ 20, 320 mm: 70 BTU/hr 
    VDO Fatron™ 20, 1000 mm: 205 BTU/hr

    Approvals EU safety: EN 60950-1, EN 60950-22, EN 62471 EU EMC: EN 55024, EN 55032 US safety: UL 60950-1, UL 60950-22 US EMC: CFR Title 47 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 Test Tools with magnetic swipers, set of 10: P/N 91610139 Hardware:

    VDO Sceptron™/Fatron™ Sliding Brackets, set of 10: P/N 91610123
    Low Profile VDO Sceptron™/Fatron™ Half Coupler: P/N 91611790
    VDO Sceptron™/Fatron™ Linear Coupler: P/N 91611843
    VDO Sceptron™/Fatron™ Spigot Adapter, 28 mm (1.1 in.): P/N 91611791
    VDO Sceptron™/Fatron™ Floorstands, set of two: P/N 91611792
    Super Lightweight Half Coupler Rigging Clamp, black: P/N 91602018
    VDO Fatron™ Curving Coupler: P/N 91610164

    Optical:

    320 mm modules
    VDO Fatron™ Flat Diffuser, 320 mm: P/N 91611809
    VDO Fatron™ Flat Smoked Diffuser, 320 mm: P/N 91611811
    VDO Fatron™ Round Diffuser, 320 mm: P/N 91611813
    VDO Fatron™ Round Smoked Diffuser, 320 mm: P/N 91611815
    VDO Fatron™ Square Diffuser, 320 mm: P/N 91611817
    VDO Fatron™ Square Smoked Diffuser, 320 mm: P/N 91611819
    VDO Fatron 20™ NoBlend Diffuser, 320 mm: P/N 91611825
    VDO Fatron 20™ NoBlend Smoked Diffuser, 320 mm: P/N 91611827
    VDO Fatron 20™ Lens Array Narrow, 320 mm: P/N 91611831
    1000 mm modules
    VDO Fatron™ Flat Diffuser, 1000 mm: P/N 91611810
    VDO Fatron™ Flat Smoked Diffuser, 1000 mm: P/N 91611812
    VDO Fatron™ Round Diffuser, 1000 mm: P/N 91611814
    VDO Fatron™ Round Smoked Diffuser, 1000 mm: P/N 91611816
    VDO Fatron™ Square Diffuser, 1000 mm: P/N 91611818
    VDO Fatron™ Square Smoked Diffuser, 1000 mm: P/N 91611820
    VDO Fatron 20™ NoBlend Diffuser, 1000 mm: P/N 91611826
    VDO Fatron 20™ NoBlend Smoked Diffuser, 1000 mm: P/N 91611828
    VDO Fatron 20™ Lens Array Narrow, 1000 mm: P/N 91611832

    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, 0.25m (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, 0.25m (9.8 in.): P/N 91616050
    Power + Data Output Cable, male BBD to 4-pin female XLR, 0.25m (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 (was Tripix Power IP66) : 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 15 x VDO Fatron™ 320 mm / 5 x VDO Fatron™ 1000 mm: P/N 91515045 Flightcase Extender for 15 x VDO Fatron™ 320 mm / 5 x VDO Fatron™ 1000 mm: P/N 91515046 VDO Fatron™ 20:

    VDO Fatron 20™, 320 mm, in cardboard box: P/N 90357691
    VDO Fatron 20™, 1000 mm, in cardboard box: P/N 90357692

Downloads

  Version Language Size Uploaded
Specifications
VDO Fatron 20 Spec Sheet-English   en  2.28 MB Jul 09, 2018
VDO Fatron 20 - Photometrics en  597 KB May 18, 2018
Manuals
VDO Fatron - User Manual en  2.71 MB May 18, 2018
Illustrations
VDO Fatron 20 - 2D Drawings en  2.34 MB May 18, 2018
3D Symbols
Vectorworks Symbols 2.6  en  66.4 MB May 01, 2019
CAD Drawings
VDO Fatron 20 - 3D Models en  22.2 MB May 18, 2018
Compliances
Ext. PixLine / VDO Sceptron / Ext. Dot-HP / VDO Dotron / VDO Fatron - ETL Listing Verification   447 KB May 22, 2018
VDO Fatron - EU Declaration of Conformity   94.3 KB May 18, 2018
Software
VDO Fatron Firmware 2.4.1    56.8 KB May 22, 2018
Tech Notes
VDO Fatron End Gables Tech Note   en  398 KB Nov 21, 2018

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