Martin Technology Spotlight

  • 14 Apr, 2020
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EASIER ACCESS TO LATEST MARTIN FIRMWARE AND LATEST MARTIN COMPANION FIRMWARE VERSION 1.3.1 AVAILABLE

As a technician, it is crucial to make sure all fixtures have been updated to the latest firmware. Martin Companion with firmware-cloud connection greatly simplifies this task and we now offer a single page where you can quickly view the latest firmware for any fixture. Just go to: martin.com/firmware! Also note that Martin Companion Firmware version 1.3.1 is now available. Stability and speed of firmware upload has been improved, and a “force firmware reload” option has been added for specific fixtures. Download it now.


ADDITIONAL VDO ATOMIC ACCESSORIES AND A SUPER HANDY OVERVIEW

To further improve the versatility of the VDO Atomic Dot creative LED fixtures, we have created two additional accessories, which can be found along with all VDO Atomic accessories as well as a informative overview at: martin.com/vdo-atomic-accessories. The Spigot Adapter allows VDO Atomic fixtures to be used with industry-standard accessories such as floorplates and stands. The Double Width Bracket enables creation of traditional 2-lites or 4-lites with VDO Atomic Dot fixtures. Also, be sure to check out all the accessories for the VDO Sceptron, VDO Fatron and VDO Dotron fixtures at: martin.com/vdo-tron-accessories.


IMPROVED OVERVIEW OF P3 SYSTEM CONTROLLER AND P3 POWERPORT VARIANTS

Martin P3 System Controllers offer a simple solution to map video onto Martin creative LED and lighting fixtures. The Martin PowerPort family offers a versatile range of power supply solutions for the Martin Creative LED portfolio. We are excited to share we have improved our P3 System Controller and P3 PowerPort family pages, including product introductions, which outline the key differences between the variants and system diagrams. Explore the updated family pages to learn more.


NEW FIRMWARE FOR ELP ELLIPSOIDALS BRINGS GREAT NEW FEATURES

We are thrilled to announce the  version 1.2 firmware release for our Martin ELP Ellipsoidal LED fixtures CL and WW fixtures, which includes exciting new features and some bug fixes.

ELP CLP

  • - New Low Fan Mode for silent operation
  • - Additional 2400 Hz PWM mode to reduce risk of flicker on 4K cameras
  • - Tungsten emulation (red shift when dimming down) additional menu option
  • - 1 Channel DMX Mode allows option to set color temperature from the menu
  • - 10 & 17 Channel DMX mode allows option to set white color temperature from menu and mix color
  • - RDM Commands that affect operation will immediately take effect, a bug prevented operation until a power cycle was implemented

ELP WW

  • - New Low Fan Mode for silent operation
  • - Additional 2400 Hz PWM mode to reduce risk of flicker on 4K cameras
  • - RDM Commands that affect operation will immediately take effect, a bug prevented operation until a power cycle was implemented
  • - Intensity looks below 50% output are now stored correctly after a power cycle when used is stand-alone mode

NEW AMX INTERFACE FOR PHAROS CONTROL INTEGRATION

Our brand partners at AMX have developed a specific interface for easier Pharos Control Integration over an IP protocol. From this module it is easy to trigger scenes and control specific fixtures from AMX for full building integration. The AMX module can be downloaded at: trade.amx.com (password protected). Learn more about Pharos Controls.

 

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