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Martin MAXXYZ Professional Lighting Console

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Maxxyz is Martin's new professional lighting console and the most advanced stage lighting console on the market today thanks to a string of highly original features and intuitive design.

Maxxyz incorporates all the features that professionals should expect: fast processing power, direct fixture access, powerful effects generator, USB, motorized faders, quality touch screens, along with SMPTE/VITC/LANC/MIDI timecoding.

Maxxyz is one of the first of its kind to incorporate digital LCD buttons designed for tailored, flexible programming. This lets you group functions to an LCD button and customize your console layout to enhance ease of navigation and fast recognition.

A key element of Maxxyz is its built-in 3D Visualizer, fully integrated into the console software. The Visualizer allows you to view your light shows in highly realistic 3D. Full real-time PREVIEW allows you to create and refine your designs without interrupting the running show.

Maxxyz has been developed with multimedia in mind. The console has a DVD/CD-RW multi-drive so you can synchronize your light shows with audio and video. The combination drive also lets you save your shows to CD-ROM, or you can use it to watch your favorite DVDs during those idle moments. Maxxyz also has a further 39 GB of space available for backup purposes.

Along with the 8 DMX universes available directly from the console, Maxxyz is also fully Ethernet enabled. By connecting to a series of EtherDMX boxes, Maxxyz' capacity expands to 64 DMX universes or up to 32,768 channels. The fast Ethernet network lets you connect to the console from a remote location via PC or laptop. You can also connect to the Internet for software updates, service and support, or to make remote programming modifications from anywhere in the world.

Inside the console are two 1.2 GHz, Pentium III processors, two complete computer systems that run in tandem and operate as one large, integrated system. If one CPU fails, the other will act as backup to preserve the core functions of the console during a show.

Console training is always at hand. Maxxyz integrates a multimedia training program for fast and self-paced learning.


• Dimensions (L x W x H): 1034 x 613 x 287 mm (41 x 24 x 11 in.)
• Weight: 48 Kg (106 lbs), including flight case 66 kg (145.5 lbs)
• Power supply: 100-240 V, 50-60 Hz
• Power consumption: 0.75 A, 160 W @ 230 V
• 8 5-pin DMX universe outputs
• DMX/Ethernet connector (for addition of up to 56 extra DMX universes)
• 2 5-pin DMX inputs
• 10 motorized playback faders, each with one dynamically-labeled-LCD-button (to identify/activate the playback), and two function-assignable buttons
• 8 digital fader belts for fixture control
• Digital LCD buttons (dynamically labeled)
• Grandmaster fader
• Flashmaster fader
• 2 programmable sub-masters
• Built-in stereo loudspeakers
• Headphone mini-jack connector
• Microphone connectors (XLR and mini-jack)
• Speaker, headphone and microphone volume controls
• 3 USB connectors for peripheral device connection
• 2 MIDI-in & 2 MIDI-out connectors
• SPDIF connector
• SMPTE in & out connectors
• VITC in & out connectors
• LANC connector
• Audio in & out connectors (XLR) - left & right channels
• Intercom input & output, plus 4-pin XLR intercom headset connector
• Ethernet connector (for connecting consoles, remote devices, and network/Internet)
• 4 playback wing connectors (10 meter cable length limit)
• 2 VGA connectors for external monitors
• Printer port
• Serial port
• 2 12.1" SVGA TFT industrial color touch screens
• 2 industrial motherboards with Pentium III processors (1.2 GHz) with failure redundancy system
• 2 built-in hard drives with failure redundancy system
• DVD/CD-RW combo-drive
• 3.5" floppy disk drive
• Built-in keyboard
• Trackball (with pan/tilt control switch)
• US keyboard
• 3 desk light XLR connectors
• DMX-512 standard
• 8 DMX universes (expandable to 64)
• 4096 channels (expandable to 32768)
• No per fixture channel limit
• 100 playback banks, each containing 10 playbacks and T.B.A. Sequences
• Unlimited cue stacks on virtual cue lists
• Soft-patch of channels, fixtures, groups, types and input
• 2-D plan view
• 3-D offline visualizer
• Export patch information as a text file and stage layout as a BMP-file
• Import Martin Show Designer data
• Fixture library of all known manufacturers
• LEE, ROSCO, GAM library for CMY-fixtures
• Unlimited presets for each group of functions: P/T, color, gobo, effect
• Threshold library for exact control when fading cues and playbacks
• Effect generator for automated programming of more complex effects (with 16 bit)
• High light function to identify individual fixtures
• Pan and tilt: relative or absolute programming
• Cue-list trigger to CD/DVD time code, SMPTE in, SMPTE out, VITC in, LANC out, MIDI time code (MTC)
• Fan function for all channels including timing parameters
• 10 motorized playback faders, each with one dynamically-labeled-LCD-button (to identify/activate the playback), and two function-assignable buttons
• Place a cue, cue list (sequence), virtual cue list, or effect, on any playback fader
• 100 banks, each of 10 playbacks, selectable with a scroll wheel on the desk
• Full 16-bit fading for high-resolution fixtures
• Individual fade in/fade out times for all playbacks
• Manual override available at all times
• Cue memory with individual delay-in, fade-in, fade-out and delay-out timing on all fixtures and their parameters
• Freeze times and playbacks
• Playback wing linking via LAN
• Live override of the global cue timings from 0-100%
• Go-function (supporting multiple cues simultaneously)
• Cue lists have tracking
• Automatic move-in-black
• Recalibration function for aligning a show to a different stage
• Show data is mirrored on secondary hard drive to protect against failures
• Motherboards are designed with redundancy in mind to enable the running of a show in the event of a failure
• Windows XPe user interface (embedded OS)
• Real-world paradigm - pictures, dynamic text labels, and actuals are used instead of channel numbers, values and percentages - wherever possible
• Upgrade of software and fixture library directly via the Internet
• Martin fixture upload capability, to upload new firmware to Martin fixtures
• Show backup on hard drive, floppy disk, CD-R/CD-RW, or USB storage device (not included)
• Compatible with Martin Show Designer
• 2 Year Limited Warranty

Additional Information

ManufacturerMartin Professional
Product ConditionNew - On Clearance

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