Blizzard Lighting the puck User Manual

20 pages manual for Blizzard Lighting the puck Flood Light, Light Fixture

Blizzard Lighting the puck Flood Light, Light Fixture Manual

Manufacturer: Blizzard Lighting

Category of Device: Flood Light, Light Fixture

Document: Blizzard Lighting the puck Operation & User’s Manual, File Type: PDF

Count of Pages: 20

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Blizzard Lighting the puck Manual Page 1 Blizzard Lighting, LLC www.blizzardlighting.com Waukesha, WI USA Copyright (c) 2012 C O U C H P O T A T O - R E M O T E C O N T R O L S E R I E S - THE PUCK RGBAW ...

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Blizzard Lighting the puck Manual Page 2 Page 2 Puck Couch Potato RGBAW Manual Rev. A Copyright (c) 2012 Blizzard Lighting, LLC TABLE OF CONTENTS The Puck RGBAW: Couch Potato Remote Control Series 1 1. Getting Started 3 What’s In The Box? 3 Getting It Out Of The Box 3 Powering Up! 3 Getting A Hold Of Us 3 Safety Instructions (Don’t Stick Your Hand In The Toaster!) 4 2. Meet The Puck: Remote Series LED PAR Can 5 Features 5 DMX Quick Reference 5 The Puck: Remote Series Pin-up Pictures 6 3. Setup 8 Fuse Replacement 8 Connecting A Bunc...

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Blizzard Lighting the puck Manual Page 3 Page 3 Puck Couch Potato RGBAW Manual Rev. A Copyright (c) 2012 Blizzard Lighting, LLC 1. GETTING STARTED What’s In The Box?  •1xPuck:CouchPotato™RGBAWLEDPARFixture  •1xWirelessIRRemoteControl  •1xIECPowerCord  •ThisLovelyUserManual Getting It Out Of The Box Congratulations on purchasing one way cool, remote controlled PAR xture!Nowthatyou’vegotThePuck(orhopefully,Pucks!), you should carefully unpack the box and check the contents to ensure that all parts are p...

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Blizzard Lighting the puck Manual Page 4 Page 4 Puck Couch Potato RGBAW Manual Rev. A Copyright (c) 2012 Blizzard Lighting, LLC SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS •PleasekeepthisUserGuideforfutureuse.Ifyouselltheunittosomeone else, be sure that they also receive this User Guide. •ALWAYSmakesurethatyouareconnectingtothepropervoltage,andthat the line voltage you are connecting to is not higher than that stated on the de- calorrearpanelofthexture. •Thisproductisintendedforindooruseonly. •To...

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Blizzard Lighting the puck Manual Page 5 Page 5 Puck Couch Potato RGBAW Manual Rev. A Copyright (c) 2012 Blizzard Lighting, LLC 2. MEET THE PUCK RGBAW: COUCH POTATO CONTROL FEATURES •RGBAWcolormixingvia19810mmR/G/B/A/WLEDs •IRremotecontrolfunctionality •Variableelectronicstrobe •Variableelectronicdimmer •Built-inautomatedprogramsviaDMXandmaster/slave •Built-insoundactiveprograms •FullRGBAWcolormixinginstandaloneandmaster/slave •ColorPreset(3-Ch),RGBAW(5-Ch)andextended(12-Ch)DMX...

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Blizzard Lighting the puck Manual Page 6 Page 6 Puck Couch Potato RGBAW Manual Rev. A Copyright (c) 2012 Blizzard Lighting, LLC Figure 1: The Puck: Remote Series RGBAW Pin-Up Picture High Power LEDs Ridiculously thin! Dual Mounting Yokes Figure 2: The Rear Connections AC Power In/Out DMX Out DMX In LED Control Panel Microphone Remote Control Receiver ...

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Blizzard Lighting the puck Manual Page 7 Page 7 Puck Couch Potato RGBAW Manual Rev. A Copyright (c) 2012 Blizzard Lighting, LLC Figure 3: The Remote Control Black Out Auto Mode ValueUp Master Dimmer (Press & Hold) Values:(000-255) Sound Active Fade Mode ValueDown Adjust Speed of Auto/Fade (1-8) Built-In Colors (1-9) & Set DMX Address Red (000-255) DMX Address (Hold for 2 Seconds) Amber (short press) or White (long press) 000-255 Green (0-255) Set DMX Channel Mode (Hold for 2 Seconds) Blue (0-255) Note: You must rst synchronize the remote control with the xture. 1. Press the <MENU>button...

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Blizzard Lighting the puck Manual Page 8 Page 8 Puck Couch Potato RGBAW Manual Rev. A Copyright (c) 2012 Blizzard Lighting, LLC 3. SETUP Fuse Replacement Withaatheadscrewdriver,wedgethe fuse holder out of its housing. Remove the damaged fuse from its holder and replace with exact same type fuse. Insert the fuse holder back in its place and reconnect power. Connecting A Bunch of Puck Flat LED PAR Cans You will need a serial data link to run light shows using a DMX-512 controllerortorunshowsontwoormorexturessettosyncinmas- ter/slaveoperatingmode.The...

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Blizzard Lighting the puck Manual Page 9 Cable Connectors Cables must have a male XLR connector on one end and a female XLR connector on the other end. (Duh!) CAUTION:Donotallowcontactbetweenthecommonandthex- ture’s chassis ground. Grounding the common can cause a ground loop,andyourxturemayperformerratically.Testcableswithan ohm meter to verify correct polarity and to make sure the pins are not grounded or shorted to the shield or each other. 3-Pin??? 5-Pin??? Huh?!? If you use a controller with a 5 pin DMX output connector, you will need to use a 5 pin to ...

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Blizzard Lighting the puck Manual Page 10 Fixture Linking (Master/Slave Mode) 1. Connect the (male) 3 pin connector side of the DMX cable to the output (female) 3 pin connector of therstxture. 2. Connect the end of the cable coming from the rstxturewhichwillhavea(female)3pinconnec- tortotheinputconnectorofthenextxturecon- sisting of a (male) 3 pin connector. Then, proceed to connect from the output as stated above to the inputofthefollowingxtureandsoon. A quick note: Often, the setup for Master- Slave and Standalone operation...

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Blizzard Lighting the puck Manual Page 11 Page 11 Puck Couch Potato RGBAW Manual Rev. A Copyright (c) 2012 Blizzard Lighting, LLC USING THIS FIXTURE WITH THE wiCICLE® WIRELESS DMX SYSTEM In addition to the unbridled thrill you al- readyreceivedthersttimeyouplugged inyourxture,you’llbedelightedtoknow thatThisxturealsoworksseamlesslywith our wiCICLE ® Wireless DMX system, without additional power. •ONLYxturesbearingthislogoarecertiedforusewiththewiCI- CLE ® without external power. • Unauthorized modicati...

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Blizzard Lighting the puck Manual Page 12 Page 12 Puck Couch Potato RGBAW Manual Rev. A Copyright (c) 2012 Blizzard Lighting, LLC Each wiCICLE ® acts as both a transmitter and a receiver, depending on whether a DMX source is applied to the integral XLR connector. This is an extremely powerfulfeatureofthesystem,however,italsorequires1pieceofduedili- gence, and that is the removal of extraneous DMX signals from your lighting rig BEFORE proceeding. SO: BEFORE DOING ANYTHING ELSE, YOU SHOULD DISABLE ANY BUILT-IN PROGRAMS IN THE FIXTURES YOU WISH TO CONNECT AND/ OR SET THEM AS SLAVES PRIOR T...

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Blizzard Lighting the puck Manual Page 13 Page 13 Puck Couch Potato RGBAW Manual Rev. A Copyright (c) 2012 Blizzard Lighting, LLC Control Panel Menu Structure ADDR A001 - A512 To set DMX address: 1-512 CHND 12CH To choose 12 channel DMX mode 5CH To choose 5 channel DMX mode 3CH To choose 3 channel DMX mode SLND NAST To choose master or slave mode SLV1 Slave mode 1 SLV2 Slave mode 2 SHND SOUN Sound active mode CoLo Static Colors (1-31) + Auto Mode Stco Strobe Speed (0-255)...

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Blizzard Lighting the puck Manual Page 14 Page 14 Puck Couch Potato RGBAW Manual Rev. A Copyright (c) 2012 Blizzard Lighting, LLC 4. OPERATING ADJUSTMENTS NOTE: After making any adjustment, hold the <MENU> button for approximately 3 seconds, otherwise the xture will return to the correct mode after approximately 10 seconds. DMX Mode Allows the unit to be controlled by any universal DMX controller. 1.)ThedefaultmodeforthextureisDMX,whichappearsas Addr on the LED readout. Push the <ENTER> button then the <UP> and <DOWN> buttons to choose a channel between 1 and 5...

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Blizzard Lighting the puck Manual Page 15 Page 15 Puck Couch Potato RGBAW Manual Rev. A Copyright (c) 2012 Blizzard Lighting, LLC To set a custom color in Master/Slave / Standalone Mode: Using this function, you can select any color by adjusting the Red, Green and Blue values from 0-255. You may also adjust the color balance of the xture. Please note that modifying the values in this step will affect ALL modes, therefore we recommend resetting all levels to their highest value (255) after using this mode. 1.) Select NAnu from the control panel, then hit <ENTER>. 2.) Choose rEd, GrEE, bLuE, ANbE or Uhit, then hi...

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Blizzard Lighting the puck Manual Page 16 Page 16 Puck Couch Potato RGBAW Manual Rev. A Copyright (c) 2012 Blizzard Lighting, LLC Troubleshooting Symptom Solution Fixture Auto- Shut Off Checkthefaninthexture.Ifitisstoppedormoving slower than normal, the unit may have shut itself off due to highheat.Thisistoprotectthexturefromoverheating. Clear the fan of obstructions, or return the unit for service. Beam is Dim Check optical system and clean excess dust/grime. Also ensurethatthe220V/110Vswitchisinthecorrectposition, if ...

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Blizzard Lighting the puck Manual Page 17 Page 17 Puck Couch Potato RGBAW Manual Rev. A Copyright (c) 2012 Blizzard Lighting, LLC 5. APPENDIX A Quick Lesson On DMX DMX (aka DMX-512) was created in 1986 by the United States Institute for Theatre Technology (USITT) as a standardized method for connecting lighting consoles to lighting dimmermodules.Itwasrevisedin1990andagainin2000toallowmoreexibility.The Entertainment Services and Technology Association (ESTA) has since assumed control over the DMX512 standard. It has also been approved and recognized for ANSI standard clas- s...

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Blizzard Lighting the puck Manual Page 18 Page 18 Puck Couch Potato RGBAW Manual Rev. A Copyright (c) 2012 Blizzard Lighting, LLC Keeping Your Puck: Remote Series Fixture As Good As New Thextureyou’vereceivedisarugged,toughpieceofprolightingequip- ment, and as long as you take care of it, it will take care of you. That said, like anything, you’ll need to take care of it if you want it to operate as designed. Youshouldabsolutelykeepthextureclean,especiallyifyouareusingitinan environment with a lot of dust, fog, haze, wild animals, wild tee...

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Blizzard Lighting the puck Manual Page 19 Page 19 Puck Couch Potato RGBAW Manual Rev. A Copyright (c) 2012 Blizzard Lighting, LLC Tech Specs! Weight & Dimensions Length 8.25 inches (210 mm) Width 2.5 inches (63.5 mm) Height 8.25 inches (210 mm) Weight 4.0 lbs (1.8 kg) Power OperatingVoltage 90-230VAC,50-60Hertz Fuse 3A250V Power Consumption 20W Light Source LED 198x 10mm Red/Green/Blue/Amber/White 100K hrs. Optical Beam Angle 21 degrees 32degreeeld Luminous Intensity 4,075 Lux @ 1m Thermal Max. Operating Temp. 104 degrees F (40 degrees C) ambient Control Protocol USITT DMX-512 DMX Channels 3, 5, or 12 (User...

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Blizzard Lighting the puck Manual Page 20 Enjoy your product! Our sincerest thanks for your purchase! --The team @ Blizzard Lighting ...

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