Colour changer for 2 to 30 colours for 1 or 2kW luminaires - DMX 512

Delivered with standard PAR64 adapter for 255 and 245 mm luminaires.
Optional adapters :
    180 x 180 Ř 160 mm
185 x 185 Ř 160 mm
    190 x 190 Ř 170 mm
215 x 215 Ř 190 mm
125 x 125 Ř 105 mm


Made in aluminium.
Removable spring-clipped front for easy access to the gel roll. 4 holders on the front to mount filters or a barndoor

Override gel ventilation using 1 Ř 60 mm fan. The fan uses an anti-vibration support.
2 modes are possible:
- Fan speed controlled from 50 to 100% by the control desk.
- Fan speed controlled by using the encoding wheels (from 50% to 100 %)

- 2 to 30 colours
- Maximum gel roll length: 11.10 m
- 3 scrolling speeds
- Fastest scrolling speeds :
4 secs for 30 colours, 2 secs for 16 colours
- Dimensions :
                     Height : 375 mm
                     Width : 330 mm
                     Depth : 65 mm
- Weight with adapter : 3 kg.

Option : NOVA VAC
Glass heat-shield with holder
+ protective safety mesh allows
the NOVA to be used with
minimum fan speed for
noiseless operation.
Standard adapter :

  • Colour changer with gel roll. Gel roll (not supplied) needs to be joined with high temperature tape.
  • Dual DC motors ensure that the gel roll remains tight.
  • Incorporated 230/240V power supply allows a single colour changer to be used and easy DMX 512 wiring; 3x0.222 cable, chain with other devices, dimmers, shutters, automatic luminaires ...
  • Power supply card and microcontroller card can be disconnected from the front.

  • DMX 512: high impedance.
  • Input and output through male and female XLR 5 sockets at the rear.
  • The control of other changers is possible even if one changer in the link has failed or if the power is off.
  • In the case of signal or power loss, the last gel position is maintained.
  • Yellow «DATA SIGNAL» LED flashes in proportion to the data value.

  • 3 encoding wheels at rear
    001 to 512 : control of the colour changer in DMX 512 000
    513 to 599 : supplementary functions : ventilation, scrolling speed, automatic loading, check/test

  • The length of the gel roll can vary according to the number of colours to be used as long as the maximum length is not exceeded.
  • After loading the gel roll, an initialization cycle calculates the length of the gel and then divides it into 256 levels to be DMX 512 compatible

  • Override gel ventilation.
    2 modes are possible :
    - Fan speed controlled from 50 to 100% by the control desk.
    - Programmable fan speed, between 50% and 100 %
  • Green ‘FAN’ LED is lit for maximum ventilation and will flash when ventilation is reduced.

  • In the event of jamming the power to the motors is automatically cut.
  • Red ‘ALARM’ LED indicates malfunction: roller jam, gel roll detaching from the roller, incorrect positioning of the gel etc.
  • Reset of alarms on the changer or from the control desk.


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