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ChamSys MQ60

Posted on 03 Januari 2018
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  • 12 Universes (64 in net wing mode with additional PC/Mac)
  • 10 Playback faders, 200 pages
  • 20 Execute buttons
  • Complete Lighting Console
  • Fits Hand Luggage Restrictions
  • Silent operation
  • Free MagicVis visualiser app
  • Free MagicHD media player app
  • Internal Ethernet Switch
  • In-built UPS
  • External touch screen support
  • Includes MIDI and Audio support
  • Designed and manufactured in the UK

MagicQ MQ60 is part of a new generation of small and lightweight MagicQ Consoles specifically designed for travelling lighting designers. The MagicQ MQ60 fits within the hand luggage restrictions of all the major budget airlines including Ryanair, Easyjet and South West.

MagicQ software features include easy patching from a library of 14000 fixture personalities, simple attribute selection and programming, flexible live lighting control including a powerful inbuilt Pixel Mapper.

MagicQ MQ60 can be connected via network to a PC or Mac running ChamSys free MagicVis lighting visualisation software for full visualisation of all the universes at no extra cost.

MagicQ MQ60 can be connected via network to a PC or Mac running ChamSys free MagicHD media player software for output of up to 8 layers of HD media at no extra cost.

MagicQ MQ60 features the same flexible lighting control, media server connectivity and in-built Pixel Mapper found in all MagicQ consoles, and uses the same software and show formats, enabling compatibility between all MagicQ products.

MagicQ MQ60 supports 12 universes over Ethernet using Art-Net I, II or III, Pathport, or Streaming ACN. In addition there are four fully patchable direct DMX outputs on the rear panel. For larger shows the MQ60 can be used as a net wing to a PC or Mac runnning free MagicQ software to control 64 universes - simply connect via a network cable.

MagicQ MQ60 incorporates high reliability components, including high durability metal Neutrik Ethercon locking connectors for easy and reliable networking. As with other MagicQ consoles, the Ethernet switch is protected by the UPS, thus ensuring that both the console and the network switch maintain operation even during a power loss.

MagicQ MQ60 features an in-built touch screen with the same resolution as the MagicQ MQ100 consoles, but in a more compact size. In addition, there is an external monitor output for a separate display, which can be a USB or serial touch screen.

Based on the same ARM technology used in modern phones and tablets the MagicQ MQ60 has lower power consumpton and does not require a fan - enabling silent operation for theatrical and corporate shows.

MIDI and Audio support is included in the MQ60 as standard - there is no need for an extra external interface.

MagicQ MQ60 provides an immensely powerful complete control console in an ultra compact size. It is ideal for easy transport and fitting into small spaces, and is the console of choice for controlling lighting, video and LED. The MagicQ MQ60 also makes an ideal "tech console" for testing lighting on stage or in the warehouse.

Features

Quick and Easy to Program
Fully Featured Theatre Stacks
Advanced Media Server Support
Fixture Morphing & Cloning
LED Pixel Mapping
Powerful PC/Mac Show Editor

Fixture, FX and Gel Library
In-built Fixture Editor
Fixture morphing and cloning

Tracking / non-tracking option

Rainbow colour picker (CMY, RGB, HSI)
Individual fade times on any channel
Easy fanning of parameters and times
Configurable faders - HTP, LTP, speed, size, masters
Theatre mark cues, split fades and inhibit masters

Client/Server network architecture
Multiple console playback tracking
Multiple console programming
In-built Web Server
Remote console control
Visualiser support (including patch transfer)
Architectural Zoning and Day/Date support

In-built UPS (~15 minutes)

Specification

Universes: 12 (up to 64 in net wing mode with additional PC/Mac)
Channels: 6144
Number of fixtures: Up to 6144
Cues: 5000
Cue stacks: 2000
Palettes: 4096
Groups: 5000
Numbers of shows: Virtually unlimited
Media server support: 50 (each different content)

Encoders: 8
Faders:
12
Direct DMX ports: 4
Network ports: 4
External monitor: 1
Rear panel USB ports: 4
Front panel USB port: 1

Audio input (1 channel, 7 band)
RS232
Remote contact switch
MIDI Notes in/out - does not support MSC or Midi Timecode

UPS
The MQ60 uses a 12v 0.8Ah Sealed Lead Acid Battery.
Manufacturer battery Safety sheet can be found here 
Battery datasheet here

Desk lamp: 1, Dual Colour
Illuminated soft buttons
Dust cover

Power input: 110 to 240 VAC
Width: 525mm (20.7")
Depth: 385mm (15.2")
Height: 140mm (5.5")
Weight: 6.5kg (14.3lb)

Flightcased dimensions:
Width: 600mm (23.6")
Depth: 520mm (20.5")
Height: 240mm (9.5")
Weight: 15kg (33lb)