ÉPIX Drive 900

ÉPIX Drive 900 hosts the processing and power supply for the ÉPIX Tour system. It supports either 18 ÉPIX Strip Tours or 6 ÉPIX Bar Tours, or any combination of the two, with a total capacity of 900 LEDs. ÉPIX Drive 900 supports Art-Net, Kling-Net, and sACN, giving you a variety of control options. Thanks to an integrated web server, you can remotely diagnose, troubleshoot, and change settings as needed without having to directly access the ÉPIX lights.


At a Glance

  • The processing and power center of the ÉPIX Tour system will drive any combination of ÉPIX Tour products, up to 900 LEDs

  • Versatile control options include Art-Net, Kling-Net, and sACN (streaming ACN) to support the touring/rental/installation markets

  • Quickly and easily configure the ÉPIX Drive 900 using the built-in OLED display

  • Easily detect and automatically configure your devices using the auto-address function, regardless of fixture order or type (bar/strip)

  • Supports up to 18 ÉPIX Strip Tours or 6 ÉPIX Bar Tours

  • Easily daisy chain fixtures directly from the single output of the Drive 900 on a single cable

  • Advanced power management design allows you to position the Drive 900 up to 65 ft away from your last fixture (using shielded cable)

  • Works with Arkaos Media Master Express for a plug-n-play system that requires almost no training to operate

Specifications

Construction / Physical

  • Dimensions (with rack ears): 19.02 x 7.60 x 1.97 in (483 x 193 x 50 mm)
  • Dimensions (without rack ears): 11.14 x 7.60 x 1.97 in (283 x 193 x 50 mm)
  • Weight: 5.42 lb (2.46 kg)
  • Weight (shipping weight): 7.72 lb (3.5 kg)
  • Threaded Bolt: M12
  • Exterior Color: Black
  • Housing Material: Steel
  • Rackmount: 1U

Connections

  • Power Connection: Edison (Local) plug to Neutrik powerCON
  • Power Input: Neutrik powerCON
  • Power Output: Neutrik powerCON
  • Device Outputs (4-pin XLR): 1
  • Physical Linking: 18 inline ÉPIX Strip Tour or 6 inline ÉPIX Bar Tour
  • Data Connectors: Neutrik etherCON
  • Cable Length (power): 5 ft (1.5 m)
  • Minimum required device linking cable size: 4 conductor (2 x 18 AWG, 2 x 20 AWG)
  • Total max. cable length (shielded cables) between ÉPIX Drive 900 and last ÉPIX Tour fixture: 210 ft (64 m)
  • Max. cable length (shielded cables) between ÉPIX Drive 900 and first ÉPIX Tour fixture: 65 ft (20 m)
  • Max. cable length (shielded cables) between ÉPIX Tour fixtures: 60 ft (18 m)
  • Total max. cable length (unshielded cables) between ÉPIX Drive 900 and last ÉPIX Tour fixture: 300 ft (91 m)
  • Max. cable length (unshielded cables) between ÉPIX Drive 900 and first ÉPIX Tour fixture: 150 ft (45 m)
  • Max. cable length (unshielded cables) between ÉPIX Tour fixtures: 100 ft (30 m)

Control

  • Control Protocol: Art-Net, Kling-Net, sACN
  • Control Channels: 6 Art-Net/sACN Universes

Electrical

  • Input Voltage: 100 to 240 VAC, 50/60 Hz (auto-ranging)
  • Power Linking: 6 units @ 120 V; 11 units @ 208 V; 12 units @ 230 V
  • Power and Current: 299 W, 2.53 A @ 120 V, 60 Hz
  • Power and Current: 299 W, 1.44 A @ 208 V, 60 Hz
  • Power and Current: 299 W, 1.31 A @ 230 V, 50 Hz
  • Power and Current (resting): 23 W, 0.195 A @ 120 V, 60 Hz
  • Power and Current (resting): 32 W, 0.156 A @ 208 V, 60 Hz
  • Power and Current (resting): 32 W, 0.133 A @ 230 V, 50 Hz
  • Output Voltage: 48 VDC
  • Maximum Load: 18 ÉPIX Strip Tour or 6 ÉPIX Bar Tour (per output)

Certifications / Qualifications

  • CE, MET
  • IP Rating: IP20, dry location
  • Temperature (Ambient): -4 °F to 113 °F (-20 °C to 45 °C)

What's Included

Downloads

 ÉPIX Drive 900 Quick Reference Guide
 ÉPIX Drive 900 User Manual
 ÉPIX Drive 900 CAD File
 ÉPIX Drive 900 Firmware V1.4.2
 Chauvet Professional Uploader

Videos

ÉPIX Drive 900 by CHAUVET Professional