Martin Pro VDO-SCEPTRON-40-320
VDO Sceptron 40 [320] 320mm (39.4") LED Pixel Bar with 10mm Pitch, Manufacturer. Part #: 90357670


A linear outdoor-rated LED video fixture for the rental market, Martin Professional's VDO Sceptron™ 40 [320] features a 40mm pixel pitch and an extensive range of optical accessories giving a wide variety of looks. The VDO Sceptron 40 is driven by the Martin P3 System Controller family for easy configuration, setup, and mapping, additionally, it's also backwards compatible with DMX for smaller setups. The integrated power and data cabling gives the capability for long daisy-chains with many fixtures per cable-run. Its power supply can be located backstage (up to 50 m away) to offer a cleaner setup-avoiding messy cabling and several driver boxes.

The VDO Sceptron 40 offers brightness, as well as easy setup, mapping and configuration, plus full calibration for optimal consistency.

NOTE: This unit ships with a white square diffuser (shown). Other diffusers and accessories available separately. Contact your Sales Pro for more information.

Martin Professional VDO Sceptron 40 [320] Features:

  • 320mm Length   
  • 40mm Pixel Pitch
  • 62 cd per meter calibrated
  • 187 lumen per meter calibrated
  • High-quality 16-bit per color image processing technology
  • Pixel-level brightness and color calibration for optimal image quality
  • P3/DMX controllable (automatic protocol detection)
  • Intuitive mapping and addressing via P3 System Controller
  • Combined power/data input (single cable for power and data input)
  • Supported by integrated power and data processor (P3 PowerPort 1500 orP3PowerPort 1000 IP) and simple cabling system

Martin Professional VDO Sceptron 40 [320] Specifications:

  • Manufacturer. Part #: 90357670


  • Length: 320mm (39.4") version
  • Width: 27mm (1.07")
  • Height: 28mm (1.10")
  • Weight: 1.2 kg / m (0.81 lbs. per foot)

Control and Programming

  • Control options: Martin P3™ System Controller via Martin P3™ PowerPort 1500 / Martin P3™ PowerPort 1000 IP, and/or DMX
  • Protocol detection: Automatic
  • Control modes: RGB, basic, segment, and pixel-level
  • Setting and addressing: P3 System Controller or RDM-compliant controller
  • Control resolution: 16-bit (P3) or 8-bit (DMX) control of each color
  • Color and intensity calibration: Pixel-level
  • DMX channels: 3/10/13/22/31/82
  • DMX compliance: USITT DMX512-A
  • RDM compliance: ANSI/ESTA E1.20
  • Firmware update: Via Martin P3™ System Controller

Control/User Interface

  • Device status: Multi-color visual indication
  • Device test and reset: Magnetic pushbutton to call up local test patterns and reset device


  • Options*:
    • Open Front
    • Flat Diffuser
    • Flat Smoked Diffuser
    • Round Diffuser
    • Round Smoked Diffuser
    • Square Diffuser
    • Square Smoked Diffuser
    • Tube Diffuser
    • Tube Smoked Diffuser
      *All options can be interchanged at any time. Sold separately)
  • Minimum LED lifetime: 50 000 hours (to >70% luminous output)**
    **Figure obtained under manufacturer’s test conditions.

Photometric Data

  • Color resolution: 16-bits per color (48-bits per pixel)
  • Viewing angle: 120° x 120°
  • Pixels per meter: 25
  • Pitch (pixel center-to-center): 40.00mm
  • Luminous intensity, calibrated mode: 62 cd per meter*
  • Total output, calibrated mode: 2 083 nits (modules spaced 30mm center-to-center)*
  • Total output, calibrated mode: 187 lumens per meter*
    *Preliminary data, figures are approximate.

Video Processing

  • Brightness control
  • Gamma correction and control
  • Color temperature control
  • Color space control
  • Calibration processing
  • Synchronization

Signal Protocol

  • Martin P3 (via Martin P3™ PowerPort) or DMX


  • Base: Extruded aluminum profile
  • Color: Matt black
  • Protection rating: IP65
  • RoHS compliant


  • Orientation: Any
  • Mounting: Slot for locking nuts on back of profile (M6) and optional sliding bracket for M12 bolt
  • Mounting options: Flat surface at any angle, pedestal or other suitable support


  • Power and Data Input: 6-pin Custom (BBD) IP66-rated
  • Power and Data Thru: 6-pin Custom (BBD) IP66-rated


  • Nominal Input Voltage: 48 VDC +/- 4%
  • Power Supply Options: Martin P3™ PowerPort 1500, P3™ PowerPort 1000 IP, Tripix™ Power or generic 48 VDC PSU
  • Total Power Consumption (at max. intensity, full white): 8.5 W per meter


  • Cooling: Convection
  • Maximum Ambient Temperature (Ta max.): 55° C (113° F)
  • Minimum Ambient Temperature (Ta min.): -20° C (-4° F)
  • Total Heat Dissipation (calculated, +/- 10%): 30 BTU/hr permeter


  • EU safety: EN 60950-1, EN 60950-22, EN 62471
  • EU EMC: EN 55032, EN 55024
  • US safety (pending): UL 60950-1, UL 60950-22
  • US EMC: FCC Part 15 Class A
  • Canadian safety (pending): CSA C22.2 No. 60950-1, No. 60950-22
  • Canadian EMC: ICES-003 Class A
  • Australia/NZ: C-Tick N4241
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