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HARMAN‘s Martin M6: More Than Just a Lighting Console

AARHUS, Denmark — HARMAN’s Martin Professional M6 is a state-of-the-art lighting console that functions as a highly advanced visual control surface. Designed to control everything from conventional and moving lights to the most advanced media server, the M6 has been designed for today’s demanding multimedia shows and tomorrow’s challenging environments.

Incorporating the latest available technologies with an industrial multi-core processor, solid-state drives and custom-designed high-brightness touch screens, the M6 is capable of delivering up to 64 DMX universes directly from the console’s network ports without using costly external processors.

With advanced features such as a LiveBlenderâ„¢ T-Bar, FastDialâ„¢ rotary encoders, Paired Playback buttons and BriteTouchâ„¢ display, the M6 is Martin’s most advanced console design to date. It offers a total of 44 playbacks, including dual Main Go sections, 10 motorized faders and 12 additional faders, as well as 17 encoders for parameter access.

“We’ve designed the M6 based on the mature and well-proven Martin M-Series software platform,” stated Brian Friborg, President, Martin US. “M6 provides users the ultimate control surface for fast programming and extensive playback control all from one console, ensuring ease of use and effective planning and deployment for outstanding performances!”

Martin M6 features:

• 2x Positionable BriteTouchâ„¢ widescreens (sunlight readable, multi-touch)

• 2x External DisplayPort touchscreens up to 1920×1080 per output

• 2x FastTouchâ„¢ 3.5” touchscreens

• 1x LiveBlenderâ„¢ split T-Bar with 8x FastBlendâ„¢ RGB buttons

• 4x FastTrackâ„¢ linear encoders

• 12x FastDialâ„¢ rotary encoders

• 1x Dedicated dimmer wheel

• 10x Motorized playbacks with LCD displays and 4 customizable buttons

• 10x PlayPairsâ„¢ buttons with LCD displays

• 12x Sub Playback faders and 12x Sub Playback buttons

• 2x Main Go sections

• 12x F-Keys and 5x FastKeysâ„¢

• Low profile housing with adaptable module layout

• Show-ready boot up in under a minute

• Up to 64 DMX universes directly from the console network ports

As a world leader in the creation of dynamic lighting solutions for the entertainment, architectural, and commercial sectors, Martin lighting and video systems are renowned the world over. Martin also offers a range of advanced lighting controllers and media servers, as well as a complete line of smoke machines as a complement to intelligent lighting. Martin operates the industry’s most complete and capable distributor network with local partners in nearly 100 countries. Founded in 1987 and based in Aarhus, Denmark, Martin is the lighting division of global infotainment and audio company HARMAN International Industries. For more information please visit:



) designs, manufactures, and markets a wide range of infotainment and audio solutions for the automotive, consumer, and professional markets. It is a recognized world leader across its customer segments with premium brands including AKGA®, Harman KardonA®, InfinityA®, JBLA®, LexiconA®, and Mark LevinsonA® and leading-edge connectivity, safety and audio technologies. The company is admired by audiophiles across multiple generations and supports leading professional entertainers and the venues where they perform. More than 25 million automobiles on the road today are equipped with HARMAN audio and infotainment systems. HARMAN has a workforce of about 14,000 people across the Americas, Europe, and Asia and reported sales of $4.3 billion for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2013.

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