Martin VDO SCEPTRON 10 – Stage LED Video

Martin VDO Sceptron 10 is an outdoor-rated linear LED video unit ideal for the rental market with 10 mm pixel pitch and an extensive range of optical accessories for a wide variety of looks.

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Martin VDO SCEPTRON 10 – Stage LED Video

The VDO Sceptron 10 is driven by the Martin P3 System Controller for easy configuration, mapping and setup. Unit is also backwards compatible with DMX for smaller setups. The integrated power and data cabling allows for long daisy-chains with many fixtures per cable-run. Also, power supply can be backstage (up to 50 m) for a clean setup avoiding messy cabling and several driver boxes.


  • Extensive range of field-exchangeable optical accessories for a wide variety of looks
  • Easy setup, mapping and configuration
  • Bright and fully calibrated for optimal consistency

Additional Features:

  • 10 mm pixel pitch
  • 250 cd per meter calibrated
  • 750 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 or P3 PowerPort 1000 IP) and simple cabling system
  • Available in length of 1000 mm

Additional information

Weight3 lbs
Dimensions39.4 x 1.07 x 1.1 in
Control options:

Martin P3™ System Controller via Martin P3™ PowerPort 1500 / Martin P3™ PowerPort 1000 IP, and/or DMX

Protocol detection:


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:


DMX channels:


DMX compliance:


RDM compliance:


Firmware update:

Via Martin P3™ System Controller

Device status:

Multi-color visual indication

Device test and reset:

Magnetic pushbutton to call up local test patterns and reset device

Optics Options

Open Front, Flat Diffuser, Flat Smoked Diffuser, Round Diffuser, Round Smoked Diffuser, Square Diffuser, (supplied as standard with fixture) Square Smoked Diffuser, Tube Diffuser, Tube Smoked Diffuser, NoBlend Diffuser, Smoked NoBlend Diffuser, Asymmetric (Wall-Washing) Lens. All options can be interchanged at any time.

Minimum LED lifetime:

50 000 hours (to >70% luminous output)* *Figure obtained under manufacturer’s test conditions.

Color resolution:

16 bits per color (48 bits per pixel)

Viewing angle:

120° x 120°

Pixels per meter:


Pitch (pixel center-to-center):

10.00 mm

Luminous intensity, calibrated mode:

250 cd per meter*

Total output, calibrated mode:

750 lumens per meter

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


Extruded aluminum profile


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 Hot plugging compatible


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): 33 W per meter


Cooling: Convection Maximum ambient temperature (Ta max.): 55° C (131° F) Minimum ambient temperature (Ta min.): -30° C (-22° F) Total heat dissipation (calculated, +/- 10%): 115 BTU/hr per meter


EU safety: EN 60950-1, EN 60950-22, EN 62471 EU EMC: EN 55032, EN 55024 US safety: UL 60950-1, UL 60950-22 US EMC: FCC Part 15 Class A Canadian safety: CSA C22.2 No. 60950-1, No. 60950-22 Canadian EMC: ICES-003 Class A Australia/NZ: RCM