The Martin MAC Viper XIP next-generation, Viper-class moving head combines legendary Viper performance, Martin XIP smart weatherproofing technology, and the most robust feature set Martin has ever developed. Drawing on best-in-class features that defined the iconic Viper lineup, including Viper Profile, Performance, Wash and Wash DX, MAC Viper XIP builds on its heritage, setting a new standard for all-in-one performance, innovation and reliability.


The combination of MAC Viper XIP’s powerful lumen output and innovative patent-pending XIP water and dust ingress protection make it not only ideal for a wide range of temporary, year-round outdoor applications*, but also ensures exceptionally low-noise levels for indoor use, similar to the whisper-silent Martin MAC Encore. Featuring Martin Professional’s proprietary tailor-made light engine, the MAC Viper XIP unleashes an impressive 5° narrow, high-definition, and high-contrast beam, ensuring unprecedented lumen maintenance over the zoom range.

MAC Viper XIP’s 28,000 lumens outperforms much larger products on the market due to its consistent, unwavering output. Its superior 5800 Kelvin color temperature ensures optimal illumination for artists and scenery, with the white point precisely on the black body curve without any green or magenta shift to ensure a crisp white point that naturally enhances illuminated objects.

High-performance engineering catapults Martin’s latest moving head to the top of its class with precision motor control to deliver unmatched pan & tilt speeds and nimble response times – key for followspot systems and optimal performance. MAC Viper XIP’s color mixing, zoom speeds, and ratio between high-quality output, low-noise operation, and low-weight and size make it a truly versatile workhorse. It also features high-resolution, low-level dimming, and incorporates light recycling with gobos, enabling 25% additional output when inserting gobos for increased performance and efficiency. The MAC Viper XIP is not only advancing moving head technology, its propelling fixture innovation.

Adding to its feature-rich offering, MAC Viper XIP leverages innovative onboard NFC technology to empower quick and streamlined setup via the forthcoming, dedicated Martin app. It also ensures simplified connectivity among the most popular control protocols, including DMX, Wireless DMX via plug in module, Art-Net, sACN and Martin P3 Control (with fail-safe bypass).

The newly designed optical system elevates the customer experience to another level with a high-resolution projection system that offers unmatched gobo projection sharpness. Uniquely high-contrast levels paired with brilliant and crisp lens designs ensure incomparable razor-sharp mid-air effects.

With its uncompromising package of high-output optical performance, XIP smart weatherproofing technology, premium feature-set, low-noise, smaller footprint, and ease of serviceability; MAC Viper XIP dominates the mid- to large-moving head category. From concert stages to TV studios and EDM festivals to opera houses, the world’s top designers, specifiers, and rental companies can invest in the confidence and return on investment that only the MAC Viper lineup can deliver. And this Viper delivers indoors or out, all year long, in any kind of weather. MAC Viper XIP – the LEGEND strikes again.

*The MAC Viper XIP is designed for temporary outdoor installation only. Do not use the fixture for permanent outdoor lighting.





  • Weight: 36.8 kg (81.1 lbs.)
  • Minimum center-to-center distance in side-by-side installation: 704 mm (27.7 in + Clearance)
  • Length (head): 594 mm (23.4 in.)
  • Length (base): 429 mm (16.9 in.)
  • Width (base): 281 mm (11.1 in.)
  • Width (across yoke): 479 mm (18.9 in.)
  • Height (head straight up): 758 mm (29.8 in.)
  • Height (maximum): 776 mm (30.6 in.)


  • Pre-programmed effects: Two ranges of FX, independent or synchronized/combined
  • Color mixing: CMY, independently variable 0 – 100%
  • Color wheel: 5 x dichroic filters + open (incl. Spectral Enhancement Filter), indexing, continuous rotation, random color
  • Gobo animation: Interchangeable animation wheel, indexing, continuous rotation with variable angle, speed and direction
  • Iris: Variable 0 – 100%, pulse effects
  • Zoom: Motorized
  • Color temperature control: Variable 5800 – 2850 K
  • Framing: Rotatable framing module, +/- 83°, 4 x individually controllable full curtain blades with full variable angle (+/- 30°) through the entire insertion path from 0 – 100%
  • Prism: 4-facet, indexing and continuous rotation
  • 2 x Frost: Variable 0 – 100%, Heavy and Light
  • Dimmer/shutter: 0 – 100% continuous dimming, regular and random strobe and pulse effects, instant open and blackout
  • Dimming options: Choice of four dimming curves
  • Pan: 540°, coarse & fine control and speed
  • Tilt: 268°, coarse & fine control and speed
  • P3: Videomapping of fixture color and/or intensity with variable crossfade between DMX control and video control
  • Focus: Motorized, range varies with zoom angle, from approx. 4.5 m (14.8 ft.) to infinity
  • Rotating gobo wheel 1: 7 x interchangeable gobos + open, indexing, continuous rotation and shake, gobo wheel continuous rotation
  • Rotating gobo wheel 2: 7 x interchangeable gobos + open, indexing, continuous rotation and shake, gobo wheel continuous rotation
  • Gobo Color Temperature Correction: Automatic



  • Control Protocols: DMX, RDM, Art-Net, RDM over Art-Net, sACN and P3
  • Protocol detection: Automatic
  • Setting and addressing: Display Menu, RDM, RDM over Art-Net or P3
  • DMX Modes: 3, Basic, Extended and Ludicrous
  • DMX channels: 54 (Basic), 64 (extended), 70 (Ludicrous)
  • 16-bit Controllable Parameters: Dimming, Color Mixing + CTO, Gobo Rotation, Framing/Framing rotation, Iris, Prism Rotation, Animation wheel Rotation, Zoom, Focus, Pan and Tilt
  • Fixture Identification: User-settable ID number
  • DMX compliance: USITT DMX512-A
  • RDM compliance: ANSI/ESTA E1.20
  • Art-Net Compliance: Art-Net 1, 2, 3 and 4; including RDM over Art-Net
  • sACN Compliance: ANSI E1.31 – 2016
  • Martin P3 Compliance: P3 System Controller Software 5.1.0 or newer
  • DMX/RDM Transceiver: Galvanic-isolated RS-485
  • Ethernet Transceiver: 10/100Mbit (with fail-safe bypass)
  • Firmware update: USB memory device, via DMX using Martin Companion or via Ethernet using P3 System Controller
  • Universal Connect Module Interface: Multiverse® Connect Module 2.4GHz (P/N 5914), Multiverse® Connect Module 900 MHz (P/N 5915)
  • NFC Interface: Martin Companion iOS and Android App
  • Local User Interface: Backlit LCD Display with battery-powered operation



  • Front lens diameter: 150 mm
  • Zoom range: 1:9 zoom range (5.7° – 51° field angle)
  • Light source: 55 x 20 W White LEDs in a custom Martin engine
  • Minimum LED lifetime: 50,000 hours (to >80% luminous output)* / >20,000 hours (to >90% luminous output)*
  • Maximum Total LED Engine Power: 760 W
  • *Figure obtained under manufacturer’s test conditions



  • Light engine luminous output: 56.000 lumens
  • LED refresh rate : 2400 Hz
  • Fixture luminous output: 18700 lumens
  • CRI (Color Rendering Index): 90 (+/- 3)



  • Fixture luminous output: 28000 lumens
  • CRI (Color Rendering Index): 68 (+/- 3)
  • TM-30 Rf (IES TM-30-15 Fidelity Index): 66 (+/- 3)
  • TM-30 Rg (IES TM-30-15 Gamut Index): 94 (+/- 3)
  • TLCI (Television Lighting Consistency Index): 44 (+/- 3)
  • CCT: 5800 K (+/- 250 K)
  • Peak Luminous Intensity: 2.4 Mcd



  • Housing: High-impact flame-retardant thermoplastic
  • Color: Black
  • Protection rating: IP54
  • RoHS: Compliant
  • REACH: Compliant



  • Maximum image diameter: 22 mm (0.866 in.)
  • External diameter: 27.1 mm +0 / -0.2 mm (1.067 in. +/ – in.)
  • Maximum gobo thickness: 1.1 mm (0.04 in.)
  • Coating: Heavy matted aluminum
  • Material: Borofloat 33



  • Mounting points: 2 pairs of 1/4-turn points for 106 mm (4.17 in.) center-to-center omega brackets
  • Location: Indoor or Temporary Outdoor use, must be fastened to surface or structure
  • Orientation: Any, except with display facing upwards in outdoor application
  • Minimum distance to combustible materials: 0.2 m (8 in.)
    Minimum distance to illuminated surfaces: 3.25 m (10.7 ft.)



  • DMX and RDM data in/out: Neutrik 5-pin locking XLR TOP
  • AC mains power in/thru: Neutrik Rean powerCON TRUE1 TOP
  • Ethernet (Art-Net, sACN and P3) in/out, including fail-safe bypass: Neutrik etherCON TOP
  • Firmware from flash memory: USB 2.0 port
  • Universal Connect Module Interface: Multiverse® Connect Module 2.4GHz (P/N 5914), Multiverse® Connect Module 900 MHz (P/N 5915)



  • AC power: 100-240 V AC nominal, 50/60 Hz
  • Power supply unit: Auto-ranging electronic switch mode
  • Maximum total power consumption: 1040 W
  • Typical half-cycle RMS inrush current at 230 V, 50 Hz: 17 A
  • Maximum total current at 100 V: 11 A
  • Maximum total current at 200 V: 5.2 A
  • Maximum total current at 240 V: 4.6 A
  • Typical earth-leakage current: 0.7 mA
  • Power consumption, all effects static, zero light output: 120 W
  • Hibernation mode: TBD W



  • 100 V, 60 Hz: 9.5 A, 945 W, PF 0.99
  • 120 V, 60 Hz: 7.8 A, 935 W, PF 0.99
  • 208 V, 60 Hz: 4.4 A, 920 W, PF 0.99
  • 230 V, 50 Hz: 4.0 A, 920 W, PF 0.99
  • 240 V, 50 Hz: 3.9 A, 900 W, PF 0.98
  • Measurements made at nominal voltage. Allow for a deviation of +/- 10%.
    PF = power factor.



  • Total heat dissipation (calculated, +/- 10%): 3550 BTU/hr.



  • Sound Pressure Level (LpA) @ 1 m (default regulated fan mode, full output): 37.7 dB(A)
  • Sound Pressure Level (LpA) @ 1 m (constant fan mode ultra low): TBD dB(A)



  • Fixture: 2 years
  • Light Engine: 5 years



  • RoHS: Compliant
  • REACH: Compliant
  • WEEE: Compliant
  • Proposition 65: Compliant
  • Efficacy (max output): 29.5 lm/w
  • LWR*: 760 lm/kg (XX lm/lb)
  • LWR = Lumen-to-Weight Ratio


Australia/NZ: RCM



  • Two omega brackets with 1/4 turn fasteners for rigging clamp attachment
  • Safety and Installation Manual



  • Martin Companion Cable (for firmware update over DMX): P/N 91616091
  • Martin Companion Software (for firmware update over DMX): Free download from



  • MAC Viper XIP Hotspot Filter -Gobo Repl: P/N 91614065HU



  • Flightcase for 1 x MAC Viper XIP: P/N 91515060
  • Flightcase for 2 x MAC Viper XIP: P/N 91515061
  • MAC Viper Flightcase XIP Upgrade Kit: P/N 91515062



  • Air filter, MAC Quantum / MAC Ultra, set of 12: P/N 50400765
    CR123A 3-volt lithium battery: P/N 05801011



  • Power Input Cable, H07RN-F, 2.5 mm2, bare ends to TRUE1 NAC3FX-W TOP (female), 1.5 m (4.9 ft.): P/N 9161179
  • Power Input Cable, H07RN-F, 2.5 mm2, bare ends to TRUE1 NAC3FX-W TOP (female), 5 m (16.4 ft.): P/N 91611786
  • Power Input Cable, SJOOW, 12 AWG, bare ends to TRUE1 NAC3FX-W TOP (female), 1.5 m (4.9 ft.): P/N 91610173
  • Power Input Cable, SJOOW, 12 AWG, bare ends to TRUE1 NAC3FX-W TOP (female), 5 m (16.4 ft.): P/N 91610174



  • Cable Connector, Neutrik powerCON TRUE1 NAC3FX-W TOP (female): P/N 91611789HU



  • G-clamp (suspension with fixture hanging vertically downwards only): P/N 91602003
  • Quick Trigger Clamp (suspension with fixture hanging vertically downwards only): P/N 91602007
  • Half-coupler Clamp: P/N 91602005
  • Safety Cable, SWL 60 kg, BGV C1 / DGUV 17, black: P/N 91604006
  • Safety Cable, SWL 60 kg, BGV C1 / DGUV 17, silver: P/N 91604007



  • MAC Viper XIP in Cardboard (in cardboard box with EPS, reused material): P/N 90250300HU
  • MAC Viper XIP White om Cardboard (in cardboard box with EPS, reused material): P/N 90250310HU
  • MAC Viper XIP in SIP (in cardboard box with SIP foam flight case insert): P/N 90250305HU
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