MBT Lighting CX1616 User Manual

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This connector is used to receive MIDI data.

29. DMX OUT –

This connector is used to send the DMX output data to a DMX dimmer pack.

30. Music Input –

This connector is used to receive an external music source. This source can
then be used to trigger the chase patterns. Without an incoming music source
connect to this unit, the unit will automatically use the internal microphone to

31. Remote Control –

This connector allows you to connect a remote foot control switch. This foot
switch give you control over two key functions, Full On and Stand By.


Full On will bring the out of all slider channels to full intensity.


Stand By will discontinue output to all 16 slider channels. This
function can be overridden by the Full On function.

32. Fog Machine Remote –

This connector allows you to connect our company fog machine to your
controller, allow you quick and easy access to fog machine basic operations.

33. Power Switch –

This switch controls the units’ main power.

34. DC Power Input –

Plug in your DC 12V/500mA power supply to this jack to power your unit.


Fade Channel (quick start)

: Note this quick start setup will only give you

full fade output, however the master output level may still be adjusted.

Step 1:

Press the Program Button until it’s red indicator LED lights

up. Please note: If the program LED indicator does not light
up, the controller is in Lock Mode. To unlock the controller,
please see “Lock Function” in this manual.

Step 2:

Select a pattern bank (Program Buttons 1-16) you wish to

store your program to. Press the Pattern Button and its LED
will begin flashing slowly indicating program mode has been

Step 3:
Select the fader channels to be included in your new
program by tapping on the channels Flash Button. If you
want several channels included in a step, you must press
all the channels at the same time.

Step 4:
When you release the Flash Buttons all the channel LED’s
will flash briefly indicating that step has been programmed
into memory.

Step 5: