Alpha Profile 1500

C61330
C61331 (ST Version)

Alpha Profile 1500
Conform to the European Community DirectivesThe fitting mounts a high-pressure lamp that needs an external igniterClass 1 appliance according to standard EN 60598-1 The fitting is protected against penetration by solid bodies of over 12mm (0.47”) in diameter, but not against dripping water, rain, splashes or jets of waterMaximum ambient temperatureMaximum temperature that can be reached on the external surface of the fitting, in a thermally steady stateMinimum distance of illuminated objects C ETL USThis product  is supplied in compliance with European Directive 2012/19/EU - Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE). To preserve the environment please dispose/recycle this product at the end of its life according to the local regulationNot suitable for household illuminationThis product is intended for the following areas of application: studios, stages, theaters, exhibitions, trade fairs, events, theme parks, entertainment venues, architectural lighting and similar

The Alpha Profile 1500 is a cutting-edge professional beam shaper that combines the high output power of a 1500 W lamp with an exclusive framing system (patented by Clay Paky) capable of any shape. It features an astonishing 1:9 ratio zoom, with a breathtaking speed, that makes it suitable to both short and long distance applications. It is extremely bright, very silent and has advanced electronics and software. It comes with a comprehensive range of graphic effects, the innovative Stay-Sharp-Zoom function allowing automatic focusing and the smart Zoom-Tracking-Diffuser for a linear beam softening. The Alpha Profile 1500 is a valuable resource for designers working in demanding lighting environments.

ALPHA PROFILE 1500 - "ST" Version
The ST Version is available and ideal for Theatre, including a new elliptical reflector and a new special lens coating, resulting in a 6,000K Color Temperature, very close to the black body curve.

 

  • Optical unit with extremely high luminous efficiency
  • 1500 W Lok-it discharge lamp
  • Power may be set to 1500 or 1200 W
  • 7°-60° electronic zoom
  • Stay-Sharp-Zoom function for automatic focusing
  • CMY colour system + colour wheel + linear CTO
  • Patented framing system, adjustable over 90°
  • Geometric beam shaping of various proportions and sizes
  • “Total curtain effect” with single blade
  • Graphic system: 14 gobos (6 rotating + 8 fixed) + rotating prism
  • Zoom-Tracking-Diffuser (frost filter synchronized with zoom plus flood filter)
  • Special 16-blade mechanical iris
  • 0-100% hybrid dimmer (electronic + mechanical)
  • Three-phase pan/tilt motor for perfectly silent operation
  • High performance electronics and firmware
  • Art-Net / RDM
  • Modular construction for easy maintenance

 

POWER SUPPLIES

200 - 240V 50/60Hz

INPUT POWER

2.000VA at 230V 50Hz (PFC electronic ballast).

LAMP SOURCE

1500W discharge lamp:
- Type: Osram Lok-it 1500W
- Cap: PGJ50
- Color temperature: 6,000 K
- Luminous flux: 135,000 lm
- Average life: 750 h

OPTICS

- Elliptic reflector with high luminous efficiency
- Electronic Linear Zoom 9,5°-60°
- Not-Linear extra-zoom 7°-9,5°
- Electronic focusing with “Stay-Sharp-Zoom” system (auto-focus)

COLOR SYSTEM

- CMY Color Mixing
- 6-color wheel + open.
- linear CTO.

FRAMING SYSTEM

- 4 Blades that move separately.
- Smooth, flexible blade movements at variable speed.
- A "total curtain" effect made separately by each of the 4 blades, in many - shapes and colors.
- Small and large dynamic profiles.
- 90° rotation of the entire system, at variable speed

EFFECTS SECTION

- 1 Rotating Gobo wheel with 6 bidirectional and indexable gobos (Ø 37,5 mm)
- 1 wheel with 8 fixed gobos (Ø 31,5mm), at variable rotation
- Selectable "Gobo shake" function.
- "Morphing" effect.
- All the fixed and rotating gobos are easily interchangeable
- 1 rotating prism (5 facet).
- 1 frost filter with Zoom synchronization (Zoom tracking diffuser system), 1 "flood" frost filter
- Special high speed 16 segments mechanical iris
- Hybrid 0-100% dimmer (electronic + mechanical)
- Stop / strobe effect.

CONTROL AND PROGRAMMING

39/43 DMX 512 control channels
DMX protocol signal: USITT DMX 512
Art-Net / RDM
Display: Graphic LCD backlit b/w Display
Pan/Tilt Resolution: 16 bit
Gobo Indexing Resolution: 16 bit
Focus Indexing Resolution: 16 bit
Dimmer Resolution: 16 bit
Movement control: vectorial
DMX signal connection: 3 and 5 pole XLR input and output
Software upload through DMX input

BODY

Aluminium structure with die-cast plastic cover.
Two side handles for transportation.
PAN and TILT lock for transport and maintenance.

MOVING BODY

Angle:
- PAN = 540°
- TILT = 252°
Maximum speeds
- PAN = 4.0 sec (360°)
- TILT = 3.2 sec (252°)
Resolution:
- PAN = 2.11°
- PAN FINE = 0.008°
- TILT = 0.98°
- TILT FINE = 0.004°
Automatic repositioning of PAN and TILT after accidental movement not controlled by control unit.

ELECTRONICS

Long life self-charging buffer battery.
Pre-set macros.
Function reset from control unit
"ENERGY SAVING" function: with the stop or total dimmer effect on, or with all the CMY filters full (black), consumption cut by 50%.
ON/OFF lamp control from the lighting desk.
Function reset from the lighting desk.
"AUTOTEST" function from menù
Electronic monitoring with status error
Cooling system monitoring
DMX level monitoring on all channels
Internal data transmission diagnostics
Firmware Upgrade with no power
Firmware upload from another fixture

SAFETY DEVICES

Bipolar circuit breaker with thermal protection.
Automatic break in power supply in case of overheating.
Forced ventilation with axial fans.

WORKING POSITION

Functions in any position.
Hanging system: with fast-lock omega clamps (1/4 turn) on the base

CE MARKING

In conformity with the European Directives:
• 2014/35/EU - Safety of electrical equipment supplied at low voltage (LVD)
• 2014/30/EU - Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC)
• 2011/65/EU - Restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances (RoHS)
• 2009/125/EC - EcoDesign requirements for Energy-related Products (ErP)

ETL

This product is available, on demand, with cETLus Listed Mark, that complies with the UL 1573 and CSA C22.2 No. 166 standards.

WEIGHT

49,5 Kg (109.13 lbs)

Alpha Profile 1500
HTI 1500W/60/P50 LOK-IT (6.000 K) Osram lamp
HTI 1500W/60/P50 LOK-IT (6.000 K) OSRAM LAMP
STANDARD
code: L10102
Omega
OMEGA
STANDARD
code: 183102/805

for fixing clamps

Clamps
CLAMPS
OPTIONAL
code: C21070

48-51mm, max 300 Kg hook for truss

Safety cable
SAFETY CABLE
OPTIONAL
code: 105041/003

Ø 4mm, lenght 680mm safety cable

Handles
HANDLES
OPTIONAL
code: C61182

Handles set

Foam shell
FOAM SHELL
OPTIONAL
code: F21176

foam shell for Alpha 1500

Roxter-Case
ROXTER-CASE
OPTIONAL
code: F21210

Roxter-Case (including 1 foam shell+wheels) for 1 Alpha 1500 / Shotlight Wash

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Shotlight Wash rocks on Danish punk band Sort Sol’s live spectacular
March 16, 2012
Danish lighting designer Kasper Christiansen of VisuaLies has used Clay Paky Shotlight Washes and Alpha Profile 1500s to delight the fans of pioneering punk band Sort Sol on its recent Danish tour. “I prefer simple but powerful lighting... read more
Clay Paky for Turkmenistan’s 20th Anniversary Independence Gala
January 30, 2012
Central Asia’s oil-rich Turkmenistan celebrated the 20th anniversary of its independence from the Soviet Union with a multimedia extravaganza lit by Luc Lafortune, one of the creators of Cirque du Soleil, with an extensive package of Clay Paky... read more
Clay Paky at Sydney’s Vivid Festival of Lights
July 15, 2011
For a couple of weeks every June, Sydney is transformed into a spectacular canvas of light and music as the Vivid Sydney Festival takes over the city after dark. The festival features a rich international program of music and arts events including a... read more
Clay Paky at the Eurovision Song Contest
May 20, 2011
Clay Paky delivered the majority of winning looks with over 300 automated luminaires at the 56th Eurovision Song Contest held in Düsseldorf, Germany on May 10, 12 and 14, 2011. The legendary production continues to grow every year and 2011 was no... read more
Chinese broadcaster selects Clay Paky spotlights for New Year TV show
April 10, 2011
Chinese New Year, the most significant of all the traditional Chinese holidays, is a time when families gather to celebrate the passing of winter with feasting and dining. In recent times, a new family tradition has sprung up in the form an all-night... read more
Clay Paky Alphas join Stage Electrics in modern re-staging of Chess musical
March 28, 2011
Clay Paky are currently touring the UK with a revived production of Chess the musical, directed by Strictly Come Dancing’s Craig Revel Horwood. The classic musical, written by Tim Rice and ABBA’s Bjorn Ulvaeus and Benny Anderson, tells the story... read more
Clay Paky and Jò Campana: from stadiums and arenas to theatres, a year with Ligabue
March 25, 2011
2010 was a record year for Ligabue on all fronts: a multi-platinum disk - “Arrivederci Mostro” (Goodbye Monster), in celebration of the artist’s 20-year career anniversary, was the year’s best selling cd with 35 weeks on the charts; a tour... read more
Clay Paky at the 2011 Sanremo Music Festival, on Gaetano Castelli's set with lighting designed by Ivan Pierri
March 10, 2011
Clay Paky was a leading player in the 2011 edition of the Sanremo Music Festival, which has been the biggest music event on Italian television now for over sixty years. A total of a hundred latest generation Clay Paky moving heads, including Alpha... read more
Clay Paky inaugurates the fantastic Ferrari World at Abu Dhabi
March 3, 2011
Clay Paky was official lighting equipment supplier to MMS srl for the inauguration of “Ferrari World”, also known as the “Ferrari Experience”, the first Ferrari theme park in the world, built on Yas Island, Abu Dhabi. Given the international... read more
Clay Paky Makes a Royal Entrance at the 2010 Nobel Prize Banquet
January 28, 2011
On December 10, 2010, Clay Paky played a major role in one of the highest profile events in the world – The Nobel Prize Banquet. Held since 1934 in the Blue Hall of Stockholm City Hall annually on the anniversary of Alfred Nobel’s death, the... read more
2010 World Expo: Clay Paky Alpha 1500s complete successful six-month tour of duty in Shanghai
November 23, 2010
It’s been called the ‘largest outdoor multimedia display in history’ and ‘the biggest and most expensive party ever’. For the second time in two years China has hosted a global gathering of unprecedented scale. The Shanghai World Expo, a... read more
Clay Paky at ProLight+Sound 2010
April 14, 2010
The Frankfurt ProLight+Sound proved to be “the” reference fair for the trade again this year. Flocks of exhibitors and visitors from all over the world turned up to see this showcase of the most up-to-date technology in the entertainment... read more
Clay Paky launches the Alpha Spot HPE 1500 at the Royal Albert Hall
December 4, 2009
The Royal Albert Hall was once again the prestigious backdrop for the launch of one of the most long awaited lighting products of the year: the Clay Paky Alpha Spot HPE 1500. It is the top spotlight in the Alpha range, to which other cutting edge... read more
Clay Paky presents the new Alpha 1500 Series at Plasa 2009. See us at stand 1-E36!
September 10, 2009
With the new Alpha 1500 Series Clay Paky brings to Lighting Designers the most powerful spot and wash luminaires available. This range includes five top level luminaires, each one designed, with no compromise, to the requirements of specific... read more