Alpha Spot 300

C61097 (electronic ballast version)

Alpha Spot 300
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 temperatureMinimum distance of illuminated objects Maximum temperature that can be reached on the external surface of the fitting, in a thermally steady stateC 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 Spot 300 is a 300 W spotlight with the same optical, lighting and structural qualities as the Alpha Spot HPE 300. It is ideal for basic applications with modest budgets.


  • Extraordinary quality/price ratio
  • Optical unit with extremely high luminous efficiency
  • Natural 23.7° beam angle
  • Two colour wheels, including 2500 K CTO, 3200 K CTO and CTB
  • Graphic system: 15 gobos + 1 rotating prism
  • Wide quick pan and tilt movements
  • Silent operation (“Silent Version” system supplied as standard)
  • Extremely new design high performance electronics
  • Italian-style design (patented)
  • Available in electronic and magnetic versions



Electronic Ballast version (Automatic power supply switching):
200 - 240V 50/60Hz
100 - 120V 50/60Hz


550VA at 230V 50Hz


300W discharge lamp:
- Type: MSR Philips Gold 300/2 Mini FastFit
- Cap: PGjX28
- Color Temperature: 9,300 K
- Luminous flux: 23,000 lm
- Average lamp: 750 h


Elliptic reflector with high luminous efficiency
Beam Angle 23,7°
Electronic Focusing


2 color wheels, each one with 8 pure and selected color filters + open. TOT: 8 colors
CTO 2500 K, CTO 3200 K, CTB, UV Light filters (on the color wheel)


1 Rotating Gobo Wheel, with 7 bidirectional and indexable gobos (Ø 25,7mm)
1 wheel with 8 fixed gobos (Ø 31,5mm), at variable rotation
Selectable "Gobo shake" function.
"Morphing" effect.
Fixed and rotating gobos are easily interchangeable.
1 rotating prism (5 facet).
A new conception 0-100% Dimmer 0-100% on dedicated channel.
Stop/strobe effect.


Max 21 DMX 512 control channels
DMX protocol signal: USITT DMX 512
Display: Graphic LCD Display
Pan/Tilt Resolution: 16 bit
Gobo Indexing Resolution: 16 bit
Movement control: vectorial
DMX signal connection: 3 and 5 pole XLR input and output
Software upload through DMX input


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


- PAN = 540°, TILT = 250°
Max Speeds:
- PAN = 3.15 sec (Stnd) / 2.75 sec (Fast)
- TILT = 1.95 sec (Stnd) / 1.65 sec (Fast)
- 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.


Long life self-charging buffer battery.
Pre-set macros.
ON/OFF lamp control from the lighting desk.
Function reset from the lighting desk.
"HELP", "MEMO", "AUTOTEST" functions
Possibility to upgrade the software through the DMX 512 input.
ETHERNET connection.
Electronic control on each parameter.
DMX level monitoring on each channel.
Feedback information for each sensor and encoder.
Electronic repositioning of the effects
Automatic power supply switching (only electronic version)


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


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


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)


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


19,1 Kg / 42 lbs

MSR Gold 300 W/2 MiniFastFit (9,300 K) Philips lamp
code: L10087
code: 183102/805

for fixing clamps

code: C21070

48-51mm, max 300 Kg hook for truss

Safety cable
code: 105041/003

Ø 4mm, lenght 680mm safety cable

Foam Shell
code: F21172
code: F21205

Roxter-Case for 2 Alpha 300 / 700 (2 foam shells included + wheels)

code: C61199 ("WL" version, with Wireless DMX) - C61197 ("EASY" version with no W-DMX) - C61196 ("ECO" version)

Outdoor Enclosure

view product details


You can find manuals, datasheets, DMX channel charts, photometrics, CAD symbols, spare parts, firmware files, schematics, technical notes, etc... in the new dedicated Claypaky Customer Care website (restricted access):

Claypaky customer care

Alpha 300 light show
DVD video available on request
Download wmv video | Download m4v video
Claypaky dazzles at SAPOA Annual Convention
March 17, 2017
SOUTH AFRICA - MGG were called upon to supply the full technical for the SAPOA Annual Convention, which celebrated its fiftieth anniversary at the Sandton Convention Centre’s Pavilion Venue in Johannesburg. For this top-notch occasion, MGG... read more
Clay Paky spotlights subtly illuminate Doltone House
March 25, 2014
Australia – Clay Paky distributor for Australia, Show Technology, has supplied 14 Clay Paky Alpha Spot 300s to luxury venue Doltone House in Sydney’s Hyde Park.Situated on level three of the Tattersalls Club, the Doltone House venue is a prime... read more
Clay Paky Lights Singapore's Newest Club AVALON
December 12, 2011
The glitz and glamour of Hollywood has come to Singapore. The opening of AVALON has been hyped as the most highly anticipated nightclub event in the region and fittingly boasts the largest installation of Clay Paky Sharpy moving beam lights ever... read more
DBN Lights the BBC Proms with Clay Paky
February 1, 2011
Manchester based lighting rental specialists DBN were once again asked to design and supply lighting equipment for the BBC’s Proms in the Park event in Salford. The lightshow was designed by DBN’s Nick Walton. It's the fourth year that the... read more
Creative Vodafone event
April 30, 2009
Creative Events was contracted by WMP to supply all the technical equipment (lights, audio, projectors and LED screens) and technicians for the Vodafone IPO launch event. The event was set up in an amazing tent at the Dhow Port to attract as much... read more
Clay Paky on Gerry Scotti’s “Who Wants to be a Millionaire”
November 11, 2008
“Who Wants To Be a Millionaire?” is a game show broadcast in Italy on Canale 5 that copies the original format produced by the British Independent Television network (ITV) and Celador. Created in 1998, it hit Italy in May 2000 and has been... read more
Clay Paky at Showway 2008: great success for the Alpha 300 models
February 5, 2008
Showway, the first international trade fair dedicated to spectacle professionals held in Bergamo (Italy) from 24 to 26 February, obtained very large participation and considerable success among the operators, offering itself for the future as the... read more
Clay Paky new products at Show-Way 2008: Alpha Beam 300
February 5, 2008
CLAY PAKY NEW PRODUCTS AT SHOW-WAY 2008: ALPHA BEAM 300 Clay Paky will be present at Show-Way 2008 with the whole of its extraordinary range of ALPHA moving body projectors, from 300 to 1200 W. Among them all the last-born at Clay Paky, the ALPHA... read more
The new Clay Paky “ALPHA 300” projectors protagonists at Plasa’07
September 19, 2007
Clay Paky launched for the first time at Plasa 2007 three compact moving body projectors for professional use designed with the outstanding features of the whole Alpha Series: the Alpha Spot HPE 300 and Alpha Spot 300 effect projectors, and the Alpha... read more