Alpha Wash 1500


Alpha Wash 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

This fixture is the top washlight in the Alpha range, featuring a 1500 W lamp, enhanced optics and a comprehensive colour generation system. The beam is fully sizeable thanks to the extra-wide 11° - 74° zoom range, clean from centre to edge. Colours are generated through combinable CMY system, 2 colour wheels, with pure dichroic filters, and the special “Golden CTO”, allowing smooth adjustment from 2500K to 6000K.   1500 W Lok-it discharge lamp Power may be set to 1500 or 1200 W 11°- 74° electronic zoom CMY colour system + 2 colour wheels (6+6) + linear “Golden CTO” Indexable and rotating ovalizing filter plus “diamond effect” filter Frost filter 0-100% hybrid dimmer (electronic + mechanical) Three-phase pan/tilt motor for perfectly silent operation High performance electronics and firmware Modular construction for easy maintenance


  • 1500 W discharge lamp
  • Optical unit with extremely high luminous efficiency
  • Power may be set to 1500 or 1200 W
  • 11°- 74° electronic  zoom
  • CMY color system + 2 color wheels (6+6) + linear “Golden CTO”
  • Indexable and rotating ovalizing filter
  • Rotating “diamond effect” filter
  • Frost filter
  • 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



200 - 240V 50/60Hz


2000VA at 230V 50Hz (PFC electronic ballast)


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


Elliptic reflector with high luminous efficiency
Electronic Linear Zoom 11°-74°
Diffuser lens (11° to 13°; Linear to 74°)


CMY Color Mixing
2 color wheels, each with 6 pure and selected color filters linear CTO
3200K and 8000K on the color wheel


1 frost filter
Indexable beam shaper
"Diamond Effect" rotating filter
Stop/strobe effect


20/23 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
Dimmer 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 = 252°
Maximum speeds:
- PAN = 4.0 sec (360°)
- TILT = 3.2 sec (252°)
- 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.
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


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


45 Kg (99.21 lbs)

Alpha Wash 1500
HTI 1500W/60/P50 LOK-IT (6.000 K) Osram lamp
HTI 1500W/60/P50 LOK-IT (6.000 K) OSRAM LAMP
code: L10102
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

code: C61182

Handles set

Top hat
code: C61186

Top hat

Diffusor lens
code: C61189
Foam shell
code: F21176

foam shell for Alpha 1500

code: F21210

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


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

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