Alpha Wash 300

C61094 (electronic ballast version)

Alpha Wash 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 Wash 300 is a compact, lightweight, silent 300 W washlight. It is practical to install, extremely bright and able to provide every shade required with an unrivalled colour quality. Two frost levels on dedicated channels allow linear uniform colour diffusion, even at short distances. Consequently these lights can be used throughout in the most demanding professional sectors.


  • Optical unit with extremely high luminous efficiency (20,500 lux [12°] at 5 m)
  • CMY colour mixing + colour wheel (including CTO and CTB filters)
  • Two linear frost effects on dedicated channels
  • 12.5° to 32° beam width using frost effects
  • Wide quick pan and tilt movements
  • Silent operation (“Silent Version” system supplied as standard)
  • Extremely new design high performance electronics
  • Italian-style design (patented)
  • Eco-friendly: may be used instead of very much larger and more expensive spotlights
  • 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  opening from 12° to 32° can be obtained by using the frost effects individually or together


CMY Color Mixing.
Color Wheel with 8 pure and selected color filters + open
CTO 2500 K, CTO 3200 K and CTB filters (on color wheel)


Two Different frost effects with linear variation, on two separated channels
A new conception 0-100% Dimmer 0-100% on dedicated channel.
Stop/strobe effect.


Max 17 DMX 512 control channels
DMX protocol signal: USITT DMX 512
Display: Graphic LCD Display
Pan/Tilt 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.


18,2 Kg / 40 lbs 1 oz

Alpha Wash 300
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

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