Elation Lighting M6

Elation Lighting M6

Elation Lighting M6
Item# M6FC01

Product Description

The M6 is a state-of-the-art lighting console that functions as a highly advanced visual control surface. Designed to control everything from conventional and moving lights to the most advanced media server, the M6 has been designed for today’s demanding multimedia shows and tomorrow’s challenges.

Based on the well-proven M-Series software platform, the M6 provides users the ultimate control surface for fast programming and extensive playback control all from one console. Incorporating the latest available technologies with an industrial multi-core processor, solid-state drives and custom-designed high-brightness touch screens, the M6 is capable of delivering 64 DMX universes directly from the console’s network ports without using costly external processors.

Advanced features like a LiveBlender T-Bar, FastDial rotary encoders, Paired Playback buttons and BriteTouch display make the M6 the most advanced console design ever. It offers a total of 44 playbacks, including dual Main Go sections, 10 motorized faders and 12 additional faders, as well as a total of 17 encoders for parameter access.

M-Series Licensing
4 DMX 5pin XLR ports
64 Universes (Artnet, sACN)


2 x Positionable BriteTouch™ Widescreens (sunlight readable, multi-touch)

2 x External DisplayPort Touchscreens up to 1920x1080 per Output

FastTouch™ 3.5” Touchscreens

1 x LiveBlender™ Split T-Bar with 8 x FastBlend™ RGB Buttons

4 x FastTrack™ linear Encoders

12 x FastDial™ Rotary Encoders

1 x Dedicated Dimmer Wheel

10 x Motorized Playbacks with LCD Displays and
4 x Customizable Buttons

10 x PlayPairs™ Buttons with LCD Displays

12 x Sub Playback Faders and 12 x Sub Playback Buttons

2 x Main Go Sections

12 x F-Keys and 5 x FastKeys™

Low-Profile Housing with Adaptable Module Layout

Show-Ready Boot up in under a Minute

64 DMX Universes Directly from the Console Network Ports


Length: 668 mm (26.3 in.)
Width: 1058 mm (41.7 in.)
Height: 204 mm (8.1 in.)
Weight: 37.5 kg (82.7 lbs.)
Shipping weight (in flightcase): TBA

Protocol: DMX512A (RDM), Art-Net, sACN
64 DMX universes, 32768 channels
No limit to number of DMX channels per fixture
Extensive fixture library for all known manufacturers
65000 presets for each group of functions (P/T, color, gobo, etc.)
Effect generator for automated programming of complex effects
Relative or absolute programming
Fan function for all channels (including timing parameters)
On-the-fly global timing changes
Virtual cuelists
Wait, follow and link cues
HTP, LTP, chase, timecode, submaster and group master playback functionality
Individual parameter timings
Intuitive patch feature
Fixture type cloning
All channels with 16-bit resolution

2 x positionable 15.6" BriteTouch™ widescreens (sunlight readable, multi-touch), 1376x768
2 x external DisplayPort touchscreens, both up to 1920x1080
2 x FastTouch™ 3.5” touchscreens, 320x240
1 x LiveBlender™ split T-bar
8 x FastBlend™ RGB buttons
4 x FastTracks™ linear encoders with LED feedback
12 x FastDial™ rotary encoders
1 x dedicated dimmer wheel
10 x motorized playbacks with LCD displays and 4 x customizable buttons with LCD displays
10 x PlayPairs™ buttons with LCD displays
12 x sub playback buttons
12 x sub playback faders
12 x F-keys
5 x Fastkeys™
2 x independent Main GO sections
Bank navigation with digital display
Numerical keypad
Command buttons
Trackball with two selection buttons

Assign a cue, cuelist or effect to any playback fader
500 playback banks, each containing 20 playbacks
100 sub playback banks, each containing 24 playbacks 100 pages of 100 playbacks activated by touchscreen button
No limit to cues per cuelist
Full 16-bit fading for high-resolution fixtures
Individual fade in/fade out times for all playbacks
Manual override available at all times
Live 0-100% override of global cue timings
Live programmer timing (“Sneak”)
Cuelists can be executed in tracking or non-tracking mode

Industrial motherboard, Intel Core i7 Quad-Core processor
64 GB SSD storage drive
Dedicated graphics processor
Up to 64 DMX universes directly from the console network ports

Windows 7 embedded
OS installation by USB storage device
Show backup on hard disk or USB storage device (not included)
Support for ELO USB touchscreens

4 x DMX universe outputs: 5-pin locking XLR
1 x DMX input: 5-pin locking XLR
2 x external touchscreens (both up to 1920x1080): DisplayPort
Art-Net (up to 64 universes): Gigabit Ethercon RJ-45
MaxNet controller link: Gigabit Ethercon RJ-45
Peripherals and USB memory devices: 2 x USB 3.0, 8 x USB 2.0
SMPTE In/Out: 3-pin locking XLR
MIDI in/out/thru (MIDI show control, MIDI notes, MIDI timecode): 5-pin DIN
Stereo audio In/Out: 3-pin locking XLR
Microphone: 3-pin locking XLR
2 x desk lamps (optional accessories): 3-pin locking XLR
AC power input: Neutrik PowerCon

AC power: 100-240 V nominal, 50/60 Hz
Maximum current: 4 A at 115 V, 2 A at 230 V

Neutrik PowerCon NAC3FCA power input connector, cable mount
2 x integrated LED desk lamps
USB flash recovery drive
Dust cover
One-Key™ with ShowDesigner 6 Lite™ one-year license and M-PC 64 universes license

Specifications and documentation subject to change without notice.

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