The CD-3000 Upgrade Dimming Control System makes expensive replacement of Strand CD80 dimming systems unnecessary.
Johnson Systems Inc. products are ETL listed and comply fully with UL508 and CSA22.2 No 184 electrical safety approvals. This Internationally recognized safety approval covers the entire assembly specifically for installation into an existing UL approved enclosure (OEM rack) and in no way compromises the electrical safety of the overall system. Official documents available on request.
The CD-3000 is a next generation retrofit electronics package designed specifically for any vintage of Strand CD80 dimmer rack. The CD-3000 will replace the aging control electronics of the existing CD80 dimmer rack making system replacement completely unnecessary. This full-featured, ETL listed state-of-the-art unit provides a low cost digital interface to any of today's modern lighting communication protocols.
Designed to install in minutes with only a single screw driver, this elegant package has been designed for longevity and reliability with the end-user in mind. Intuitive LCD user interface combined with a single modular design makes the CD-3000 extremely user-friendly and easily serviceable. Advanced next generation hardware and software designs reduce stand-by power consumption to less than 1 Watt, allowing for compliance with the International Energy Agency's "One Watt Initiative" for standby power consumption. CD-3000 will provide a "Green" dimmer rack!
Full featured, hi-resolution dimming with lightning fast response. Exclusive "lamp warming" techniques extends lamp life considerably. An environmentally and financially responsible solution that offers unsurpassed high performance in a matter in minutes!
Many systems can be upgraded in a few hours at a fraction of the cost (typically 10-20%) of complete dimming system replacement alternatives. Furthermore, electrical contracting is eliminated in most cases further reducing costs and facility downtime.
|WHY JOHNSON vs. OEM?
|Single control module for system wide compatibility in multiple rack installations.||Easy to use intuitive software and user-interface permits access to over 50 powerful advanced feature menus. No laptop and custom software are required!||Single control module for system wide compatibility in multiple rack installations.||Removable firmware and configuration dongle allows for secure programming backups and fast service swap.|
|Non-proprietary "off the shelf" power supply provides long-term security.||Dual DMX, analog/load-shed and contact/BMS inputs use "breakaway style" connectors to facilitate ease of installation.||Backplane OEM wiring interface for fast installation.||NEW! CD-3000-SV-RR48 and CD-3000-SV-RR96 for CD80 Supervisor Compact Rolling Racks.|
|Orange County Convention Centre, Orlando FL
Sixty-six (yes, 66!) dimmer racks upgraded with CD-3000 Control Systems.
|JSI CD-3000-SV Dimensions (PDF)||JSI CD-3000-AE Dimensions (PDF)|
We decided to convert across our entire dimmer inventory to the JSI CD80SV rolling rack retrofits due to our ongoing problem with modern console compatibility, reliability and high maintenance of the original components on our 20+ year old dimmer racks. During our research we were impressed with the high quality of the JSI components and well thought out engineering enabling quick, painless, and uncomplicated retrofitting. JSI, and Emlight Designs, response to all our inquires during our research were fast, technically informative and always generous in offering support during and after the conversion. The conversion process was smooth, complete supported in person by Emlight, and easier than we were even hoping for. To date we have had zero issues with them. All console boards have been compatible, zero mystery errors as with the originals, and the end users find them to be the easiest racks they have ever worked with.
Best decision we ever made.
A YouTube video of the installation procedure for a
CD-3000-SV Control Systems for aging Strand CD80 Supervisor dimmer racks.
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