Luxor - Color


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The ZDC adds color to existing zoning and dimming options. A color system requires that a ZDC LED board is installed into each desired FX Luminaire LED fixture. Standard and ZDenabled FX Luminaire fixtures will zone and zone/dim, respectively, but color is achieved only through the use of specific ZDC LED boards.

Color Palette

Colors are selected on the Color Palette screen. The Luxor can store up to 250 preset colors, labeled numerically as seen in Figure 19. Each color requires hue and saturation values. Hue is the primary attribute of a color. The selected value is found on the standard color wheel and is represented by numeric values between 0 and 359. Saturation is the percentage of hue seen with white light filling in the remainder (e.g., 80% saturation is 80% of the selected hue and 20% of white light).

  • Access the color palette by selecting the Color function from the Home screen.
  • Only four colors are displayed at a time. Turn the scroll wheel clockwise to access the remaining 246 color labels.
  • Use the scroll wheel to highlight the desired color label (e.g., C1). Adjust the hue/saturation settings using one of two methods:
  1. Color Swatch: Scroll one click to the right to highlight the color swatch and press the scroll wheel to open the Color Selection screen. Adjust the Hue (top) and/or Saturation (bottom) by selecting the appropriate chart, scrolling left or right until the desired setting is located, and pressing the scroll wheel again to finalize the setting.
  2. Hue/Sat Values: Scroll to highlight the hue or saturation numeric values. Press the scroll wheel to select, then scroll to select the desired values. Press scroll wheel again to finalize the setting.
  • The test group column allows the user to view the created color of a specific group. The color will remain active until the color palette screen is exited or the test group is set to off. Scroll to the test group box and select a group to activate a color label onto that group.
  • Changes to colors in real time are made when the color is active through a test group, a theme, a program, or a manual program.

Color Wheel

The color wheel feature scans through all 300 hues constantly at intervals determined by the user. The scan is applied at the group level, allowing various groups to cycle at different colors and rates.

  1. Access the color wheel menu by selecting the Color Wheel function from the Home screen.
  2. Choose a label for your wheel (e.g., CW2).
  3. Select a starting color. This is a user-defined color from the Color Palette menu.
  4. Select the number of seconds in which the Luxor will scan through all 300 hues, beginning first at the "Starting Color." For rapid color changes, choose a lower number of seconds.
  5. Apply the color wheel into programs, themes, and manual modes using the same principles described in the "Color" section. Rather than applying a single color to each group (e.g., C1), scroll the reverse direction to apply a color wheel (e.g., CW1).


Color and non-color LED boards must be assigned to different groups.

Mixing FX Luminaire LED, ZD and ZDC

FX Luminaire offers a variety of LED boards with ascending functionality when used with the Luxor. The standard board is zoneable, the ZD board offers zoning and dimming, and ZDC encompasses the first two and adds color to the mix.


When "all lights on" is activated in the manual mode with an assigned color, non-color lights (e.g., standard and ZD) will not turn on. Select the white color (0 hue and 0 sat) to ensure all lights come on in this mode.

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