Functional Overview

The ACME SCORPIUS, the next generation of the outdoor all-weather moving beam, powered by the new Philips MSD Platinum 500L Flex discharge lamp, armed with the tailor-made magnesium alloy die-casting shell, delivers a solid, uniform, and ultra-sharp beam in 1.8 degrees. With the high-quality optical system & a large frontal lens, the luminous flux reaches 4,680,000 lux @5m and 1,100,000 lx @10m.

Fitted with CMY, CTO, and a 14-color wheel, whether in pastels or saturated colors, the Scorpius is a great artist. Adding with a fixed gobo wheel, a rotating gobo wheel, and two prisms, the aerial effects will beyond your imagination.

Characterized by IP-66 rating, the Scorpius is ready to serve your outdoor shows - large stadium venue or massive theme park, hot or cold, wind or rain, sand or dust - SCORPIUS is all you need!


  • Diameter of front lens: 230mm
  • Colour mixing: Linear CMY color mixing
  • Color Temperature: 7800K
  • CTO color temperature from 2700 kelvin to 7800 kelvin with linear-gradient
  • Rainbow effect
  • Beam Angle: 1.8°
  • Rotating gobo wheel: 1 rotating gobo wheel with 7 gobos plus open, convenient replacement
  • Static gobo Wheel: 1 static gobo wheel with 18 gobos plus open
  • Color Wheel: 1 color wheel with 14 colors plus white
  • Prism: 8-facet prism + 6-facet linear prism, rotatable in both directions and overlayable
  • 0~100% smooth dimming
  • Motorized focus
  • Outstanding strobe effect with variable speed
  • Independent frost effect
  • IP66 protection rotating, can be used outdoors all year round
  • Flicker free management
  • Dust-proof and oil-proof design

Technical & Specification


  • XP-550 BEAM IP

Light Source

  • Light source: Philips MSD Platinum 500L Flex
  • Bulb life expectancy: 4000 hours

Optical System

  • Advanced optical system to ensure image quality, clear and sharp

Control & Program

  • 4-buttons touch panel
  • Display: LCD display
  • Protocols: DMX512,RDM,Wireless (optional)
  • DMX Protocol modes: 2
  • Control channels: 23,17
  • Pan/Tilt Resolution: 16-bit
  • Linear CMY color mixing
  • Electronic ballast
  • Dimmer: 8 bit or 16 bit
  • Upgrade the firmware via DMX link

Pan & Tilt

  • Pan movement: 540°
  • Tilt movement: 270°
  • Fixation: Pan/Tilt lock
  • Automatic Pan/Tilt position correction

Rotating Gobos

  • 1 x rotating gobos wheel with 7 gobos plus open, convenient replacement
  • Image diameter: 8 mm
  • Outside diameter: 22.5 mm
  • Thickness: 1.1 mm
  • borofloat or better glass materials
  • Set with "SLOT & LOCK" system for gobos replacement

Static Gobos

  • 1 x static gobos with 18 gobos plus open

Color Wheel

  • 1 x color wheel with 14 colors plus white

Electrical & Connectors

  • Power supply with electronic auto-ranging
  • Input voltage range: 100-240V~ 50/60Hz
  • Power consumption: 780W
  • Power In/Out: Waterproof Power Connector in/out
  • Data in/out: 3-pin or 5-pin IP XLR

Fixture Specification

  • Width: 499 mm (19.6")
  • Depth: 330 mm (13")
  • Height: 794 mm (31.3")
  • Weight: 42.5 kg (93.7 lbs)

Work Environment

  • Maximum ambient temperature: 45°C
  • Maximum surface temperature: 50°C
  • Minimum operating temperature: 0°C
  • Protection Rating: IP66


  • CE compliant


  • Horizontally or vertically mounting are available
  • Operating position is universal
  • 2 x integrated clamps for 50 millimeter truss
  • Safety Rope Hole
  • Pan/Tilt lock

Included items

  • Digital User Manual
  • Power Cable
  • 2 x integrated clamps for 50 millimeter truss

Optional Accessories (with item code)

  • Clamp: 2060001632 (C-250B)
  • Safety cable: 2060001603-A (SW-05)
  • Base connect plate: 63582156
  • Signal line: 3-pin or 5-pin signal line





Optional Accessories


  Version Read Download Date
SCORPIUS Catalogue
en updated: 2022-06-24
  re  dw  2022-06-24
User Manual
SCORPIUS User Manual A Version
fr version A, updated: 2021-11-27
re  dw  2021-11-27
SCORPIUS Hanging Dimension
updated: 2020-11-18
    dw  2020-11-18
SCORPIUS Dimension
updated: 2022-05-12
    dw  2022-05-12
Firmware updates
SCORPIUS (XP-550 BEAM IP)-V10-51522
version V10, updated: 2021-11-29
V10    dw  2021-11-29
Compliances & Declarations
SCORPIUS (XP-550 BEAM IP) CE Certification
en version , updated: 2021-09-03
  re  dw  2021-09-03
SCORPIUS (XP-550 BEAM IP) - IP Class Test Verification
en version , updated: 2021-12-02
  re  dw  2021-12-02