Astera’s Wireless PixelBar is a linear wash fixture with built-in battery pack. Each of its LEDs can be individually addressed and offers ultra-high color rendering, digital color calibration and a native 21° beam. Thanks to its smart stands, hanging bracket, connectable endcaps and the integrated airline track it can be quickly assembled in numerous ways and is suitable for a wide variety of applications such as concert/touring, corporate events, TV etc.
The PixelBar will be available in 1m (16 x 10W LEDs) and 50cm (8 x 10W LEDs).
Colors: Red, Green, Blue, Mint, Amber
Total LED power: 160W / 80W
Power draw: 80W / 40W
TLCI (3200k-6500k)*: ≥96
CRI (3200k-6500k)*: ≥96
Light output – 2700k, 3200k,5500k (100)*: 3600lm, 4460lm, 4530lm
Light output – 2700k, 3200k,5500k (50)*: 1800lm, 2230lm, 2265lm
Pixels: 16 (8)
Battery Lifetime: 70% after 300 cycles
Battery Runtime: Up to 20 hours
Charging time (nominal): 5 Hours
Input Voltage : 110 – 240V, 50/60 Hz
Backside Display with HSI control
Wireless Frequencies: CRMX 2.4GHz, UHF
Range: 300m | 330 Yards
CRMX Receiver: Built-in
IP Rating: IP65
Ambient Temperature: 0-40˚C | 32-104˚F
Weight (50): 4.5 kg (9.9 lbs)
Weight (100): 7.4 kg (16.3 lbs)
Dimensions with hook 50 (mm/inches): 520 x 165 x 65 / 20.5 x 6.5 x2.6
Dimensions with hook 100 (mm/inches):1020 x 165 x 65 / 40.1 x 6,5 x 2,6
Dimensions without hook 50 (mm/inches): 500 x 165 x 65 / 19.7 x 6.5 x2.6
Dimensions without hook 100(mm/inches):1000 x 165 x 65 / 39.4 x 6.5 x 2.6
30° Filter for AX2 PixelBar
(AX2-50-F30 / AX2-100-F30)
120° Filter for AX2 PixelBar
(AX2-50-F120 / AX2-100-F120)
StealthCover for AX2 PixelBar
(AX2-50-SC / AX2-100-SC)
Firmware release notes
Available in 2 sizes
50cm (20”) with 8 x 10W
100cm (40”) with 16 x 10W
Individually Controllable Pixels
8 pixels for AX2-50
16 pixels for AX2-100
Titan LED Engine
TLCI ≥ 96, CRI Ra ≥ 96, CRI Re ≥ 90 from 3.200K to 6.500K
Precision Optics from Gaggione
21° lenses with perfect color-mixing from floor to ceiling
Join several AX2s, they communicate to allow auto-addressing & Flow Sets
Consistent pixel pitch
Throughout all AX2s connected with BarConnect+
Airline Track at back and bottom to attach mounting tools
Multi-functional feet with quick-release clamp
A smart control system of your Astera wireless fixture. Infrared remote, wireless DMX and app work together to enable big setups. Your entire installation can be set up, monitored and adjusted in a fast and convenient way. Mini Titan Tube | Film Lighting Tube | Film Lights
App control (UHF)
Control AX2 PixelBar
Create complex programs out of colors, effects, and settings. AX2 PixelBar will remember and repeat these effects without requiring a constant wireless link.
Quickly create groups of lights, assign positions and select which Tube should receive commands. Film Lights Control system
Monitor Film Lighting Tubes
Keep a complete overview of the status and all settings of your AX2 PixelBar while you operate them.
View battery status, radio signal, DMX address and which lights you have targeted.
Diagnose individual AX2 PixelBar and even get informed if a light is being moved or switched off.
This works while you control lights by the app but also if AX2 PixelBar is controlled via DMX.
Set-up faster film light, mini Titan Tube
Set up your Film Light conveniently out of the distance.
Set DMX address and DMX footprint for one or several AX2 PixelBars; 50 units can be prepared in less than 5 minutes out of the distance.
After your job, do a quick master reset of all settings or a partial one of only selected settings.
Wireless DMX (2.4GHz)
LumenRadio for film light
The AsteraBox works as a wireless DMX transmitter; just connect it with the included XLR adapter to your DMX console and you can transmit 1 DMX universe with CRMX technology, the most stable wireless DMX protocol available.
Compatibility of film lights
We included the most reliable wireless DMX module on the market compatible with CRMX and other wireless DMX standards but not W-DMX G5 and City Theatrical.
IR Remote Control
Simple commands like ON/OFF, colors, preloaded effects etc can be sent with our infrared remote control directly to the lights.
When programming lights with the AsteraApp the IR remote can be used for confirming settings on individual lights.
Features unique to AX2 PixelBar
Detect all available lights, set them up, check their status, configure DMX addresses and DMX profiles.
Set the length of your production and be sure that your lights won`t run out while still getting the maximum brightness.
Individually calibrated lights lead to 100% color consistency and exact color reproduction of color temperature and filter gels.
Quickly build programs out of colors and effects, trigger them or make them match a beat.
Scrambled PWM technology to avoid flickering when filming.
Adjust green/magenta during content creation to reduce postproduction work.
Switch lights into power-saving standby and schedule them to wake up when the production starts.
This exclusive feature makes the light able to display the maximum brightness at all time and intensify non-white colors.
Switches to white light when AC power is cut to keep your event save
The lights give visual and audible alarm and send notification to the AsteraApp if they are being moved during an event.
Auto BPM analyzes the beat and matches programs to it, flash buttons can trigger special effects while being held down.
The AsteraApp is packed with many additional items and new features are frequently added via software update.