The HYDRA light splitter and Infinity optical jointing system by Starscape


Our light distribution system makes installation of multiple panels easy.


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Our Hydar optical jointing system  YouTube video explaining the system. Please note, since the video was made,

the optical joints have been upgraded to screw connectors.  Screw fix optical joint   A new video will follow shortly.


In the illustration below 12 panels are supplied with light from a twin port light source.


Supplying light to multiple panels


The components are highlighted below.


Rear of a satr panel showing the components of the optical jointing system


Light from the MiniLED550 is split into 6 outputs by the Hydra. A carrier tail of appropriate length then carries the light to the panel tail.

The optical joints have screw connectors.


Fibre a panel

Fibre being inserted into a multiple panel layout, in this case with speaker cut-out’s.

The panel tail is secured to panel with Gaffa tape then the individual fibres routed around the cut-out and secured with tape.



Components for DIY projects.


A Hydra 6The Hydra-6 light splitter £38.50

The Hydra-6 takes light from any of our MiniLED range of light sources and splits it into 6 feeds. A Hydra-12 is also available working with our Maxi range of light sources.


Carrier tailsCarrier tails approx. £15.50 per metre

Carrier tails give the LightFlow system great flexibility. We manufacture in lengths from 1.5 to 10 metres. Carrier tails have male ferrules at each end connecting to a female ferrule with loose nut on the Hydra and at the output end a female ferrule with loose nut on the panel tail.


Panel tailsPanel tails £33.50 / £74.50

We have two lengths of panel tail: 1.6 metre and 2.5 metres. All contain the following fibres: 80 x 0.50, 14 x 0.75,5 x 1.00 and 1 x 1.50 The 1.6m tail will be suitable for metre square panels or smaller, the 2.5m for plasterboard size panels 2.4 x 1.2 metres.


Super black fabricSuper black fabric £27.50 per linear metre

Our super black fabric is 147cm wide and sold by the centimetre. This allows you to order just enough to cover whatever panel size you have decided on. Do remember to add 20cm to the length to wrap and secure the fabric around the panel.


If you would like to purchase and of the above components please contact us or visit our secure online shop.     Secure shop logo



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