Let’s take an in-depth look at the Astera AX1 PixelTube. In this article, we’ll look at the AX1’s key features, mounting and control options, and settings. Keep reading to see what’s possible with this creative lighting fixture.

Quick Answer: The Astera AX1 PixelTube is a powerful, creative, pixel controllable LED RGBW light tube with a variety of mounting options. The biggest limitation is your imagination.

Astera AX1 PixelTube Overview

Astera AX1 PixelTube

The Astera AX1 is an LED RGBW tube light that offers endless possibilities thanks to its tubular design, multiple mounting options, and animated LED pixel sections. The AX1 is ideal for lighting up people, objects or creating direct and indirect lighting effects. 

  • 20 Hour battery life
  • Waterproof (Works in the rain with end cap fitted)
  • 16 LED pixel sections
  • Wireless operation

The AX1 operates within the Astera ecosystem of lights. For more on this family of lights, check out our article on Astera AX1, AX3, and AX5 lighting system.

Astera AX1 PixelTube Mounting Options

The versatility of the AX1 comes from the multitude of mounting options built into the fixture.

  • Eye hook
    Connect with rigging to suspend the AX1 in a variety of positions.
  • Floor stand
    The screw-in floor stand allows you to place your AX1 anywhere your imagination allows.
  • Clips and clamps
    Custom locking clips create an interface between the AX1 and a universal clamp, meaning you can attach the AX1 to truss and environmental objects.

Astera AX1 Control Options

There are two different ways to control the Astera AX1 PixelTube fixtures.

  • IR remote
    Point the IR remote at the top/back to change the color of the AX1.
  • Astera AX7 transmitter
    Pair your phone or tablet with the AX7 transmitter and control the effects and animations on your AX1 fixtures using the Astera app. 

Astera AX1 PixelTube Specs

100% wirelessYes
WaterproofIP65 (Can be in the rain, but cannot be submerged)
Battery life20 hours at low power
Remote control typeBluetooth, Wi-Fi, IR
Wireless DMXYes
Light source16 (RGB)
Total LED powed28 W
Beam Angle180°
ColorsRGBW

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