Astera LED Helios Tubes with Charging Case (8-Light Set)

Available for Rent in New York City!

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This Set of 8 Helios Tubes with Charging Case from Astera is a formidable setup destined for the road. The set includes eight Helios LED lights and a hard, shippable charging case with a DMX-compatible PowerBox that can actually charge the tubes with them inside. Astera has provided a full array of mounting options that includes sixteen holders with cotter pins for truss mounting, sixteen spigots for joining tubes together and to be used as mounting studs for the eight included floor stands.

Astera Helios RGB LED Tube Light

With a wide 120° beam spread, the Astera Helios RGB LED Tube Light will create a soft direct light on your subject, can be used as an accent light, or as a design element on location or on set. Suitable for cine, theatrical, and event productions, the wireless tube is powered by an integrated LG Chem li-ion battery that will give you 20 hours of runtime on a three-hour charge. The light features 8 LED emitters in a 22.7″ long tube that you can mount into a set, onto a stand, or hang from a grid, or even hold in your bare hand. The Hyperion has an impressive CRI/TLCI rating of 96/96 indicating high accuracy in the rendition of color. The Helios also uses RGB, Mint, and Amber LEDs and Hue, Saturation, and Intensity control to access literally millions of custom colors.

Color and control are at the heart of the Hyperion’s design. The tube has an expansive white-light range of 1750 to 20,000 to seamlessly blend into any ambient light situation, or just to exercise creative expression. You can make these adjustments locally on the fixture or there are several ways to do it remotely. Most familiar is from a console with the Helios wired to it. Wireless DMX, CRMX, and other types of units can adjust functions at distances up to 990′. There’s also an AsteraApp that lets you control the light via Bluetooth, and IR control via an optional remote.

The Helios Tube ships without a power supply. Choose an optional AC Adapter/Charger or a PowerBox.


  • You can use the Astera infrared remote control (not included) by simply pointing it at individual lights to set the desired effect
  • The downloadable AsteraApp is an efficient way to quickly create a customized lightshow using your smart device. It can group several lights together, address individual lights or groups of lights, and send complex effects with a user-defined color palette to all lights in range
  • The light can also be controlled by CRMX (wireless DMX), as the built-in receiver is compatible with all LumenRadio CRMX transmitters

Wireless Modules

865 to 870 MHz
902 to 928 MHz
2.4 GHz

TruColor Calibration

100% color consistency through any batch. It can hit exact color temperatures and reproduce standard filter gels.

Tunable White

Ranges from 1750 to 20,000K.

Green/Magenta Correction

Adjust green/magenta during content creation to reduce postproduction work.

20-Hour Runtime

Set the length of your event and be sure that your lights won’t run out while still getting the maximum brightness.


Quickly build programs out of colors and effects, trigger them, or make them match a beat.

Talkback +

Detect all available lights, set them up, check their status, and configure DMX addresses and DMX profiles.


The lights give visual and audible alarms and send notifications to the AsteraApp if they are being moved during an event.

Flicker-Free Filming

Scrambled PWM (Pulse Width Modulation) technology is used to prevent flickering when filming the lights.

Scheduled Standby Mode

You can switch the Astera Helios into standby mode to save power, and schedule it to wake up when the event starts.

DJ Application

Auto BPM analyzes the beat and matches programs to it; flash buttons can trigger special effects.

Dynamic Power Boost

The dynamic power-boost feature enables the light to display the maximum brightness at all times and intensify non-white colors.

Emergency Lights

Switches to white light when AC power is cut to keep your event safe.

Other Features

The AsteraApp is packed with many additional items, and new features are frequently added via software updates.

Astera Wheeled Helios Charging Case (Black)

Store, transport, protect, and charge up to eight AX3 fixtures at once in this black Wheeled Helios Charging Case. The case features an interior with foam and divider, a top handle, and a latch closure.

Operating Temperature: 32-104°F / 0-40°C
Input Voltage: 90-264 VAC
Input Current: 4.4A @ 115 VAC, 3A @ 230 VAC
Holds: 1 PowerBox (included), 8 x Helios Tubes, 16 x AX1 Clamp, 8 x AX1 Stands, 16 x Double-Ended Spigot (included), and 8 x WingPlates

Astera M5 Eyebolt for Ax1 Pixel, Helios, Titan and Hyperion Tubes (Pair)

This pair of M5 Eyebolts for Ax1 Pixel, Helios, Titan and Hyperion Tubes from Astera screw into the tube and allow it to be suspended without a frame. They can also be used for suspending four tubes via safety wire.

Astera Metal Holder for Mounting Tubes

This Metal Holder for Mounting Astera Tubes is used to mount FP1, FP2, and FP3 tubes to walls, truss and other structures. They can can also be secured with spax screws.

Astera Baby Pin Double-Ended Spigot

An essential accessory for mounting on Super Clamps or any piece of grip gear with female threads, the Baby Pin Double-Ended Spigot from Astera has 1/4″-20 threads at one end and 3/8″-16 threads at the other for mounting onto clamping gear and support lights with a 5/8″ receiver. The stainless steel pin is 2.7″ long and compatible with the AX3 bracket, AX3 housing, AX5 bracket, AX1 Holder, AX1 Wing Plate, and more.

Astera Foldable Stand for LED Tube Lights

The Foldable Stand for LED Tube Lights supports Astera AX1, FP1, and FP2 tubes in a vertical position, very close to the floor, for low-angle shooting. The three legs nest together into a compact form for space-efficient packing.

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