The HYDRA light splitter and Infinity optical jointing system by Starscape


Our light distribution system makes installation of multiple panels easy.


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.



Hydra light splitter

Hydra light splitter


Hydra-6 light splitter £38.50: 



Carrier tails

Carrier tail



Select the number of carrier tails at each length and then "Add to Basket"


1.5 metre carrier tail £23.25
2.0 metre carrier tail £31.00
2.5 metre carrier tail £38.75
3.0 metre carrier tail £46.50
4.0 metre carrier tail £62.00
5.0 metres carrier tail £77.50



Panel tails.

We have two lengths of panel tail: 1.6 metre and2.5 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.


Panel tail

1.6 metres panel tail with 100 mixed diameter fibres £33.50
2.5 metre panel tail with 100 mixed diameter fibres £74.50


Italian Melton Wool Fabric


Our super black Melton 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.



Melton fabric


Black Melton fabric 147cm wide. Please select how many centemeters at £0.275: 



Light sources can be found on this page.






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Over £30.00 delivery is by next working day courier. For Saturday deliveries there's a £20.00 surcharge.

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