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Fiber Optic Star Ceilings

A unique feature of fiber optic lighting is its ability to light a number of points from one illuminator.
One of the best demonstrations of this is shown in star effect ceilings. Extremely difficult to achieve with conventional lighting methods, fiber optics make it easy to implement this stunning feature in almost any location, indoors or out.
Fiber Harness Types
Two types of fiber are available, Star 9 and Star 28. Each type offers mixed diameter fiber strands which simulate a 'near & far' effect once they are installed in the ceiling and illuminated.
Fiber TypeStrands
STAR 9 Fiber6 x 0.75mm / 2 x 1mm / 1 x 1.5mm
STAR 28 Fiber20 x 0.75mm / 8 x 1mm
Fitting Types
The fiber tails that make up a star ceiling can be left bare or alternatively can be fitted with either Mushroom Lenses or Star Lenses.
Both options are great for disguising any unevenly drilled holes and give a slightly softer look to the light points.
In humid or damp areas, the star lens provides the best seal against moisture ingress.
For more information on these fittings please see the dedicated product pages by clicking on the links above.

Star Density Interactive Tool

Preferred star density is a personal preference, however you should also consider the size of room you are installing the effect in. Generally larger rooms benefit from a less dense fill whereas smaller rooms can look great with a higher density of stars.
The interactive tool below allows a star ceiling density to be visualised. To use it, move the sliders left and right to achieve the desired values. The diagram will update in real time.
Note that the diagram is indicative only and plots star positions randomly. We cannot reproduce exact ceiling patterns generated by this tool.

Fibre Data

Rounded to nearest full tail

Star 9 Fibre

Star 28 Fibre

Datasheet and Fiber Calculator

To further aid the specification of fiber for star ceilings we have also developed a tool that will take care of the calculations. This is part of the product datasheet which can be downloaded below.
Datasheet & Calculator