Rosco Introduces Miro Cube 2

Suitable for illuminating broadcast studios, museums, retail stores or any installation that needs large amounts of light without bulky fixtures, the Miro Cube 2 is available in four models.

Rosco Laboratories has released the Miro Cube 2, which is ideal for illuminating retail stores, museums, broadcast studios or any installation that needs voluminous amounts of light without large, bulky fixtures. 

Like the original Miro Cube, the Cube 2 is available in four models:

The Miro Cube 2 4CA is an RGBA fixture that features a unique, phosphor-converted amber chip for creating warm tones. The fixture also produces a warm white light (as low as 2,200K) that features a full-color spectrum and a high CRI.

The Miro Cube 2 4C is an RGBW color-mixing fixture for producing bright, bold colors. The fixture’s white emitter can also be used to create tints and pastel tones.

The Miro Cube 2 WNC is a tunable white fixture that features a mix of warm, neutral and cool LEDs to produce white light with a color-temperature range of 2,700K-6,000K and excellent color rendering (92+ CRI).

The Miro Cube 2 UV365 is a high-output blacklight featuring LEDs that are tuned to a narrow 365nm. This is the perfect ultraviolet bandwidth to make fluorescent scenery, makeup and set materials luminesce and glow.

Rosco’s patented Ludicrous Mode intelligently redistributes the fixture’s power to maximize its output, and every Miro Cube 2 ships with Ludicrous Mode already enabled. Miro Cube 2 fixtures can also ship from the factory pre-programmed to a specified hue or color temperature, eliminating the need to program the fixtures on site.

Miro Cube 2 fixtures can be controlled by RDM-compatible DMX and 0-10VDC and via mobile by Rosco’s MyMix app, which interfaces with the new MyMix Connect accessory. Using MyMix and MyMix Connect, users can select a color temperature, choose from up to 54 True Rosco Color gel matches or create their own custom color, and then save those settings in a library and share them with colleagues.

Miro Cube 2 also features two unique dimming modes. Master Dim Mode enables users to set their hue or color temperature and then dim the fixture at that setting via a single control channel. Miro Cube 2 fixtures also feature 4kHz and 16kHz PWM frequencies, as well as a unique No PWM Mode. Pulse Width Modulation is a great way to dim LED fixtures, and 16kHz is fast enough for most film/video/broadcast situations. To guarantee flicker-free dimming on camera, however, the fixture can be set in No PWM Mode; in this mode, the fixture will be more “steppy” between brightness settings as it’s dimmed up and down, but it will never flicker on camera, even at extremely high frame rates.

The WNC, 4C and 4CA models all ship with an Opti-Sculpt Lens Kit that contains three Rosco Opti-Sculpt lenses: 20°, 30° and the reversible 40°R60°. All of the other Opti-Sculpt lenses are available as accessories, as are Barn DoorsTop Hats and an Egg Crate Louver.

One of the biggest design updates from the original Miro Cube models is found on the back of the Miro Cube 2: two RJ45 control ports (In/Out) and a hardwired, pigtail power cable. For those familiar with the original Miro Cube model, a Classic Conversion option is also available; this features Neutrik Powercon and 5-pin DMX connectors, as well as an LCD user interface.

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