High-speed Roll Down

Large roll down system for very fast rolling of your fabrics on stage.

Lifting speed: 5-100 cm/s (2-39.4 in/s)
Lifting capacity: 35 kg (77.2 lb)
Tube length: 1,5-12 m (4.9-39.4 ft)

The High-speed Roll Down can create quick motion for displaying and rolling your fabrics very fast.

It is very compact where the motor is fully located within the roll tube. You can fit the roll drum to your preferred length between 1,5-6 m (4.9-19.7 in). With a built-in splicing unit the tube become up to 12 meter (39.4 ft).

Furthermore, you have full control of the speed between 5-100 cm/s (2-39.4 in/s) thanks to the integrated DMX control system.

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Our High-speed Roll Down is a perfect solution for controlling your fabrics on stage.

With the new DMX High-speed Roll Down the classic roll drop technology has been reinvented. It is now easier than ever operate and install. Furthermore, it is drastically more affordable, so you can apply it in any situation where you need to be able to control your fabric in an easy and effective manner.

Easily mount your fabric onto the tube and make it visual at the perfect timing for your show. The fast motor of the High-speed Roll Down makes sure that you can achieve just the right effect you are looking for.

Thanks to the DMX control you can control everything directly from the lighting desk.

Create Beautiful Stage Effects with the High-speed Roll Down

There are many ways of which the High-speed Roll Down can be implemented I a stage design. A way of using it could be for backdrop projection screen purposes.

You can mount projection screen fabric on the drum, and this way make your screen appear whenever you need it in the show, as well as make it disappear again.

As mentioned, you can mount almost any fabric to the drum, and therefore it is a very flexible product that creates a lot of opportunities for your areas of use.

It is not just for one project, but you can apply this for many different occasions for your stage.


  • Preconfigured and ready to hang. No chains or limit boxes to install and tension
  • High speed operation for fast scene changes
  • Quickly configure multiple limit positions using precise 16-bit DMX control
  • Internal motor eliminates bulky drive boxes for a smaller profile and cleaner look
  • Mount multiple units end to end with minimal wasted space

A DMX Roll Drum with Great Functionality

To make sure that you can enjoy all the great features the High-speed Roll Down is designed in a very user-friendly way. Simple to install and very easy to use.

It is created with Powerful AC motors with 16-bit DMX encoders that are located inside the roll down itself. It is very compact and filling as little space as possible.

Hanging the drum is simply a matter of mounting the half-clamps to your pipe, truss or overhead points. Afterwards, you simply provide power and DMX and the installation is complete. There are no drive chains, limit boxes, or other gadgets to connect.

The High-speed Roll Down can be custom made with tube lengths between 1,5 m and up to 6 m (4.9 ft up to 19.7 ft). We can make the drum fit any length of your fabric.

An optional length of up to 12 m (39.4 ft) is possible with a built-in splicing unit.

Both position, speed and operating range can be controlled by using the integrated DMX interface. An LCD display with simple menu for adjusting the DMX channels, motor parameters and functionality. After this you can control the High-speed Roll Down directly from the lighting desk.

Variable speed and precise positioning provide an easy and effective tool for curtain motion of your requirements. You only need 6 DMX channels to control your fabric.

You can easily implement the movements to a cue list in the lighting desk and this way integrate the High-speed Roll Down directly into the existing show.


At Wahlberg, we prioritize customer satisfaction. We understand the frustration of having a product that isn't working as it should and don't believe in discarding a perfectly good product just because one part isn't functioning properly. That’s why we offer spare parts for all our products. So, whether you choose to send in your Wahlberg product for professional servicing or prefer DIY repairs, we're here to help. Just download our Exploded View drawings for guidance, and you'll have your product fixed in no time!

Contact us at sales@wahlberg.dk if you can’t find the needed spare part on our website.

The content of the High-speed Roll Down package

1 x High-speed Roll Down

4 x Manfrotto Slim couplers

1 x PowerCON NAC3FX-W female plug for power cable

1 x User manual

1 x Cheat sheet

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Technical Details

Item number .249
Lifting speed 5-100 cm/s (2-39.4 in/s)
Lifting capacity 35 kg (77.2 lb)
Lifting height (default) 15 m (49.2 ft)
Lifting height (max) 18 m (59.1 ft)
Voltage 200-240 VAC
Frequency 50-60 Hz
Power consumption 500 W (2,5-2,1A)
Power inlet Neutrik powerCON TRUE1 NACPX (F/M)
DMX control signal DMX 512 1990+DMX512A
DMX channels 6
DMX control connection 5 Pole XLR (F/M)
Minimum load None
Noise emission ≈70 dB at 1 m (3.3 ft)
Ambient temperature 5-40 °C (41-104 °F)
Mounting clamp 4 x Slim eye coupler 42-52 mm (2 in)
Motor 230 VAC, 0.55 kW
Tube length 1,5-12 m (4.9-39.4 ft)
Duty cycle 30 % when running more than 10 min.
Weight - Motor unit 40 kg (88.2 lb)
Weight - Tube 5,1 kg/m (3.43 lb/ft)
Dimensions - Motor unit 81,6 x 230 x 345 mm (3.2 x 9.1 x 13.6 in)
Dimensions - Tube Ø200 x 1500-12000 mm (Ø7.9 x 59.1-472.4 in)


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Wahlberg Motion Design is a creative company devoted to the creation, innovation and design of products to create automatic DMX effects of stage props and lights.


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