Aputure Sidus Link Bridge adds control to legacy fixtures

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The Sidus Link® Bridge is a 2.4GHz RF/Bluetooth intermediary wireless transceiver that allows users to connect their legacy 2.4GHz Aputure lighting fixtures with the Sidus Link® mobile app. The Sidus Link® mobile app ecosystem allows users to use a compatible smartphone or iPad to control fixtures such as the Aputure LS C300d II, LS 300x, MC, and Nova P300c, the first fixtures to be released with Sidus Mesh™ technology. 

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Now owners of legacy Aputure fixtures that could previously only be wirelessly controlled using the included 2.4GHz wireless remote can now control them using the Sidus Link app. The Sidus Link Bridge uses two-way Bluetooth communication to connect to a user’s mobile device and other Sidus Mesh fixtures. It then transmits commands to legacy lights, such as the HR672, Tri-8, and LS C120d II via the 2.4GHz Wireless RF Protocol. Not only does this allow users to control these lights from their phones, but it also unlocks 9 built-in Sidus Link lighting effects, as well as access to the SidusPro™ FX feature set.

Compatible Fixtures

The Sidus Link Bridge is compatible with all legacy Aputure fixtures that use the 2.4GHz remote. Not only does this allow users to control these lights from their phones, but it also unlocks 9 built-in Sidus Link lighting FX, as well as access to the SidusProTM FX feature set.

  • Amaran HR672 Bi-Color
  • Amaran HR672 Daylight
  • Amaran HR672 Daylight and Bi-Color
  • Amaran Tri-8
  • Amaran Tri-8c
  • Amaran Tri-8s
  • Light Storm LS 1c
  • LS 300d (mark I)
  • LS 120d
  • LS 120d II

Using the same wireless protocol as the compact remote, Sidus Link Bridge can send signals to up to 3 channels (1/2/3) and 4 groups (A/B/C/D), allowing you to control up to 12 different sets of lights from your phone. As long as the lights can receive the signal from the Bridge, each of those groups can contain multiple devices.

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Sidus Link Bridge Key features

  • Control legacy 2.4GHz Aputure fixtures via Sidus Link® App
  • Control Aputure 2.4GHz lights up to 100m away
  • Compatible with legacy Aputure fixtures, such as the HR672 series, LS 1 series, Tri-8, LS C300d, and LS C120d • Sidus MeshTM enabled
  • Works with the Sidus Link® App
  • 9 Built-in Lighting FX for compatible legacy Aputure fixtures: Lightning, Fireworks, Pulsing, Strobe, etc.
  • SidusProTM FX support: Use Picker FXTM to capture and transmit new effects to legacy Aputure fixtures
  • Control up to 12 groups (3CH*4GR) of legacy Aputure fixtures
  • 18+ hours of battery life
  • Supports USB-C PD Quick Charging
  • IP65 Dustproof & Waterproof
  • Automatically adjusts LED indicator brightness based on the ambient light levels
  • 1⁄4-20” Screw Mount for attaching to the top of a light stand


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The Sidus Link Bridge can control lights from up to 100 meters away. The Bridge utilizes Sidus Mesh Bluetooth technology, allowing it to communicate with your smartphone or iPad up to 80 meters away. The Bridge can also interact with any other active Sidus Mesh devices, with each device strengthening the integrity of the network, and extending the maximum Bluetooth connectivity range to up to 400 meters. The Bridge also incorporates a ¼-20” screw thread allowing you to mount the transceiver on a stand for optimal connectivity and wireless range.

Built-in Effects & SidusPro FX 

With the Sidus Link Bridge, you have up to 9 built-in lighting FX and can also use the SidusPro FX “Picker FX” function to scan and save up to four custom effects. 

Out of the box, the Bridge transceiver allows legacy Aputure lights to activate Cop Car, Lightning, Strobe, Pulsing, Fire, Candle, Fireworks, Paparazzi, and Faulty Bulb effects. The Picker FX tool allows you to use your smartphone’s camera to record a live lighting pattern, save it, and then upload it to the Bridge.

Simple User Interface

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With only a single button and 4 adaptive brightness LED status indicators, the Sidus Link Bridge features a sleek and simple user interface. Operating the Bridge is as simple as using its one button to toggle the light on and off, and connect it to your smartphone or iPad.

Powering and Build Quality

You get over 18 hours of battery life with a single charge, When the Sidus Link Bridge’s battery starts to get low, you can top it up nearly instantly by replenishing it using hyper-fast USB-C PD charging.

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The Sidus Link Bridge features a sleek aluminum-alloy design, keeping it durable, but lightweight. The device is also sealed to be IP65 dustproof and waterproof.

Sidus Link® Bridge Specifications

Bluetooth Operating Range ≥80M
2.4GHz Operating Range ≥100M
Operating Battery Life ≥18H (Standard)
Battery Recharge Time ~50 min via USB-C PD ~70 min via USB-C 5V/2A
Battery Type Lithium-polymer (3.7V 1600mAh)
DC Input USB-C 5-9V 1-2A
Power Consumption ≈0.2w
Operating Temperature 0°C to 45°C
IP Rating IP65
Antenna Type 2.4G SMA Antenna
# of Channels 3
Channel Bandwidth 4MHz@FSK 2.4G
Frequency Range 2401-2480MHz
Latency ≤100ms
RF Power ≤10dBm
RF Sensitivity -90dBm
Mounting 1⁄4 -20” Screw Mount
Weight 172g / 0.38lbs
Dimensions (Without Antenna) 105×63.4x24mm / 4.13×2.50×0.94in
Dimensions (With Antenna) 62*179.4*25.4mm / 2.44*7.06*1.0in
Certifications FCC/CE/KC/MIC/RoHS
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Availability and Price

The Sidus Link Bridge retails for $89.00 US and will be available for shipping worldwide as of Tuesday, October 20, 2020.

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