Kabuki Drop Solenoid

Kabuki Drop Solenoid
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Kabuki Drop Solenoid is a popular reveal effect delivering a dramatic drop.

Kabuki is a popular and versatile reveal effect, using individual solenoid activated units which clamp to a bar/truss by half coupler (these can be spaced as appropriate for the fabric/item to be dropped).

As well as drapes of various shapes and sizes, over the years we have used Kabuki to drop a bespoke chandelier, set props and even fish fingers!

Kabuki drapes are usually made out of a lightweight fabric such as Polyester Trevira, Voile or Lame. They are often finished with a keyring attachment at the top for ease of use with our magnetic solenoid units.

Blackout also has a good stock of the lightweight hire drapes in many different colours and sizes.

Power and control is daisy chained using AMP connectors to IP65 protection (highly weatherproof), and can be fired by a go button on the controller or via DMX. The Kabuki Solenoid system is particularly useful for curved applications.

Follow the link to see our bespoke Kabuki drop chandelier made for Justin Timberlake's "Mirrors" @ 2013 Brit Awards

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We all love a good reveal! And, whether it’s unveiling a pop star or a new product the Kabuki drop is the go-to technique for a flawless effect every time. How does it work? Individual units clamp to the rig and hold your fabric – or whatever you’d like – into place, ready for the big moment. This is our most popular reveal product, and here’s a countdown of our own favourite reveals, showing just how versatile it can be.

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Kabuki Reveal for Paul Cummins Sculpture at RHS Chelsea Flower Show

We installed a kabuki drop system to unveil Paul Cummins latest sculpture to the national press and her Majesty the Queen at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show, 18th May.