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Colour Changing Chroma Tube

A calming column of light. Completely maintenance free. Simply plug and play!

Available as interactive or passive (non-interactive) with 4 height choices. 

Interactive - 5-buttoned remote control (wireless):

  • The Interactive Chroma Tube allows the use of a Sensory Remote Control giving the user a more active sensory experience.
  • Press buttons to change the colour of the chroma tube.
  • The interactive controllers are portable making them ideal for wheelchair users or those with limited mobility.
  • Can be fixed to a wall using a specially designed wall bracket if required. (Base supplied).
  • When the controllers are not in use the Interactive Chroma Tube reverts to a passive mode where it cycles through an array of different colours.


  • The Passive Chroma Tube (no remote, no interaction) is a playful mood enhancing column of light that cycles through an array of colours.
  • The Passive Chroma Tube cycles through different colours and can be fixed to a wall using a specially designed wall bracket if required.
  • Maintenance free.
  • Base supplied.
  • These products are custom-made to order. Unless faulty, they are non-refundable.
  • Payment in advance is required, therefore, if you are a school or NHS customer, please contact us for a pro-forma invoice.
  • Shipment to Mainland UK only
  • Please allow 4-6 weeks for delivery.

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    Good for:

    • They can stimulate the senses using light and vibration, and are popular with autistic children and adults as well as those with severe additional needs.
    • Perfect for the user to relax and enjoy the changing LED colours.
    • Used as a stimulating focal point in a sensory room the Chroma Tube can calm the user and provide a wonderful sensory experience.
    • A strong focal point in any sensory room, perfect for when water is not an option.
    • Used as a stimulating focal point in a sensory room the Chroma Tube can calm the user and provide a wonderful sensory experience. The robust frosted tube projects a calming light that is not too bright, so ideal for those who prefer a warm glow.
    • The Chroma Tube can be fixed to a wall using a specially designed wall bracket if required.

    Good to know:

    • Available in 100cm, 150cm, 175cm & 200cm
    • These custom-made-to-order interactive Chroma Tubes are available in 4 different heights - 100cm, 150cm, 175cm and 200cm and as passive tubes or operated with a remote control.
    • Available in passive (sequentially rotates through colours) or remote control operated (where the user can change the colours)
    • Easy to set up and install with no maintenance required, the Passive Chroma Tube works well in any area of a sensory room.
    • No water is required for this tube, so it is ideal to use in spaces where water is not an option such as Hospitals.
    • The frosted easy to wipe PVC is robust to handle hard knocks.
    • Maintenance-free - simply plug and play!
    • A great alternative to a bubble tube without the need for water
    • Dimensions: Tube height + 16cm base x 38cm width x 38cm depth
    • Weight: 5kg

    Technical Info:

    Chroma Tube:

    Input Voltage: 12VAC
    Power Consumption: 36W
    Power Connector: 2.1mm jack
    Ambient Temperature: 40°C maximum
    Standard Lighting Colours: red, green, blue
    Dimensions: Height 160mm + tube height, width 380mm, depth 380mm
    Weight: 5kg approx.

    Sensory Remote Control:

    Input Voltage: 8.4VDC while charging
    Power Consumption: 0.8W max while functioning
    8w max while charging
    Power Connector: 2.1mm jack, centre positive
    Ambient Temperature: 40°C maximum
    Interactive controls: red, green, blue, yellow, colour mixing is possible
    Dimensions: Height 145mm, width 230mm, depth 230mm
    Weight: 1kg


    Products that are in stock and ordered before 2pm, Monday to Friday, will be despatched on the same working day

    Sensory Direct's Weighted Blankets, Lap Pads, Weighted Jackets and other handmade products may take 3-4 working days to be despatched if not in stock. We will endeavour to contact customers whose orders may be affected by any despatch delays.

    Please note that we close our warehouse & sales office over all UK Bank Holidays & Christmas Eve through to New Year. Despatch will not take place during this time. 

    You can check the status of your order at any time by logging into your customer account via our website. A Customer Account will need to be created before placing an order, to use the order tracking service. Please read our ‘How do I place an order’ FAQ for information on how to do this.

    • Delivery is FREE on orders of £45 and above within Mainland UK (excluding Highlands, Offshore Islands & Northern Ireland).
    • Mainland UK delivery charges are £2.95/£3.95 Royal Mail and £5.95 for courier delivery for orders under £45. (see FAQ for further courier delivery times)
    • Small items are sent by Royal Mail Recorded Delivery. Larger items are sent by DPD for next day delivery. For smaller items that are in stock and ordered before the 2pm cut off time, you can now select and pay for DPD next day delivery at the checkout stage.
    • Please note we cannot deliver to a PO Box address.
    • We are currently unable to ship overseas unless you hold a trade account with us. 

     Our despatch team will arrange for all orders before 2pm to be despatched on the same day from our warehouse to our designated courier service. Please note that the estimated delivery times are provided by the courier and we do not have any control or influence over these. (see FAQ for further courier delivery times). We will do our best to deliver your order on time however delivery times are approximate, and we accept no liability in respect of late deliveries. If your order is required urgently or by a certain date, please email and we will do what we can to meet your deadline.

    On receipt of your order please open all packages and thoroughly check the goods for damage as soon as possible.  You must notify Sensory Direct of any damage within 3 days of the delivery. If we are not notified of damage within 3 days we are unable to claim from the carrier and we will be unable to refund or replace the damaged items. If the packaging appears damaged and you do not have time to check the goods you should sign the carriers paperwork and add the word "Damaged".

    Non receipt of your order must be notified to Sensory Direct within 7 days of receipt of your order acknowledgement.


    Please see our FAQs for further inforamtion or email us on or call us M-F 0900 - 1700 on 01905 670500



    We want you to be 100% happy with your purchase, but if you find that the product is not suitable you must return the goods to us within 30 days of receipt for a refund or exchange of the same or similar. There are some exemptions to this, please see below with regards to Sensory Direct Weighted Blankets. Returns of a sales item must be within 14 days of receipt.

    To receive a refund or exchange, goods must be returned unused, in their original packaging and with all original documentation. It is not possible for us to make a refund or exchange if the goods returned are not in perfect condition or it is obvious to us that the goods have been used. Refunds for goods which are returned used, in an unsaleable condition or after 30 days will be at the discretion of Sensory Direct (UK) Ltd.

    Is there anything that cannot be returned?:

    Yes. We have a small number of products that due to hygiene reasons are not eligible for returns if any of their packaging has been opened. These are:

    • All Chewbuddy™ products & all other branded sensory chews and bangles.
    • All Putty*/ Sand/ Clay/ PlayFoam (*unless the inner protective bag remains unopened)
    • High Fidelity Ear Plugs and Ear Defenders (Silicone Sensory Ear Plugs are non-returnable due to the nature of their packaging)

    Sensory Direct’s Weighted Blankets:

    Blankets that have been opened and used will be subject to a £40 fee (+vat where applicable) which will be deducted from your refund. Refunds cannot be given for weighted blankets after 60 days from the date of receipt or where they are returned dirty, soiled or damaged. Refunds on weighted blankets are at the discretion of Sensory Direct and we reserve the right to refuse refunds.

    Our Weighted Blankets and Lap Pads carry a ‘Lifetime Guarantee’. If your Weighted Blanket or Lap Pad develops a fault, please call our friendly Customer Services Team on 01905 670 500, 09:00 – 17:00, Monday to Friday and they will happily arrange a repair or replacement.

    Trade customers:

    Goods purchased by trade customers and distributors may not be returned unless the goods are faulty or sent in error.

    Returns Process:

    Please ensure you complete a RETURNS FORM with your Purchase Order Reference ( e.g. SO048123 - you will find this on your paperwork or through our Sales office) when sending back your goods . You will find the Returns Form with your order.   Please email if you need a replacement form or cannot find your reference number.  Without a completed returns form it is likely to delay your refund.

    Faulty Products:

    Please contact our service team either by phone on 01905 670500 or by emailing where we can advice you on our process. 

    What is the cost of returning a product?:

    Unless the goods are faulty or sent in error you are responsible for the cost of returning the goods to us. We recommend you use recorded delivery and obtain insurance, as proof of posting is not proof of receipt. Where goods are not faulty or sent in error only the cost of the goods excluding postage & packing will be refunded. For further information, please contact our sales office for further advise.

    Shortages & Non receipt

    Shortages and breakages must be reported to Sensory Direct within 3 days of receiving your order.  Non receipt of an order must be reported to Sensory Direct within 7 days of notification of despatch.

    Please see full T&Cs

    Use our FAQs for further information. 

    Postal Address: Sensory Direct (UK) Ltd, Unit 11 Great Western Business Park, McKenzie Way, Worcester. WR4 9GN

    Contact Number: 01905 670500


    Working hours: M-F 0900 – 17:00