Color Effects Filters
 
Roscolux #00: Clear
A durable, heat resistant polycarbonate film used in the preparation of color scrollers to allow the passage from a color to clear. (Trans.= 100%).
 
Roscolux #01: Light Bastard Amber
Enhances fair skin tones. Suggests strong sunlight. (Trans.= 56%).
 
Roscolux #02: Bastard Amber
Good where a tint of color is needed. Excellent for natural skin tones. (Trans.= 78%, -0.4s).
 
Roscolux #03: Dark Bastard Amber
Most saturated Bastard Amber. (Trans.= 62%).
 
Roscolux #04: Medium Bastard Amber
Especially useful when cross lit with a cool color. Excellent for natural sunlight. (Trans.= 66%).
 
Roscolux #05: Rose Tint
A clean pale pink; useful as a blush for skin tones. (Trans.= 80%).
 
Roscolux #06: No Color Straw
Slightly off white. Good for interiors. (Trans.= 92%, -0.1s).
 
Roscolux #07: Pale Yellow
Double saturation of 06. (Trans.= 96%).
 
Roscolux #08: Pale Gold
Warmer straw. Flattering to skin tones. (Trans.= 86%, -0.2s).
 
Roscolux #09: Pale Amber Gold
Deep straw. Good for late afternoon sunsets or firelight. (Trans.= 74%).
 
Roscolux #10: Medium Yellow
Yellow with green. Good for special effects. Unflattering in acting areas. (Trans.= 92%).
 
Roscolux #11: Light Straw
Pale yellow with slight red content. Useful for candle effects. Can be used for area lighting. For bright day feeling. (Trans.= 82%).
 
Roscolux #12: Straw
Greener yellow than 10. Special effects and accents. Use with caution on skin tones. (Trans.= 88%, -0.2s).
 
Roscolux #13: Straw Tint
Much less green than in other straws. Suggests warm sunlight glow when contrasted with ambers and blues. (Trans.= 78%).
 
Roscolux #14: Medium Straw
Pale amber-higher red content than 12. Sunlight, accents, area lighting with caution to skin tones. (Trans.= 68%).
 
Roscolux #15: Deep Straw
Warm golden amber with some green. Useful for special effects-candlelight, firelight. (Trans.= 65%).
 
Roscolux #16: Light Amber
Excellent area light. Light pink-amber tint. Safe for most light skin tones. (Trans.= 68%, -0.6s).
 
Roscolux #17: Light Flame
Heavier pink-amber tint. Useful for dance. Especially useful when balanced with a cool color. Good general warm tint in striplights. (Trans.= 56%, -0.8s).,
 
Roscolux #18: Flame
Warm pinkish amber. Afternoon sunset. Good sidelight. (Trans.= 56%, -0.8s).
 
Roscolux #19: Fire
Strong red amber. Excellent for fire effects. (Trans.= 20%).
 
Roscolux #20: Medium Amber
Afternoon sunlight. Lamplight and candlelight. Tends to depress color pigment values. (Trans.= 54%).
 
Roscolux #21: Golden Amber
Useful for amber cyc light and late sunsets. (Trans.= 43%, -1.2s).
 
Roscolux #22: Deep Amber
Very useful as a backlight. Dramatic specials and firelight. (Trans.= 26%).
 
Roscolux #23: Orange
Provides a romantic sunlight through windows for evening effects. (Trans.= 32%, -1.7s).
 
Roscolux #24: Scarlet
Very deep amber. Red with a touch of blue. (Trans.= 22%).
 
Roscolux #25: Orange Red
Good for firelight or special effects. Use when red with higher yellow content is needed. (Trans.= 14%).
 
Roscolux #26: Light Red
Vibrant red. Good alternative primary. (Trans.= 12%, -3.0s).
 
Roscolux #27: Medium Red
Good red primary for use with three-color light primary systems in cyclorama lighting, footlights, and border lights. (Trans.= 4%).
 
Roscolux #30: Light Salmon Pink
Excellent for general area washes. Gives overall warming effect to skin tones. (Trans.= 44%).
 
Roscolux #304: Pale Apricot
A peach amber. More yellow than 305. (Trans.= 79%).
 
Roscolux #305: Rose Gold
A pale blush amber for skin tones and backlight. (Trans.= 75%).
 
Roscolux #31: Salmon Pink
General wash. Good for follow spots. (Trans.= 46%).
 
Roscolux #310: Daffodil
A soft medium yellow. Can be used for creating naturalistic effects such as early morning sunlight or for special effects. (Trans.= 82%).
 
Roscolux #312: Canary
Warmer than 10. A bright, vibrant yellow that evokes exotic sunlight. Use with caution on skin. (Trans.= 85%).
 
Roscolux #316: Gallo Gold
A pale reddish gold, good for creating sunrise or sunset, or simulating incandescent light. A flattering naturalistic backlight color. Can be used for warm area lighting. (Trans.= 58%).
 
Roscolux #317: Apricot
A rosy amber which produces a romantic sunset color. Useful as sidelight or backlight color. (Trans.= 51%).
 
Roscolux #318: Mayan Sun
A medium salmon color which evokes feeling of a tropical island. A good sunset color. Interesting backlight and accent color. Good for warm tonal effects. (Trans.= 52%, -0.9s).
 
Roscolux #32: Medium Salmon Pink
Deepest of the salmon pinks. (Trans.= 28%).
 
Roscolux #321: Soft Golden Amber
An amber with some green content. A good sunlight transition color that shows the progression of the sun from white or yellow to amber later in the day. (Trans.= 39%, -1.4s).
 
Roscolux #33: No Color Pink
A pale almost colorless pink. (Trans.= 65%, -0.6s).
 
Roscolux #332: Cherry Rose
A tropical pink that is good for musicals or concert lighting. A good backlight color. Interesting accent color. Good for a splash of sunset color. (Trans.= 38%).
 
Roscolux #333: Blush Pink
A pink tint that is excellent for most skin tones. A good color for warm area lighting. Lighter than 33. (Trans.= 71%).
 
Roscolux #337: True Pink
A cool pink excellent for washes and general illumination. A good follow spot color. A component of early morning sunrise. (Trans.= 55%).
 
Roscolux #339: Broadway Pink
A deep, saturated pink created for musicals and specials. Excellent for down and backlighting. (Trans.= 15%).
 
Roscolux #34: Flesh Pink
Useful for bright musicals. Creates a happy atmosphere. (Trans.= 45%, -1.2s).
 
Roscolux #342: Rose Pink
Extremely intense, hot pink. Produces strong washes of color for concert and dance. Combined with a complimentary color like turquoise, will create a dynamic, sculptured effect. (Trans.= 16%).
 
Roscolux #343: Neon Pink
A bright, dark pink excellent for musicals or rock and roll concert lighting. A good color for creating fake neon effects with fluorescent tubes. (Trans.= 33%).
 
Roscolux #344: Follies Pink
A vibrant, almost fluorescent pink with a cool component. Traditionally important as a special effects color in the Broadway musical. Follow spot and dance applications as a modeling color. (Trans.= 21%).
 
Roscolux #349: Fisher Fuchsia
A medium fuchsia good for special effects. An interesting backlight or accent color. (Trans.= 11%).
 
Roscolux #35: Light Pink
Similar to 33, but slightly deeper. (Trans.= 66%).
 
Roscolux #355: Pale Violet
A cool lavender which acts as a neutral in a three color area lighting system. Will work well as a wash for drops or set pieces. Tones the space. Effective as moonlight shadows. (Trans.= 20%).
 
Roscolux #356: Middle Lavender
A lavender halfway between 52 and 57 in hue and value. Useful for general illumination and side-lighting. (Trans.= 27%).
 
Roscolux #357: Royal Lavender
A rich lavender which will enhance blue and red costumes and scenic pieces. Excellent for nightime scenes. Rich, vivid accents, good in backgrounds. (Trans.= 5%).
 
Roscolux #358: Rose Indigo
A warm, red purple that recalls the Jazz Age. Useful for creating saturated color effects in live performance situations-club and musical group lighting. (Trans.= 10%).
 
Roscolux #359: Medium Violet
Midnight and moonlight illusions. Enforces mysterious mood. Useful for evening cyc wash.
 
Roscolux #36: Medium Pink
Good for general washes and cross lighting. (Trans.= 46%).
 
Roscolux #360: Clearwater
The slightest blue tint. Excellent for eliminating amber shift when lights are running low on a dimmer. Good for cool area light. (Trans.= 52%).
 
Roscolux #362: Tipton Blue
A soft clean blue. Good choice for cool area lighting. Can also be used to shift the amber of lamps running at low dimmer levels. (Trans.= 32%).
 
Roscolux #363: Aquamarine
A pale blue-green color. Can be used for area lighting. A soft backlight color. (Trans.= 52%).
 
Roscolux #364: Blue Bell
A clean light red blue. Creates naturalistic daylight fill color. Good cool area light. (Trans.= 32%).
 
Roscolux #365: Tharon Delft Blue
Clean blue with more red than 364. A true color correction filter for film. Converts 3200K to 5500K. Good for area light. (Trans.= 36%).
 
Roscolux #367: Slate Blue
Clean medium blue. Good for sky color or moonlight. (Trans.= 20%).
 
Roscolux #37: Pale Rose Pink
Blue Pink, Use in general washes and toning. (Trans.= 56%, -0.8s).
 
Roscolux #370: Italian Blue
Good to create eerie and mysterious effects. Good for night time water effects. (Trans.= 31%).
 
Roscolux #376: Bermuda Blue
A soothing green blue. More blue than 76. A good conventional moonlight color. Interesting tonal color. (Trans.= 6%).
 
Roscolux #378: Alice Blue
A rich clean red blue that warms to lavender when dimmed. (Trans.= 15%, -2.7s).
 
Roscolux #38: Light Rose
Similar uses as 37, but with greater saturation. (Trans.= 49%).
 
Roscolux #382: Congo Blue
Deep blue more saturated than Roscolux 385. Good for dark night skies or for a backlight color. A great color for rock and roll concert lighting. (Trans.= 56%).
 
Roscolux #383: Sapphire
A deep romantic blue on the red side. (Trans.= 4%).
 
Roscolux #385: Royal Blue
Excellent for non-realistic backgrounds. A very saturated blue. Pronounced red content that will shift toward purple when dimmed. Low transmission but will offer a striking contrast when used as a background with lighter accents. (Trans.= 4%).
 
Roscolux #388: Gaslight Green
A yellow-green similar to the color emitted by gas lighting fixtures. Appropriate for period pieces: i.e. La Boheme, and useful for creating reflections from fields and meadows. (Trans.= 76%).
 
Roscolux #389: Chroma Green
Suggests reflected light from dense foliage. A brilliant cyc lighting color which will work for chroma-keying effects in television production. (Trans.= 40%).
 
Roscolux #39: Skelton Exotic Sangria
A sultry, deep purple. Good for musicals or concert lighting. Excellent special effects color. (Trans.= 10%).
 
Roscolux #395: Teal Green
A medium green-blue which can be used as a mystical special effect color. Also an interesting side or backlight color in concert lighting. (Trans.= 13%).
 
Roscolux #397: Pale Grey
A half stop neutral density. (Trans.= 70%).
 
Roscolux #40: Light Salmon
Similar uses to 23 but a bluer color. (Trans.= 34%).
 
Roscolux #41: Salmon
Light orange with high blue content. (Trans.= 24%, -2.0s).
 
Roscolux #42: Deep Salmon
More red than 342. (Trans.= 8%, -3.7s).
 
Roscolux #43: Deep Pink
Rich, hot pink. Electric in effect with rich saturation. (Trans.= 28%).
 
Roscolux #44: Middle Rose
Musical pink. Lush accents. Very versatile color. (Trans.= 26%, -2.0s).
 
Roscolux #45: Rose
Use on scenery and background effects. Adds tone and modeling to scenery. (Trans.= 8%).
 
Roscolux #46: Magenta
Similar uses as 45 where more saturation is needed. (Trans.= 6%).
 
Roscolux #47: Light Rose Purple
Good for eerie or dramatic effects. Beautiful backlight color. (Trans.= 16%, -2.6s).
 
Roscolux #48: Rose Purple
Pale evening color. Excellent for backlight. (Trans.= 16%).
 
Roscolux #49: Medium Purple
Darkest of the magenta purple range. (Trans.= 4%).
 
Roscolux #50: Mauve
Subdued sunset effect. Useful in backlights. To create seedy atmosphere. (Trans.= 14%).
 
Roscolux #51: Surprise Pink
Touch of color when white light is not desirable. (Trans.= 54%, -0.9s).
 
Roscolux #52: Light Lavender
Excellent for general area or border light washes. It is a basic followspot color. (Trans.= 26%).
 
Roscolux #53: Pale Lavender
Use when a touch of color is needed. (Trans.= 64%).
 
Roscolux #54: Special Lavender
Same as 53, but warmer. Useful for beams of realistic moonlight. (Trans.= 50%).
 
Roscolux #55: Lilac (bluer)
Same as 53, but cooler. (Trans.= 37%).
 
Roscolux #56: Gypsy Lavender
Highly saturated, good for side and backlighting and non-realistic effect. (Trans.= 4%).
 
Roscolux #57: Lavender
Excellent backlight. Gives good visibility without destroying night illusions. (Trans.= 24%).
 
Roscolux #58: Deep Lavender
Excellent back light. Enhances dimensionality. (Trans.= 10%).
 
Roscolux #59: Indigo
The original Congo Blue. A purple-blue, highly saturated, for modeling effects and non-realistic atmospheres. (Trans.= 2%, -5.7s).
 
Roscolux #60: No Color Blue
Helps maintain white light when dimmer is at low intensity. (Trans.= 62%, -0.7s).
 
Roscolux #61: Mist Blue (greener)
Excellent for general area washes. Very light cool tint of blue. (Trans.= 66%).
 
Roscolux #62: Booster Blue
Helps maintain white light when dimmer is at low intensity. (Trans.= 54%, -0.9s).
 
Roscolux #63: Pale Blue (greener)
Good for creating an overcast look and feeling. (Trans.= 56%).
 
Roscolux #64: Light Steel Blue
Useful for beams of realistic moonlight. (Trans.= 26%).
 
Roscolux #65: Daylight Blue
Useful for achieving depressed moods and dull skies. (Trans.= 35%, -1.5s).
 
Roscolux #66: Cool Blue
A pale green shade of blue; good for area or general washes. Creates an icy feeling on stage. (Trans.= 67%).
 
Roscolux #67: Light Sky Blue
Excellent sky color. Useful for cyc and border lights. (Trans.= 26%).
 
Roscolux #68: Sky Blue
Excellent for early morning sky tones. Popular among designers for cyc and borders. (Trans.= 14%).
 
Roscolux #69: Brilliant Blue
Used for dramatic moonlight effects. (Trans.= 18%).
 
Roscolux #70: Nile Blue
Useful for very light midday skies. Occasionally used for general cool tint. (Trans.= 45%).
 
Roscolux #71: Sea Blue
Occasionally used for general cool tint and non-realistic washes. (Trans.= 30%).
 
Roscolux #72: Azure Blue
A clean slightly green blue. Good moonlight fill. (Trans.= 44%).
 
Roscolux #73: Peacock Blue
Good for fantasy, moonlight and water effects. (Trans.= 28%).
 
Roscolux #74: Night Blue
Fantasy moonlight. Crisp and beautiful. Popular as a backlight or sidelight in contrast to area light. (Trans.= 4%).
 
Roscolux #76: Light Green Blue
Distinctive greenish blues. Useful for romantic moonlight. (Trans.= 9%).
 
Roscolux #77: Green Blue
Distinctive greenish blues. Useful for romantic moonlight. (Trans.= 9%, -3.5s).
 
Roscolux #78: Trudy Blue
A rich clean red blue that warms to lavender when dimmed. (Trans.= 19%).
 
Roscolux #79: Bright Blue
Cool clear bright blue. (Trans.= 8%).
 
Roscolux #80: Primary Blue
Primary blue. For use with three color light primary system in cyc lighting. (Trans.= 9%, -3.5s).
 
Roscolux #81: Urban Blue
Very cold brittle feeling. (Trans.= 10%).
 
Roscolux #82: Surprise Blue
Deep rich blue with slight amount of red. (Trans.= 6%).
 
Roscolux #83: Medium Blue
Good for non-realistic night skies. (Trans.= 4%, -4.7s).
 
Roscolux #84: Zephyr Blue
A true blue with excellent punch for bright skies. Lovely contrast to pale blues; adds coldness to shadows. (Trans.= 14%).
 
Roscolux #85: Deep Blue
Deeply saturated blue with a hint of red. (Trans.= 3%).
 
Roscolux #86: Pea Green
Good for dense foliage and woodland effects. (Trans.= 56%).
 
Roscolux #87: Pale Yellow Green
Sunny spring mornings. (Trans.= 85%, -0.2s).
 
Roscolux #88: Light Green (darker)
Sunny spring mornings. (Trans.= 82%, -0.3s).
 
Roscolux #89: Moss Green
Useful for mood, mystery and toning. (Trans.= 45%, -1.2s).
 
Roscolux #90: Dark Yellow Green
Alternate primary where higher transmission is desired. (Trans.= 13%).
 
Roscolux #91: Primary Green
Primary green for three color primary system. (Trans.= 7%, -3.8s).
 
Roscolux #92: Turquoise
Useful for mood of mystery and for toning scenery that has been spattered in blues. (Trans.= 59%, -0.8s).
 
Roscolux #93: Blue Green (darker)
Useful for mood of mystery and for toning scenery that has been spattered in blues. (Trans.= 35%, -1.5s).
 
Roscolux #94: Kelly Green
Fantasy and unrealistic effects. Unflattering on skin tones. (Trans.= 25%).
 
Roscolux #95: Medium Blue Green
Used on foliage in moonlight areas or for creating a mood of mystery. Good for toning scenery painted in blues, blue-greens and greens. (Trans.= 15%).
 
Roscolux #96: Lime
To simulate unnatural sunlight before and after a rainstorm or tornado. (Trans.= 98%).
 
Roscolux #97: Light Grey
Neutral greys to reduce intensity without affecting color temperature. (Trans.= 50%, -1.0s).
 
Roscolux #98: Medium Grey
Helpful in balancing brightness of lamps of different wattage. (Trans.= 25%, -2.0s).
 
Roscolux #99: Chocolate
Warms light and reduces intensity. (Trans.= 35%, -1.5s).


Diffusion Materials
 
Roscolux #100: Frost
Frost. Changes ellipsoidal to fresnel beam pattern.
 
Roscolux #101: Light Frost
Offers softened beam.
 
Roscolux #102: Light Tough Frost
Changes ellipsoidal into flood or scoop.
 
Roscolux #103: Tough Frost
Has twin qualities of wide diffusion and warm center.
 
Roscolux #104: Tough Silk
Creates a slash of light for stretching light along stairs, tables, cycs, etc. Diffuses while maintaining compactness of beam.
 
Roscolux #105: Tough Spun
Good on scoops for cyc lighting.
 
Roscolux #106: Light Tough Spun
Removes lens shadows.
 
Roscolux #111: Tough Rolux
Densest diffusion of the series. Spreads the light almost 1800.
 
Roscolux #112: Opal Tough Frost
Lighter than 100-103. An excellent diffuser for HMI, CID and CSI sources softening the beam slightly while maintaining excellent transmission.
 
Roscolux #113: Matte Silk
Good for striplights and specials.
 
Roscolux #114: Hamburg Frost
A very light frost; good on followspots and PAR lamps.
 
Roscolux #115: Light Tough Rolux
 
Roscolux #116: Tough White Diffusion
A range of diffusion materials adapted from cinematography-used for softening the shadow of the beam while maintaining a relatively high color temperature because of the use of ultra-white pigments in the manufacturing process.
 
Roscolux #117: Tough 1/2 White Diffusion
A range of diffusion materials adapted from cinematography-used for softening the shadow of the beam while maintaining a relatively high color temperature because of the use of ultra-white pigments in the manufacturing process.
 
Roscolux #118: Tough 1/4 White Diffusion
A range of diffusion materials adapted from cinematography-used for softening the shadow of the beam while maintaining a relatively high color temperature because of the use of ultra-white pigments in the manufacturing process.
 
Roscolux #119: light Hamburg Frost
Lighter than 114. Recommended for followspots and slight diffuse focus for ellipsoldals.
 
Roscolux #120: Red Diffusion
Combine a color with Matte Diffusion. Aids in broad, even illumination of cycs and drops. (Trans.= 12%).
 
Roscolux #121: Blue Diffusion
Combine a color with Matte Diffusion. Aids in broad, even illumination of cycs and drops. (Trans.= 8%).
 
Roscolux #122: Green Diffusion
Combine a color with Matte Diffusion. Aids in broad, even illumination of cycs and drops. (Trans.= 13%).
 
Roscolux #124: Red Cyc Silk
Combine a color with 104 Tough Silk. (Trans.= 12%).
 
Roscolux #125: Blue Cyc Silk
Useful in border and striplights to prevent scalloping; helps illuminate cycs and drops. (Trans.= 8%).
 
Roscolux #126: Green Cyc Silk
Useful in border and striplights to prevent scalloping; helps illuminate cycs and drops. (Trans.= 13%).
 
Roscolux #127: Amber Cyc Silk
A secondary color combined with 104 Tough Silk. (Trans.= 32%).
 
Roscolux #160: Light Tough Silk
Retains the diffusion properties of 104 but with less light loss.
 
Roscolux #162: Light Opal
A lighter version on the popular 112 Opal Tough Frost.
 
Roscolux #163: Powder Frost
A good medium cosmetic diffuser.

 

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