MSRP: $300.00
Chowmain LTD
Version: 2
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Kaleidescape presents the world's most authentic cinematic experience with the content you love.  Whether on disc or as a digital download from the Kaleidescape Movie Store, Kaleidescape brings together all your movies in a visually stunning library making it beautifully simple to access and enjoy movies that truly matter to you.

A premium product deserves an excellent interface to match as such the Chowmain Kaleidescape driver for URC offers full library access on all URC touchscreens for any IP controlled Kaleidescape system along with an extensive list of automation features that make the integrated experience more rewarding.

This driver will only work on an MRX-15 and above.


  • Ability to browse, search, playback and resume movies by All Movies, Actor, Director, Genre, Rating or Collection categories

  • Browse movies using a cover art view

  • Get movie details, synopsis, length, year, running time and rating.

  • Device events for power state; power on, standby and idle

  • Device events for movie state; main content, intermission and end credits.

  • Device events for type of media

  • Device events for play state

  • Device events for aspect ratio - allowing automation of screen masking

  • Device events for current screen

  • Device events for screensaver state


Why should i use Kaleidescape when there are cheaper solutions?
After living with a Kaleidescape system for a month you’ll come to appreciate that it just works.  Compared to other media player solutions it is expensive however for those who do not have the time to mess around Kaleidescape is the solution for you.  With 4K, Bluray and DVD based digital downloads, disc importing and playback solutions all in one its a solution that just works.  For the dealer it is a solution where they can just install it and leave knowing that the solution is robust and requires little to no support.

Can you give us some examples of how we could use this driver?

  • Create the perfect cinema experience by dimming the lights down when a movie starts, ramp it back up when the movie ends or if the user pauses or stops the movie.

  • Automate Cinema screen masking and projection modes based on aspect ratio and Cinemascape feedback.

  • Set the driver up so it automatically turns off when the screensaver kicks in. Great if you forget that you've paused a movie or have fallen asleep whilst watching.

  • Setup a button on your keypad to start playback of you or your family’s favourite movie. Great for kids.

What hardware will this work on?
This driver will work on all IP controllable models of Kaleidescape.  If it works with the official Kaleidescape iPad application it will work with our driver.

I want to try this driver out before buying it?

All Chowmain modules come with a 90 day trial.

Do you offer other drivers?

We have hundreds of drivers.  Many of which are manufacturer sponsored and free.  Please visit our website to view all available drivers including FREE drivers.


Module Download (urc-kaleidescape-2.3.2.zip, 1,376 Kb) [Download]

Version 20180129

  • initial release

 Version 2.0.0

- Update to include Accelerator 3.0 support
- Support for separate server based systems
- Updated documentation


Version 2.0.1

- Fixed issue where on fresh Kaleidescape restart and fresh URC upload no active movie would be selected

Version 2.0.2

- Internal Release

Version 2.0.3

- Added support for Co-Star systems