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Lodestar NH Entertainment Electric Chain Hoist

Electric Chain Hoists

CMET Lodestar HR Image
CMET Lodestar HR Image

Capacities: 250 kg to 2000 kg. From World touring rock concerts and Broadway musicals to Las Vegas shows and sporting events, the CM Lodestar is the trusted industry workhorse. The New Generation Lodestar complies with BGV-D8.

Features and Benefits

Internal Load Cell Technology Available

New internal load cell technology, available on the CM-ET family of Lodestar hoists, gives you the power to recognize safety issues before they occur, especially in automation applications where hoists are used in tandem.

Built and designed to work with the CM Lodestar, this load sensing technology seamlessly connects to your existing load monitoring controls.

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Lodestar NH Entertainment Electric Chain Hoist


Capacities: 1/8 to 2 tons Standard Lift: 60 feet (other lifts available) Speeds: 5 to 100 feet/min. Voltages: 1-phase and 3-phase 5 Pocket Lift Wheel improves chain wear & smooth lifting Clutch Outside Gear Train meets international standards Precision Helical Gearing for quieter operation Redesigned Control Panel for easier access & fuse installation

Designed for Long Life

Helical design for long wear life and smooth operation. Columbus McKinnon brand Star Grade chain is zinc plated to protect against corrosion. 2-ton, single-reeved units feature 10 mm load chain as standard. Optional black finish available.

Electrical Designed for Safety

Finger safe wiring meets all electrical codes. Quick change plugs allow for Voltages 208 through 460. Prevents improper voltage connections which can cause hoist damage. (Low Voltage Unit Only)

Adjustable Limit Switch

Adjustable screw limit switch that will automatically stop the hook at any predetermined point when either lifting or lowering, preventing overtravel. (Low Voltage Unit Only)

Heavy Duty DC Brake

Designed for a long service life, the brake location allows for quick access & easy inspection.

Low Voltage Control

110 Volt for long cable runs without voltage drop. 24 & 48 Volt optional. (Low Voltage Unit Only)

Durable & Lightweight Housing

Cast aluminum. Black powder-coated finish for low visibility.

H-4 duty rated

2M+ FEM class. 50% Duty Cycle or 300 on/off per hour.

Standard Overload Protector

Designed to prevent lifting of excessive overloads. Helps prevent lifting of dangerous overloads.

Additional Information

Metric Rated. IP66 Rated. Meets Requirements: meets or exceeds world standards. Road Ready: easy to stow and travel. Lifetime Warranty: the industry's best.



  • Double DC Brake: two independent acting DC Brakes for redundant braking. Field installation kit available.
  • AC Electric Brake Encoders Available: incremental & absolute.
  • Chain Bags: cloth type bags easy-to-mount.
  • Variable Speed Units Available
  • Alloy Latchlok Hooks: remains locked until released by the operator, even if the chain goes slack.
  • Direct Control Unit: Featuring a single cable, this Direct Control Unit can be used as part of a system with multiple units with a single control. The Lodestar is compatible with most Direct Control Motor Controllers.