Equipment Category


Dimming and Multiplex - 


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1210  (Strand  (2011)
Twelve 10A dimmer or relay switched channels in a 4U high 19 inch rack module.
24 channel demultiplexer  (Strand  (1990 - ?)
Control of 24 analogue dimmers.
3 Pack  (Strand  (2006)
3 way dimmer pack
6 Pack  (Strand  (2006)
4U high, 19 inch digital dimmer pack.
A21  (Strand
Dimmer Cabinet
Act 2  (Strand  (1983 - ?)
2 channel lighting control / dimmer
Act 3  (Strand  (1987 - 1994)
3 channel dimmer rack (3 x 20A dimmer)
Act 3+  (Strand  (1994 - ?)
Act 6  (Strand  (1984 - 1994)
6 channel dimmer rack (6 x 10A dimmer)
Act 6 Digital  (Strand
Act 6+  (Strand  (1994 - ?)
6 channel dimmer rack (6 x 10A dimmer)
Alphapack  (Zero 88
Alphapack 3  (Zero 88  (2016)
Alphapack II  (Zero 88
Andi DX  (Strand  (1996)
Modular Dimmer System
Arc Resistances  (Strand  (1945)
Radial Switch type, standard type or parallel type
ART2000  (Avolites  (2000)
ART4000 Dimmer  (Avolites  (1995)
Astral  (Skirpan Lighting Control Corporation  (1973)
Solid-state dimmer
Automatic Dimmers  (Strand  (1945-1969)
Type PTU or CYU
Bordoni Transformer Dimmer  (Siemens  (1930s)
C21  (Strand
Modular dimmer system
CD80 Advanced Electronics  (Strand
CD80 Digital Pack  (Strand  (1992)
CD80 Dimmer Banks and Modules  (Strand  (1980)
CD80 Rolling Rack  (Strand
The reliability of CD80 in a touring rack
CD80 Single Dimmer  (Strand
Stackable single dimmer at 2.4kW, 12kW, 24kW
CD80 Supervisor  (Strand
Modular Dimmer Rack System
CD90 Dimmer Rack  (Strand
Command 2  (CCT Lighting
Portable Dimmer Pack
Connexion  (Celco
Digital Communications Network
CRD Dimmer Rack  (Strand
D54 Multiplex Protocol  (Strand
DC1-10  (ELTEC
Single channel dimmer (Student Series)
DC2-10  (ELTEC
Two channel dimmer (Student Series)
DC6-1000  (ELTEC
Six channel dimmer rack rated at 1kW per channel (Student Series)
DC90 Dimmer Racks and Modules  (Strand  (1987)
Dig 6  (Strand  (1998?)
6 channel digital dimmer
DMUX  (Strand
De-multiplexer
DR6-1300  (ELTEC
6 channel dimmer rack - 1300 Watts per channel
DR6-2000  (ELTEC
6 channel dimmer rack - 2000 Watts per channel
E.S.6000  (Electrosonic
Modular solid-state dimming. 6/12/18 way.
Early Metallic Dimmers  (Strand  (1925?)
Type A or Type B
Early Resistance Dimmers  (Strand  (1925?)
Wall-type or portable
EC21  (Strand  (2006)
Installation dimmer rack
EC90  (Strand  (1990 - ?)
Modular digital dimmer with reporter
Edkotron  (Century  (1965?)
FD DImmers  (Avolites  (1978)
Flatapak Racks  (Electrosonic
Furse Electronic Traveller Switchboard  (Furse  (1970 - )
4 channel portable dimmer rack
JTM  (Strand  (1965 - 1975)
Inexpensive variable-load dimmers housed in compact 20-channel or 10-channel racks.
Kliegpac  (Kliegl
Kliegpac 9 Plus introduced 1978
LD Dimmers  (Avolites  (1976)
First Avolites product
LD24 Dimmer Rack  (Strand
LD90  (Strand  (1993 - ?)
Digital Dimming
Linebacker  (Zero 88
Liquid Dimmers  (Strand  (1915 - 1945)
Glazed earthenware jars, complete with fixed & moving lead cones.
MCM (Modular Crate Mounted)  (Strand  (1978)
30 x 20A or 60 x 10A Thyristor Dimmers
Mini 2 Dimmer Rack  (Strand  (1971)
Mini T Dimmer Rack  (Strand  (1970)
6 way dimmer pack. 50 - 1000W per channel. 
MTU  (Strand
Multimux 48  (Strand
Interface between analogue dimmers and DMX512 or D54
Multiplex F + D Interface  (Strand
Converts D54 and analogue control input to analogue control output on either 8 pin bleecon or D connector.
Perma 12  (Strand  (1977)
Wall-mounting 12 thyristor dimmer rack.
Permanent Dimmer Rack  (Arri  (1988)
Permus  (Strand  (1982 - ?)
Developed from Tempus dimmers
Permus Demultiplex Unit  (Strand
24 channel chassis-mounted interface unit for installation using multiplexed controls and Permus dimmers.
PIP  (Strand  (1986)
Plug-In Professional Dimmer Modules
Plate Resistance Dimmers  (Strand  (1945)
Flickerless
Portable Dimmer  (Arri  (1988 - )
Portable High Power Dimmer Pack  (Strand  (1977)
Portable pack with 3 or 10 x 5kW maximum capacity Thyristor dimmers. 
Portable Touring Equipment  (Strand  (1968?)
Portapak  (Electrosonic  (1974)
6 x 2.5kW touring rack
Portapak 3  (Pulsar  (1988 - )
Touring dimmer system - 36 channels, 10 amps per channel
ProPack  (Strand  (2008)
High density high power dimming in a 2U rack mount package
PTM  (Strand  (1968?)
Plug-in dimmer modules and associated racks
PTU  (Strand
Q Pack / QPack  (Light Processor
6 channel dimmer pack
Rackmaster 260  (Zero 88  (1988 - )
Regal Dimmer  (CCT Lighting
10 Amp dimmer modules
Regal Portable Dimmer Pack  (CCT Lighting
6 x 10 Amp dimmers
Regent 1 Followspot Dimmer  (CCT Lighting
10 Amps
Regent 4 way dimmer unit  (CCT Lighting
RelayRack  (Strand  (2014)
12 channel 10 Amp Relay Panel
Resistance Dimmers - Electro-Magnetic Mechanical Type  (Strand
S72 Demultiplexer  (Strand
DMX to Analogue Demultiplexer for up to 72 channels
SCR Dimmer (?name)  (ADB  (1958)
SD/WH  (Strand  (1959 April)
The first 220/240V SCR dimmer
SD6 Digital Dimmer  (Strand
Series 2 Dimmer  (Celco
Slate Type Slider Resistance Dimmers  (Strand  (1945)
SLD96  (Strand  (2001?)
Dimmer rack
STM  (Strand  (1975)
Successor to the JTM
Sunset Resistance Dimmers  (Strand  (1945)
Type A, Type A1, Type B, Type D, Wall Mounting Type
System 6  (Strand  (1994)
Compact wall-mounted dimmer cabinet: 6 x 15A or 6 x 20A dimmers
Tempus  (Strand  (1980)

Portable dimmer packs

Thyratron  (Strand  (1952 - 1966)

Valve Dimming

Thyristor Dimmer  (Electrosonic  (1964)
Name TBC
Transformer Dimmers  (Strand  (1945? - ?)
TU Thyristor Unit Dimmer  (Strand
5kW maximum. Basic unit dimmer for single circuit. 
Tubular Resistance Dimmers  (Strand  (1945)
Type T1, T2, T4
XTM  (Strand

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