Equipment Category


Control - Manual


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100 Plus Series Console  (Strand Lighting  (2010)
12 channel, 2 preset with hold function, effects, split crossfaders with time fade.
100 Series Manual Control Desk  (Strand Lighting  (2002 - 2010)
Act control desk  (Strand Lighting
6 channel (single preset) & 12,18,24 way 2 preset control
AMC Advanced Manual Control Desk  (Strand Lighting  (1977 - 1984)
20,30,40-120 max channels 3 presets, 9 groups
First console to perform a dipless crossfade
Avab 211  (Avab
24, 48, 72 way control
Bolero  (ADB
Manual Effects Lighting Desk
C / System C  (Strand Lighting  (1956)
Similar to CD, but for more than 160 circuits.
C-AE - System C-AE  (Strand Lighting
CD / System CD  (Strand Lighting  (1957)
Electro-mechanical remote control (120 channel)
CD Control Desk  (ELTEC
Studio 70 Series - 6/12/18/24 channel 2 preset control desks with Masterlink
Celebrity  (Strand Lighting  (1985 (tbc))
Electrocontrols desk acquired by Strand following the takeover of the company.
Channel Master 3 Preset  (Malham
Up to 90 dimmer channels
Chromolux  (Strand Lighting  (1953 - )
Provides a range of preset colours by mixing either the three primary or secondary colours.

Controls remote automatic dimmers via a low voltage control cable. 
Compulite  (Electrosonic
CRD / System CRD  (Strand Lighting  (1963)
All-electric preset remote control (60,90,120,180,210 or 240 dimmers)
DC6-10  (ELTEC
Six channel single preset control desk (Student Series)
Discodesk  (Strand Lighting  (1974?)
Discoplus  (Strand Lighting  (1976)
6 or 18 channel kinetic desk
Electronic Control for Thyratron  (Strand Lighting  (1949 - 1956)
FX Control Desk  (Arri  (1987)
FX12, FX24, FX36
GM Control  (Thorn Lighting
80 way
JP Series  (Strand Lighting  (1965 - 1975)
20/40/60 channels
Juggler  (Zero 88  (2005)
12/24 channels. 2 preset manual operation with timed crossfade.
LC / System LC  (Strand Lighting  (1961)
All electric remote control with one preset (48, 72 or 96 dimmers)
Light Console  (Strand Lighting  (1935 - 1955)
The Strand Light Console is designed to give an operator, seated in full view of the stage, absolute control of all the lighting circuits that make up a modern stage installation, whatever the size of the theatre.
Lightset  (Strand Lighting  (1973 - 1974)
Linkit  (Electrosonic
Dipless crossfading manual desk
LP / System LP (Luminous Preset)  (Strand Lighting  (1966)
& Lightset
LX  (Strand Lighting  (1991)
12,18,24 channels, 2 preset. 
LX6  (Strand Lighting
6 channel control desk for Act 6 desks
Magnetic Clutches with Manual Drive  (Strand Lighting  (1930)
Mercury  (Zero 88
Micro 8 / Micro8II  (Strand Lighting  (1976)
Mini 2 Control Desk  (Strand Lighting  (1971)
Compact control desk for 36, 30, 24, 18, 12 or 6 channels.
Mini T Control Desk  (Strand Lighting  (1970)
Miranda  (Electrosonic
40 way 3 preset 3 group board, with a 10 x 40 diode pin matrix for 10 groups of lighting together with routing for sound to light facilities.
Multiway  (Electrosonic
Pink Floyd  (Electrosonic
Similar to the earlier Miranda (built for Theatre Projects Services)
PR / System PR  (Strand Lighting  (1955)
Electro-mechanical remote control with two presets
Regal Control Desk  (CCT Lighting
Rockboard  (Electrosonic
Group selection, pin matrix programming, touch button chaser options. 36 / 48 / 60 ways. 
Sixer  (Strand Lighting  (2011)
6-way console with Grand Master.
SP Series  (Strand Lighting  (1966 - 1979)
20,30,40 channel 2-preset in table / wall-mount desk.
40,60,80 channel 3-preset in seated desk.
SR / System SR  (Strand Lighting  (1953 - )
All electric remote control (8, 18, 24, 36 or 54 dimmers)
Swing  (ADB
Manual Control Desk
System SM  (Thorn Lighting
3 Preset manual control
Tempus / Tempus 2G  (Strand Lighting  (1980)

6,12,18,24,30,36 channels

Threeset  (Strand Lighting
Three presets for 60, 80, 100 or 120 dimmers
Walk-About Remote  (ELTEC
Studio 70 Series - Hand held controller wtih roving lead

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