Equipment Category


Control - Memory


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200 Plus Series  (Strand Lighting  (2011)
200 Series  (Strand Lighting  (2002 - 2011)
2001 Remote Controller  (Avab
Remote for Avab 2001 Lighting Desk
250ML  (Strand Lighting  (2013 - )
250 dimmer channels and 30 moving lights & LEDs
300 Series  (Strand Lighting  (1998)
Manual / Memory Desk (48/96, 125/250 channels) with Genius Pro software
301 Backup Console  (Strand Lighting  (2002)
310 / 510i  (Strand Lighting  (1998)
Show Controller / Backup unit
4 Sight Control System  (CCT Lighting
30, 60, 90 control channels
430  (Strand Lighting  (1994 November)
Uses Genius Pro operating software. 30 submasters.
520 / 520i  (Strand Lighting  (1997)
Portable desks with Genius operating system
530 / 550  (Strand Lighting  (1995)
Genius Pro operating software
530i / 550i  (Strand Lighting  (1996)
Genius Pro operating software
Access  (GAM Great American Market  (1988?)
Acclaim  (Electronic Theatre Controls / ETC
Action 24 / Action 48  (Strand Lighting  (1987 - 1990)
24 or 48 channel, 99 memory lighting control system
Animator  (Compulite  (1992)
Applause  (Compulite  (1992?)
Artisan  (Vari*Lite  (1986)
Control console for Series 200 luminaires
Avab 2001  (Avab
Microcomputer memory control desk
Avab 2002  (Avab  (1980)
Microcomputer memory control desk with VDU and floppy disk drive
Avab 201  (Avab  (1982)
12 or 24 control channels, up to 128 dimmers. 100 memories. 
Marketing by CCT Theatre Lighting in the UK. 
Avab 202  (Avab  (1985)
48, 96, 120, 192, 240 way control
Avab Expert  (Avab
128, 256, 384, 512 way control
Avab Lynx  (Avab
Avab Viking  (Avab  (1982)
96-1000 way control
Aviator  (Celco  (1989?)
Berkey Colortran Colortrack  (Berkey Colortran  (1980? - ?)
Cantor  (ADB
48 or 96 channel manual/memory control
Case  (Martin  (1997)
Effects Controller
Celco Baby  (Celco
30 channels, full level memory, live modification, 40 memory cues, sound activated sequence.
Celco Gold  (Celco  (1986 - )
Celco Major  (Celco
Celco 90 Major, Celco 60 Major, Celco 30 Major
Celco Plus  (Celco
Celco 90 Plus, Celco 60 Plus, Celco 30 Plus
Celebrity Plus 2  (Strand Lighting  (1987)
Channel Track  (Berkey Colortran
Compact (CMS)  (Strand Lighting  (1975 - 1978)
Self-contained memory control for up to 120 channels (originally 80 channels)
Concept  (Electronic Theatre Controls / ETC  (1982)
Congo  (Electronic Theatre Controls / ETC  (2005)
CP40  (Compulite  (Around 1988?)
Datalite Lighting Control System  (Dynamic Technology Ltd / DTL  (1973 - ?)
Datalite 100 / Datalite 300
DDM / System DDM  (Strand Lighting  (1971 - 1980)
Digital Dimmer Memory with 120 - 320 channels. 
Designers Remote  (Strand Lighting
Diamond II  (Avolites  (1993)
Duet / Duet 2  (Strand Lighting  (1978-1984)
48, 60, 62, 120 max channels
Eclipse  (Zero 88  (1983)
ELC  (Electronic Theatre Controls / ETC  (1980)
Entertainment Lighting Console
Emphasis  (Electronic Theatre Controls / ETC
PC server expansion for Express to add WYSIWYG functionality
Eos  (Electronic Theatre Controls / ETC
Eurolight 150  (Eurolight
Event  (Jands
Express  (Electronic Theatre Controls / ETC  (1996)
Expression  (Electronic Theatre Controls / ETC  (1987)
F20  (ADB  (1986)
120 channel board with multi-use application
F28  (ADB  (1984)
120-168 channels. Large modular board.
Finesse  (Arri
FLX  (Zero 88  (2015)
Focus NTX  (Electronic Theatre Controls / ETC
Frog  (Zero 88  (2001)
Galaxy  (Strand Lighting  (1980)
96, 144, 190, 240... 768 channels
Galaxy 2  (Strand Lighting  (1983/4)
768 channels - 3 individual systems (Arena, Studio & Premier)
Galaxy 3  (Strand Lighting  (1987)
999 channels
Galaxy Nova  (Strand Lighting  (1993 - 1996)
999 channels
Gemini  (Strand Lighting  (1984)
180 channels. Replaced the Duet in the range.
Gemini 2+  (Strand Lighting  (1989 September - 1995)
340 channels, dual colour video displays, increased system memory.
Gio  (Electronic Theatre Controls / ETC  (2011)
2011 Addition to the Eos range
Graphic Tablet  (Avolites  (1995?)
GSX  (Strand Lighting  (1993)
25, 50, 75, 100, 125 channels using Genius software
Hog 1000  (Flying Pig Systems
Hog 3PC  (Flying Pig Systems  (2006)
Hog 4  (Flying Pig Systems  (2012)
Hog iPC  (Flying Pig Systems  (2005)
First hybrid console, allowing programmers to use two different software platforms on one console
Idea  (Electronic Theatre Controls / ETC
IDM  (Strand Lighting  (1965 December)
First fully working lighting control system with Instant Dimmer Memory.
Image  (Arri  (1987)
100 channels, 512 DMX outputs, Twin Playback, Disk Drive backup
Imagine  (Arri  (1987)
Memory control for medium & larger sized studios & theatres.
Impact  (Strand Lighting  (1987 - )
350 control channels with proportional patching to 960 dimmers
Intelligent Interface  (Pulsar  (1985)
Up to 36 dimmer channels, connecting BBC Micro Computer to analogue dimmer
Ion  (Electronic Theatre Controls / ETC  (2007)
Eos-family console in a portable package. 
Jester  (Zero 88  (2005)
KTV / System KTV  (Strand Lighting  (1959 April)
First dimmer system with fully automatic plotting of lighting & switchboard controls.
LBX  (Strand Lighting  (1994)
25, 50, 75, 100, 125 channels, memory and manual. Genius operating system.
Libra  (Electronic Theatre Controls / ETC
Light Co-Ordinator  (Seefactor
Light Palette  (Strand Lighting  (1978 - 1988)
Strand Century product
Light Palette 2  (Strand Lighting  (1984)
Light Palette 3  (Strand Lighting  (1987)
800 channels
Light Palette Range  (Strand Lighting  (2007)
Using PaletteOS written by Horizon Controls
Lightboard  (Strand Lighting  (1975 - 1980)
1000 max channels
Lightboard M  (Strand Lighting  (1987 - 1996)
96 channels with 24 or 48 submasters, or 144 channels with 24 submasters with channel faders. 
Lightboard M Junior  (Strand Lighting  (1989)
As Lightboard M but without faders
Lightboard XP  (Strand Lighting  (1986)
Lightmaster 1200  (Zero 88  (1982)
2 preset desk with matrix memory system
Lightpalette 90  (Strand Lighting  (1989 - 1996)
576 / 1536 channels
LS-8  (EDI  (1975)
M-Play  (Martin  (2016)
Control surface
M1  (Martin  (2010)
M2GO  (Martin  (2012)
M6  (Martin  (2013)
Mantrix 2S / Mantrix Memory  (Strand Lighting  (1982 September)
Masterlight  (ADB  (1980?)
Masterpiece  (Pulsar  (1996?)
Maxxyz  (Martin  (2002)
Memo-Q  (Strand Lighting  (1968)
IDM was marketed in the USA as Memo-Q
Memocard  (Strand Lighting
Punched card memory system
MGP / System MGP  (Strand Lighting
Multi-Group Preset
MicroVision  (Electronic Theatre Controls / ETC  (1990)
Mini Light Palette  (Strand Lighting  (1984)
Mini Light Palette 2 / MLP2  (Strand Lighting  (1987)
200 channels. Smaller version of Light Palette 3
Mini Light Palette 90  (Strand Lighting  (1992 - 1996)
576 channels, 20 submasters, 8 timed or manual playbacks. 
mini-Artisan 2  (Vari*Lite  (1994)
Mirage  (Arri  (1990)
Made by ETC (as the MicroVision) and sold in the UK under the Arri brand
MMS  (Strand Lighting  (1973 - 1980)
Modular Memory System with 80, 120, 240, 360, 480 channels. 
MSR or IDM/MSR  (Strand Lighting  (1971 to 1972)
Multi-Q  (Strand Lighting  (1976)
Strand Century
Multiset  (Dynamic Technology Ltd / DTL
MX  (Strand Lighting  (1990)
12,24,48 channels, 2 presets.
Navigator  (Celco  (1991)
Memory lighting control
Neo  (Strand Lighting  (2014)
NTX RPU  (Electronic Theatre Controls / ETC
Obsession  (Electronic Theatre Controls / ETC  (1992)
Octet  (Strand Lighting  (1978 September)
Sucessor to the Duet
"the high channel capacity memory lighting control with multiple sub-masters"
Orb  (Zero 88  (2009 - )
Oska  (Pulsar  (1987)
256 channels
Ovation  (Compulite  (1992?)
Palette Range  (Strand Lighting  (2007)
Using PaletteOS Windows XP Embedded operating system, written by Horizon Controls. 
ParkNet  (Strand Lighting
Large-scale applications with ShowNet
Performer  (Kliegl  (1979)
Plotlite  (Digital Display Equipment  (1974)
Precept  (Avolites  (1988)
Microcomputer Lighting Desks
Presto / Transtechnik  (Electronic Theatre Controls / ETC
Prisma NTX  (Electronic Theatre Controls / ETC
Pro Palette  (Strand Lighting  (1988 July - 1990 September)
US Market - designed as a direct replacement for Light Palette V6E (black & white version)
Q-File  (Thorn Lighting  (1966 - ?)
Q-Master 2000  (Thorn Lighting
Q12 and Q24 Control Desks  (Light Processor
Q12 & Q24
QM500 Lighting Control  (Avolites  (1983 - ?)
More information to follow
QM500-TD  (Avolites  (1988?)
Theatre Desk version of the popular QM500 rock desk
QT120  (Thorn Lighting
with floppy disk
R120 / R130 Remote Tablet  (Strand Lighting
Riggers Remote  (Strand Lighting
Road Hog / Full Boar  (Flying Pig Systems  (2007)
Rolacue  (Avolites  (1984)
Rolacue Pearl / Rolacue Sapphire  (Avolites  (1995)
Satellite  (Strand Lighting  (1981)
Scancommander  (MA Lighting
Series 2  (Celco  (1984)
30 channel / 90 channel
ShowCAD  (Axon
PC system which can be controlled from a MIDI keyboard or a standard DMX desk.
Shownet  (Strand Lighting  (1997?)
Ethernet nodes for 500 series console with Networker software installed.
Sirius  (Zero 88  (1988 - 2000)
24 or 48 way analogue control desk
Sitralux B40  (Siemens  (1984?)
Sitralux B40  (Siemens  (1981)
Sitralux K40  (Siemens  (1984)
Smart  (Compulite  (1992? before)
SN100 Series Shownet Node  (Strand Lighting  (1996 - )
Software: Communique  (Strand Lighting
Networker server application software for Genius desks
Software: Genius  (Strand Lighting  (1993)
Application Software for Genius desks (GSX, LBX)
Software: Genius Pro  (Strand Lighting
Application Software for Genius Pro desks (300, 400, 500 series)
Software: Kaleidoscope  (Strand Lighting
Software: Lightpalette  (Strand Lighting
Operating software for Genius Pro consoles
Software: Tracker  (Strand Lighting
Application software for Genius Pro desks
SWC (System Wide Control)  (Strand Lighting
Remote control / backup system for use with LD90 / DE90 / CD80 dimming systems.
System Two   (Berkey Colortran
Evolution of the Colortrack
Tango  (ADB
12/24 or 24/48 channels, 999 memories
Taskmaster - Showchangers  (Strand Lighting  (1987)
Controller for Showscan moving lights
Tempus M24  (Strand Lighting  (1983 - 1993)
First batch-manufactured memory control, 72-120 channels. 
Tenor  (ADB
240 channels, 24 submasters, 200 memories
Thornlite 120  (Thorn Lighting  (1979 - ?)
Thornlite 500  (Thorn Lighting  (1979)
Ultra-Chase  (Avolites  (1982)
Vibe  (Compulite  (2013)
Virtuoso  (Vari*Lite  (1999)
Virtuoso DX  (Vari*Lite  (2000)
Vision  (Electronic Theatre Controls / ETC  (1985)
Vision 10 / Vision Compact  (ADB
Wholehog  (Flying Pig Systems  (1992)
Wholehog II  (Flying Pig Systems  (1994)
Wholehog 3  (Flying Pig Systems  (2002)

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