Equipment Category


Control - Memory - 


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200 Plus Series  (Strand  (2011)
200 Series  (Strand  (2002 - 2011)
2001 Remote Controller  (Avab
Remote for Avab 2001 Lighting Desk
250ML  (Strand  (2013 - )
250 channels and 30 moving lights & LEDs
300 Series  (Strand  (1998)
Manual / Memory Desk (48/96, 125/250 channels) with Genius Pro software
301 Backup Console  (Strand  (2002)
310 / 510i  (Strand  (1998)
Show Controller / Backup unit
4 Sight Control System  (CCT Lighting
30, 60, 90 control channels
430  (Strand  (1994 November)
Uses Genius Pro operating software. 30 submasters.
520 / 520i  (Strand  (1997)
Portable desks with Genius operating system
530 / 550  (Strand  (1995)
Genius Pro operating software
530i / 550i  (Strand  (1996)
Genius Pro operating software
Access  (GAM Great American Market  (1988?)
Acclaim  (Electronic Theatre Controls / ETC  (1993)
Action 24 / Action 48  (Strand  (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
ArtisanPlus  (Vari*Lite  (1997)
Autocue  (Skirpan Lighting Control Corporation  (1973)
Light pen-driven memory lighting control for television
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 Presto  (Avab  (1997)
Avab Viking  (Avab  (1982)
96-1000 way control
Aviator  (Celco  (1989?)
Azure  (Avolites  (1996)
Azure 2000  (Avolites  (2000)
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)
90 channel memory console. Part of the Series 2 range. 
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  (1987)
Channel Track  (Berkey Colortran  (1979)
Clarity  (LSC Lighting Systems  (2014)
Compact (CMS)  (Strand  (1975 - 1978)
Self-contained memory control for up to 120 channels (originally 80 channels)
Compuset  (Van Buren Industries
Concept  (Electronic Theatre Controls / ETC  (1982)
First ETC-branded product
Congo  (Electronic Theatre Controls / ETC  (2004)
Congo Jr.  (Electronic Theatre Controls / ETC  (2006)
Congo Kid  (Electronic Theatre Controls / ETC
CP40  (Compulite  (1988? approximately)
Cuelog  (Skirpan Lighting Control Corporation  (1979)
36, 72, 108 channel variants
Datalite Lighting Control System  (Dynamic Technology Ltd / DTL  (1973 - ?)
Datalite 100 / Datalite 300
DDM / System DDM  (Strand  (1971 - 1980)
Digital Dimmer Memory with 120 - 320 channels. 
Designers Remote  (Strand
Diamond 3  (Avolites  (1997)
Diamond 4  (Avolites  (2001)
Diamond II  (Avolites  (1993)
Duet / Duet 2  (Strand  (1978-1984)
48, 60, 62, 120 max channels
Eclipse  (Zero 88  (1983)
ELC  (Electronic Theatre Controls / ETC  (1977)
Entertainment Lighting Console
Element  (Electronic Theatre Controls / ETC
Element 60 / Element 40
Emphasis  (Electronic Theatre Controls / ETC
PC server expansion for Express to add WYSIWYG functionality
Eos  (Electronic Theatre Controls / ETC
Eurolight 150  (Eurolight
Event  (Jands
DMX Memory Lighting Desk with two presets
Explorer  (Celco
96 channel memory desk
Express  (Electronic Theatre Controls / ETC  (1995)
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  (Arri
Focus NTX  (Electronic Theatre Controls / ETC
Frog  (Zero 88  (2001)
Galaxy  (Strand  (1980)
96, 144, 190, 240... 768 channels
Galaxy 2  (Strand  (1983/4)
768 channels - 3 individual systems (Arena, Studio & Premier)
Galaxy 3  (Strand  (1987)
999 channels
Galaxy Nova  (Strand  (1993 - 1996)
999 channels
Gemini  (Strand  (1984)
180 channels. Replaced the Duet in the range.
Gemini 2+  (Strand  (1989 September - 1995)
340 channels, dual colour video displays, increased system memory.
Gio  (Electronic Theatre Controls / ETC  (2011)
2011 Addition to the Eos range
grandMA  (MA Lighting  (1998)
Powerful memory console
Graphic Tablet  (Avolites  (1995?)
GSX  (Strand  (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  (1965 December)
First fully working lighting control system with Instant Dimmer Memory.
Illusion  (Zero 88  (1999)
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  (1987 - )
350 control channels with proportional patching to 960 dimmers
Impression  (Electronic Theatre Controls / ETC
Impulse  (Arri
Insight  (Electronic Theatre Controls / ETC
Intellabeam Controller  (High End Systems  (1990)
Intelligent Interface  (Pulsar  (1985)
Up to 36 dimmer channels computer-based memory lighting controller using a BBC Micro Computer to analogue dimmers
Ion  (Electronic Theatre Controls / ETC  (2007)
Eos-family console in a portable package. 
Jester  (Zero 88  (2005)
KTV / System KTV  (Strand  (1959 April)
First dimmer system with fully automatic plotting of lighting & switchboard controls.
LBX  (Strand  (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  (1978 - 1988)
Strand Century product
Light Palette 2  (Strand  (1984)
Light Palette 3  (Strand  (1987)
800 channels
Light Palette Range  (Strand  (2007)
Using PaletteOS written by Horizon Controls
Lightboard   (Strand  (1975 - 1980)
1000 max channels
Lightboard M  (Strand  (1986 - 1996)
96 channels with 24 or 48 submasters, or 144 channels with 24 submasters with channel faders. 
Lightboard M Junior  (Strand  (1989)
As Lightboard M but without faders
Lightboard XP  (Strand  (1986)
Lightmaster 1200  (Zero 88  (1982)
2 preset desk with matrix memory system
Lightpalette 90  (Strand  (1989 - 1996)
576 / 1536 channels
Lil DMXter  (Goddard Design  (1991)
LS-8  (EDI  (1975)
The first computerised memory board on Broadway
M-Play  (Martin  (2016)
Control surface
M1  (Martin  (2010)
M2GO  (Martin  (2012)
M6  (Martin  (2013)
Mantra Lite  (LSC Lighting Systems  (2016)
Mantrix 2S / Mantrix Memory  (Strand  (1982 September)
Masterlight  (ADB  (1980?)
Masterpiece  (Pulsar  (1996?)
maXim  (LSC Lighting Systems  (2008)
Maxxyz  (Martin  (2002)
Memo-Q  (Strand  (1968)
IDM was marketed in the USA as Memo-Q
Memocard  (Strand  (1971?)
Punched card memory system
Memolight  (CCT Lighting  (1979?)
Israel-made
Memolight  (ADB
MGP / System MGP  (Strand
Multi-Group Preset
Micro Q  (Strand  (1977)
MicroVision  (Electronic Theatre Controls / ETC  (1990)
Mini Light Palette  (Strand  (1984)
Mini Light Palette 2 / MLP2  (Strand  (1987)
200 channels. Smaller version of Light Palette 3
Mini Light Palette 90  (Strand  (1992 - 1996)
576 channels, 20 submasters, 8 timed or manual playbacks. 
mini-Artisan 2  (Vari*Lite  (1994)
MINIM  (LSC Lighting Systems  (2007)
Mirage  (Arri  (1990)
Made by ETC (as the MicroVision) and sold in the UK under the Arri brand
MMS  (Strand  (1973 - 1980)
Modular Memory System with 80, 120, 240, 360, 480 channels. 
MSR or IDM/MSR  (Strand  (1971 to 1972)
Multi-Q  (Strand  (1976)
Strand Century
Multiset  (Dynamic Technology Ltd / DTL
MX  (Strand  (1990)
12,24,48 channels, 2 presets.
Navigator  (Celco  (1991)
Memory lighting control
Neo  (Strand  (2014)
NTX RPU  (Electronic Theatre Controls / ETC
Obsession  (Electronic Theatre Controls / ETC  (1992)
Octet  (Strand  (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  (2007)
Using PaletteOS Windows XP Embedded operating system, written by Horizon Controls. 
ParkNet  (Strand
Large-scale applications with ShowNet
Pearl 2000  (Avolites  (1999)
Performance  (Kliegl  (1978)
Performer  (Kliegl  (1979)
Plotlite  (Digital Display Equipment  (1974)
Precept  (Avolites  (1988)
Microcomputer Lighting Desks
Prestige  (Colortran  (1985)
PC-based lighting control desk. 
Presto / Transtechnik  (Electronic Theatre Controls / ETC
Prisma NTX  (Electronic Theatre Controls / ETC
Pro Palette  (Strand  (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  (1989)
Theatre Desk version of the popular QM500 rock desk
QT120  (Thorn Lighting
with floppy disk
R120 / R130 Remote Tablet  (Strand
Riggers Remote  (Strand
Road Hog / Full Boar  (Flying Pig Systems  (2007)
Rolacue  (Avolites  (1984)
Rolacue Pearl / Rolacue Sapphire  (Avolites  (1992)
Sapphire 2000  (Avolites  (1998)
Satellite  (Strand  (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  (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  (1996 - )
Software: Communique  (Strand
Networker server application software for Genius desks
Software: Genius  (Strand  (1993)
Application Software for Genius desks (GSX, LBX)
Software: Genius Pro  (Strand
Application Software for Genius Pro desks (300, 400, 500 series)
Software: Kaleidoscope  (Strand
Software: Lightpalette  (Strand
Operating software for Genius Pro consoles
Software: Tracker  (Strand
Application software for Genius Pro desks
SWC (System Wide Control)  (Strand
Remote control / backup system for use with LD90 / DE90 / CD80 dimming systems.
Sweet Sixteen  (Van Buren Industries  (1971)
System 128  (Van Buren Industries
System Two   (Berkey Colortran
Evolution of the Colortrack
Tango  (ADB
12/24 or 24/48 channels, 999 memories
Taskmaster - Showchangers  (Strand  (1987)
Controller for Showscan moving lights
Tempus M24  (Strand  (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)
Vari*Lite Control Desk  (Vari*Lite  (1981 - 1985)
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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