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LIGHTS!: September 1990 [Vol.1 / Issue 3]
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A Midsummer Lights Dream
A new Strand Lighting installation at a private school in Buckinghamshire is so advanced that it's now on a level with many provincial theatres.
Advert: Why Strand's new EC90 is making the news...
ITN, London Weekend Television and BBC South West are among the first to specify and install Strand's new EC90 digital dimmer.
Dancing the Light Away
Taking a show on tour and maintaining your normal high standards of lighting could prove difficult for even the most experienced company. Fortunately for the Manchester-based Northern Ballet Theatre, it is a problem they have overcome, with Strand expertise.
From Russia with Luff
When the English National Opera set off from its London base for a tour of Russia, the company did so in the knowledge that Strand technology was travelling there and back with them - courtesy of Strand dealer Luff Light and Sound.
Gemini 2+
Since its introduction at PLASA last September, Gemini 2+ with its new PLUS features has gone from strength to strength.
Here Is The News... ITN has installed an EC90
Strand's revolutionary EC90 dimming system, reported extensively in the last issue of Lights! has taken off in a big way, with the first major order going to Independent Television News for its new studios in central London.
Homing-In on the Range
Everything you need to launch your architectural lighting schemes into the 1990's - that's the promise with this, our current range of dimmers, control stations and luminaires.
Premiere - Number One in Architectural Lighting
Despite the variation in lighting control boards, they all have one important factor in common. An operator.
Reliability is a Designer Feature
The MX range is Strand Lighting's latest two scene preset+ memory control board. A number of specific design goals were set for this range.
SMX A New Protocol for Professional Lighting
A debate is taking place amongst an elite group of research and development specialists, concerning the future of communications standards for professional entertainment lighting equipment.
Telethon Stint for Galaxy
British television's annual charity fund-raising marathon, the Telethon, staged over the Bank Holiday weekend, owed its lighting excellence to a large input from Strand dealer Luff Lighting and Sound.
The Galaxy Looks Grand in Swansea
When in doubt ask the experts - that is the maxim which has paid off handsomely for Swansea's Grand Theatre, where existing Strand Lighting controls have been upgraded to make the theatre one of the most technically advanced in Wales.
The Quest for Lighting Excellence
Set up with the intention of becoming the professional body and voice for the lighting industry, the Lighting Forum is gaining ground rapidly, particularly in the architectural field. Here we find out what it is and what it does.
Where There's A Will There's A Way. Quartet - The Design Story of Strand's New Luminaire Range
In the world of industrial design, one thing you can count on is variety. Not only do you have to find practical solutions to client's problems but you have to end up with a product that is aesthetically pleasing. Enter Will Bentall.

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