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LS-8  (1975)


The first computerised memory board on Broadway
100 channels connected to 100 dimmers. 
The cost was around $100k (in 1975 dollars). 
There were 3 units sold. 
The LS-8 that was running A Chorus Line was retired after around 11 years, and was replaced by a Multi-Q. That console was put into the Computer History Museum and is now in San Jose. 

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A Chorus Line Revisited - Linda Essig (Theatre Design & Technology) (December 1998)
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Classic Gear - LS8 (November 2006)
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