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Parblazer  (1977 - )


PAR 64
Initially for 120V lamps (two Parblazers must be used in series on a 240V supply).
Parblazer was introduced in March 1977 at a retail price of £27 + VAT = £30.37 (12.5% VAT). This equates to £183 in 2018 money. 
The Parblazer 2 was introduced in September 1978, once 240V lamps had become available.
The Parblazer 4 debuted in 1981. 


Parblazer Leaflet 120V (1977)
[1.1Mb PDF]
From Jim Laws Collection

Parblazer Instruction Leaflet (May 1977)
[1.8Mb PDF]
From Strand Archive

Stage Lighting (July 1978)
From Jim Laws Collection

Parblazer 2 Datasheet (September 1978)
[356kb PDF]
From Jim Laws Collection

1980 Stage Lighting - Page 5 (February 1980)
From Roger Fox Collection

1980 October Price List (October 1980)
From Jim Laws Collection

Parblazer 4 Datasheet (November 1981)
[383kb PDF]
From Strand Archive

4750 Aluminium PAR Spotlight Datasheet (1987)
[2.1Mb PDF]
From Strand Archive

Exhibits in the Backstage Heritage Collection

Par Blazer  
From Museum of Modern Showlighting Collection

Catalogue & Journal Entries for Parblazer in the Backstage Heritage Collection

For the First Time On Any Stage (1977)

New from Rank Strand (1978)

Blinded by Science (1978)

All at Sea (1981)

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