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Tempus M24  (1983 - 1993)
Strand


Tempus M24

First batch-manufactured memory control, 72-120 channels. 
Single numerical keyboard, @ button, THRU button, digital fader wheel, manual/timed cross fades with auto sequence. Display by add-on mono TV or optional VDU. Backup of show data to add-on audio cassette using domestic standard cassette recorder. Multiplexed output.
Launched in April 1983.
More than 1000 sold.
Replaced by the GSX in 1993.

Microprocessor: 68B09 performing fade calculations and main processing (running at 2MHz) and a 6803 handling panel controls and display. Program is contained in 24kb of EPROM and all data in 16kb of battery-maintained CMOS RAM

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Documents

Photo: Tempus M24 Publicity Photo
Photo: Tempus M24 Publicity Photo 
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[956kb  JPEG]
From Frederick Brown Collection
Photo: Tempus M24 System at the factory
Photo: Tempus M24 System at the factory 
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[271kb  JPEG]
From Frederick Brown Collection
Photo: Tempus M24 System at the factory
Photo: Tempus M24 System at the factory 
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[287kb  JPEG]
From Frederick Brown Collection

Tempus M24 User Guide 
[9.62Mb PDF]
From Strand Archive

M24 Spares List (1983)
[378kb PDF]
From Strand Archive

Tempus M24 Brochure (1983)
[3.1Mb PDF]
From Strand Archive

Tempus M24 Datasheet (1983)
24 - 60 channels
[1.65Mb PDF]
From Strand Archive
M24 Effects Power Supply Board
M24 Effects Power Supply Board (February 1983)
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[895kb  JPEG]
From Strand Archive

M24 Launch Statement (April 1983)
[440kb PDF]
From Strand Archive

M24 Brochure (1984)
[2.8Mb PDF]
From Strand Archive

M24 Operator Handbook (1984)
[15.7Mb PDF]
From Strand Archive

M24 Sales Introduction (1984)
[695kb PDF]
From Strand Archive

Tempus M24 Datasheet (1984)
24 - 120 channels
[8.9Mb PDF]
From Strand Archive

M24 Service Policy (1985)
[323kb PDF]
From Strand Archive

Memory Lighting Control Systems 1967-1985 (June 1985)
[757kb PDF]
From Jim Laws Collection

Tempus M24 Brochure (October 1985)
[1.19Mb PDF]
From Mervyn Gould Collection

LSI: Guide to Memory Desks (May 1986)
[1.91Mb PDF]
From Lighting & Sound International

LSI Automated TV Studio Installation in Hannover (May 1988)
[3.19Mb PDF]
From Lighting & Sound International

The Strandbook - page 5 (1990)
From Jim Laws Collection

1992 Insight Brochure - Page 2 (May 1992)
From Strand Archive

M24 Agents Maintenance (1993)
[10.9Mb PDF]
From Strand Archive

M24 Commissioning Procedure (1993)
[9.1Mb PDF]
From Strand Archive

M24 Upgrades Handbook (1993)
[9Mb PDF]
From Strand Archive

LSI: Classic Gear - Tempus M24 (June 2012)
[External Website]
From Lighting & Sound International

Exhibits in the Backstage Heritage Collection


Tempus M24 Control desk  
From The NEET Collection

Tempus M24 Hantarex Monitor  
From The NEET Collection

Catalogue & Journal Entries for Tempus M24 in the Backstage Heritage Collection


All About M24 (TABS - 1983)

New Microprocessor system brings sophisticated memory lighting control to small user (TABS - 1983)

M24 (TABS - 1984)

The Strand 85 Spring Collection (TABS - 1985)

Sydney Opera House (TABS - 1985)

Product News - Strand find new market (Cue - 1987)

Back to Control - Memory (Strand)


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