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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 (1983)

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

M24 (1984)

The Strand 85 Spring Collection (1985)

Sydney Opera House (1985)

Product News - Strand find new market (1987)

Back to Control - Memory (Strand)


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