First prototype to demonstrate the concept to Genesis
VL0 was taken from Showco in Dallas to the UK to demonstrate to Genesis, along with a prototype control desk.
The VL1 was ready to use on the Genesis Abacab tour in Barcelona in September 1981, just under a year later.
LSI: Classic Gear - The VariLite (October 2011)
From Lighting & Sound International
PLSN: The Genesis of Vari-Lite (September 2021)
From PLSN - Projection Lights Staging News