David Bertenshaw Collection

Documents courtesy of Strand engineer David Bertenshaw


Documents

DDM 2C at Braunschweig, with accompanying desks
DDM 2C at Braunschweig, with accompanying desks
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DDM Channel Selection and Main Desk
DDM Channel Selection and Main Desk
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DDM Computer Cabinet
DDM Computer Cabinet
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DDM Floppy Drive and Archive Storage with extended keyboard
DDM Floppy Drive and Archive Storage with extended keyboard
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DDM System at Koln Schauspielhaus
DDM System at Koln Schauspielhaus
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DDM System at Koln Schauspielhaus
DDM System at Koln Schauspielhaus
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Drury Lane Alternate Sheme - Bentham (1940s?) 
[2.1Mb PDF]
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Drury Lane Proposed Stage Lighting Scheme (1940s?) 
[4.04Mb PDF]
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Duet - Program Description 
[12.32Mb PDF]
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Duet Setup Notes 
[1.81Mb PDF]
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Galaxy
Galaxy
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Gemini 2+ Features 
[180kb PDF]
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Micro 8
Micro 8
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Patt.243
Patt.243
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Patt.243 Pole Operation
Patt.243 Pole Operation
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System DDM 2C - Braunschweiger Staatstheater
System DDM 2C - Braunschweiger Staatstheater
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System MMS - Boblingen Installation
System MMS - Boblingen Installation
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System MMS - Boblingen Installation
System MMS - Boblingen Installation
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System PR/LM (1950s) 
[290kb PDF]
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Architecture Cutting  (1922)
[408kb PDF]
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Drury Lane Light Console Proposal - Fred Bentham  (November 1943)
[302kb PDF]
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Drury Lane Light Console Quote  (July 1948)
[95kb PDF]
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Letter to Fred Bentham - Drury Lane Console  (October 1948)
[80kb PDF]
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Drury Lane Light Console Specification  (November 1948)
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Hessenbruch Catalogue  (1950)
[15.74Mb PDF]
Strand Electric Palladium Lighting Layout
Strand Electric Palladium Lighting Layout (1950)
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Strand Electric quote for Grand Master vs Electronic at St Martins  (February 1952)
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Strand Electric quote for System CD for Sadlers Wells  (July 1956)
[400kb PDF]
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Hessenbruch Catalogue  (1958)
[18.16Mb PDF]

Letter from Fred Bentham about System CD for Adelphi for Blitz  (February 1962)
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System CRD / C/AE Description  (1963)
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Covent Garden Report by Fred Bentham  (1964)
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C/AE4 Technical Manual - Covent Garden  (July 1964)
[7.32Mb PDF]
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Strand Electric Hessenbruch Brochure  (September 1966)
[29.45Mb PDF]

Strand Electric Hessenbruch Price List  (October 1966)
[12.6Mb PDF]

PDP11 Handbook  (1971)
[10.41Mb PDF]
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DDM2 Drawing Set  (1972)
[19.31Mb PDF]
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Compact Maintenance Handbook  (1976)
[38.38Mb PDF]
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Memo-Q Console at Fords Theatre
Memo-Q Console at Fords Theatre (1977)
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Memo-Q Fader Wing at Fords Theatre
Memo-Q Fader Wing at Fords Theatre (1977)
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Duet Maintenance - Circuit Descriptions  (March 1978)
[19.11Mb PDF]
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Duet Maintenance - Front Panel  (May 1978)
[650kb PDF]
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Duet Maintenance - LED Mimic  (May 1978)
[4.56Mb PDF]
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Duet Maintenance - VDU Wiring  (May 1978)
[623kb PDF]
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Duet Maintenance - Motherboard  (May 1978)
[4.16Mb PDF]
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Duet Maintenance - Interface Cards  (June 1978)
[8.27Mb PDF]
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Duet Maintenance - Pin Patch  (August 1978)
[2.28Mb PDF]
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Duet Maintenance - Cables  (1979)
[4.6Mb PDF]
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Duet Maintenance - Fader Wing Wiring  (January 1979)
[5.34Mb PDF]
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Duet Maintenance - Floppy Disc  (February 1979)
[2.86Mb PDF]
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Duet Maintenance - Block Schematic  (April 1979)
[723kb PDF]
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Duet Maintenance - Submaster Panel  (May 1979)
[3.08Mb PDF]
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Duet Maintenance - Connection Cable  (June 1979)
[1.47Mb PDF]
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Galaxy
Galaxy (1980)
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Galaxy - reverse
Galaxy - reverse (1980)
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MCM Technical Handbook  (July 1981)
NB: Large PDF FIle
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Duet Maintenance - Effects Panel  (August 1981)
[2.52Mb PDF]
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Patt.23 Postal Stamp First Day Cover  (April 1982)
[249kb PDF]
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Duet Maintenance - Memory Test (German)  (March 1983)
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Designers Control Maintenance Handbook (rev4)  (1987)
[19.35Mb PDF]
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Galaxy 3 Studio  (1988)
[7.21Mb PDF]
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Light Palette 90 Datasheet  (September 1991)
[3.41Mb PDF]
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Mini Light Palette 90 Datasheet  (April 1992)
[2.64Mb PDF]
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LD90 Datasheet  (1993)
[3.07Mb PDF]
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CD80 Supervisor Datasheet  (November 1994)
[1.88Mb PDF]
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LBX + Genius Datasheet  (November 1994)
[1.83Mb PDF]
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R&V Closure Message  (October 2012)
[179kb PDF]

Zip Archive of Printed Circuit Diagrams (Large Download)  (July 2020)
[300Mb Zip File]
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Zip Archive of Wiring Diagrams (Large Download)  (July 2020)
[195Mb Zip File]
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TCS Interconnection Diagram  (September 2020)
[312kb PDF]
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The Workings of Lightboard  (October 2020)
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Strand Electric - Hessenbruch GmbH, the early days of Strand Electric in Germany  (November 2020)
[1.83Mb PDF]

On Inertia - A History of Tracking vs Presetting in Lighting Controls  (February 2021)
[1.17Mb PDF]

A Description of the Strand Riggers Control by David Bertenshaw  (August 2021)
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Catalogues / Price Lists / Journals


Reiche & Vogel Catalogue (approx date)
[1960, 129 pages]