Equipment Detail

QM500 Lighting Control  (1983 - ?)

Avolites QM500

90/180 channel memory lighting desk

QM500 90 channel: introduced in 1984. The 180 channel version followed in 1985.

From the Avolites website:
In 1983 the now famous Avolites QM500 series of consoles was created. The QM500 series consoles had computer memory and a very rapid flash button response time. No easy task with the processors available then!

Avolites QM500, now at Rose Bruford (see below) (from YouTube 2013)

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Advert - QM500
Advert - QM500  (February 1987)
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From Lighting & Sound International

Avolites Price List (June 1987)
[558kb PDF]
From Jim Laws Collection

Hire Price List (June 1987)
[743kb PDF]
From Jim Laws Collection

LSI: Classic Gear - QM500 (December 2018)
[External Website]
From Lighting & Sound International

Exhibits in the Backstage Heritage Collection

Avolites QM500 90 way Control desk  
Last used on a Paul Weller show
From The NEET Collection

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