Equipment Detail

IDM  (1965 December)
Strand


First fully working lighting control system with Instant Dimmer Memory.
This first version was known as IDM/DL. It was later redesigned and re-named MSR (or IDM/MSR).
A total of 20 IDM/DL or IDM/MSR systems were installed between 1966 and 1972.

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Documents

IDM
IDM 
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From Alan Luxford Collection
IDM
IDM 
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From Alan Luxford Collection
IDM Prototype 120 Channel Desk
IDM Prototype 120 Channel Desk (1967)
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From Alan Luxford Collection
IDM Prototype Masters
IDM Prototype Masters (1967)
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From Alan Luxford Collection
IDM right Master Panel
IDM right Master Panel (1967)
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From Alan Luxford Collection
IDM/DL Console Opened
IDM/DL Console Opened (March 1968)
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From Bob Anderson Collection
IDM/DL Console Showing Special Controls
IDM/DL Console Showing Special Controls (March 1968)
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From Bob Anderson Collection
IDM/DL Storage Rack
IDM/DL Storage Rack (March 1968)
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From Bob Anderson Collection

IDM/DL/TV-BBC Specification (March 1968)
Written by Fred Bentham, PRS, B Bear
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From Bob Anderson Collection

IDM/DL Instant Dimmer Memory Lighting Control manual (July 1969)
Part 1: Function and Operation
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From Frederick Brown Collection
IDM Installation in Prague State Opera House
IDM Installation in Prague State Opera House (1973)
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From Bob Hartley Collection
IDM Installation in Prague State Opera House
IDM Installation in Prague State Opera House (1973)
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From Bob Hartley Collection
IDM Installation in Prague State Opera House
IDM Installation in Prague State Opera House (1973)
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From Bob Hartley Collection
IDM Installation in Prague State Opera House
IDM Installation in Prague State Opera House (1973)
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From Bob Hartley Collection
IDM Installation in Prague State Opera House
IDM Installation in Prague State Opera House (1973)
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From Bob Hartley Collection
IDM Installation in Prague State Opera House
IDM Installation in Prague State Opera House (1973)
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From Bob Hartley Collection
Advert - Theatre Crafts May/June 1975
Advert - Theatre Crafts May/June 1975 (May 1975)
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From Backstage Heritage Collection

LSI - Classic Gear - IDM (September 2015)
[853kb PDF]
From Lighting & Sound International

Exhibits in the Backstage Heritage Collection


IDM Control Desk  (1972)
From the New London Theatre
From The NEET Collection

Catalogue & Journal Entries for IDM in the Backstage Heritage Collection


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