Light Palette (1978 - 1988)
Strand Century product
1978: 256 max channels, 512 dimmers, 200 cues memorised
First used on Beatlemania, lit by Jules Fisher
1980: 1000 channels with 8 submasters.
This desk was the first use of VDUs in lighting control (by Strand).
The final version, known as V6E, was discontinued in April 1988.
Manchester Palace Theatre, 240 ways
- Pro Palette (1988 July - 1990 September)
- Mini Light Palette (1984)
- Mini Light Palette 2 / MLP2 (1987)
- Light Palette 2 (1984)
- Light Palette 3 (1987)
- MiniPalette (1980)
Photo: Light Palette (1978)
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From Strand Archive
LSI: Classic Gear - Light Palette (November 2010)
From Lighting & Sound International
Exhibits in the Backstage Heritage Collection
Catalogue & Journal Entries for Light Palette in the Backstage Heritage Collection