Tempus M24 (1983 - 1993)
First batch-manufactured memory control, 72-120 channels.
Single numerical keyboard, @ button, THRU button, digital fader wheel, manual/timed cross fades with auto sequence. Display by add-on mono TV or optional VDU. Backup of show data to add-on audio cassette using domestic standard cassette recorder. Multiplexed output.
Launched in April 1983.
More than 1000 sold.
Replaced by the GSX in 1993.
Microprocessor: 68B09 performing fade calculations and main processing (running at 2MHz) and a 6803 handling panel controls and display. Program is contained in 24kb of EPROM and all data in 16kb of battery-maintained CMOS RAM