Types of Equipment

Each page below contains information about the evolution of specific equipment, along with examples from the archive.

Although these are all from the world of stage lighting, which is where we have most archive material at the moment, the aim is to cover all aspects of entertainment technology. 

Archive Contents (by equipment type)


  • Architectural Control & Dimming [21 matches]
  • Architectural Luminaires [29 matches]
  • Colour Changers [20 matches]
  • Communications [2 matches]
  • Company History [1 matches]
  • Control - Direct [31 matches]
  • Control - Manual [71 matches]
  • Control - Memory [307 matches]
  • Control Software [14 matches]
  • Dimming and Multiplex [151 matches]
  • Drafting Tools [1 matches]
  • Effects [115 matches]
  • Film/TV Lighting [79 matches]
  • Gas Lighting [1 matches]
  • Installation [11 matches]
  • Lanterns (Named) [183 matches]
  • Lanterns (Patt. Numbered) [106 matches]
  • LX Rigging and Stands [22 matches]
  • Media Servers [6 matches]
  • Moving Lights [192 matches]
  • Projection [19 matches]
  • Rigging [4 matches]
  • Scenic Automation [6 matches]
  • Scenic Products [6 matches]
  • Smoke & Haze [39 matches]
  • Software [13 matches]
  • Sound - Amplifiers [12 matches]
  • Sound - Microphones [15 matches]
  • Sound - Mixing [45 matches]
  • Sound - Monitoring [2 matches]
  • Sound - Playback [21 matches]
  • Sound - Processing [20 matches]
  • Sound - Recording [4 matches]
  • Sound - Sources [3 matches]
  • Sound - Speakers [14 matches]
  • Stage Mangement, Props, Model Theatre [6 matches]
  • Staging [0 matches]
  • Tools and Testing [9 matches]
  • Video Production [3 matches]
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