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
Edinburgh Playhouse, 182 dimmers (later updated to V6E software), still in use in 1999?