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  1. J

    Palette VL 16

    We have a Philips Strand Palette VL 16 that has trouble booting up...every time we power on it lands on a screen that says DigitalEngine...we have to force power off around 4-5 times before it boots correctly. Any suggestions are greatly appreciated!
  2. J

    Upgrading 35 year old Strand AMX192 system

    Thanks for letting me join this group! I work at a small HS with an app. 500 seat auditorium. The lighting system is about 35 years old and in need of improvement. I am not a lighting specialist, just a music teacher helping out. We have a Strand AMX192 system with an assortment of...
  3. Rose03

    Old Lighting Desk For Sale

    Since my recent foray into lighting I have always been interested by the earlier etc and strand consoles (particularly the light palettes and microvision). To my frustration I haven't been able to find any for sale. Could anyone point me on the right direction?
  4. sborder

    Control/Dimming Strand 550i Motherboard Replacement & Keyboard Problem

    Hello all, My Strand 550i recently started having issues where it wouldn't detect the video card / Strand daughter board. I decided to test out a different motherboard, which was a Pentium III (the original was a Pentium II), everything seemed to work fine with the new motherboard, the console...
  5. Kyle McAnally

    Conventional Fixtures Axial Strand 6x12s

    Hey All, So I've got two different Strand 6x12s, one marked 6x12L with a slightly longer body and one marked as a normal 6x12. Do these fixtures have different photometrics? Just trying to wrap my head around how to use these best but can't find any documentation. Any info documents would be...
  6. J

    Add Fixtures to library Strand Palette Live

    Hi all, We have successfully created a dmx controlled keyboard emulator using arduino shields and components to trigger Qlab. We are hoping to create a fixture for the emulator so that instead of dealing with 5 channels, we can use the encoders as transport controls. I couldn't find any...
  7. hanoacosta

    Vintage Lighting Vintage Century Strand dimmer

    Hi Folks, I'm trying to track down schematics for some old (1974 I think) Strand dimmers. There are no markings on the rack, the individual dimmer modules say "Model 306." There are 4kw, 6kw, and 12kw variants. Here's a couple images if that helps: Image:IMG_20170418_155807.jpg|none...
  8. DannyDepac

    Control/Dimming Updating Windows on Strand Palette board / doesn't start up

    Hello Guys, I am a high school teacher who also does the stage crew/ tech aspects of our plays/musicals at school so forgive any of my noobieness. So we have a 32/64 palette strand board that I am starting to get pretty used to using. Its about 8-9 years old and for the past few years we...
  9. scotteckers

    Intelligent Power System Intelligent Raceway - DMX Address?

    I am trying to set the DMX start address on Intelligent Power System Intelligent Raceways that were installed about 12-15 years ago. The manufacturer was originally ET Dimming, which was acquired by Rosco and then Strand/Genlyte/Philips. There are two models -- the 6-dimmer bar and the 900...
  10. jayvee

    Control/Dimming Looking for Strand 430 parts

    Hi all, I've inherited a Strand 430 desk that came with the message: "it doesn't work". Being ever the optimist, I plugged it all up to see if I could determine what degree of "doesn't work" I'm looking at. Well, it doesn't even fire up. At all. I popped the hood and everything looks...
  11. W

    Help! Strand NEO Issues

    Hello All, I am designing GREASE on a strand NEO, and today I had an issue. This just started today. At some point during the cue list, something is happening to a set of 7 lights (STRAND PLFRESNEL MK11) on the same electric. They all stay on a certain color and intensity and will not respond to...
  12. P

    Help! Strand lighting

    Hello guys and gals I am working at a summer camp which has a philips strand lighting pallete preset 32/64 Playback. Very VERY different from the ETC Ion I am used to. After I turned on the board only 3 lights and the computer monitor came on. It seemed that non of the board buttons except...
  13. S

    Strand 300/500 Network Card

    Hello! Does anyone know of a network card which would work with a Strand 300/500 Lighting Console? I would like to install one in my personal console, but I cannot seem to find one. Thanks!