pOoTer's pSycheDelic shAcK - Light Show Equipment Hall of Fame
pOoTer's pSycheDelic shAcK - Light Show Equipment Hall of Fame
pOoTer's pSycheDelic shAcK - Light Show Equipment Hall of Fame
 

Take a trip down memory lane with our Equipment Hall Of Fame and reminisce about ‘legendary’ pieces of lighting kit that shaped the world of projected lighting as we know it today.

 

“Gape in awe at the antique and the marvellous”

We hope to bring you pictures of some of the most famous, most curious and most used equipment in both early and contemporary psychedelic Light Shows.

 

WANTED: We are looking for pictures of the following for inclusion on this page:

Aquarius 1000, Lito 250, Syllabus 4000, Hanimex, Kodak SAV 2500, Leitz (slide), Rollei (slide), Episcop, Sawyer, SFOM 431, SFOM 432, Prado (Slide), 3M (overhead), Aldis Star, Dukanes 7800 (overhead), Kindermann, Liesegang.

 
 
600w lamp

600w lamp, flat projecting mirror,
4" magnifying condenser lens, tilt mirror periscope, 3" projection lens.

Courtesy of Lenny Perry, Lights by Lenny, Phoenix, Arizona

 
 
1000w T-150 lamp

1000w T-150 lamp, 19in curved reflection mirror, 4“ lens.

Courtesy of Reggie Williams, Straight Lightning, San Francisco, California

 
 
Optikinetics Solar 250

Optikinetics Solar 250

250w halogen lamp, 60 -100mm lens

Courtesy of Neil Rice, Optikinetics

 
 
SFOM 250

SFOM 250

250w lamp, zoom lens

Courtesy of Robert Chouraqui, Android Lights,Marseilles, France.

 
 
Optikinetics Solar 250

Optikinetics Solar 250 (+ accessories)

Another 250, this time with Panoramic Rotator, Liquid Wheel & Wheel Rotator
Courtesy of Neil Ward Chaos Illuminations

 
 
Optikinetics Solar 250

Optikinetics Solar 250 (+ accessories)
A different view of the Solar 250 accessories.
Courtesy of Neil Ward Chaos Illuminations

 
 
Rank Aldis Tutor 2 Mk II

Rank Aldis Tutor 2 Mk II

Tutor 2 Mk I with interchangeable 100mm lens and slide carrier option. Note strap handle and plastic air duct below condenser lens. Colour wheel motor and bracket are non-standard.

Courtesy of Roger Fentiman

 
 
Rank Aldis Tutor 2 Mk II

Rank Aldis Tutor 2 Mk II

Tutor 2 Mk II with 200mm lens, long lens condenser adapter and slide carrier.

Courtesy of Roger Fentiman

 
 
Kodak S-AV 1000

Courtesy of Beano, Electric Freak Out Lights.

 
 
Beseler VU-Graph 6600

Beseler VU-Graph 6600 and 7750

Courtesy of Reggie Williams, Straight Lightning, San Francisco, California

 
 
Selectroslide SL

Selectroslide SL - various models
Courtesy of Reggie Williams, Straight Lightning, San Francisco, California

 
 
Travelgraph Resolute and Thousand

Travelgraph Resolute and Thousand
Courtesy of Reggie Williams, Straight Lightning, San Francisco, California

 
 
GAF Anscomatic 680

GAF Anscomatic 680

 
 
7500 lumens with a 750 watt metal halide lamp

7500 lumens with a 750 watt metal halide lamp

Courtesy Tom Lindsey Liquid Karma Light Show

 
 
Zeiss Horizon

Zeiss Horizon
Recently converted to take 500w HMI
Four of these will project a complete horizon in a planetarium

Courtesy of Gary Oldknow, Deepvisual

 
 
Zeiss Horizon

Zeiss Horizon
Recently converted to take 500w HMI
Four of these will project a complete horizon in a planetarium

Courtesy of Gary Oldknow, Deepvisual

 
 
Dux-Episcop

Dux-Episcop

Courtesy Joel Rodgers

 
 

Courtesy Tom Lindsey Liquid Karma Light Show

 
 
4000w HMI 180x180mm Scenery Projector

4000w HMI 180x180mm Scenery Projector

Courtesy Hugh McSpedden Humania Light Show

 
 
Hanimex Syllabus

Hanimex Syllabus
With Kodak zoom (3.5 70-120) + iris!

Courtesy Hugh McSpedden Humania Light Show

 
 
Hanimex Syllabus

Hanimex Syllabus fitted with Kalee Cinema Lens (1.9 203mm), Courtesy Hugh McSpedden Humania Light Show

 
 
Rank Aldis Tutor 2

Rank Aldis Tutor 2 'Modified’ by Hugh McSpedden Humania Light Show

 
 
Beseler Vu Graph Model 6600

Beseler Vu Graph Model 6600
Courtesy Mike Mc Glone/State Prison Light Show

 
 
Optikinetics Solar 575

Optikinetics Solar 575
Courtesy of Neil Ward Chaos Illuminations

 
 
Optikinetics Quasar Strobe

Optikinetics Quasar Strobe
Courtesy of Neil Ward Chaos Illuminations

 
 
Optikinetics Quasar Strobe

Optikinetics Quasar Strobe (front)
Courtesy of Neil Ward Chaos Illuminations

 
 
Optikinetics Quasar Strobe

Optikinetics Quasar Strobe (back)
Courtesy of Neil Ward Chaos Illuminations

 
 
Lito 250

Lito 250 Courtesy of Lemoncat

 
 
Lito 2500

Lito 2500 Courtesy of Lemoncat

 
 
Götschmann G 67 P

Götschmann G 67 P - Courtesy of Peter Petersen P & P Light Show Performance

 
Götschmann G 67 P

Götschmann G 67 P - Courtesy of Peter Petersen P & P Light Show Performance

 
Götschmann G 67 P

Götschmann G 67 P - Courtesy of Peter Petersen P & P Light Show Performance

 
Götschmann G 67 P

Götschmann G 67 P - Courtesy of Peter Petersen P & P Light Show Performance

 
 
Kodak S-RA 2500

Kodak S-RA 2500 - Courtesy Manfred Heinrich - Kodak GmbH

 
 
Leitz Prado

Leitz Prado's - Courtesy Sjaco Karmelk (Sphinx Light Show)

 
 
Transpaque Junior 6000

Transpaque Junior 6000 - Courtesy Daniel Alex

 
Transpaque Junior 6000

Ttranspaque Junior 6000 - Courtesy Daniel Alex

 
 
Rank Aldis 500

Rank Aldis 500 - Courtesy Colin Jones

 
Rank Aldis 500

Rank Aldis 500 - Courtesy Colin Jones

 
Rank Aldis 1000

Rank Aldis 1000 - Courtesy Colin Jones

 
 
Braun Tandem Carousel

Braun Tandem Carousel - Courtesy of Peter Petersen P & P Light Show Performance

 
Braun Tandem Carousel

Braun Tandem Carousel - Courtesy of Peter Petersen P & P Light Show Performance

 
Braun Tandem Carousel

Braun Tandem Carousel - Courtesy of Peter Petersen P & P Light Show Performance

 
Braun Tandem Carousel

Braun Tandem Carousel - Courtesy of Peter Petersen P & P Light Show Performance