Pulsar Masterpiece 108 Lighting Desk DMX & Screen Driver




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Pulsar Masterpiece 108

Pulsar Masterpiece Screen Driver


Pulsar Masterpiece 108 DMX Lighting Desk




  • 108 PMX dimmable output channels (Pulsar MultipleX)

  • 256 DMX output slot patching system

  • 0-10V analogue outputs provided for channels 1-36

  • 216 Scenes each with individual fade in and out times

  • Full theatrical functionality

  • 54 Scene Chases with fade in and out times, slopes, etc.

  • Chase Generator™ provides quick generation of chase sequences

  • 48 Environments

  • 6 Environment Chases

  • 3 Zone 4 band fully patchable Sound to Light

  • Configurable joystick control


The Masterpiece 108 is a 108 channel memory desk designed for the control of theatre, band, discotheque, environmental and audio-visual applications. The Masterpiece 108 is a universal fully programmable future-proofed controller.


From a theatrical point of view, Masterpiece 108 features:


  • Fully automatic timed crossfades

  • Manual crossfades using the ‘A’ and ‘B’ masters

  • Individual scene fade in and fade out times

  • Instant access to the channels, scenes and chases is always provided

  • Grand master and black-out provided for the whole desk.


The Masterpiece 108 accepts an audio input which is used for sound-to-light. Pulsar Modulator’s sound-to-light circuits are built in to give 3 zones of 4 audio bands, each patchable at any level to the 108 channels. Scene chases can also be selected to bass and treble burst or step modes.


A fully programmable joystick is provided, that can be programed to control any of the 108 channels to control motors, moving mirrors, etc.


The Masterpiece 108 features a DMX patching systems that allows the standard 108 PMX channels to control up to a maximum of 256 DMX control slots. This is particularly useful when controlling large numbers of intelligent lighting fixtures.


The Masterpiece 108 provides a Chase Generator that will allow for quick generation of chase effects and aid the efficient use of Scenes. (This feature is available by FOC software upgrades)




Pulsar Masterpiece Screen Driver




  • On Screen Text Labeling of all your programs

  • Works with Masterpiece 216, 108, 96 and Replay Unit

  • Stores two shows in non-volatile memory.

  • Memory card backup


An optional screen interface is available for the Masterpiece units. This interface is designed to help the lighting operator by replacing the program record sheets with an on screen display of the Channel Assignments, Scenes, Chases and Environments programmed. Additionally on-line Help Screens and Tutorial pages in many languages and a Bar Graph display also shows the channel levels in a graphical format.

From early 1999 the screen driver will additionally display important DMX patching information when used with Masterpiece 216 and 108 units, this facility's can be upgraded to on existing units by means of software upgrades.

Writing to the screen is done by switching the Masterpiece into Screen Text Mode. Once in Screen Text Mode, the keys are used to enter your text. Information is printed on each relevant key of the Masterpiece. Text for up two controllers (1 Master 1 Slave) can be typed into the Screen Driver. A Memory card is supplied to store the text you have typed


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