I was most interested in reading the article "Restoring an Icon," in your July issue [page 64]. The mention of the "General Electric Thyratron tube-based dimming system" requires clarification. This "system" was designed by E.D. Schneider of General Electric Schenectady along with Radio City Music Hall (RCMH) chief electrician Gene Braun. The dimmers were Ward Leonard Company's Hysterset saturable core reactors. The thyratron tubes available at that time (1930) were of low power, and were ...
This content is free to access as a registered user on livedesignonline.com
Why register for livedesignonline.com? It's simple and free, and here is what you get:
- Daily original news covering the latest in entertainment design and technology
- Features on the latest industry trends
- Insights from thought leaders in the industry
- The ability to view both pay-per-view and free recorded sessions from our live events including Master Classes, LDI and Envision