Thyratron  (1952 - 1966)
Strand


Valve Dimming


First system was installed at the National Theatre, Reykjavik in 1949.

Also known as the 'Woods Electronic' after it's inventor.

See Electronic Control For Thyratron for more details of installations. 

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Documents

Electronic Control for Thyratron dimmers
Electronic Control for Thyratron dimmers 
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From Strand Archive
Photo: Thyratron Dimmer Rack
Photo: Thyratron Dimmer Rack 
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From Strand Archive

1953 Theatrical Lighting - Control (1953)
8 page brochure 'Electronic' 
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From Bob Anderson Collection

Exhibits in the Backstage Heritage Collection


Journal Entries for Thyratron in the Backstage Heritage Collection


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