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.

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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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