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Amplifier, Western Electric type 43A amplifier, designed & manufactured by Western Electric Co., USA, 1929

Made in United States, North and Central America, 1929.

This is an audio amplifier designed for use in theatre and cinema sound amplification systems. Although it is unknown where this particular amplifier was initially used, it dates from the late 1920s. It would have been one of the first amplifiers to be used by cinemas and theatres to present amplified sound with film. It would have been used in a system employing the disk type of media (synchronised and non-synchronised) and later used with the optical sound track technology.

From the late 1920...

Summary

Object No.

K126-2

Object Statement

Amplifier, Western Electric type 43A amplifier, designed & manufactured by Western Electric Co., USA, 1929

Physical Description

The Western Electric type 43A amplifiers were one of the earliest used to reproduce sound of disks synchronised to motion picture theatre projectors.

History

Notes

This amplifier was used untill 1974 in the picture theatre in Inverell.

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Amplifier, Western Electric type 43A amplifier, designed & manufactured by Western Electric Co., USA, 1929 2018, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 20 May 2019, <https://ma.as/260667>

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