perforated disc from light organ

630mm diameter dish perforated with circular holes. Used in Kingston - Grindell Matthews light organ in which beams of light from lamps turned on by keyboard switches passed through perforations onto photocells, the amplified output of which produced musical tones.

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Category:
Cinematography
Object Number:
1990-5036/3508
type:
light organ (component)
credit:
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
status:
Permanent collection

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