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1947-48 Theatre Catalog, 6th Edition, Page 212 (200)

1947-48 Theatre Catalog, 6th Edition
1947-48 Theatre Catalog
1947-48 Theatre Catalog, 6th Edition, Page 212
Page 212


1947-48 Theatre Catalog, 6th Edition, Page 212

ENGINEERING HIGHLIGHTS:



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The flowing, modern, teardrop lines encase an electronic and mechanical perfection that results in the utmost in operating quality. Speaker cases are sealed at the factory and have no exposed screws to tempt the patron to tamper; however, provision is made for simple access to them whenever necessary. INSTANT-ON junction box post connections eliminate the expensive problem of the old style threaded pipe and other connections now in use; and provide a permanent installation equipped and finished for all weather, season after season. INSTANTCLlP speaker plugs lock into place to avoid tampering, yet provide a means of seasonal installation and maintenance as simple and quick as plugging in a floor lamp. A dummy plug is inserted during the closed season.

Ouality aml Durability Made available in three models, the Superchrome is a chromeplated masterpiece of shining beauty. Both the Deluxe and the Master units come in an all-weather lacquer finish in a wide choice of colors. Deep front louvers and a special front contour are rainrepellent. The result of years of research and test-and of numerous checks on theatre and patron requirementsmoutstanding tone resonance and acoustiovalues, plus full volume without distortion or vibration, and high fidelity and base reflex, bring theatre quality reproduction to the patron's car. The absolute FIVE YEAR GUARANTEE speaks volumes For our confidence in both the modern mate. rials used and in their correct engineering and installation.

Exploitability The apparent quality and modern functional planning of this new speaker will be obvious to most patrons and will indicate to them that you are providing the maximum in equipment for their full enioyment of your show. Add to this, the constant reminder of the newness and moderness of your equipment, occasioned by the winking of their own and neighboring Signal Lights,eand the obvious conclusion is that AUTOCRAT means SHOWMANSHIP!

Sensation of the recent TESMA CONVENTION!







THE LATEST IN "In-A-(ar"

...and the FIRST functionally

planned and specially designed high quality speaker for Drive-ins

THE AUTOCRA T A

THE VOICE OF THE CAR

FEATURE NO. I:

The new CONCESSION SIGNAL provides the patron with the ability to call for a Refreshment Vendor or Car Hop without leaving his car, and by merely throwing a toggle switch on the face of his in-a-car speaker.

FEATURE NO. 2:

With the new CONCESSION SIGNAL the desire to eat or drink does not distract the patron's eyes from the screen enjoyment, in order to find the nearest vending cart. "The Light that Sells" attracts the Vendor instead.

FEATURE NO. 3:

The new CONCESSION SIGNAL levels of? the "show break" rush at the

concession stand . . . and builds a more steady "full show" patronage

with a resultant higher nightly gross.





Featuring "THE LIGHT THAT Sells"















FEATURE NO. 4:

With the new CONCESSION SIGNAL there is no more need to stumble over ramps and through the dark to the concession stand . . . or, more important, to put oft the purchase because of such a journey.

FEATURE NO. 5:

The new CONCESSION SIGNAL allows you to service your patron's impulse sales courteously, etticiently; without annoying or distracting them when they are not in the market.

Plus FEATURE NO. 6:

"The Light that Sells" becomes a light that also saves you money

for should the in'a-car speaker be pulled from the junction box either by accident or design, the light comes on immediately and draws the at. tention of the nearest stalT member.

THE AUTOCRAT is the ONlY speaker unit sold with this absolute GUARANTEE!





We are so confident of the durability and quality of our speakers, that a five-year GUARANTEE is given for the complete repair and replacement of any speaker for $5.00 regardless of whether speaker or case has been broken,

run over or damaged in any respect. Any broken or damaged Junction box will be repaired for $3.00. This GUARANTEE covers all phases of mechanical and electrical construction as to parts, labor, etc.

All speakers are SEALED at the time of manufacture to prohibit tampering. They should not be taken apart. Speaker must be intact when sent for repair, or satisfactory reason given to make this guarantee binding.





INVESTIGATE NOW! DON'T DELAY! YOUR EARLY ORDER WILL ASSURE DELIVERY FOR NEXT SEASON'S OPENING!

AII'I'OCRA'I',

Tn /udiilatv inquin n: the allow, please mt'ntiun (In? volume and page number.

DAYTON VIEW STATION (P.O. Box 37)

I" C . - Creative Theatre Engineering - DAYTON 6, OHIO

THEATRE CATALOG 1947-48
1947-48 Theatre Catalog, 6th Edition, Page 212