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1954-55 Theatre Catalog, 12th Edition, Page 323 (287)

1954-55 Theatre Catalog, 12th Edition
1954-55 Theatre Catalog
1954-55 Theatre Catalog, 12th Edition, Page 323
Page 323

1954-55 Theatre Catalog, 12th Edition, Page 323

up early in our career, every bit of available information and knowledge gained on every job We do is interchanged among our division managers, branch managers, field representatives and more than 200 field engineers. Thus the inspection and servicing of a piece of sound equipment which may pose a problem momentarily is solved by our field experience, which is documented for the reference and use of all of our men."

Kept Pace

We have said that Altec service has kept pace with the technical developments which have revitalized an industry beset by devastating forms of competition. We would like here to document this statement by pointing up just a few of the steps Altec has taken to keep abreast of the changing scene in

THE PROJECTIONIST (above) locks on as Brown Shows how to check sound prior to threading up. An important part at stereophonic sound service is phasing (right) at the three stage speakers.


PEREZ Brown adjusts switcher amplifier which mutes the auditorium speakers when not in use. This procedure helps eliminate background noise.

the field of service, In the era preceding the advent of Cinerama7 CinemaScope, Perspecta and other accepted new sound techniques, Altec was known and respected for the array of special

instruments and tools with which all company service engineers were equipped. The changing service scene has required new tooling, new instrumentation. In the service automobile of every Altec held engineer today may be found an assortment of tools and instruments eSpecially designed for use in analysis, testing, adjustment and repair. Many of
1954-55 Theatre Catalog, 12th Edition, Page 323