Understanding electronics: the transistor

United States, 1971

Film
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In this film the early development of the transistor is traced, its natural superiority to the vacuum tube is made apparent, and its many modern applications are discussed.

Credits

director

Helmut Engelhardt

producer

Joe Hayward

production company

Moreland-Latchford Productions

Language

English

Duration

00:17:52:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

29708

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Radio

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Electronics

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Transistors

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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