Back to the Future

In the early 1960s, there was a radical shift in theatrical dimming with the introduction of SCR dimming. It took some time to get this new technology to a stable level, but it quickly replaced many earlier dimming technologies. Once again, we find ourselves in the early stages of “the future of dimming” in the form of sine wave dimming. First seen in Europe, it is now beginning to appear in the North American market. As with the advent of SCR dimming, there will be a learning curve, and with

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