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Sound: Electronic Tuner

Series

Series Name
Living Tomorrow

Issue

Issue No.
152
Length of issue (in feet)
495
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Sound: Stress And Attention
  2. 2Sound: Electronic Tuner
  3. 3Sound: Tanker Docking
  4. 4Sound: Dawkins Organ
  5. 5Sound: Concrete Nibbler

Story

Story No. within this Issue
2 / 5
Summary
COI synopsis: No more guitar or piano strings out of tune because you can’t get hold of a professional to deal with them. An electronic ear does all the hard work for you: all that’s left is to adjust tension on the string until you hit zero reading on a simple dial.
Keywords
Music and dance; Science and technology; Computers and computing
Written sources
COI Microfilm Roll 51 [BFI National Archive]
COI Microfilm Roll 54 [BFI National Archive]   Used for synopsis
COI Reference
MI 1458/152
Credits:
Sponsor
Central Office of Information (COI)
Sponsor
Foreign & Commonwealth Office
Editor
Peter Greenaway
Cutter
Peter Greenaway

This series is held by:

Film Archive

Name
British Film Institute (BFI)
Email
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nonfictioncurators@bfi.org.uk
For commercial/footage reuse enquiries:
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Web
http://collections-search.bfi.org.uk/web
Phone
020 7255 1444
Fax
020 7580 7503
Address
21 Stephen Street
London W1T 1LN
Notes
The BFI National Archive also preserves the original nitrate film copies of British Movietone News, British Paramount News, Empire News Bulletin, Gaumont British News, Gaumont Graphic, Gaumont Sound News and Universal News (the World War II years are covered by the Imperial War Museum).
Series held
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