Damon Bruccoleri

The 100th Anniversary of Electronics

November 16th can be said to have been the 100th anniversary of electronics. On that day in 1904 Sir John Fleming patented the oscillation valve, later known as the Fleming tube. This first tube was a diode, and in a later improvement by engineer Lee DeForest, was...

Twenty First Century Dimmers

Over the last forty years modern light dimmer technology has progressed from its invention. In the 60?s we saw the introduction of the first simple and rotary transistorized dimmers. In the 80?s we saw these dimmers incorporate the new computer technology as the power...