Tour E L: page number 2 of 13

You will start with the carbon arc lamp and go through the other 12 types.

The Carbon Arc Lamp, invented in 1800
The first form of electric light.

Click on the link below and it will open the video in another window. After you have finished with the video you may close the window and come back to this page. Use the next button below to move on. The videos are about 3-6 minutes each.

Using Youtube videos in this program with screen readers:

The following arc lamp video will open in another window or tab. To get back to this page you will need to switch back. If you are unfamiliar with using youtube with screen readers please use their "how to" page here. All of our links, like this last one will open on a blank page or new tab/window. The Tour E L text only page that you are on now will stay here, so just toggle or switch your tab back to this one to continue your course.

Select here to listen to the video. The ending minute or two of each video displays music only and features the inventors. You can use the YouTube closed captioning function to hear the unspoken sections. Some parts of the video show graphics and may only have music and no closed captions. Most of the videos will have Rick Delair telling you the most important and interesting points about the lamp.

Next: The Incandescent Lamp

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