My Inventions: The Autobiography of Nikola Tesla - The Magnifying Transmitter Summary & Analysis

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The Magnifying Transmitter Summary and Analysis

Tesla writes he is often asked which of his inventions he feels is the most important. He answers that the importance of an invention is often not immediately known. His induction motors, which are in wide use as he is writing these articles, were at first not widely recognized for their advantages and importance.

All of his inventions to this point, however, have been primarily improvements on existing devices, aimed at adding to their development, and not at replacing them. His current project, however, he suggests, is of a different type. The "Magnifying Transmitter" has the potential to radically change the world, he claims.

Tesla writes that the editors of "Electrical Engineering" have asked him to provide a detailed description of his magnifying transmitter, which he does in somewhat technical terms. Its primary function is to allow...

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