Electric Timer

Psychology

Accession Number: 2011.psy.14

Instrument Name: Electric Timer

Description:

A rectangular black timer measuring tenths of a second up to 10 seconds. The body is made of plastic. The instrument has a plastic display and small lever above it. Red and black knobs are located at the back, as well as a cord for plugging the instrument in.

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Primary Materials: plastic, metal

Markings:

Two labels are attached to the back: “Department of Psychology Research Equipment No 29194 c 79. University of Toronto”; “standard Electric Time Co., Springfield, Mass, USA”

Dimensions (cm): Height = 12.5, Width = 11, Length = 11

Function: Measuring time to tenths of a second.

Condition: Excellent

Associated Instruments: 2011.psy.15, 2011.psy.41

Manufacturer:

The Standard Electric Time Co., Springfield, Mass., USA

Date of Manufacture:

Provenance:

Dept. of Psychology, University of Toronto

Donated to UTSIC: No

Historical Notes:

Company was founded in 1886.
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