Accession Number: 2011.psy.58
Instrument Name: Galvanometer Shunt
Rectangular galvanometer with a large rotating dial on top that can be set one of seven labelled terminals: “INS, 0, .0001, .001, .01, .1, 1″. There are four smaller black terminals on top. The two on the left are labelled “LINE”, the two on the right are labelled “GAL”. The top part with the knobs is supported by a wooden base.
Primary Materials: Wood, Slate, Metal
Old paper University of Toronto Label “GALVANOMETER SHUNT/ (AYRTON TYPE)/L&N Catalogue No, 2166; Max [...] resistance = 10,000 Ohms” Second University of Toronto label placed on top of the paper one: “Department of Psychology Research Equipment No. 73 VRB 68/University of Toronto.”
Dimensions (cm): Height = 10, Width = 14.5, Length = 14
Regulates the amount of current sent through a galvanometer.
Date of Manufacture:
Dept. of Psychology, University of Toronto
Donated to UTSIC: No