Accession Number: 2011.psy.9

Instrument Name: Metronome


A rectangular metronome in a brown woodgrain plastic case. The metronome has a dial on the front with numbers and a light that flashes when operated. There is a volume button on the back.

Contains two labels on the back. One square orange label for Ontario hydro electrical approach, and one round label indicating approval for electrical safety.

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Primary Materials:

Plastic with wood-grain patter, plastic, metal, electronics


On bottom, etched: “OP5173526″. Printed on the back: “Crystalab Model MP-100-PA, 110 V Ac-60 CY, 7 watts, Made in U.S.A by Crystal Research Laboratories Inc., Hartford, Connecticut”. Labelled on top: “Department of Psychology Research Equipment No. 360 ME 71, University of Toronto”

Dimensions (cm): Height = 35, Width = 11, Length = 11


Used to maintain a constant tempo by producing regular clicks.


Good condition, though there is slight warping of the back material.

Associated Instruments: 2011.psy.25


Crystal Research Laboratories, Inc., Hartford, Connecticut, USA

Date of Manufacture: c. 1940-1970


Dept. of Psychology, University of Toronto

Donated to UTSIC: No

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