Accession Number: 2011.psy.22
Instrument Name: Stop Clock
A slate-blue electrical stop clock with a digital display. The instrument has three buttons on the front: “On/Off”, “Reset”, and “.001/.01″. There are also two electrical connectors on the front. Attached to one of these is a yellow cable with yellow plastic ends. In addition, the instrument has two knobs at the back, one marked ‘reset’ and the other marked ‘fuse’.
Primary Materials: metal; plastic
There is a manufacturer’s label on the back: “Lafayette Instrument Co., Lafayette, Indiana; Model No. 54030; Serial No. 176872; Voltage 120; Freq. 60; Watts 5. There is an Ontario Hydro electrical approval label on the back. There is a University of Toronto label on the back: “Department of Psychology Research Equipment No. 2585 TB87, University of Toronto.”
Height = 11, Width = 16.5, Length = 15.5
Function: Measures time
Associated Instruments: 2011.psy.21
Lafayette Instrument Co., Lafayette, Indiana, U.S.A.
Date of Manufacture:
Department of Psychology, University of Toronto. Removed from psychology storage October 5, 2011.
Donated to UTSIC: No
Company was founded in 1947 by Max Wastl.