String Carrier for Einthoven String Galvanometer

Psychology

Accession Number: 2012.psy.74.b

Instrument Name:

String Carrier for Einthoven String Galvanometer

Description:

A wooden box with 2 clasps on the front. The top half opens to reveal a metal instrument, possibly used for precision timing. The box has been made specially to house this and has felt-covered wooden supports for the instrument to rest on. The instrument consists of a black metal bar with a brass bar mounted underneath it. At one end of the instrument, there are vertical wheels, approximately 4 cm in diameter, on either side of the brass bar, one black, one brass, to adjust screws that can touch the brass bar. At the other end of the instrument are 2 terminals on top of the black metal bar, one brass, one black metal. There is also a smaller brass knob.

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Primary Materials: Wood, Felt, Metal, Brass (?)

Markings:

Insignia or company logo on top of black metal bar

Dimensions (cm):

Box: Length = 12.5, Width = 30, Height = 13.5

Function:

An additional string carrier to be used with the Einthoven String Galvanometer.

Condition:

Good. Minor scratches on outside of the box. The inside and instrument are in excellent condition.

Associated Instruments: 2012.psy.74.a

Manufacturer:

Date of Manufacture:

Provenance:

Department of Psychology, University of Toronto

Donated to UTSIC: No

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