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ID number:  BIRRC-P0230
Institution:  Research and Cultural Collections
Named collection:  Historic Physics Collection
Artist / Maker:  H. Tinsley & Co. Ltd.
Title / Object name:  Galvanometer
Object type:  Galvanometer
Place made:  London
Date made:  Probably 1960s or 1970s
Materials:  Various in polished wooden case
Measurements:  24 x 22 x 29 cm
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A high-grade laboratory galvanometer with a considerable range of sensitivity. The unusual features are the wooden case and that the sensitivity and damping can be adjusted by means of a variable magnetic shunt. Coil resistance 36 ohm. Sensitivity on scale at 1 m distance = 1000 mm/µA at max. field, falling to 320 mm/µA at min. field.

Inscriptions / Translations:  GALVANOMETER
TYPE 4500LS
H. Tinsley & Co. Ltd.
London S.E.25
No 72122

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