Artifact Details

Title

Vacuum tube analyzing equipment

Catalog Number

102757868

Type

Physical Object

Date

March 23, 1942

Manufacturer

Weston Electrical Instrument Corporation

Place Manufactured

U.S.

Identifying Numbers

Model number 1-CV60032
Model number OQ-1
Serial number 461

Dimensions

overall: 8 1/8 in x 24 1/2 in x 13 1/2 in

Description

The object is a World War II instrument produced for the U.S. Navy and designed to test vacuum tubes used in naval electronics. The object has a built-in chart which identifies the various tube types used at that time with instructions for setting up this instrument to test them. The object includes 12 12" jumper cables with banana plugs on each end. Attached to the object is a fused power cord. The object includes a JAN-CKR-CJ5 vacuum tube manufactured by KEN-RAD.

Credit

Gift of Paul McJones

Lot Number

X8179.2017