Facsimile - GEC

The General Electric Company Limited, Manufacturer

1952-1953
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Maker and Role
The General Electric Company Limited, Manufacturer
Production Date
1952-1953
Description
Facsimile - Wire photo machine, telegraph reciever 'photo by wire'. Top unit (pre-amp): Serial No.AC119. Centre (main): Serial No.AA119, AE103. Lower (power unit): Serial No.AB119. This is a very heavy machine - fork hoist needed - comprises 3 units:
1. Top is pre-amplifier/optical system drum control and traverse mechanism.
2. Centre chassis /main unit comprising frequency bridge, amplifiers, motor impedance and motor tuning capacitor, etc.
3. Lower unit is a large power unit, filters/chokes, fusing, etc.
Media/Materials
Organic/Vegetal/Wood
Processed Material/Glass
Accession No
F197.2001
Credit Line
The General Electric Company Limited. 1952-1953. Facsimile - GEC, F197.2001. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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