Maker and Role
Radio Corporation of America Limited, Manufacturer
Microprojector Type VMP-2 - RCA (Radio Corporation of America), electrically powered. The microprojector consists of a solid cast base in the shape of a horseshoe for firm support to the unit. There is a convenient carry handle on the main stem of the unit which is electrically operated on 210/250 volts, 0.5 amps, 50~60 cycles. The lamp rating is 20 volts, 100 watts maximum. On top of the main stem is a swivel arrangement for the overhead mircoprojector to move in a horizontal plane. Below this is a small table to hold the slide (one clamp missing) and that is followed by the main lens and a swivel lens to catch the light and reflect it back into the main lens.
Processed Material/Metal/Iron/Cast Iron
Radio Corporation of America Limited. Microprojector [VMP-2 (RCA)], 1981.480. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).