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Heathkit cardiac oscilloscope

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Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Collection
Dr. Judith Durrance Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
Accession Number
003014001
Description
Heathkit five inch cardiac triggered sweep oscilloscope, Model 10-103 Oscilloscope; metal machine with a plastic carrying handle on top and two electrical cords; oscilloscope has a transparent plastic sheet panel screen with a gridded green plastic pad behind it.
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Accession Number
003014001
Collection
Dr. Judith Durrance Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Monitoring, Physiologic
Cardiology -- instrumentation
Electrocardiography, instrumentation
Description
Heathkit five inch cardiac triggered sweep oscilloscope, Model 10-103 Oscilloscope; metal machine with a plastic carrying handle on top and two electrical cords; oscilloscope has a transparent plastic sheet panel screen with a gridded green plastic pad behind it.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Kingston General Hospital; used by Dr. Judith Durrance for pedynograph research.
Maker
The Heath Company
Site Made (City)
Benton Harbor
Site Made (State)
Michigan
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Date Remarks
Based on internet website: Wikipedia: Heathkit 1947
Material
Metal: silver, grey
plastic: black, grey, red, cream, transparent
paint: black, white, blue
ink: black
Inscriptions
Printed on the label affixed to back of oscilloscope: "HEATH // MODEL// 10-103"; "SERIES NO. // 08425"; Printed on the back of oscilloscope: "THE HEATH COMPANY BENTON HARBOR , MICHIGAN"; label on the front: "HEATHKIT".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-J2-3
Dimension Notes
Length 44.0 cm x Width 23.5 cm x Depth 34.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Internet
Reference Comments
Ann Gay; Internet:"Wikipedia Web site / Heathkit"
Research Facts
In 1947 the Health Company was the first Company to create "Build-your-Own" electronic equipment, introduced its first electronic kit, an oscilloscope that sold for US$50.
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