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Sanborn Twin Viso Recorder ECG

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Dates
1945
1955
circa 1945-1955
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
Accession Number
995003087
Description
Mobile E.C.G. machine which consists of a wooden shell and legs with black plastic wheels; the motor and moving parts are set into the wooden cabinet; the top of the machine has nine knobs, five fuses, and five switches; there are four drawers that open at the front and back sides; at one side ther…
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Accession Number
995003087
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Electrocardiography, instrumentation
Cardiology -- instrumentation
Description
Mobile E.C.G. machine which consists of a wooden shell and legs with black plastic wheels; the motor and moving parts are set into the wooden cabinet; the top of the machine has nine knobs, five fuses, and five switches; there are four drawers that open at the front and back sides; at one side there is a piece of wood which holds graph paper coming out of the machine; the back has a grey plastic-coated electric wire and plug coming from it.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used at Kingston General Hospital.
Maker
Sanborn Company
Site Made (City)
Waltham
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1945
1955
circa 1945-1955
Material
metal: silver
wood: brown
plastic: black; grey
Inscriptions
Manufacturer's label reads, "Twin Viso Recorder Sanborn ® Company Waltham, Mass., U.S.A. // Model 60-1300B Serial 456 Volts 115 Cycles 60 Amps 2.7"; there are also labels for the power supply, E.C.G preamp, and D.C. amplifiers (2)
Permanent Location
Storage Room W1
W1-6-2
Condition Remarks
E.C.G. machine was very dirty and dusty; unsure if it works electrically; wood shows minor scuff marks
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail