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Generator / Battery Bank Control Panels #202167
07/21/11 02:48 AM
07/21/11 02:48 AM
Admin  Offline
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Hi there

One is a generator/battery bank control panel I believe from the 1920s - I would love any information on that one.

The second is I think some form of motor control resistance box. The terminals on the lower edge read :- First pair, Main, Second pair, Motor and under that 50V DC. Third pair, Motor, Fourth pair, Transf. and 33V AC.

The Third pic is a panel that would I understand have been used to charge batteries from DC lighting mains - I have cleaned that up somewhat. Any information on the lamps to use in it would be appreciated.

David (uksparx)

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Re: Generator / Battery Bank Control Panels [Re: Admin] #202262
07/28/11 03:00 PM
07/28/11 03:00 PM
uksparx  Offline
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Since sending in the pics, I have discovered the second item is some form of electro/medical control - but for what??? Made by a firm called Schall of New Cavendish street, London UK. Whatever it did, looks like it might have been pretty scary!

Re: Generator / Battery Bank Control Panels [Re: uksparx] #202615
08/14/11 01:51 PM
08/14/11 01:51 PM
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Probably an early ECT machine - but there is a website that might help:

Re: Generator / Battery Bank Control Panels [Re: Admin] #202930
09/01/11 11:42 PM
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harold endean  Offline
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Boonton, NJ
It looks like something from a Time Machine! Maybe it can send us back to a better time? smile

Re: Generator / Battery Bank Control Panels [Re: Admin] #204780
01/09/12 02:01 PM
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