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#202167 - 07/21/11 02:48 AM Generator / Battery Bank Control Panels  
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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.

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David (uksparx)

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#202262 - 07/28/11 03:00 PM Re: Generator / Battery Bank Control Panels [Re: Admin]  
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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!


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


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


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