Thursday, October 9, 2008

Electronic Equipment

This photograph was taken in about 1911, and shows men by a table full of electronic gear. One guy is talking on the phone, and the other appears to have a headset on. I don't recognize the equipment, but wonder if it is some sort of radio device. Any ideas what the electronic equipment does?

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  1. y guess is radio. If you look close at the photo you will see two vaccum tubes on top of the "box" to the left of the battery

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  2. My guess is that it's a magneto phone setup:
    Magneto + induction coils to clean signal & boost impedance.

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  3. It's clearly one of those little things they put in stuffed animals and things, so when you squeeze it, it plays a tune. This one plays "Don't Rock The Boat" and is intended to go in one of those fake singing fish.

    (They used to be a lot bigger)

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  4. leoal, that is the first chuckle I've had today, and I needed it. Thank You

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