Avometer; AVO LTD; 1914; CCS0139

Name/Title

Avometer

About this object

A Model 40 Universal Avometer used by the Chemistry Department of Canterbury College (now the University of Canterbury). Avometer is a British trademark for a series of multimeters and electrical measuring instruments, made between 1923 - 2008. This model allows for both direct and alternating current ranges.

Working instructions are listed in detail on a metal plate on the back of the device.

Maker

AVO LTD

Maker Role

Manufacturer

Date Made

1914

Place Made

London, England

Medium and Materials

Wood; Plastic; Metal

Inscription and Marks

Name and dial labels on front face. Working instructions on back.

Technique

Metalworking

Measurements

Case - 200mm x 180mm x 115mm (excluding strap)

Subject and Association Keywords

Department of Chemistry

Subject and Association Keywords

Teaching tools

Named Collection

The Canterbury College Survey Collection, University of Canterbury, New Zealand

Object Type

Avometers

Object number

CCS0139

Rights

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