Meter/Monitor, Signal Strength; Carruther Brothers; RA2019.010

Name/Title

Meter/Monitor, Signal Strength

About this object

A homebuilt instrument became indespensible for successful installation of television feeder lines, television translators and repeators throughout the district. A steel grey box with chrome handle on top, a chrome extendable aerial on front of the unit "Sony" brand, has various switches, plus aTV screen with all the knobs to tune in a TV for reception.There are knobs in relation to aerial reception. Lefthand side and at the top is a meter that has been attached that is held on by an aluminuim strap that has been pop riveted to monitor.

Maker

Carruther Brothers

Maker Role

Inventor

Medium and Materials

Metal, chrome, plastic, rubber, paper.

Inscription and Marks

White paper sticker "AGTRONICS/940 Mangorie Rd/New Plymouth" on top of box.
White sticker on monitor: PML Plant Item#/131 in green on monitor make: Tokyo/NKW/JAPAN/Model MR-85P

Measurements

250H x 290W x 205D mm - Monitor
845 mm extended - Aerial

Object Type

Meter/Monitors

Object number

RA2019.010

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