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Collection: School of Engineering Collection
Object Type: Engineering Measurement Device
Artist/Maker: Cambridge Instrument Company Ltd.
Place Made: London, England
Date: Unknown
Media/Materials: Metal
Dimensions: 15.5 x 14.6 cm dia.


Cambridge 'Flik' Galvanometer.
A galvanometer is a meter to read very small amounts of amps and measures as micro amps.

Black cylinder covering the instrument on a raised circular base. A round small glass window is located at the front. 3 knobs sit raised from the base with 2 to the front and 1 to the left side. There is a small raised circular cap on top of the cylinder. The base sits on 3 adjustable feet. The company was formed in 1881 as Cambridge Scientific Instruments Co by Horace Darwin and Albert George Dew-Smith. In 1895 it became a public company.

Object Number: ABDRG10597