Stimulator, cardiac

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OBJECT TYPE
ELECTRICAL
DATE
1950–1952
ARTIFACT NUMBER
1997.0366.001
MANUFACTURER
NRC, Radio & Electrical Engineering
MODEL
1
LOCATION
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

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General Information

Serial #
2
Part Number
1
Total Parts
6
AKA
defibrillator
Patents
N/A
General Description
.1 METAL BOX; SYNTHETIC KNOBS;.2 TO.6 METAL AND SYNTHETIC

Dimensions

Note: These reflect the general size for storage and are not necessarily representative of the object's true dimensions.

Length
32.5 cm
Width
23.5 cm
Height
22.0 cm
Thickness
N/A
Weight
N/A
Diameter
N/A
Volume
N/A

Lexicon

Group
Medical Technology
Category
Research
Sub-Category
N/A

Manufacturer

AKA
NRC
Country
Canada
State/Province
Ontario
City
Ottawa

Context

Country
Canada
State/Province
Ontario
Period
1950S
Canada
CANADIAN MEDICAL INNOVATION, DEVELOPED & MANUFACTURED HERE. ONE OF THE EARLIEST CARDIAC STIMULATORS BUILT. FIRST WAS BUILT BY JACK HOPPS AT THE NRC C. 1950. [REF 1]
Function
USED TO STIMULATE THE MUSCLES OF THE HEART TO RETURN TO A NORMAL HEART BEAT RHYTHM.
Technical
PROTOTYPE HEART STIMULATOR DEVELOPED AT THE NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL DEPT. OF RADIO AND ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING IN OTTAWA.
Area Notes
Unknown

Details

Markings
.1 LABEL ON FRONT: 'RADIO AND ELECTRICAL LABORATORIES/ NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL/ OTTAWA - CANADA/ MODEL 1 SERIAL 2'/ PRINTING ON FRONT INCLUDES: 'HEART RATE/ [SCALE 30 TO 180]/ VOLTAGE/ MULTIPLIER/ X1 X10/ VOLTS/ [SCALE 0 TO 5]/ HEART STIMULATOR/ POWER/ OFF ON/ EXTERNAL/ EXT. PULSES/ OUTPUT'/.2 TO.6 NO MARKINGS
Missing
ONLY BOX, NONE OF THE INTERNAL WORKINGS ARE INCLUDED.
Finish
.1 HAMMELIN GREY BOX; BLACK KNOBS; WHITE PRINTING/.2 GREY/.3 &.4 WHITE WITH SILVER AND BLACK LABELS/.5 WHITE/.6 ORANGE
Decoration
N/A

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NRC, Radio & Electrical Engineering, Stimulator, cardiac, between 1950–1952, Artifact no. 1997.0366, Ingenium – Canada’s Museums of Science and Innovation, http://collection.ingeniumcanada.org/en/id/1997.0366.001/

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