Western Historic Radio Museum. Vintage Test Equipment - Part 3. Portable DC Volt-Ammeters.
Weston is most known for his designs and the manufacturing of precision electrical measuring instruments for laboratories and industry. Born in England inEdward Weston attended medical school and became a chemist. He then moved to the United States and made advances in electroplating, power generation, and the electric light.
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Another in my series about my vintage camera collection but this time something a bit different. These items are similar to the vintage lenses in my collection in that they are still useful and still fulfil the purpose that they were originally made for. Although I have several 35mm film cameras and occasionally put a film through them, I do it for mainly nostalgic reasons, whereas the light-meters are still as accurate as they ever were.
Welcome to my collection of vintage Weston Test Equipment. This site contains information about antique and vintage vacuum tube testers and test equipment in my collection manufactured by the Weston Electrical Instrument Company. In it's early years Weston manufactured incandescent lamps, the first accurate portable voltmeters and ammeters, and the first portable lightmeter.
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Users browsing this forum: bob, Google [Bot]kilokat7 and 10 guests. Weston Meter. Posted: Oct Mon 24, am. My question is about calibration; is there a calibration process for these.
Weston Electrical Instrument Corporation. Edward Weston and his son, Edward Faraday Weston probably around March 16 th,
I would argue that the golden age of hand-held light meters would be around to at least in the USA. Photoelectric light meters only became commercially available in also by Westonand during the Depression they were expensive luxuries--the sort of thing only professionals could justify. Then World War II. But after the war, and certainly after the manufacturers were able retool back to civilian production, prices dropped and new products were introduced.