Catalogue Number: 2562
Rodenstock Acuity Chart Projector
Sub-Category: Equipment, other clinical
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 1960's
Time Period: 1940 to 1999
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: Munich, Germany
Description Of Item: Ovoid shaped projector attached to a cast iron base by a chromed tube. Body and base cream enamel. Chrome 'Rodavist' in cursive script attached to each side of the unit. Manual focus with a separate adjustment for test distances 3m to 6m. Adjustable for angle of projection Serial No. 11627 O Unit dimensions 320 x 370 x 165 mm
Historical Significance: Chart projectors were an alternative to internally illuminated charts or wall charts and allowed adjustment for shorter examination rooms and did not require a mirror for the shorter rooms.
How Acquired: Donated by Duncan Waite, Optometrist
Date Acquired: Feb 2015
Condition: Good. Remote control missing. Globe functional.
Location: Archive office. East wall shelves unit 3