Eltrosonic Contact Lens Cleaner and Instruction Sheet

Catalogue Number: 2758
Eltrosonic Contact Lens Cleaner and Instruction Sheet
Category: Equipment
Sub-Category: Contact lenses and accessories
Corporation: Eltrosonic Marketing
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: c 1990
Time Period: 1940 to 1999
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: Wiesbaden, Germany
Publisher/Manufacturer: Eltrosonic GmbH
Description Of Item: Ultrasonic contact lens cleaning unit, beige and brown plastic with brown transparent lid containing a well for holding a double contact lens basket the top of which swivels and is embossed with heart shape. A Start button and two status lights (On and Time) are on an angled panel on the top of the unit. Top of unit marked Eltrosonic Contact Cleaner; bottom marked Eltrosonic Contact Cleaner 220V 50 Hz 5W Eltrosonic GmbH Victoriastrasse 23, 6200 Wiesbaden, Telefon (061 21) 305465. A white lead with grey 3 pin plug is attached. All contained in a white polystyrene case 200 x 140 x 75 mm with printed colour cardboard sleeve labelled Contact Cleaner fur Kontaktlinsen von Eltrosonic and a function description in German on front and instructions and guarantee in German on the back.
Historical Significance: Ultrasonic contact lens cleaners were designed to avoid manual cleaning of contact lenses but were not particularly efficient. See Cat no. 2200
How Acquired: Donated by Colin Bates
Date Acquired: 7/12/2015
Condition: Good
Location: Archive room. West wall. Unit 6 Drawer 5

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