Precision Systems ”Osmette” Prescision Osmometer

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Title

Precision Systems ”Osmette” Prescision Osmometer

Subject

biology

Description

Physical Description

Functional Description

Creator

Steven A. Walton

Date

1980s

Language

English

Type

Physical Object

Identifier

MTU property tag 49216

Coverage

USA

Physical Dimensions

410h x 375d x 265h
arm extends an additional 190mm above top

Materials

steel, electronics, plastic, glass

Maker

Precision Systems (now PSI), Natick, MA

Inscriptions

[front] OSMETTE | Precision Osmometer
[MTU Property tag] Property of | 49216 | MICHIGAN | TECHNOLOGICAL | UNIVERSITY
[meter] Precision Systems
[knob] [3-digit readout that is set by rotating knob]
[meter scale] -5 to 5 by 0.2
[buttons] COOL | HOLD | SEED | READ | OFF
[Tape over HOLD button] -1.6
[Tape over SEED button] -2.0
[Tape over READ button] 5--> [up-right arrow]
[handwritten label] When not in use ... | leave instrument with an empty sample tube in the well and tie the head down.
[rear foil label] PRECISION SYSTEMS, INC. | 60 Union Ave | Sudbury, Mass 01776 | Model No. 2007 | Serial No. D11191 | Voltage 115V 60Hz | 3 AMP FUSE | MADE IN USA
[fuse holder] FUSE [ccw arrow]

History of the Object

unknown

Location

MEEM 1105 (but being deaccessioned)

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Collection

Citation

Steven A. Walton, “Precision Systems ”Osmette” Prescision Osmometer,” Michigan Tech Inventory of Historic Scientific Instruments, accessed April 13, 2021, https://ihsi.omeka.net/items/show/196.