Object detail

Accession number
2006.263
Description
Remote Control Unit, Wireless Set ZC.1, Mk II.
The unit consists of a green metal box with a lift up lid which is hinged at the back. Once the lid is up, it has its own aluminium angled stay to keep it open. Inside, on the left, is a metal Morse key with a round bakelite button for the operator. Below that is a microphone input jack and on the right are two "Phones" jacks. In the centre is a "Call" push-button flanked by two switches. Under the lid are a set of user instructions printed in gold lettering on a black metal plate riveted into the underside of the lid.
Marks
REMOTE / CONTROL UNIT / W.S.Z.C1 - MK II / R.C.U.1 (NZ) Painted
REMOTE CONTROL UNIT / W.S.Z.C.1. MK.II / R.C.U.1. (N.Z.) / SERIAL No 25143 / MANFD. IN NEW ZEALAND Maker's Plate
Credit Line
Wireless Remote Control Unit, 2006.263. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).

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Hi Paul here. My son in law acquired a WW11 remote control unit WSCZ1 - MK 11 RCU1 (NZ) from his Dad. Do they hold any historical value?

- Paul Baine on 04-09-2021 05:55:04

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