Kilowatt Hour Meter [Ferranti]

Maker and role
Ferranti, Manufacturer
Production date
1900
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Object detail

Accession number
2011.126
Maker
Production period
Description
Cast iron meter which records Direct Current (DC) usage. Has a rectangular glass window near top with plate underneath. Top of unit is cylindrical, with rectangular base beneath. Base of Meter has a circular cavity running through horizontally. It is similar to meters used by Farmers Ltd, Auckland, until 1951, and on wharf cranes belonging to the Auckland Harbour Board.
Marks
Ferranti Ltd. / Hollinwood England / Direct Current Meter / No. 298679 Type F.H. / 500 Amps 230 Volts Maker's Plate
Credit Line
Ferranti. 1900. Kilowatt Hour Meter [Ferranti], 2011.126. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).

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