"Ectron" single pulse electroconvulsive therapy (E

Made:
1950-1951 in Baldock

"Ectron" single pulse electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) machine, without headset, with long mains lead (plug cut off), by Ectron Ltd., Baldock, Hertfordshire, c. 1950. Carrying handle on top, surrounded by four very simple controls: on/off switch, unlabeled button, white light, and red light. Corrosion on top but none underneath. Manufacturer's label calls it 'Electroconvulsant [sic] Apparatus', serial no. 968. 'Denton No. 9.' written on two underside panels in black marker. Compare 1980-1387.

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