“Alex Langer’s Aquasonix” fishing sound monitor with video tape

“Alex Langer’s Aquasonix” fishing sound monitor with video tape

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“Alex Langer’s Aquasonix” fishing sound monitor with video tape, ca 1990. Device is intended as an aid to fishing. The lure rattles when a fish touches it and the sound is detected by a transducer (hydrophone) hanging in the water. The signal is transmitted thru the control unit to the headset. An instructional video tape (VHS format) accompanies the device. Uses four AAA batteries.
Object Name
fishing accessory
hydrophone
Date made
about 1990
maker
Aquasonix
Measurements
overall: 23 cm x 16 cm x 4 cm; 9 1/16 in x 6 5/16 in x 1 9/16 in
ID Number
2004.0053.06
accession number
2004.0053
catalog number
2004.0053.06
Credit Line
from Harold D. Wallace, Jr.
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