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Marconi in Instrumentation

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At this time this Wiki is just a repository of information as and when it is received.  As time progresses this will be expanded and restyled to match the other Marconi Wikis.

 

 

Introduction

 

This Wiki will attempt to trace and document the instruments business developed by Marconi Instruments (MI) from its inception in 1936 to the present time.  Although references may be made to other companies associated by merger, their businesses will not be included in this Wiki.

 

 

Company milestones relating to Instrumentation

 

Content needs to be verified and added to where necessary

 

   
1936  Marconi-Ekco Instruments formed as a private company
1941  Buyout of Marconi-Ekco Instruments to form the company Marconi Instruments click here
1946 English Electric took over Marconi Instruments after acquiring the holdings of Cable and Wireless and Marconi Wireless Telegraph Co.
1998  Marconi Instruments was sold to IFR Systems Limited 
2002  IFR Systems was acquired by Aeroflex.  The Marconi Instruments name is no longer used. 
2014  Aeroflex was acquired by Cobham 
   
   

 

 

History

 

Long before Marconi Instruments was formed Marconi had to make all his own measuring instruments.  His catalogue dated c.1914 can be viewed here.

 

Marconi Instruments corporate brochure (~ 1970s) can be viewed here.

 

 

 

Links to external sites

 

These entries have been added as references and may be useful at a later date when the Wiki is restyled.

 

Wikipedia entry click here

 

John's virtual museum lists a good amount of MI equipment, some of which have manuals available for download click here

 

Radiomuseum also has a healthy list of MI equipment click here

 

Marconi Test Instruments forum click here

 

 

 

 

 

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