An audiovisual control console. This was used for presentations involving multiple slide projectors, film projectors and sound equipment. It was used for dealer and sales training in the 1980s by the Kodak Australasia Marketing Education Centre.

This projector is part of the Kodak collection of products, promotional materials, photographs and working life artefacts collected from Kodak Australasia in 2005, when the Melbourne manufacturing plant at Coburg closed down.

Kodak manufactured and distributed a wide range of photographic products to Australasia, such as film, paper, chemicals, cameras and miscellaneous equipment. Its client base included amateur and professional photographers, as well as specialist medical and graphic art professionals who used photography, x-ray and other imaging techniques.

Physical Description

A grey moulded plastic hard case with rubber feet, hinges and metal and plastic clasps. In the base is a control unit with tape deck in the top right corner and input/output sockets, dials and meters on the front. In the lid is a storage unit with fold-down plastic cover and grey foam padding. A list is glued to the cover detailing contents, however there are objects missing. The contents are as follows: One packet of Kodak lens cleaning wipes, two Kodak colour slide transparencies, a grey cable, a speaker cable and a mains lead.

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