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CoxBox microphone

Date: 1990s
Dimensions:
Overall: 150 x 150 x 1400 mm, 0.14 kg
Medium: Plastic, metal, nylon
Credit Line: ANMM Collection Gift from Nielsen Kellerman Australia Pty Ltd
Object Name: Microphone
Object No: 00037238
Place Manufactured:Chester

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    Description
    The CoxBox™ simplifies the cox's work by combining this microphone, an amplifying system and an inboard display showing time, stroke rate and stroke count.
    Significance

    The PaceCoach demonstrates one of the major technological developments in modern rowing. All contemporary rowing shells are now equipped with sophisticated examples of this technology.
    HistoryFitness and training have always played an important part in rowing. The early training manuals concentrated on diet, posture and descriptions of the correct stroking method. Rowing technology remained fairly primitive until the 1950s when Professor Frank Cotton at the University of Sydney invented the ergometer enabling the coach to measure a rowers stroke technique and power. The development of computer technology in the 1980s and 1990s led to the sophisticated electronic gear that dominates rowing today.
    Additional Titles

    Assigned title: Microphone for coxbox amplifier

    Web title: CoxBox microphone

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