Lot #230
Apollo AC Control Box and Sensor Assembly

Apollo AC Control Box and Sensor Assembly
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Description

Apollo AC Control Box and Sensor Assembly

Apollo-era AC Control Box and AC Sensor Assembly, approximately 14 x 8 x 5, consisting of a “Box Assy-A C Power Control Unit,” S/N 063b2AAJ0431, a “Sensor, AC Over/Undervoltage,” by Autonetics, complete with manufacturer’s label, S/N 101740469BHA. The assembly sat on the output side of the three AC inverters to select the individual AC output from each of the 3 onboard inverters for application on the spacecraft's electrical bus, and to report (via alarms on the Apollo Main Display console) either an undervoltage or overvoltage condition generated as a result of an inverter not converting DC to AC voltage properly or because the DC input (supplied by the fuel cells), or improper/lost timing to the inverters and complete with the sensor’s relays. The assembly has three North American Rockwell tags tied to one end, dating from 1967-1975, for the control unit. In very good condition. RRAuction COA.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Space & Aviation IV
  • Dates: #396 - Ended November 29, 2012