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  • Relay, Hughes, siphon recorder, &c.
  • In the undulator apparatus, which is similar in general principle to the " siphon recorder " used in submarine telegraphy, a spring or falling weight moves a paper strip beneath one end of a fine silver tube, the other end of which dips into a vessel containing ink.
  • The siphon is supported on a vertical axle carrying two armatures which are acted upon by two electromagnets.
  • It is in fact the electromagnet and spindle of a telegraph relay with a siphon in place of the tongue.
  • Screw adjustments are provided for closing or opening the air gap between the electromagnets and armatures, for raising or lowering the siphon, and for adjusting the point of the siphon to the centre or side of the paper strip. The received signals are recorded on the paper strip in an undulating continuous line of ink, and are distinguished by the length of deviation from zero.

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