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The mirror receiving instrument employed was the heavy prototype of the delicate reflecting galvanometer of Sir William Thomson.Heroes of the Telegraph|J. Munro
The older or moving-magnet type of galvanometer is similar to the galvanoscope mentioned in Art. 239.
The moving-coil type of galvanometer (see Fig. 245) consists of a large magnet fastened to the frame of the device.
In place of a shunt, the voltmeter uses a coil of wire of high resistance (see R, Fig. 249) in series with the galvanometer coil.
The known resistances are changed until when on pressing the keys at E and K no current flows through the galvanometer.