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Miscellaneous – Large exhibits

Large exhibits in the middle of the exhibition room.

Office Desk and Swivel Chair

around 1915

This furniture set was located in the former director’s office of the factory at Johann Hoffmannplatz 9, built in 1912.

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Frequency Registration Device ‘FRGN/57’


At this time, the device was used by the Austrian armed forces to monitor frequencies in the range of 2-30 MHz. It also included a printing device.

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Standing Television Set ‘StFS 58A/43’


The first television set developed by Kapsch entered retail stores in 1958. It scored with its quality, as stated in the advertising: ‘The clear image and first-class sound reproduction make watching television on the Kapsch standing television set a unique experience.‘

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Radio-TV-Phono Device


This device consists of a radio set (Mondial 3D), a television set, a dual record player as well as a record changer for 10 disks with four speeds.

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Switch System W48


This system was used by Telekom Austria up until the year 2000 – in the last telephone exchange at Vienna/Hetzendorf. The components shown were originally located in a so-called container office.

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Stereo System ‘Hi-Fi Stereofonic de Luxe‘


This luxury stereo distinguished itself through its excellent performance, a state-of-the-art silicon transistor technology and an elegant flat shape. Both speakers featured a specially developed pressure chamber with particularly good sound reproduction quality.

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Color Television Set ‘Idochromat’

around 1970

This television set was specifically developed for the Austrian market. Focus was placed on offsetting the impaired reception conditions present throughout the country. Therefore, particular emphasis was placed on high-performance synchronization devices which stabilized the image. The device weighed 39 kg.

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Payphone Type 501-5 Mü 76a

around 1980

This payphone was installed at Fleischmarkt 9 in Vienna. The telephone booth was abandoned on March 17, 1994 due to low revenues.

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Subscriber Bay OESD


The subscriber bay provided 1,280 telephone customers with the required connections. The subscriber and communication cables were located on one side, while the system cables leading to all technical devices were located on the other. This bay type was used by Telekom Austria until 2013 and was replaced by the AIPS (Advanced Internet Protocol Solution) provided by Kapsch CarrierCom.