Coherer Detector - Unknown Manufacturer, 1900-1910 Object Reg. No: HT 26365

A coherer detector: an early type of radio signal detector, used in the early 20th century.
A glass tube with brass fittings at both ends. It is filled with metal shavings.
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 20 mm (Height), 32 mm (Width), 336 mm (Length)

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Tagged with: radio detectors
Themes this item is part of: Information & Communication Collection, Early radio: transmission and reception, 1900 - 1914
Primary Classification: COMMUNICATIONS
Secondary Classification: Radio
Tertiary Classification: receivers
Inscriptions: None
Manufacturer: Unknown, 1900-1910

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