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Germanium Transistor Assembly - AWA, circa 1956 Object Reg. No: HT 26114

Summary:
Collection of Germanium transistors at one stage of the production process. Transistors would have been mounted on such a strip to be etched.
The item is a factory reject from the AWA Ashfield Plant, Sydney, New South Wales.
Description:
A rectangular piece of PVC material, painted black on one side, with 60 exposed silicon chips.
Acquisition Information:
Collected from Amalgamated Wireless (Australasia) Ltd (AWA)
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 77 mm (Height), 26 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: transistors
Themes this item is part of: Information & Communication Collection
Primary Classification: ELECTRONICS
Secondary Classification: Semi-Conductor Technology
Tertiary Classification: components
Inscriptions: In marker pen ON STRIP: " 1 - SILICON / CHIPS "
Printed on a note accompanying item:
Letterhead: PHILIPS
In handwriting:
1) STRIP ON PVC IS A COLLECTOR WITH SILICON CHIP EXPOSED FOR ETCHING AND COLLECTING
2) EARLY GERMANIUM TRANSISTORS
3) 2 EXPOSED GERMANIUM TRANSISTORS
4) EARLY ALUMINIUM CASE TRANSISTORS
A) SILICON PLANAR TRANSISTORS
5) GERMANIUM POWER TRANSISTORS
6) EARLY GERMANIUM POWER TRANSISTOR, TYPE 2N301
ALL AS COLLECTED FROM A. W. A. AT THEIR ASHFIELD PLANT AND ARE "FACTORY REJECTS"
Printed at bottom: 1879 1979/100 YEARS ELECTRIC LIGHT
manufacturer: Amalgamated Wireless (Australasia) Ltd (AWA), New South Wales, Australia, circa 1956

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