Tags

Add your own tags:
Separate multiple tags using a comma

Similar items over time

Transistors - AWA, Germanium, circa 1956 Object Reg. No: HT 26117

Summary:
Six Germanium transistors. All except one have not been labelled. Unlabelled items are factory rejects hence they have not been marked with their type number.
Description:
Six objects, each with three wires protruding from a small metal cylinder.
Acquisition Information:
Collected from Amalgamated Wireless (Australasia) Ltd (AWA)
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 50 mm (Height), 5 mm (Diameter)
Dimension Comment: Approximate dimensions of each transistor

More information

Tagged with: transistors
Themes this item is part of: Information & Communication Collection
Primary Classification: ELECTRONICS
Secondary Classification: Semi-Conductor Technology
Tertiary Classification: components
Inscriptions: Labelled item: (AWV logo)/AS2

Note accompanying HT 26114:
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

Add your comment

  • Museum Victoria does not provide valuations, for more information please visit the valuation infosheet
  • Please note that Museum Victoria staff will not normally respond to comments posted on our website.

Themes

This item is part of the following themes:

Similar items

Yes No