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Electronic Valve - General Electronics, Triode, Type 2C53, 1960s Object Reg. No: ST 026800

High voltage triode. Used as a shunt regulator in high voltage supplies for cathode ray tubes and photomultipliers.
Manufacturer: General Electronics Inc. Paterson, NJ, USA.
6.3 V indirectly heated cathode.
Tubular bulb with metal shell octal base and top cap. Base spigot is missing.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Science Museum of Victoria (SMV), 1971
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 93 mm (Length), 33 mm (Diameter)

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Tagged with: thermionic electron valves
Themes this item is part of: Engineering Collection, Information & Communication Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: ELECTRONICS
Secondary Classification: Vacuum Technology
Tertiary Classification: regulation
Inscriptions: Bulb: DR 2C53/Made in U.S.A./General Electronics
Manufacturer: General Electronics Inc., Paterson, New Jersey, United States of America, 1960-1969

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