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Electronic Valve - AWV, Diode, Type 1B3GT, circa 1958 Object Reg. No: ST 032898

EHT rectifier diode used in early black & white television receivers. Manufacturer: AWV, Sydney NSW.
1.25 V directly heated cathode.
The filament of this type of rectifier was designed to be powered by a winding of a small number of turns on the horizontal output transformer.
Tubular glass bulb with large top cap on octal base with 6 pins present.
Acquisition Information:
Unknown from Unknown
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 102 mm (Length), 32 mm (Diameter)

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Tagged with: thermionic electron valves
Themes this item is part of: Engineering Collection, Information & Communication Collection
Primary Classification: ELECTRONICS
Secondary Classification: Vacuum Technology
Tertiary Classification: rectification
Inscriptions: Base: AWV Radiotron/(winged logo)/1B3GT/MADE IN/AUSTRALIA/(excise label)1(over)4
Manufacturer: Amalgamated Wireless Valve Co Pty Ltd (AWV), Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, circa 1958

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