Flash Tube - Mullard, Type LSD3, circa 1960 Object Reg. No: ST 028269

A flash tube, manufactured by Mullard, United Kingdom, introduced in the 1960s and used for portable photographic flash applications.

Maximum energy discharge is 100 joules. It has a 2.7 Kilovolt anode voltage. The minimum trigger voltage is 4 Kilovolt. Flash duration is 100 microseconds. It produces a light output of 3000 lumen-seconds.

Vacuum technology is used in its construction; it is filled with low pressure xenon gas.
4 pin base. consists of coiled glass discharge tube around electrode in valve-type envelope.
Acquisition Information:
Unknown from Unknown, 1972
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 100 mm (Length), 32 mm (Diameter)

More information

Tagged with: thermionic electron valves, photographic flash tubes
Themes this item is part of: Engineering Collection, Images & Image Making Collection, Information & Communication Collection
Primary Classification: ELECTRONICS
Secondary Classification: Vacuum Technology
Tertiary Classification: illumination
Inscriptions: On globe:

On base:
Manufacturer: Mullard, England, Great Britain, 1960-1970

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