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AC-26

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ID = 28388
       
Country:
United States of America (USA)
Brand: Arcturus Radio Tube Co.; Newark, NJ
Developer: Arcturus Radio Tube Co.; Newark, NJ 
Tube type:  Triode, vacuum   Detector 
Identical to AC-26 = 26_Arcturus
First year Nov.1927 Saga of the Vacuumtube, Tyne Seite 342

Base UX-Base (4 Pins (2 thick, USA 1924, UX)
Was used by Radio/TV-reception etc.
Filament Vf 15 Volts / If 0.35 Ampere / Half indirect / Parallel, (AC/DC)
Description

This tube was developed by Arcturus and made available in November 1927. It is a detector for use in early mains operated radios. The filament in this tube is carbon and it operates at 15 volts. This voltage was chosen by the manufacturer to make use of the availability of 15 volt AC transformers for toy trains.

 
Dimensions (WHD)
incl. pins / tip
x 123 x 45 mm / x 4.84 x 1.77 inch
Weight 49 g / 1.73 oz
Literature Saga of the Vacuumtube, Tyne   p.342
 
arcturus_type_ac26.jpg
AC-26: Bill Condon collection, with kind permission of Mrs V Condon
Fin Stewart

 
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AC-26: Fin Stewart
Fin Stewart

 

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