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B8_Donle

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ID = 30539
       
Country:
United States of America (USA)
Brand: Donle-Bristol Co., Meriden, Conn.
Developer: Donle-Bristol Co., Meriden, Conn. 
Tube type:  Gas Triode   Detector 
Identical to B8_Donle
First year 1927 Saga of the Vacuumtube, Tyne page 341.
Predecessor Tubes B6_Donle  
Successor Tubes DR-1V  

Base UX-Base (4 Pins (2 thick, USA 1924, UX)
Was used by Radio/TV-reception etc.
Filament
Description Designer was Dr. H.P. Donle, before chief engineer at Connecticut Telephone and Electric Company, Meriden, Connecticut, USA. In 1925 Dr.Donle left Connecticut and Electric Company to establish his own company, the Donle Bristol Corporation of Meriden, Connecticut, where later sodion types were developed and manufactured. See Tyne, beginning page 340. The DP-11 is the last mentioned Sodion tube from Donly, described at Tyne. According to an advertisement in Popular Radio for September 1927, "The B8 was superior in sensitivity of any of the alkali metal group or other "super sensitive" tubes and was free from "hiss" or extraneous noises." 
Dimensions (WHD)
incl. pins / tip
37 x 104 x 35 mm / 1.46 x 4.09 x 1.38 inch
 

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