Summary

Six Germanium transistors. All except one have not been labelled. Unlabelled items are factory rejects hence they have not been marked with their type number.

Physical Description

Six objects, each with three wires protruding from a small metal cylinder.

More Information

  • Collecting Areas

    Information & Communication

  • Acquisition Information

    Collected from Amalgamated Wireless (Australasia) Ltd (AWA)

  • manufacturer

    Amalgamated Wireless (Australasia) Ltd (AWA), New South Wales, Australia, circa 1956

  • Inscriptions

    Labelled item: (AWV logo)/AS2 Note accompanying HT 26114: Letterhead: PHILIPS In handwriting: 1) STRIP ON PVC IS A COLLECTOR WITH SILICON CHIP EXPOSED FOR ETCHING AND COLLECTING 2) EARLY GERMANIUM TRANSISTORS 3) 2 EXPOSED GERMANIUM TRANSISTORS 4) EARLY ALUMINIUM CASE TRANSISTORS A) SILICON PLANAR TRANSISTORS 5) GERMANIUM POWER TRANSISTORS 6) EARLY GERMANIUM POWER TRANSISTOR, TYPE 2N301 ALL AS COLLECTED FROM A. W. A. AT THEIR ASHFIELD PLANT AND ARE "FACTORY REJECTS" Printed at bottom: 1879 1979/100 YEARS ELECTRIC LIGHT

  • Classification

    Electronics, Semi-conductor technology, Components

  • Category

    History & Technology

  • Discipline

    Technology

  • Type of item

    Object

  • Overall Dimensions

    50 mm (Height)
    Approximate dimensions of each transistor

  • Keywords

    Transistors