Artifact Details

Title

400A/1N43 diode

Catalog Number

102718894

Type

Physical object

Date

12-53

Manufacturer

Western Electric Company

Identifying Numbers

Model number 400A/1N43

Dimensions

overall: 1 3/4 in x 1/2 in x 1/4 in

Description

Included is a description card from the Transistor Museum that says, "
Device ID: WE Type 400A/1N43 diode
Type: Germanium point contact
Case Color/Style: Brown phenolic axial
Vintage/Date Code: 1950s/1960s
Use: General purpose diode/radio detector
Notes: Rugged "workhorse" diode for the Bell System. Based on 1940s design."

Category

Component/diode

Collection Title

The Jack Ward Transistor Museum Collection

Credit

Gift of Jack Ward

Lot Number

X7358.2015