Artifact Details

Title

1N34 diode

Catalog Number

102727885

Type

Physical object

Date

Circa 1940s/1950s

Manufacturer

Sylvania Electric Products, Inc.

Identifying Numbers

Model number 1N34

Dimensions

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

Description

Included is a description card from the Transistor Museum that says, "
Device ID: Sylvania 1N34 diode
Type: Germanium point-contact
Case Color/Style: White ceramic cartridge
Vintage/Date Code: 1940s/1950S
Use: General purpose diode/radio detector
Notes: Released in 1946 by Sylvania, this is the first commercial germanium diode."

Category

Component/diode

Collection Title

The Jack Ward Transistor Museum Collection

Credit

Gift of Jack Ward

Lot Number

X7358.2015