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Battery (vacuum tube)

In the early days of electronics, vacuum tube devices (such as radios) were powered by batteries. [1]

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Banana connector

A banana connector (commonly banana plug for the male, banana socket or banana jack for the female) is a single-wire (one conductor) electrical connector used for joining wires to equipment.

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Battery (electricity)

An electric battery is a device consisting of two or more electrochemical cells that convert stored chemical energy into electrical energy.

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Battery nomenclature

Standard battery nomenclature describes portable dry cell batteries that have physical dimensions and electrical characteristics interchangeable between manufacturers.

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Biasing

Biasing in electronics is the method of establishing predetermined voltages or currents at various points of an electronic circuit for the purpose of establishing proper operating conditions in electronic components.

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C battery

The 'C' battery (or R14 battery) is a standard size of battery typically used in medium-drain applications such as toys and musical instruments.

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Control grid

The control grid is an electrode used in amplifying thermionic valves (vacuum tubes) such as the triode, tetrode and pentode, used to control the flow of electrons from the cathode to the anode (plate) electrode.

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Direct current

Direct current (DC) is the unidirectional flow of electric charge.

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Electric current

An electric current is a flow of electric charge.

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Electronics

Electronics is the science of how to control electric energy, energy in which the electrons have a fundamental role.

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Grid-leak detector

A grid-leak detector is a thermionic valve (UK, Australia, NZ etc.), or vacuum tube (USA), circuit used in older vacuum tube AM radio receivers, which served as a combination amplifier and detector (rectifier) to extract the audio signal from the modulated radio frequency signal.

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History of the battery

Batteries provided the main source of electricity before the development of electrical generators and electrical power grids around the end of the 19th century.

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HT (vacuum tube)

In vacuum tube technology, HT or high tension describes the main power supply to the circuit, which produces the current between anode and cathode.

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Incandescent light bulb

An incandescent light bulb, incandescent lamp or incandescent light globe is an electric light which produces light with a wire filament heated to a high temperature by an electric current passing through it, until it glows (see Incandescence).

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List of battery types

This list of battery types is grouped by types of battery.

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Plate electrode

In electronics, a plate, usually called anode in Britain, is a type of electrode that forms part of a vacuum tube.

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Resistor

A resistor is a passive two-terminal electrical component that implements electrical resistance as a circuit element.

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Triode

A triode is an electronic amplifying vacuum tube (or valve in British English) consisting of three electrodes inside an evacuated glass envelope: a heated filament or cathode, a grid, and a plate (anode).

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Vacuum tube

In electronics, vacuum tube, electron tube, tube (in North America), or valve (in Britain and some other regions) is a device that controls electric current between electrodes in an evacuated container.

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Volt

The volt (symbol) is the derived unit for electric potential, electric potential difference (voltage), and electromotive force.

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Voltage divider

In electronics, a voltage divider (also known as a potential divider) is a passive linear circuit that produces an output voltage (Vout) that is a fraction of its input voltage (Vin).

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battery_(vacuum_tube)

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