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Battery (vacuum tube)

Index Battery (vacuum tube)

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

21 relations: Banana connector, Battery nomenclature, Biasing, C battery, Control grid, Direct current, Electric battery, Electric current, Electronics, Grid-leak detector, History of the battery, HT (vacuum tube), Incandescent light bulb, List of battery sizes, List of battery types, Plate electrode, Resistor, Triode, Vacuum tube, Volt, Voltage divider.

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 nomenclature

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

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Biasing in electronics means 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 dry cell battery typically used in medium-drain applications such as toys, flashlights, 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 battery

An electric battery is a device consisting of one or more electrochemical cells with external connections provided to power electrical devices such as flashlights, smartphones, and electric cars.

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Electric current

An electric current is a flow of electric charge.

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Electronics is the discipline dealing with the development and application of devices and systems involving the flow of electrons in a vacuum, in gaseous media, and in semiconductors.

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Grid-leak detector

A grid leak detector is an electronic circuit that demodulates an amplitude modulated alternating current and amplifies the recovered modulating voltage.

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History of the battery

Batteries provided the main source of electricity before the development of electric generators and electrical 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 with a wire filament heated to such a high temperature that it glows with visible light (incandescence).

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List of battery sizes

This article lists the sizes, shapes, and general characteristics of some common primary and secondary battery types in household and light industrial use.

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List of battery types

This page is a list of notable battery types grouped by types of battery.

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Plate electrode

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

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

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

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The volt (symbol: V) 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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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battery_(vacuum_tube)

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