1987.0487.288 Texas Instruments Collection Object

Silicon High Voltage Rectifier Module - 1956-7
TI number: G00352

This module was designed under a U.S. Navy contract to be a replacement for an 866 high voltage mercury rectifier being used in shipboard fire control equipment for large guns. It was molded on a standard vacuum tube base. The work was done in 1956-7.

The specification were 4 kV and 1 A ac. The contract requirements were met, but no production developed.
Texas Instruments (Bob Wallace.)

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