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Re: Ancient Rectifiers

Original poster: "Mike Harrison by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-uswest-dot-net>" <mike-at-whitewing.co.uk>

On Thu, 01 Feb 2001 08:16:05 -0700, you wrote:

>Original poster: "by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-uswest-dot-net>"
>Are you referring to Tungar or Rectigon gas filled rectifiers?
No - tungars are smaller round-bulb shaped devices, argon or
mercury-vapour filled, for use at low voltages, commonly (at the time)
for battery charging. 
There's a picture of one at :
(very bottom of page)