General Electric KR-8 & KR-9  
Written by Accutron on 2007-01-15  

Devices included in this entry:

General Electric KR-8 rectifier
General Electric KR-9 rectifier (pictured in thumbnail)

The GE KR-8 and KR-9 Kenotron rectifiers are large, high voltage X-ray rectifiers packaged in an unusual ribbed envelope with a large metal dome extending from the anode cap. GE made a number of KR-series rectifiers in this style, but little is known about their specifications.

General Electric KR-8 Kenotron rectifier.

General Electric KR-9 Kenotron rectifier.

This article is part of the [Diodes, Triodes, Tetrodes & Pentodes] exhibit.

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