General Electric 2N1086  
Written by Accutron on 2018-02-14  

Introduced around 1958, the General Electric 2N1086 is a 65mW germanium NPN grown junction transistor designed for use as an oscillator in AM radio receivers. The 2N1086 was intended to replace the earlier 2N168A, and was used in a number of early transistor radios. This device uses the same style of elliptical metal canister as Western Electric's early NPN grown junction transistors.


General Electric 2N1086 germanium NPN grown junction transistor.


2N1086 transistor with original packaging.

This article is part of the [Discrete Semiconductors] exhibit.

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