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General Electric Mercury Arc Rectifier Charging Unit, Used to Convert AC electricity to DC.

General Electric Company1907/1907

Museum of Innovation & Science

Museum of Innovation & Science
Schenectady, United States

GE mercury arc rectifier, used to convert AC electricity to DC. The rectifiers were used as an electric car charger during the early 1900s.

Details

  • Title: General Electric Mercury Arc Rectifier Charging Unit, Used to Convert AC electricity to DC.
  • Creator: General Electric Company
  • Date Created: 1907/1907
  • Location: Schenectady, New York
  • Physical Dimensions: 8 x 10 in
  • Original Language: English
  • Subject Keywords: Alternative Energy, advertising, Battery Charger and vehicle
  • Type: Photograph
  • Publisher: General Electric Company
  • Rights: This digital image may be used for educational uses. Please cite as miSci- Museum of Innovation & Science. Prior written permission is required for any other use of the images from miSci.

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