|Museums & Events featuring vintage electronics
|UK Industrial Museum near London. Excellent range of
radio, communication and electrical exhibits, incorporates SEEBOARD museum of electricity.
Open March-October. Well worth a special trip from the London area if you're into
of Technology UK
|Steam & industrial museum, with a room of
electrical exhibits, including a working Mercury Arc Rectifier
|Museum of submarine
|Excellent site covering early undersea comms
museum of the history of Science UK
|Annual event featuring vintage radio, TV,
communications, valves etc. at the NEC Birmingham
Museum and Siemens
|The huge Deutsches Museum in Munich has a wide range of
electric stuff, and daily high-voltage demos . When in Munich,
also don't miss the Siemens Company museum , with a wide range of historical electric
stuff, and entry is free!
|UK based electrical museum
Electrotherapy Museum (online)
|Lots of pics of Geissler & Crookes tubes, plus
highly dubious 'medical' devices!
computer museum (Online)
|John Jenkins' Vintage
radio & scientific apparatus
|Museum of early TV technoloy - I especially like the eidophor - a highly
ingenious large-screen TV projection system used from the 50s to the 80s to show live
events in cinemas. More info on it here
|Valve Manufacturers, suppliers and data
|reproduction Geissler & discharge tubes, &
other scientific stuff.
|UK valve supplier
|Ask Jan First
|German Valve supplier
|Vacuum Tubes Inc
|US Valve supplier - wide range of types
|UK supplier listing some old valves
|UK supplier of modern and obsolete high-power valves,
|Valve supplier, with online purchasing
|Electron Tubes for
|Triton Electron Technology
|Manufacturer of thyratrons, klystrons and other power
|Sources and data for Nixie Tubes
|Valve & Tube supplies
|UK based source of vintage and repro valves.
|Including thyratrons, x-ray tubes and radiation
more data on valves, thyratrons etc. at Tesla archive
|Frank's Electron Tube Pages
|Online datasheets and partnumber cross-reference data.
|Lots of valve/tube data sheets, mostly European types.
|Supplier of valves for industry, broadcast etc.
|Valve collections etc.
|In German - try http://babelfish.altavista.com to translate.
Lots lof links to other valve sites worldwide.
|Huge German collection, including many very rare and
antique types - this must be one of the biggest valve collections anywhere!
|Huge UK collection, indexed by number and function
|Kilokat's Light Site
|Antique & unusual light bulbs
|Jeremy Harmer's valve
|UK based collector with some unusual stuff
|Lots of vintage stuff, including Marconi, Sinclair,
Transistor Radios and tons of links
|Lots of unusual valves & CRTs.Worth trekking all
the way through for some real gems!
|Swedish site with lots of antique valves, nixies,
CRTs, magic eye tubes and loads more.
|Info on valves & other interesting vintage stuff
|"The Ominous Valve is the Faberge egg of the
New Millennium. The present belongs to the tired and passe. The future belongs to us.
" 'Nuff said!
|Bill's vintage tube
|Reverse Time page
collectors discussion group
|Popular group for discussing everything nixie - lots of
designs and data in the files area.
|Interesting site covering various aspects of vintage
|British Vintage Wireless
|UK society dedicated to the preservation of vintage TV,
wireless & retated stuff.
|Reproduction Edison and Victorian light bulbs
|History of the
E1T counter tube