Highfields Amateur Radio Club
Glossary Appendix.
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Battery Details.

No longer produced, this an unusual battery for old transistor radios which is 9 volts with a taps at 3 and 6 volts. Used in only a few radios, mainly in the US.

Possible replacement would be a battery holder(s) for 6 × D cells, 2 rows of 3 cells, modified with tapping wires at the correct locations.


1601, 2506, D6P1,

not to scale.
Height × Width × Length.
Chemical Composition. Nominal Voltage.
battery 2506. 272 mm × 105 mm × 48 mm

Contacts: 4 marked holes for pins.

Carbon Zinc 9 volts
with taps for 3 and 6 volts.

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