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K8396

PRIVATE AUTOMATIC EXCHANGE
A.C. RINGING, 26-VOLT, UNISELECTOR TYPE

This unit has an ultimate capacity of 50 lines, but can be equipped with as few as 25 lines to begin with.  The switching equipment is mounted on a steel framework, enclosed in a floor pattern cabinet of polished hardwood.  The glazed panelled front of the cabinet is hinged, a fitted with a lock.  There is a lift-out panel at rear to give easy access to the wiring.

This unit is very compact, and can therefore be installed practically anywhere.

A twin conductor only is required to connect an instrument to the switchboard.

No. of lines Weight (lbs) Dimensions (ins)
25 226 62.5 x 25 x 17
30 241 62.5 x 25 x 17
40 261 62.5 x 25 x 17
50 268 62.5 x 25 x 17

Instruments suitable for use with these boards are K 8384/85/87/88.



Taken from 1932 catalogue and the GEC Catalogue Everything Electrical - 1935 edition


Additional pictures of the K8396 - 50 Line PAX

Front view
   
Front view with door open Rear view with door removed

The pictures above were GEC Factory files dated circa 1927

 

 

 
 
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