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1N60 Germanium Diode




  • Ultra speed switching characteristics.
  • High current capability, Low forward voltage drop.
  • For use in RECORDER, TV, RADIO, TELEPHONE as detectors.

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The 1N60 Germanium Diode’s high sensitivity and low forward voltage drop make it versatile for applications in crystal radios, RF detection, signal clipping, temperature sensing, and more. Its unique characteristics make it valuable in various electronic circuits, particularly where sensitivity to small signals is crucial.


  • High Sensitivity: The 1N60 Germanium Diode’s notable sensitivity to small signals suits low-power applications.
  • Low Forward Voltage: Its efficiency in rectifying low-voltage AC signals conserves energy due to its low forward voltage drop.
  • Temperature Sensitivity: However, its temperature sensitivity can serve as both an advantage and limitation, depending on the application.
  • Fast Recovery Time: Its rapid recovery time enables swift switching between conducting and non-conducting states.


  • Crystal Radios: Commonly used in crystal radio sets for its ability to detect weak radio signals with high sensitivity.
  • RF Detection: Excels in radio frequency (RF) detection circuits by effectively amplifying and demodulating RF signals.
  • Signal Clipping: In audio applications, it effectively serves for signal clipping, enhancing musical distortion effects.
  • Temperature Sensing: Functions as a temperature sensor in certain applications, capitalizing on its temperature sensitivity.
  • Battery-Powered Devices: Ideally suited for low-power, battery-operated devices due to its low forward voltage and sensitivity.
  • Amplifiers: Utilized in amplifiers to rectify and amplify small signals, leveraging its high sensitivity.
  • Sensing Weak Signals: Preferred for applications requiring the detection of faint or weak signals due to its sensitivity.
  • Antenna Signal Detection: Employed in detecting and rectifying signals in antenna circuits, facilitating further processing.
  • Signal Demodulation: In communication equipment, it aids in demodulating signals for clear reception and processing.
  • Harmonic Generation: Musicians occasionally employ it in guitar effects pedals to generate harmonics and create unique distortion effects.

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    Packages includes:-

        • 1 x 1N60 Germanium Diode

Weight 0.15 kg


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