octal base


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octal base

[′äkt·əl ‚bās]
(electronics)
Tube base having a central aligning key and positioned for eight equally spaced pins.
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The 750R series features an octal base design, silver alloy with gold flashed contacts, and 1,500 V rms open contact dielectric strength.
Treister depicts each object with a noticeable (and noticeably ironic) degree of commercial zeal--she's serving up the Sperry 417A klystron, with its "octal base and coaxial take-off ports," for sale.
Limited Tenders are invited for Supply Of Circular Octal Base Plug