[N197033] Technical Note, June 8th, 1882


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[N197033] Technical Note, June 8th, 1882

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{COULD SELECT THIS FOR PROPOSAL TO USE STORAGE BATTERY IN LIGHTING} "I propose to use 200 double plate cells of lead only exceedingly close together probably like a dry pile with moistened wool between with SO3 and charge these batteries acrossmultiple arc in series & discharge in multiple arc ie 450 volts would give 50 or so volts active on battery it touches main lines for an instant & charged in tension Commutating apparatus thorw it in quantity the next instant & simultaneously throws lamps on this is done several times a second. 1 apparatus is put in each house with meters which act to [discount?] there is sufficient charge but the instant it falls below a definite amount the [---] chgg & dischg .. this can also be done by a [centered?] armature & mag across the lamp ckt. Followed by some rough but nifty sketches of this.



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Thomas A. Edison Papers, School of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers University
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