- an electric battery for supplying a constant voltage bias to a control electrode of a vacuum tube.
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Choose your C-battery for amplification and not detection and try to receive.
Usually, therefore, we arrange to shift the characteristic by using a C-battery.
What effect is this C-battery, or grid-battery, going to have on the current in the plate circuit?
As long as we do not use a higher voltage than 188that of the C-battery which is in the box no current can flow.
Use the proper value of C-battery as determined from your study of the characteristic of the tube.