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CV1481 magnetron

The CV1479 to CV1482 series are improved versions of the CV76A to CV76D.

See also CV1479, CV1480 and CV1482.

Heater voltage 5V
Heater current 2.6A
Nominal frequency 2993MHz
Max anode dissipation 600W
Peak anode voltage 27kV
Peak anode current 35A
Peak output power 450kW
Pulse recurrence 500 pps
Pulse length 2 or 0.7µs
Field strength 2300 oersteds


CV1481 edge view CV1481 rear view
CV1481 crate from topCv1481 in its box
This valve came in rather good packaging!

Straps side 1 Straps side 2

Pictures of straps on both sides of the magnetron; and the heater and cathode (below). Note how the cooling fins on the above differ from those on the magnetron in the main picture.

Heater and cathode