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CV1496 magnetron

Size This magnetron measures 240x82x57mm overall.

The serial number marked is 648.

Heater voltage 6V
Heater current 1.25A
Frequency 3030MHz
Typical operating conditions
Peak anode voltage 21.5kV 17kV
Peak anode current 22.5A 17.5A
Field strength 2050 gauss 1750 gauss
Peak output power 200kW 100kW

Based on the CV160 the CV1496 was one of a series of six magnetrons (CV1495 - CV1500) covering frequencies from 3010 to 3110MHz. See also CV1499 and CV1500.


Quarter 1

Quarter 2

Side view

Output Box