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EEV BW173 / CV1600 triode

Size This valve measures 430x90mm overall

This is a power triode made for the GPO. The CV1600 specification is based on three valves, the CAT1, 4006A and BW173 (as this example is). These three prototypes are quite different in structure, for example the CAT1 has its grid connector to the side.

Filament voltage 18.9V
Filament current 49.5A
Max anode voltage 10kV
Max anode current 1.5A
Max anode dissipation 10kW
Max operating frequency 150KHz
Cag 30.0pF
Cae 1.5pF
Cge 26.0pF


Quarter view