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CV2111 magnetron

Size The valve measures 205x85x85 at the widest points. It weighs approximately 900g.


This is one of a series of four magnetrons, CV2111 to CV2114, which cover nominal frequencies from 9625 to 9855MHz. The serial number of this example is 1437.

Heater voltage 6.3V ac or dc
Heater current 1.3A
Nominal frequency 9855MHz
Max frequency pulling 15MHz
Max anode dissipation 150W
Typical operating conditions
Peak anode voltage 15kV
Peak anode current 10A
Peak power output 30kW
Pulse repetition frequency 1500pps
Pulse length 0.5µs
Field strength 3250 oersteds

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