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CV2399 xenon halfwave rectifier

This valve measures 245x55mm overall and has a Goliath ES base

Filament voltage4V
Filament current11A
Max PIV13kV
Max peak anode current6A
Max mean anode current1.25A
Max operating frequency150Hz
Voltage drop across the valve13V
Max permissible ambient temperature-55 to +70°C
Min cathode heating time30s

Filament connections are at the base, the anode is the top cap. This valve can be used as a replacement for the CV5 provided the PIV does not exceed 13kV.