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12BA6

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ID = 2819
       
Country:  United States of America (USA)      Brand: Common type USA tube/semicond.
  Developer:  RCA (RCA Victor Co. Inc.); New York (NY) 
  Tube type:  Vacuum Pentode   RF/IF-Stage   Controlling (mu) 
Identical to 12BA6 = HF93 = CV1928
Similar Tubes Normally replaceable-slightly different:
 12BA6A; 12P1
Heater different:
 6BA6; CV454
First year   1946 -- Collector info (Sammler)
First Source (s) 25.Oct.1945 : Electron Tube Registration List
Predecessor Tubes 12SK7   12SG7   12SK7GT   14A7   14H7  
Successor Tubes 12BA6A  

Base Miniatur-7-Pin-Base B7G, USA 1940 (Codex=Zia)
Was used by Radio/TV-reception etc.
Filament Vf 12.6 Volts / If 0.15 Ampere / Indirect / Parallel / series AC/DC /
Description

First registered in October 1945 with +/- 90 V peak max heater-to-cathode insulation. Re-registered with insulation uprated to +/- 200 V peak max in December 1959.

Since June 1961 superseded by controlled warm-up type 12BA6A for reliable series string heater operation.

* RMA/JEDEC register record available by courtesy of TCA* - Full record is downloadable here.

 
Dimensions (WHD)
incl. pins / tip
19 x 54 x mm / 0.75 x 2.13 x inch
Tube prices 0 Tube prices (visible for members only)
Literature Essential Characteristics, GE 1973   
Taschenbuch zum Röhren-Codex 1948/49   
- - Manufacturers Literature

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  12BA6: Courtesy Bureau Belper (De Muiderkring, Bussum), Scan Frank Philipse
Karel De Reus †
tube_12ba6.jpg
12BA6
Emilio Focosi

 
Variants
 
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12BA6: ARRL Handbook 1972
Michael Schlör

 
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12BA6: GE Data Sheet
Egon Penker


Usage in Models 3= 1946?? ; 19= 1946? ; 64= 1946 ; 1= 1947?? ; 19= 1947? ; 101= 1947 ; 17= 1948?? ; 25= 1948? ; 168= 1948 ; 49= 1949?? ; 23= 1949? ; 101= 1949 ; 121= 1950?? ; 52= 1950? ; 204= 1950 ; 40= 1951?? ; 64= 1951? ; 225= 1951 ; 39= 1952?? ; 105= 1952? ; 192= 1952 ; 32= 1953?? ; 82= 1953? ; 230= 1953 ; 45= 1954?? ; 263= 1954? ; 183= 1954 ; 84= 1955?? ; 239= 1955? ; 219= 1955 ; 17= 1956?? ; 174= 1956? ; 124= 1956 ; 11= 1957?? ; 73= 1957? ; 151= 1957 ; 33= 1958?? ; 37= 1958? ; 177= 1958 ; 20= 1959?? ; 253= 1959? ; 248= 1959 ; 105= 1960?? ; 105= 1960? ; 127= 1960 ; 9= 1961?? ; 126= 1961? ; 59= 1961 ; 14= 1962?? ; 144= 1962? ; 48= 1962 ; 4= 1963?? ; 170= 1963? ; 79= 1963 ; 9= 1964?? ; 192= 1964? ; 67= 1964 ; 37= 1965?? ; 168= 1965? ; 19= 1965 ; 33= 1966?? ; 10= 1966? ; 13= 1966 ; 3= 1967?? ; 4= 1967? ; 8= 1967 ; 8= 1968?? ; 3= 1968? ; 7= 1968 ; 2= 1969?? ; 1= 1969? ; 2= 1969 ; 8= 1970?? ; 1= 1970? ; 1= 1970 ; 1= 1971 ; 1= 1972 ; 1= 1973? ; 2= 1973 ; 1= 1974?? ; 1= 1974? ; 1= 1974 ; 1= 1977? ; 1= 1977 ; 2= 9999?? ; 3= 9999
Number of Models at Radiomuseum.org with this tube (valve, valves, valvola, valvole, válvula, lampe):5928

Documents about this component
  RMA registration record covering the RCA tube types 6AT6, 6AU6, 6BA6, 6BE6, 12AT6, 12BA6, 12BE6, 35W4 and 50B5 2327 KB

12BA6*Box

O.F.
Otto Frosinn

YBA
Bekir Yurdakul

Tóth Ferenc
Sandor Selyem-Tóth

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