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6A6

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ID = 3249
       
Country:
United States of America (USA)
Brand: Common type USA tube/semicond.
Developer: Raytheon Mfg. Co.; Cambridge, USA (also tubes) 
Tube type:  Double Triode   Power/Output 
Identical to 6A6 = 6A6X
Similar Tubes
Other class quality (otherwise equal):
  38616
Heater different:
  11A6 ; 53
Other base:
  6N7 ; 6N7G ; 6N7GT
First Source (s)
Aug.1934 : -- Original-techn. papers.
14.Aug.1934 : Electron Tube Registration List
Predecessor Tubes 53  
Successor Tubes 6N7   6N7G   6N7GT  

Base 7-Pin-Base U7B = medium, old, USA (Codex=M)
Was used by Radio/TV-reception etc.
Filament Vf 6.3 Volts / If 0.8 Ampere / Indirect / Parallel, (AC/DC) /
Description

Glass type used in output stage of ac-operated receivers as a class B power amplifier or with units in parallel as a class A amplifier to drive a 6A6 as class B amplifier. The 6A6 is electrically identical with type 6N7.

One of the first tube with 6.3 V heater promoted by RMA, it is directly derived from the type 53.

 
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Literature Essential Characteristics, GE 1973   
Taschenbuch zum Röhren-Codex 1948/49   
- - Manufacturers Literature

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  6A6: Internet
Miguel Angel Trujillo-Rodriguez
 
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6A6: collection JR
Jacob Roschy

 
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6A6: Telefunken Werkstattbuch
Wolfgang Bauer

 
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6A6: Sylvania Technical Manual
Peter Hoddow


Usage in Models 1= 1933 ; 2= 1934? ; 7= 1934 ; 8= 1935?? ; 6= 1935? ; 38= 1935 ; 5= 1936?? ; 8= 1936? ; 24= 1936 ; 4= 1937?? ; 3= 1937? ; 33= 1937 ; 1= 1938?? ; 2= 1938? ; 20= 1938 ; 1= 1939?? ; 6= 1939? ; 2= 1939 ; 2= 1941?? ; 1= 1942? ; 1= 1944 ; 1= 1946 ; 1= 1948?? ; 1= 9999

Number of Models at Radiomuseum.org with this tube (valve, valves, valvola, valvole, válvula, lampe):178


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