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6BA6

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ID = 1425
       
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 6BA6 = EF93 = 6k4p = W727 = CV454 = 6F31 = PM04
Similar Tubes Normally replaceable-slightly different:
 6K4_China; 6P1_Magnadyne
Other class quality (otherwise equal):
 2J6BA6; 5749; 5749W; 6660; CK5749; GL5749
Heater different:
 12BA6; 3BA6
Other base:
 6DG7
First year   1946 -- Collector info (Sammler)
First Source (s) 25.Oct.1945 : Electron Tube Registration List
Predecessor Tubes 6SK7   6SG7   7A7   6SK7GT   7H7   6SD7GT  
Successor Tubes 6BA6W  

Base Miniatur-7-Pin-Base B7G, USA 1940 (Codex=Zia)
Was used by Radio/TV-reception etc.
Filament Vf 6.3 Volts / If 0.3 Ampere / Indirect /
Description

Remote cutoff pentode for RF/IF stages.

Heater to cathode insulation initially specified for +/- 90 V max peak. Uprated to +/- 200 V from December 1959.

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

 
Tube prices 1 Tube prices (visible for members only)
Literature Essential Characteristics, GE 1973   
Taschenbuch zum Röhren-Codex 1948/49   
- - Manufacturers Literature

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  6BA6: Courtesy Bureau Belper (De Muiderkring, Bussum), Scan Frank Philipse
Michael Schlör
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6BA6: My Collection
Danko Tkalec

 
Variants
 
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6BA6: ARRL Handbook 1972
Michael Schlör

 
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6BA6: GE Data Sheet
Egon Penker


Usage in Models 1= 1940?? ; 11= 1946?? ; 8= 1946? ; 28= 1946 ; 3= 1947?? ; 13= 1947? ; 89= 1947 ; 11= 1948?? ; 44= 1948? ; 241= 1948 ; 36= 1949?? ; 135= 1949? ; 294= 1949 ; 158= 1950?? ; 105= 1950? ; 206= 1950 ; 63= 1951?? ; 100= 1951? ; 268= 1951 ; 83= 1952?? ; 79= 1952? ; 143= 1952 ; 67= 1953?? ; 59= 1953? ; 176= 1953 ; 61= 1954?? ; 64= 1954? ; 176= 1954 ; 72= 1955?? ; 34= 1955? ; 184= 1955 ; 17= 1956?? ; 37= 1956? ; 80= 1956 ; 14= 1957?? ; 29= 1957? ; 59= 1957 ; 16= 1958?? ; 51= 1958? ; 161= 1958 ; 8= 1959?? ; 304= 1959? ; 191= 1959 ; 49= 1960?? ; 29= 1960? ; 38= 1960 ; 3= 1961?? ; 45= 1961? ; 31= 1961 ; 8= 1962?? ; 78= 1962? ; 39= 1962 ; 11= 1963?? ; 70= 1963? ; 32= 1963 ; 7= 1964?? ; 81= 1964? ; 20= 1964 ; 19= 1965?? ; 8= 1965? ; 26= 1965 ; 7= 1966? ; 15= 1966 ; 2= 1967?? ; 5= 1967? ; 12= 1967 ; 4= 1968?? ; 2= 1968? ; 7= 1968 ; 1= 1969?? ; 3= 1969? ; 6= 1969 ; 4= 1970?? ; 1= 1970 ; 1= 1971? ; 1= 1971 ; 1= 1972?? ; 2= 1972? ; 1= 1972 ; 1= 1973?? ; 1= 1973 ; 2= 1975?? ; 1= 1979 ; 13= 9999
Number of Models at Radiomuseum.org with this tube (valve, valves, valvola, valvole, válvula, lampe):4666

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

6BA6*Box

Collezione personale
Massimo Pedrina


Karlheinz Fischer


Timo Rantasaari

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