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ID = 7496
United States of America (USA)
Developer: RCA (RCA Victor Co. Inc.); New York (NY) 
Tube type:  Half-Wave Vacuum Rectifier   Power-supply 
Identical to 1616 = VT-266 = CV656 = V520
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Other shape (e.g. bulb type):
First Source (s)
Sep.1943 : Tube Lore (I)

Base UX-Base (4 Pins (2 thick, USA 1924, UX) (Codex=Br) Top contact with a cap.
Was used by Transmittertube (Radio)
Filament Vf 2.5 Volts / If 5 Ampere / Direct

6KV PIV, 130mA dc.

Dimensions (WHD)
incl. pins / tip
x 164 x 61 mm / x 6.46 x 2.40 inch
Weight 76 g / 2.68 oz
Tube prices 3 Tube prices (visible for members only)
Information source Tube Lore (II)   p. 166
Universal Vade-Mecum, Electron Valves and Semiconductor Devices   Section 58, p. 76 - 78
Taschenbuch zum Röhren-Codex 1948/49

1616_so.png 1616: ARRL Handbook 1972
Anonymous 10 Collector

Just Qvigstad
1616: RCA TT
Götz Linss † 27.06.21

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Usage in Models 1= 1941?

Quantity of Models at with this tube (valve, valves, valvola, valvole, válvula, lampe):1

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