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ID = 83577
United States of America (USA)
Brand: Amperex; New York
Developer: General Electric Co. (GE); Bridgeport CT, Syracuse NY 
Tube type:  Thyratron 
Identical to 1701_Amperex = FG17 = 5557

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

This tube is a negative control mercury vapor thyratron used where it is desired to actuate the tube with a change in negative grid voltage. It requies very little grid power and is suitable for use in relay circuits where current flow is desired in te absence of grid exitation.

Information source Tube Lore (II)   90

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