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ID = 16638
Brand: Common type Worldwide tube/semicond.
Tube type:  Thyratron 
Identical to 5C22 = XH16-200 = PL522 = CV2520
Similar Tubes
Normally replaceable-slightly different:
  CV6022 ; KU-23_Kuthe ; VX2527
First Source (s)
14.Feb.1955 : Electron Tube Registration List 1416

Base Jumbo 4-pin bayonet (1918) Top contact with a cap.
Was used by Radar
Filament Vf 6.3 Volts / If 10.6 Ampere / Half indirect

Hydrogen thyratron used to switch the pulse forming network in radar modulators.

  • 16 kV anode voltage
  • 200 mA average, 325 A peak cathode current.

Manifacturers include Bomac, EEV, GE, Khute, Penta Labs, Raytheon, RCA and Sylvania, Philips and its related marks, as Mullard and Valvo. Also made in Italy by ELSI, under Raytheon license.

The RMA registration to Sylvania was revised in favour of Kuthe Labs (ITT).

Dimensions (WHD)
incl. pins / tip
65 x 222 x mm / 2.56 x 8.74 x inch
Weight 280 g / 9.88 oz
Tube prices 4 Tube prices (visible for members only)
Information source Taschenbuch zum Röhren-Codex 1948/49   
Tube Lore (I)   
- - Manufacturers Literature

5c22_a.png 5C22: Philips Pocketbook
Christian Schaufelberger

Just Qvigstad
5C22: Mullard-original papers
Dietrich Grötzer

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