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6BE6

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ID = 1424
       
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Developer: RCA (RCA Victor Co. Inc.); New York (NY) 
Tube type:  Pentagrid-Converter (Heptode)   Pentagrid (new)   Controlling (mu) 
Identical to 6BE6 = 6А2П = X77 = X727 = CV453 = 6H31 = HM04 = EK90
Similar Tubes
Normally replaceable-slightly different:
  5760 ; 6A2 ; CK5750
Other class quality (otherwise equal):
  5750 ; 6BE6N ; CV4012
Heater different:
  12BE6
First year 1946 -- Collector info (Sammler)
First Source (s)
25.Oct.1945 : Electron Tube Registration List
26.Sep.1945 : - - Manufacturers Literature RCA data sheet
Predecessor Tubes 6SA7   7Q7   6SA7GT   6SA7Gd   6SA7MGT   6WC5   6W-C5  
Successor Tubes 6BA7   6BE6W  

Base Miniatur-7-Pin-Base B7G, USA 1940 (Codex=Zao)
Was used by Radio/TV-reception etc.
Filament Vf 6.3 Volts / If 0.3 Ampere / Indirect / Specified voltage AND current AC/DC
Description

+/- 90 V peak max heater to cathode insulation from original designer documentation. Uprated to +/- 200 V from January 1960.

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

 
Tube prices 4 Tube prices (visible for members only)
Information source Essential Characteristics, GE 1973   
Taschenbuch zum Röhren-Codex 1948/49   
- - Manufacturers Literature

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6BE6: Courtesy Bureau Belper (De Muiderkring, Bussum), Scan Frank Philipse
Anonymous 10 Collector

6be6basediagram.png 6BE6: 6BE6 GE Data Sheet 8-54
Vitor Oliveira

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Just Qvigstad
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6BE6: RCA Tube Manual
Peter Hoddow

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Usage in Models 5= 1946?? ; 7= 1946? ; 24= 1946 ; 4= 1947?? ; 11= 1947? ; 67= 1947 ; 12= 1948?? ; 48= 1948? ; 162= 1948 ; 25= 1949?? ; 73= 1949? ; 150= 1949 ; 148= 1950?? ; 89= 1950? ; 162= 1950 ; 54= 1951?? ; 106= 1951? ; 222= 1951 ; 67= 1952?? ; 103= 1952? ; 130= 1952 ; 58= 1953?? ; 72= 1953? ; 224= 1953 ; 35= 1954?? ; 117= 1954? ; 150= 1954 ; 63= 1955?? ; 225= 1955? ; 221= 1955 ; 27= 1956?? ; 146= 1956? ; 151= 1956 ; 20= 1957?? ; 89= 1957? ; 58= 1957 ; 16= 1958?? ; 117= 1958? ; 182= 1958 ; 12= 1959?? ; 263= 1959? ; 186= 1959 ; 50= 1960?? ; 64= 1960? ; 38= 1960 ; 7= 1961?? ; 49= 1961? ; 53= 1961 ; 13= 1962?? ; 88= 1962? ; 40= 1962 ; 10= 1963?? ; 95= 1963? ; 46= 1963 ; 7= 1964?? ; 93= 1964? ; 21= 1964 ; 23= 1965?? ; 8= 1965? ; 28= 1965 ; 3= 1966?? ; 9= 1966? ; 22= 1966 ; 7= 1967?? ; 7= 1967? ; 13= 1967 ; 2= 1968?? ; 3= 1968? ; 9= 1968 ; 2= 1969?? ; 2= 1969? ; 10= 1969 ; 3= 1970?? ; 1= 1970? ; 1= 1970 ; 1= 1971?? ; 2= 1971? ; 1= 1971 ; 1= 1972?? ; 2= 1972? ; 1= 1973?? ; 1= 1973 ; 7= 9999

Quantity of Models at Radiomuseum.org with this tube (valve, valves, valvola, valvole, válvula, lampe):4944

Collection of


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

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