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872A

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ID = 5821
       
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Developer: RCA (RCA Victor Co. Inc.); New York (NY) 
Tube type:  High Voltage Half-Wave Mercury-Vapor Rec   Power-supply 
Identical to 872A = VT-42A = CE-872A = RK872A = GL872A
Similar Tubes
Other shape (e.g. bulb type):
  HV-972A
Normally replaceable-slightly different:
  319A ; 38172A ; 4064B ; CV642 ; VH7400
Other base:
  8008 ; 872G
Multiple differences or of other kind:
  SS-872A
Predecessor Tubes 872  

Base Jumbo 4-pin bayonet (Codex=Bz) Top contact with a cap.
Was used by Transmittertube (Radio)
Filament Vf 5 Volts / If 7.5 Ampere / Direct / Parallel, (AC/DC)
Description Work started on the development of this tube at the RCA laboratories in the summer of 1932. The type number was assigned to it early in 1933 and it was announced in April, 1933. 10KV PIV, 1.25A average at 10V peak drop. Shielded element structure. Jumbo 4-pin base. 
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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  872A: Vacuum Tube Rectifier
Günter Kudicke
 
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872A: L.N
Lars Nord

 
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872A
Emilio Ciardiello

 
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872A: Handbook Raytheon amateur tubes
Miguel Angel Trujillo-Rodriguez


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Usage in Models 1= 1965?

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