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ID = 18045
United States of America (USA)
Developer: General Electric for Brand RCA-Radiotron; Bridgeport CT, Syracuse NY 
Tube type:  Current Regulator, Iron in Hydrogen   Power-supply 
Identical to 876 = B27_GE = 1938 = 38276 = UV876
Similar Tubes
Normally replaceable-slightly different:
Other class quality (otherwise equal):

Base Edison giant, E40 = 40 mm-Goliat (Codex=Edison 10 mm)
Was used by Radio/TV-reception etc.
Filament If 1.7 Ampere / Direct

1.7A at 40-60V.
In power units of RAK/RAL receivers. This tube is used in series with the primary of a suitably designed transformer to maintain essentially constant input voltage to the primary over a range of line variation of 20 volts.

Dimensions (WHD)
incl. pins / tip
x 196 x 53 mm / x 7.72 x 2.09 inch
Weight 94 g / 3.32 oz
Tube prices 1 Tube prices (visible for members only)
Information source Tube Lore (II)   p. 80
- - Manufacturers Literature   
Tube Lore (I)
Taschenbuch zum Röhren-Codex 1948/49

876pin.gif 876: Private collection
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876: RCA Receiving Tube RC16
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