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ID = 6948
       
Country:
United States of America (USA)
Brand: Arcturus Radio Tube Co.; Newark, NJ
Developer: Arcturus Radio Tube Co.; Newark, NJ 
Tube type:  Full-Wave Mercury-Vapor Rectifier   Power-supply 
Identical to AG = 83
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Other characteristic (electr. data):
  5Z3 ; 83-V

Base UX-Base (4 Pins (2 thick, USA 1924, UX) (Codex=Bo)
Was used by Radio/TV-reception etc.
Filament Vf 5 Volts / If 3 Ampere / Direct
Description

This tube was released by Arcturus in 1932 and was designed for use in large A/C radios which have High B current requirements. It has a fuse in both "leading-in" wires in the base to stop failure of the power transformer if there is a short in the tube or rectifying unit.

 
Literature Taschenbuch zum Röhren-Codex 1948/49   
 
arcturus_ag_tube_bm.jpg
AG: Bob Millard collection
Fin Stewart

 
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AG: W.Sprick: Austausch-Röhren-Lexikon 1947
Günther Stabe

 

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