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UV876

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ID = 35422
       
Country:
United States of America (USA)
Brand: RCA (RCA Victor Co. Inc.); New York (NY)
Developer: General Electric for Brand RCA-Radiotron; Bridgeport CT, Syracuse NY 
Tube type:  Current Regulator, Iron in Hydrogen   Power-supply 
Identical to UV876 = 876 = 1938 = B27_GE = CV645 = 38276 = C376

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

1,7A; 40...60V. Not a UV socket! Correct name is just 876. Rider shows error e.g. for RCA AP-951.

Sibley in Tube Lore lists the UV-876 as alternate code for 876. Moreover well in the '30s RCA still advertised most of its early transmitting tubes, all with UV prefixes, regardless of the base. See UV203, UV204A or even UV217.

This tube is used in series with the primary of suitably designed transformer to maintain essentially constant input voltage to the primary over a range of line variation of 20 volts. It was designed to operate on a sixty cycle mains voltage power supply

 
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Dimensions (WHD)
incl. pins / tip
53 x 196 x mm / 2.09 x 7.72 x inch
Weight 94 g / 3.32 oz
Information source - - Manufacturers Literature   1925
Tube Lore (II)   p. 80
Tube Lore (I)

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Anonymous 10 Collector


Just Qvigstad
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UV876: own collection
Peter den Boer

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Usage in Models 2= 1925 ; 1= 1926?? ; 1= 1926 ; 3= 1927

Quantity of Models at Radiomuseum.org with this tube (valve, valves, valvola, valvole, válvula, lampe):7

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UV876
 

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