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VX6012

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ID = 77826
       
 
   
Tube type:  MICROWAVE AND RADAR, general 
  Ca. 1925 up to 1945 no serial production. For instance only development samples. *****
Identical to VX6012

Base Octal (Int.Octal, IO) K8A, USA 1935 Top contact with a cap.
Was used by Radar
Filament
Description

Small-size experimental spark gap trigger tube, 'trigatron'.

Looking at the inside through the protective sock, two cup-shaped electrodes can be seen, facing to each other. In the middle of the bottom cup, the trigger electrode is barely visible. electrodes are supported by a frame made of two ceramic dishes spaced about 2.5 cm, held by three spacing rods.

On the octal base the code VX6012 and the inscription SC 124 can be read.

 
Dimensions (WHD)
incl. pins / tip
x 110 x mm / x 4.33 x inch
 
vx6012_exp1.jpg
VX6012: Private collection
Emilio Ciardiello

 

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