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WX199

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ID = 63343
       
Country:
Canada
Brand: Canadian Westinghouse, Hamilton
Tube type:  Triode, vacuum   Universal 
Identical to WX199
Similar Tubes
Other base:
  UV199 ; UX199

Base UX-Base (4 Pins (2 thick, USA 1924, UX)
Was used by Radio/TV-reception etc.
Filament Vf 3 Volts / If 0.06 Ampere / Direct / Battery =
Description

Apparently a complete 199 bulb in a bigger glass envelope on a UX side pin base.

That allows to run a radio with UV/UX (bayonet) sockets alternatively on a 3 Volt A-battery. That draws much less current than with another alternative, the WX12 (which draws 0.25 A = 0.375 W from the 1.5 V battery while the 199 consumes 60 mA from 3 V = 0.180 W). Early energy saving!

Outer envelope factory stamped (acid edged): WX199, Canadian Westinghouse..

Label notes that it was selected for/by DeForest-Crosley.

 
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Information source -- Collector info (Sammler)   
 
wx199_b.jpg
WX199: KoBi
Konrad Birkner † 12.08.2014

 
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WX199: KoBi
Konrad Birkner † 12.08.2014

 
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WX199: KoBi
Konrad Birkner † 12.08.2014


from Just Qvigstad

Usage in Models 1= 1923?

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