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CV13 triode thyratron

Size
This valve measures 420x120mm overall

This is a modified BT9 thyratron. It was used in the Naval type 281 radar.

Heater voltage5V
Approx heater current20A
Max peak anode voltage *16kV
Max peak anode current *120A
Max rate of rise of anode current *500A/µs
Condensed mercury remperature range for above ratings45°C min, 55°C max

*: At a pulse width of 1µs and PRF of 500 per second.
LeadFunction
BlackCathode + heater
RedGrid
GreenHeater

CV13

Donated by Andy Bell


This file was last modified15:31:25, Tuesday September 02, 2014