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Microwave oven magnetrons

Size
These magnetrons measure 190x110x155mm overall Size

These microwave oven magnetrons are considerably larger than those familiar today. The examples from Litton and AMI are physically very similar. The developmental EEV magnetron proved too expensive to construct.

L5001
Above: Litton L5001; below: American Microwave Incorporated XL81 s/n 337
XL81
Below: EEV developmental magnetron
Developmental magnetron
Quarter viewQuarter view
Abovbe: Litton L5001; below: AMI XL81
Quarter viewQuarter view
Below: EEV developmental magnetron
Quarter viewQuarter view
Below: inside of an EEV magnetron, magnets removed, and cutaway of the anode block
Inside viewInside view
Below: a ceramic oven magnetron without magnets
Inside view


Ceramic magnetron donated by Guy Selby-Lowndes; information provided by Mike Diprose

This file was last modified14:50:51, Tuesday September 02, 2014