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6V6GTY

Sensibly equivalent to:
6V6GT-STR 7408
See also:
The GTY Suffix - Beam Tetrodes and the 807
    
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The 6V6 family of beam tetrodes came in many constructions and were very popular as the final audio stage of broadcast receivers. We have an American rugged metal valve produced in the 1930s and several glass versions.
The GTY version looks identical to the GT version and differs in the material used for the base. Our other 6V6GTY has the modern pressed glass foot base.
The valves were capable of push pull use but the normal environment was as a single end output stage.
The wide glass tube envelope is 28 mm in diameter and, excluding the IO base pins, is 70 mm tall.
References: Datasheet, 1040 & 1043.

 

Pin Connections
IO
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
m
h
a
g2
g1
nc
h
k

 

Absolute Maximum Operating Conditions
Beam Tetrode
Vh
Ah
Va
Vs
Vg
mAa
mAs
ra
gm
Pout
D
6.3
0.45
315
225
-13
34
2.2
77K
3.75
5.5W
12%
Thanks to Frank Philipse for supplying the above PDF datasheet.
Updated May 19, 2014.
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