Sensibly equivalent¶ to:
The Ferranti NSP1 valve is a neon strobe tube. The anode is sheathed in glass as it passes through the envelope to maintain the isolation characteristics of the device.
The grid is the graphite cylinder at the base. The inner grid is within.
The GN10 is of similar construction but has the anode brought out to a top cap, and is a thyratron.
See also EN10 strobe tube from Ferranti.
The wide glass tube envelope is 27 mm in diameter and, excluding the base pins, is 85 mm tall.
Absolute Maximum Operating Conditions¶
Updated April 07, 2013.