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RG3-250

 
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The RG3-250 is a mercury vapour half-wave power rectifier. The anode is caged to reduce the emission of x-rays from the envelope. Such a rectifier would have been used in transmitting or radar equipment. See also {aab0003^RG3-250A} the variant where the top cap is of the top hat style.
The filament and cathode connects to the base and the anode to the top-cap.
The classic envelope is 42 mm in diameter and, is 147 mm tall.
References: Datasheet & ref1040^}. Type RG3-250 was first introduced in 1938.

 

Absolute Maximum Operating Conditions
Rectifier
Vh
Ah
Va
mAa
2.5
5.0
3,500
250
PDF scanned from an original document held by the museum
Updated June 30, 2014.
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