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Sensibly equivalent to:
5559 FG57 XG1-2500
See also:
Mullard Thyratrons Advert
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The MT57 is a mercury vapour thyratron. The Mullard advert gives a peak anode voltage of 1 kV and a peak current of 15 A.
The balloon envelope is 60 mm in diameter and, excluding the base pins, is 162 mm tall.
Reference: Data-sheet. Type MT57 was first introduced in 1952.


Absolute Maximum Operating Conditions
General Notes
PDF scanned from an original document held by the museum
Updated April 09, 2013.
shape:balloon construction:pinch type:thyratron age:1950.1960 base:ux4 pins:4 pin:
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