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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. See also 1952 adverts.


Absolute Maximum Operating Conditions
The Thyratron
PDF scanned from an original document held by the museum
Updated April 09, 2013.
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