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12H6

Sensibly equivalent to:
CV916 VT-214
See also:
Metal Striptease - The 6H6 Diode Family
    
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The 12H6 is the smallest metal enveloped valve. The 12H6 is a pair of signal diodes that can also be used as a low power USA mains rectifier or voltage doubler.
The General Electric branding and the type hammered into the metal skirt.
The thin metal tube envelope is 25 mm in diameter and, excluding the IO base pins, is 29 mm tall.
References: Datasheet & 1040. Type 12H6 was first introduced in 1940.

 

Pin Connections
IO
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
m
h
a(2)
k(2)
a(1)
-
h
k(1)

 

Absolute Maximum Operating Conditions
Diode
Vh
Ah
Va
mAa
12.6
0.10
117
8
Thanks to Frank Philipse for supplying the above PDF datasheet.
Updated January 28, 2013.
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