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VA16

Sensibly equivalent to:
CV528
    
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The VA16 small cold cathode photocell was made by Cinema - Television Ltd in England. The September 1960 price list gives the cost as #3 10 0 or #3.50 in decimal.
The Cintel code VA makes this a vacuum cell with an antimony-caesium cathode. The cathode area is 575 sq mm. the maxium cathode current is 8 μA and the dark current is 0.1 μA. Sensitivity is given as 30 μA/l.
The light is taken in through the side of the glass envelope and illuminates the curved cathode. The anode is a vertical wire at the focus of the cathode.
The wide glass tube envelope is 25 mm in diameter, excluding the B4 base pins, is 56 mm tall.
Reference: 4093.

 

Absolute Maximum Operating Conditions
Photocell
Vh
Ah
Va
mAa
-
-
100
0.008
Updated August 14, 2013.
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