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PCL800

Sensibly equivalent to:
16GK8 30PL13
    
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The PCL800 is a television receiver valve with a 300 mA heater for use with series heater chains. Domestic televisions worked at mains voltage and did not have a mains transformer.
It is a triode output pentode designed for field timebase or audio service.
The box that this exhibit came in was marked with a price of #1.26 plus purchase tax.
The thin glass tube envelope is 20 mm in diameter and, excluding the B9A base pins, is 69 mm tall.
References: Datasheet & 1040. Type PCL800 was first introduced in 1960.

 

Pin Connections
B9A
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
g1(t)
k,bp,s
g1
h
h
a
g2
k(t)
a(t)

 

Absolute Maximum Operating Conditions
Pentode
Vh
Ah
Va
Vs
Vg
mAa
mAs
ra
gm
μ
6.3
0.3
-1
Thanks to Frank Philipse for supplying the above PDF datasheet.
Updated January 02, 2013.
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