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117Z6GT

Sensibly equivalent to:
CV2558
    
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The 117Z6 is an American valve designed for American mains voltages. In simple designs and/or mains battery sets, this rectifier can operate without a mains transformer to give 120 Volts for battery eliminator service, or 240 Volts when used in a voltage doubler configuration. This exhibit came from a battery/mains broadcast receiver.
The maximum reservoir capacitor is 40 µF and to limit the peak current the valve must be operated with a minimum of 100 Ohms series resistance.
The wide glass tube envelope is 28 mm in diameter and, excluding the IO base pins, is 70 mm tall.
Reference: Datasheet. Type 117Z6GT 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
Rectifier
Vh
Ah
Va
mAa
117
0.075
235
120
Thanks to Frank Philipse for supplying the above PDF datasheet.
Updated February 20, 2013.
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