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1LC6

Sensibly equivalent to:
CV778 VT-178
See also:
Pentagrid Converters
    
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The 1LC6 is an American pentagrid converter, but one designed for dry battery operation. In the Zenith 8G005 broadcast receiver that this exhibit comes from the line up is:- 1LN5 RF amplifier, 1LC6 mixer, 1LN5 IF amplifier, 1LD5 detector and amplifier, 1LE3 phase splitter, and a pair of 1LB4s as audio output.
The wide glass tube envelope is 28 mm in diameter and, excluding the B8B base pins, is 55 mm tall.
Reference: Datasheet. Type 1LC6 was first introduced in 1939.

 

Pin Connections
B8B
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
f+
a
g2
g1
g3,g5
g4
-
f-

 

Absolute Maximum Operating Conditions
Heptode
Vh
Ah
Va
Vs
Vg
mAa
mAs
ra
1.4
0.05
90
35
0
0.75
0.7
0.65M
Thanks to Frank Philipse for supplying the above PDF datasheet.
Updated February 20, 2013.
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