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15D1

Sensibly equivalent to:
CV2956
See also:
Brimar 15D1, 9D2, 11D3, 10D1, 4D1, 7D3, 7D6, 7D8, 7A3, R2 & 1D5 Advert
    
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The 15D1 is a heptode frequency changer for use in both AC and Universal sets. Brimar describe the operation of the valve as being a triode oscillator and a vari-μ tetrode, however, the construction is as a heptode.
The 15A2 differs ony in the fact that the heater rating is 4.0 Volts at 0.65 Amp.
Thanks to Mike Edwards for sending these images.
The heptode construction. The oscillator anode can be seen as two plain vertical rods. The anode shape is oval.
The classic envelope is 38 mm in diameter, and excluding the B7 base pins is 97 mm tall.
References: Datasheet, 1040 & 1043. Type 15D1 was first introduced in 1934.

 

Pin Connections
B7
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
tc
g2
g1
g3,g5
h
h
k
a
g4

 

Absolute Maximum Operating Conditions
Heptode
Vh
Ah
Va
Vs
Vg
mAa
mAs
ra
gm
13.0
0.2
250
100
-3.0
3.5
2.7
0.36M
0.55
Thanks to Frank Philipse for supplying the above PDF datasheet.
Updated March 17, 2018.
shape:classic construction:pinch type:heptode base:b7 heater:200ma pins:7 pin:1.g2 pin:2.g1 pin:3.g3.g5 pin:4.h pin:5.h pin:6.k pin:7.a pin:tc.g4
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