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63SPT

Sensibly equivalent to:
ARP35 CV1091 CV1578 EF50 VR91 Z90
See also:
The Famous EF50 of WWII - Cossor 63SPT 6AL5 & OM4 Advert
    
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The 63SPT was A C Cossor's type designation number for the EF50s that it made and, in the case of this valve, for valves made by someone else.
This valve is marked made in USA and is painted grey which is different to our other Cossor 63SPT. In a 1951 advert for Cossor in the Radio Valve Data book printed that year the 63SPT featured appears to be of the form shown above. The only difference is that the valve in their picture says made in the UK.
The valve was so important during WWII that several manufacturers were involved although the design was a breakthrough for Philips in The Netherlands.
The wide metal tube envelope is 32 mm in diameter and, excluding the B9A base pins, is 60 mm tall.
References: Datasheet & 1043. Type 63SPT was first introduced in 1939.

 

Pin Connections
B9G
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
h
g2
a
g3
s
k
g1
s
h

 

Absolute Maximum Operating Conditions
Pentode
Vh
Ah
Va
Vs
Vg
mAa
mAs
ra
gm
6.3
0.3
250
250
-2
10
3
1.0M
6.5
Thanks to Frank Philipse for supplying the above PDF datasheet.
Updated December06, 2012.
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