▼ Menu

6L6G

Sensibly equivalent to:
CV1286 CV1947 EL35 KT66 NR77 VT-115A
See also:
Beam Tetrodes and the 807 - The Williamson Amplifier
    
Extras ▼

 

This 6L6G by Sylvania also carries the VT-115A American government procurement code. It is a larger more powerful audio beam tetrode than the 6V6 receiver type. This was used for audio amplifiers and modulators for small Amplitude Modulated transmitters.
The data-sheet gives details of operation in various modes including triode connection and push-pull.
The classic envelope has a maximum diameter of 51 mm and excluding the IO base pins the valve is 118 mm long.
References: Data-sheet, 1040 & 1043. Type 6L6G was first introduced in 1936.

 

Pin Connections
IO
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
m
h
a
g2
g1
nc
h
k

 

Absolute Maximum Operating Conditions
Beam Tetrode
Vh
Ah
Va
Vs
Vg
mAa
mAs
ra
gm
Pout
D
6.3
0.9
350
250
-18
54
2.5
33K
5.2
11W
15%
Thanks to Frank Philipse for supplying the above PDF datasheet.
Updated January 27, 2013.
shape:classic construction:pinch type:beam.tetrode age:1930.1940 base:io heater:6.3v pins:8 pin:1.m pin:2.h pin:3.a pin:4.g2 pin:5.g1 pin:6.nc pin:7.h pin:8.k
Return to Main Index