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813

Sensibly equivalent to:
5C/100A C143 CV26 QY2-100 TT10 VT-144
See also:
813 Annotated Diagram - CV0026 short entry
    
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The 813 is an RCA design. It is a high voltage, low current beam tetrode. This exhibit was made by Westinghouse in Canada.
The valve base would be mounted on spacers so that a blower could be fitted under the chassis and a stream of forced air cooling would pass over the envelope.
The anode seen side view, ie along the line of the grids.
The top ceramic insulator. The four side springs hold the electrodes in place within the envelope. The anode connects to the top cap in two places by a metal ribbon. In the centre are the two filament tension springs.
The classic envelope is 63 mm in diameter, and excluding the base pins is 165 mm tall.
Reference: Datasheet Type 813 was first introduced in 1954.

 

Pin Connections
UX7
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
f
nc
g2
g1
bp
nc
f

 

Absolute Maximum Operating Conditions
Beam Tetrode
Vh
Ah
Va
Vs
Pdiss
10
5
2500
800
125W
Thanks to Frank Philipse for supplying the above PDF datasheet.
Updated November 19, 2015.
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