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6U5

Sensibly equivalent to:
63ME 6G5 6H5 6U5/6G5 CV504 VT-98 Y63
See also:
Tuning Indicators
    
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The 6U5 is a Magic Eye tuning indicator and this example was made by Hytron. The triode amplifier electrode assembly is mounted centrally in the envelope with the display above.
The triode section seen along the grid axis.
The triode section seen full face. Note the anode connected to a flat extension that passes into the display bowl.
The display bowl.
The wide glass tube envelope is 29 mm in diameter and, excluding the UX6 base pins, is 87 mm tall.
References: Datasheet, 1043 & 1040. Type 6U5 was first introduced in 1937.

 

Pin Connections
UX6
1
2
3
4
5
6
h
a
g1
t
k
h

 

Absolute Maximum Operating Conditions
CRT
Vh
Ah
Va
mAa
6.3
0.3
250
4.0
Thanks to Frank Philipse for supplying the above PDF datasheet.
Updated November 18, 2015.
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