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VT-116

Sensibly equivalent to:
6SJ7
See also:
Metal Striptease
    
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The USA service code VT-116 is a high gain screened pentode, commercially the 6SJ7 and dates from the late 1930s. It is a sharp cut-off type and is specified for RF or AF use.
This image of the original RCA box was supplied by Stig Comstedt.
The thin metal tube envelope is 25 mm in diameter and excluding the IO base pins, is 50 mm tall.
References: Datasheet, 1040 & 1043. Type VT-116 was first introduced in 1938.

 

Pin Connections
IO
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
m
h
g3
g1
k
g2
h
a

 

Absolute Maximum Operating Conditions
Pentode
Vh
Ah
Va
Vs
Vg
mAa
mAs
ra
gm
6.3
0.3
250
100
-3
3
0.8
1M
1.65
Thanks to Frank Philipse for supplying the above PDF datasheet.
Updated April 11, 2015.
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