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6G5
Electron Ray Tuning Indicator

EIA Base & Outline

EIA Base: 6REIA Bulb: 12-5

Substitute Data

Preferred Substitutes ......................... 6H5 6U5
Substitutes ................................... 6E5 6T5
Source ........................................ RCA RC-13 1937

Application

Source ........................................ RCA RC-13 1937
Glass type used to indicate visually by means of a flourescent target the effects of a change in a controlling voltage. It is used as a convenient, non-mechanical means of indicating accurate radio-receiver tuning.

Source ........................................ RCA RC-13 1937
Requires 6-contact socket and may be mounted in any position. This type has a remote plate-current cutoff characteristic.

Mechanical Data

Source ........................................ RCA RC-13 1937
Bulb .......................................... ST-12
Base Type ..................................... Small 6-Pin
EIA Outline ................................... 12-5
EIA Base ...................................... 6R
Mounting Position ............................. Any

Electrical Data

Source ........................................ RCA RC-13 1937
Heater Voltage ................................ 6.3 V
Heater Current ................................ 0.3 A

Maximum Ratings (Design Center Values)

Triode
Source ........................................ RCA RC-13 1937
Plate Voltage ................................. 250 V
Plate Current ................................. mA
Grid Current .................................. mA
Cathode Current ............................... mA
Grid No. 1 Circuit Resistance
Fixed Bias ................................. Ω
Self Bias .................................. Ω
Bulb Temperature (At Hottest Point) ........... °C

Characteristics and Typical Operation

Tuning Indicator
Source ........................................ RCA RC-13 1937
Plate Voltage ................................. 100 V
Plate Resistor ................................ 500K Ω
Plate Current ................................. 0.19 mA
Target Voltage ................................ 100 V
Target Current ................................ 4.5 mA
Voltage for Zero Degrees ...................... -8.0 V
Voltage for Ninty Degrees ..................... 0 V

Tuning Indicator
Source ........................................ RCA RC-13 1937
Plate Voltage ................................. 200 V
Plate Resistor ................................ 1M Ω
Plate Current ................................. 0.19 mA
Target Voltage ................................ 200 V
Target Current ................................ 4.5 mA
Voltage for Zero Degrees ...................... -18.5 V
Voltage for Ninty Degrees ..................... 0 V

Tuning Indicator
Source ........................................ RCA RC-13 1937
Plate Voltage ................................. 250 V
Plate Resistor ................................ 1M Ω
Plate Current ................................. 0.24 mA
Target Voltage ................................ 250 V
Target Current ................................ 4.5 mA
Voltage for Zero Degrees ...................... -22.0 V
Voltage for Ninty Degrees ..................... 0 V

Source ........................................ RCA RC-13 1937
For other characteristics and typical operation, see 6U5

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