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6U8A
Medium-Mu Triode - Sharp-Cutoff Pentode

EIA Base & Outline

EIA Base: 9AEEIA Bulb: 6-2

Substitute Data

Preferred Substitutes ......................... 6EA8 6KD8 6AX8
Substitutes ................................... 6GH8 6GJ8 6LM8
Source ........................................ RCA RC-29 - 1975

Application

Source ........................................ RCA RC-29 - 1975
Miniature type used as combined oscillator and mixer tube in color and black-and-white television receivers utilizing an intermediate frequency in the order of 40 MHz. Requires miniature 9-contact socket.

Mechanical Data

Source ........................................ RCA RC-29 - 1975
Bulb .......................................... T-6 1/2
Base Type ..................................... Small Button 9-Pin
EIA Outline ................................... 6-2
EIA Base ...................................... 9AE
Mounting Position ............................. Any

Electrical Data

Source ........................................ RCA RC-29 - 1975
Heater Voltage ................................ 6.3 V
Heater Current ................................ 0.45 A

Direct Interelectrode Capacitances (approx)

Pentode
Source ........................................ RCA RC-29 - 1975
Input ......................................... 5 pf
Output ........................................ 2.6 pf
Grid to Plate ................................. 0.01 pf

Triode
Source ........................................ RCA RC-29 - 1975
Input ......................................... 2.8 pf
Output ........................................ 1.5 pf
Grid to Plate ................................. 1.8 pf

Maximum Ratings (Design Center Values)

Pentode
Source ........................................ RCA RC-29 - 1975
Plate Voltage ................................. 330 V
Grid No. 2 Voltage ............................ 330 V
Plate Dissipation ............................. 3.0 W
Grid No. 2 Dissipation ........................ 0.55 W

Triode
Source ........................................ RCA RC-29 - 1975
Plate Voltage ................................. 330 V
Plate Dissipation ............................. 2.5 W

Characteristics and Typical Operation

Triode Class A Amplifier
Source ........................................ RCA RC-29 - 1975
Plate Voltage ................................. 125 V
Grid No. 1 Voltage ............................ -1 V
Amplification Factor .......................... 40
Transconductance .............................. 7500 µMho
Plate Current ................................. 13.5 mA

Pentode Class A Amplifier
Source ........................................ RCA RC-29 - 1975
Plate Voltage ................................. 125 V
Grid No. 2 Voltage ............................ 110 V
Grid No. 1 Voltage ............................ -1 V
Plate Resistance (approx) ..................... 200K Ω
Transconductance .............................. 5000 µMho
Plate Current ................................. 9.5 mA
Grid No. 2 Current ............................ 3.5 mA

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