Electronic Valve - AWV, Diode, Type 6AU4GTA, 1960 -1965 Object Reg. No: ST 032896

Damper diode used in the horizontal output stage of television receivers.
6.3 V indirectly heated cathode.
The damper diode recovers the energy stored in the horizontal deflection coils during flyback. This boosts the supply voltage to the output stage, hence it is also called the booster diode.
Manufacturer: AWV, Sydney NSW
Tubular glass bulb with top exhaust tip on octal base with 5 pins present.
Acquisition Information:
Unknown from Unknown
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 92 mm (Length), 32 mm (Diameter)

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Tagged with: thermionic electron valves
Themes this item is part of: Engineering Collection, Information & Communication Collection
Primary Classification: ELECTRONICS
Secondary Classification: Vacuum Technology
Tertiary Classification: rectification
Inscriptions: Bulb: 6AU4/GTA/(AWV logo)
Manufacturer: Amalgamated Wireless Valve Co Pty Ltd (AWV), Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1960-1965

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