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Electronic Valve - Mullard, Pentode, Type 6AM6, 1958 Object Reg. No: ST 026807

Sharp cut-off high gain R.F. pentode. Used in wide band amplifiers such as television and radar intermediate frequency and video amplifiers.

The date on the box probably refers to when this valve was taken out of service.1968 as the year of manufacture seems too recent.

6.3 volt indirectly heated cathode.

Manufacturer: Mullard (Mitcham works), England.
Tubular glass bulb with exhaust tip and 7 pin miniature base. Valve is contained in original carton.

Rectangular carton coloured green, white and blue in various places. Company name and logo in red and white.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Science Museum of Victoria (SMV), 1971
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 23 mm (Width), 66 mm (Length)
Dimension Comment: Dimensions of box containing valve.

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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: amplification
Inscriptions: Bulb: (Mullard logo)/6AM6/(BVA logo)/MADE IN/GREAT BRITAIN/ER1/R8F2
Two sides the same: Mullard/ELECTRONIC/VALVE
Other two sides the same: (Mullard logo)/GUARANTEED ELECTRONIC VALVE
One end: 6AM6/Mullard
Other end: (Mullard logo)/VALVE
Handwriting on one side of the carton: Stab RHS from front/4 7 69
Manufacturer: Mullard, Mitcham, England, Great Britain, 1958

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