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6AV6
Twin Diode - High-Mu Triode

EIA Base & Outline

EIA Base: 7BTEIA Bulb: 5-2

Substitute Data

Preferred Substitutes ......................... 6BK6
Substitutes ................................... 6AT6 6BT6 6AQ6
Source ........................................ RCA RC-29 - 1975

Application

Source ........................................ RCA RC-29 - 1975
Miniature type used as combined detector, amplifier and avc tube in automobile and ac-operated radio receivers. Requires miniature 7-contact socket.

Source ........................................ RCA RC-29 - 1975
The 6AV6 may be substituted directly for the 6AT6 in applications where the higher amplification of the 6AV6 is advantageous.

Mechanical Data

Source ........................................ RCA RC-29 - 1975
Bulb .......................................... T-5 1/2
Base Type ..................................... Miniature Button 7-Pin
EIA Outline ................................... 5-2
EIA Base ...................................... 7BT
Cathode ....................................... Coated Unipotential
Mounting Position ............................. Any

Electrical Data

Source ........................................ RCA RC-29 - 1975
Heater Voltage ................................ 6.3 V
Heater Current ................................ 0.3 A
Maximum Heater-Cathode Voltage
Heater Positive with Respect to Cathode
DC Component ............................ 100 V
Total DC and Peak ....................... 200 V
Heater Negative with Respect to Cathode
Total DC and Peak ....................... 200 V

Direct Interelectrode Capacitances (approx)

Triode
Source ........................................ RCA RC-29 - 1975
Shielded Unshielded
Input ......................................... 2.2 2.2 pf
Output ........................................ 0.8 1.2 pf
Grid to Plate ................................. 2 2 pf

Maximum Ratings (Design Center Values)

Triode
Source ........................................ RCA RC-29 - 1975
Plate Voltage ................................. 330 V
Plate Dissipation ............................. 0.55 W

Characteristics and Typical Operation

Class A Amplifier
Source ........................................ RCA RC-29 - 1975
Plate Voltage ................................. 250 V
Grid No. 1 Voltage ............................ -2 V
Amplification Factor .......................... 100
Plate Resistance (approx) ..................... 62.5K Ω
Transconductance .............................. 1600 µMho
Plate Current ................................. 1.2 mA

Class A Amplifier
Source ........................................ RCA RC-29 - 1975
Plate Voltage ................................. 100 V
Grid No. 1 Voltage ............................ -1 V
Amplification Factor .......................... 100
Plate Resistance (approx) ..................... 80K Ω
Transconductance .............................. 1250 µMho
Plate Current ................................. 0.5 mA

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