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83
Mercury-Vapor Full-Wave Rectifier

EIA Base & Outline

EIA Base: 4CEIA Bulb: 16-1

Substitute Data

Preferred Substitutes ......................... 5Z3
Source ........................................ RCA RC-13 - 1937

Application

Glass type used to supply dc power of uniform voltage to receivers in which the rectified current requirements are subject to considerable variation. Requires four-contact socket and should be mounted in vertical position with base down.

Mechanical Data

Bulb .......................................... ST-16
Base Type ..................................... Medium 4-Pin
EIA Outline ................................... 16-1
EIA Base ...................................... 4C

Electrical Data

Maximum Ratings (Design Center Values)

Diode
Peak Inverse Plate Voltage .................... 1400 V
AC Plate Supply Voltage Each Plate ............ 500 V
Transient Peak Plate Current Each Plate ....... 800 mA
Steady State DC Output Current Each Plate ..... 250 mA
Voltage Drop @ Current ........................ 15 V @ 250 mA

Characteristics and Typical Operation

Rectifier
Output Voltage ................................ 500 V
Output Current ................................ 250 mA

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