[Boatanchors] Question for Rectifier Experts

Jim Wilhite w5jo at brightok.net
Thu Jan 8 09:31:52 EST 2015


Base UX-Base (4 Pins (2 thick, USA 1924, UX) 2 Top contacts
Was used by Technology / Measurement
Filament Vf 5 Volts / If 3 Ampere / Direct / Parallel, (AC/DC) /
High-rel, high altitude (60000ft) version of 1641, full wave rectifier. 
2.3KV PIV, 275mA average current. Designed and manufactured by United 
The reference to RCA as developer is wrong.

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Hello All,

Anybody have detailed specs for a 596 rectifier tube?  Can it reliably 
handle 760 VCT @ 300mA for continuous use?

Thanks in advance for your help and advice.

Best Regards,


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