Telefunken RV12P2000  
Written by Accutron on 2017-05-03  

The Telefunken RV12P2000 pentode was the most common vacuum tube manufactured by Nazi Germany. Rated at 580mW output, the RV12P2000 was intended as a high frequency amplifier, but was also implemented as an oscillator, IF amplifier and audio amplifier. The RV12P2000 has an unusual 6-pin radial base, and is mounted inversely in its custom socket.

The RV12P2000 remained popular after the end of World War II. The example pictured here was manufactured around 1947.

Telefunken RV12P2000 high frequency pentode.

This article is part of the [Diodes, Triodes, Tetrodes & Pentodes] exhibit.

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