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New exhibits: 2022-06-25: Added CV1886 triode;
Stats: 1352 on the website, 0 coming soon.

Diode -- Triode -- Tetrode -- Beam tetrode -- Pentode -- Hexode -- Heptode -- Octode -- Voltage regulator
Other valve -- Current regulator -- Voltage reference -- Thyratron -- Excitron
Cathode ray tube -- Image converter -- Photocell -- Photomultiplier -- Tuning indicator
Display/Indicator -- Counter / selector -- Magnetron -- Klystron -- Travelling wave tube
Backward wave oscillator -- Heil tube -- TR cell -- Other microwave -- Trigatron
Trigger tube/spark gap -- Surge arrester -- Relay / switch -- Noise diodes and sources
Light source -- Strobotron -- GM tube -- Semiconductor diode -- Transistor -- Other solid state
Awaiting classification --
Valves I need information on

The more interesting valves that have been removed from the collection are now held as PDFs here


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All pages should now be in the new design and a lot of older orphaned pages have been removed

Latest additions

Added CV1886 triode;
Added CV2257 gas triode;
Added CV2020 pentode;
Added CV3508 double triode;
Added CV8458 pentode; CV5724 beam deflection tube; CV1936 pentode; CV1901 pentode;
Added CV554 double diode; CV5214 double triode;
Added CV494 GM tube;
Added CV3 gas triode;
Added CV9423 klystron;
Added CV985 circuit unit;
Added CV6151 image converter;
Added CV10210 magnetron;
Added CV1127 beam tetrode;
Added CV1989 diode; CV1378 magnetron; CV2493 double triode; CV4053 voltage stabiliser; CV4017 double triode; CV1943 pentode;
Added CV4109 double triode; CV1988 double triode; CV4122 double triode; CV2290 crystal valve;
Added CV1823 pentode; CV1426 octode; CV4108 double triode;