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Thomson CSF CV6124

This device weighs 22kg and has a very strong magnet. A plate on the side indicates the following parameters:

Vh 6.3V
VG -800V
VS -1000V
VLL 2275V
VLH 4900V
IL 0.346A

It measures 290x140mm overall and has a 5-pin plug. It appears to be water cooled. Output is via a coaxial connector.

The device is marked with UK Patent No. 699893 and US Patent No. 2880355. The device is a carcinotron, a form of backward wave oscillator.


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