TubePad 6.0 Tube Chart

Quick Reference Data

Name: 6AU6
Use:
Miniature tube type used in compact radio equipment as an rf amplifier especially in high-frequency, wide- band applications. It is also used as a limiter tube in FM equipment.
Notes: Tube requires a miniature 7-pin socket and may be mounted in any position.

 6AU6
Detector Amplifier Triode

Sharp-Cutoff Pentode

Characteristics
Data Source. . . . . . . . . RC-15
Heater or Filament Voltage . 6.3 volts
Heater or Filament Current . 0.3 amperes
EIA Base . . . . . . . . . . 7BK
Substitutes. . . . . . . . . 6BA6 6HR6 6AH6 6CG6 6AG5 
                             6BC5 6CE5 6136 6HS6
Capacitances and Design Maximum Values:

C/in. . . . . . . . . . . .      5.5 pf
C/out . . . . . . . . . . .        5 pf
C/gp. . . . . . . . . . . .    0.003 pf
Plate Dissipation . . . . .      3.2 watts
Screen Dissipation. . . . .     0.65 watts
Maximum Plate Voltage . . .      300 volts
Maximum Screen Voltage. . .      300 volts

Typical Operation as a Receiving Tube                   

Description   Ep   Eg EgMax Es   Is IsMax  Ip IpMax  Rp   TC  AF Zl PO
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Class A Amp  250 100*  -   125    3   -   7.6   -  1.5M  4500  -  -  -
Class A Amp  250  68*  -   150  4.3   -  10.6   -    1M  5200  -  -  -
Class A Amp  100 150*  -   100  2.1   -   5.0   -  500K  3900  -  -  -
* = Value of cathode bias resistor