GC10/A (Ericsson)
Dekatron counting tube

Bi-directional double-pulse decimal counting tube.


The original box:

The following pictures show the tube spinning.
Of course, only one of the cathodes is glowing, but the shutter speed of the camera generates different pictures:

a high shutter speed of the camera:

a medium shutter speed of the camera:

a low shutter speed of the camera:

An animation sample of a spinning Dekatron (neon filled, colour not like the GC10/A!):

Röhrendaten/Tube Data:

German English    
Röhrentyp Tube type   GC10/A
Hersteller Brand   Ericsson
Vergleichstypen Substitutes   CVX2199
Zähl-Richtung Counting direction   bidirectional
Arbeitsweise Operation   double pulse
Art Sort   counting tube
Sockel Base   K8A
Fassung Socket   K8A
Nullposition Zero position   Pin 6
Zähl-Schritte Counting steps   10
Anzahl der Hilfskathoden Number of guides   2
Gasfüllung Gas filling   Argon
Röhrendurchmesser maximal Tube diameter max. mm 29.5
Röhrenhöhe maximal Tube height max. mm 103.25
Anoden bzw. Kathodenstrom typ. Anode/cath. current typ. µA 300
Anoden bzw. Kathodenstrom max. Anode/cath. current max. µA 500
PIN 01 PIN 01   Cathode 1-9
PIN 02 PIN 02   not connected
PIN 03 PIN 03   Guide 1
PIN 04 PIN 04   Anode
PIN 05 PIN 05   Guide 2
PIN 06 PIN 06   not connected
PIN 07 PIN 07   Cathode 0
PIN 08 PIN 08   not connected

Pinout & Outline:


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