Identifying RAYTHEON tubes

This post provides examples of Raytheon manufactured tubes. Raytheon was an extremely high quality USA tube manufacturer with prolific output, covering both civilian issue and a vast majority of US Military parts production. The Raytheon (EIA) code number is “280″. Here is an example: In this photo, we see three Raytheon-manufactured 6SN7GT tubes featuring Black …

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Identifying CBS Hytron tubes

This article provides examples of CBS Hytron-manufactured tubes. CBS Hytron was a very high quality USA tube manufacturer. Their production numbers were much smaller than the big name brands (RCA, Sylvania, GE). The CBS Hytron (EIA) code number is “210”. When you find a repackaged CBS Hytron tube, you will most commonly find 6SN7GT and …

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