[Amps] Solder in pins for fabrication of A 3CX800A7 socket

Ron Youvan ka4inm at gmail.com
Wed Jul 5 10:23:48 EDT 2017

   Conrad PA5Y wrote:

> I On it's way to me from a faraway land is a PCB that is designed to be 
> part of a socket for a 3CX800. It has 2.5mm clearance plated through 
> holes. I need some solder in pins to make it into a working socket. I do 
> not know the diameter of the 3CX800 pins, I assume that such pins must 
> exist or the PCB would never have been produced in the first place. 
> Could someone point me to some suitable solder in pins with a 2.5mm 
> outside diameter and a hole suitable for a snug fit to the 3CX800 pins?

> Failing that the diameter of the tube pins would suffice. Yes I have a 
> tube in an amplifier and yes I can measure it myself but I am sure 
> someone will already know the answer to this and it saves me dismantling 
> it until I am really ready :-)

    The SVETLANA TECHNICAL DATA for the 4CX800A High Performance Tetrode
   says:  0.053 0.060 inches es 1.34 1.53 mm.

    Ron  KA4INM - Youvan's corollary:
                  Every action results in unwanted side effects.

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