Part Number: ECL86, PCL86
Function: Triode Pentode
Package: Tube type
Manufacturer: RCA, Philips
The ECL86 was one of the last triode plus output pentode valves designed and was released to the market in 1962. Uses were in domestic radio and audio equipment. Normally in single ended output stages for radio-grams and tape recorders. The design proved popular in low cost stereo systems. The ECL86 was preceded by the ECL82.
1. Triode pentode with separate cathodes.
2. The triode section is intented for use as A.F amplifier
3. The pentode section is intened for use as A.F power amplifier