Radio Ancillary Equipment, Wireless Valve CV1054 Type EB34 Dual Diode, British
Joint Services Type CV1054 Octal based Double Diode wireless valve, consisting of a pair of signal diodes in a single envelope; each section being internally screened, . 6.3 V indirectly heated cathode. Intended for low current rectification. Frequently used as detector, automatic gain control rectifier and noise limiter in communications receivers and top-end domestic radios.
Also known as ARD5, Army serial ZA3056, ZC/10E/11400. Air Ministry 11400 or VR54. GPO 202. Commercial designation EB34. Stores reference Z.5960-99-000-1054. American equivalent Type 6H6.
Manufactured in Britain in the 1940s.