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Beacon Xenon Tube


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About this product


  • High quality U-shaped beacon xenon tube
  • For use in warning and alarm beacons
  • Energy and flash rate life of up to two million flashes

Product overview

  • High quality U-shaped beacon xenon tube
  • For use in warning and alarm beacons
  • Energy and flash rate life of up to two million flashes

A U-shaped high quality flash tube designed for use in warning and alarm beacons.


Minimum anode voltage: 250V
Maximum anode voltage: 500V
Nominal anode voltage: 400V
Maximum energy input per flash: 10W /second Maximum flash rate atmaximum input power: 0.3 ~ 4
Life with max energy andmax flash rate: 2 million flashes
Minimum trigger voltage: 6kV
Diameter of tube: 6mm
Width of whole unit: 16mm
Length of unit(excl. glass seal): 40mm plus 40mm pins

Is it ok to touch the glass tube with bare hands, or is it the same as headlight bulbs, that it must not be touched?

Asked by: Alan
I would advise not to touch it.
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2017-07-28

Do have a suitable capacitor to run this flash tube?

Asked by: Roverman
As much as we would love to be able to help here, as Technical Support Advisors we cannot offer design project advice or assistance, we are more than happy to locate products and support you with your purchases but we are not able to design entire circuits or projects for you. If you do have the design/circuit information detailing the value of the components needed we will be happy to locate these for you.
Answered by: Russell
Date published: 2018-02-12

is this xenon tube ok as a replacement for a 24v beacon on a fork lift truck ?
Asked by: Dave
I am sorry but the item in question does not support use in your intended application, this is only suitable for 240V mains and above.
Answered by: RS
Date published: 2015-07-17

Can you tell me how to identify which is the positive terminal on the Xenon tube I have just recieved? Thanks Ed
Asked by: Ed Talbot
The smoked End is the Anode.
Answered by: JK
Date published: 2015-07-17

What is the Max DC voltage; Trigger Voltage; Energy per flash;
Asked by: Malcolm Sims
min anode V=250, max anode V=500, nom anode V=400. energy input per flash =45W/min. min trigger V=4kV
Answered by: SG
Date published: 2015-07-17

I''m interested in your item FS79L, would you mind telling me the diameter of the tube and the dimension (Length and Width) of the tube.
Asked by: Lai Tak Fung
length of tube 55mm, pins 40mm - width 22mm, tube diameter 6mm
Answered by: SG
Date published: 2015-07-17
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