Artifact Details

Title

Electrostatic memory tube (Williams or Williams-Kilburn tube) from an IBM 706 Memory Module for an IBM 701 computer

Catalog Number

102626872

Type

Physical object

Date

1951

Manufacturer

International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)

Place Manufactured

U.S.

Identifying Numbers

Model number type IBM-85A
Other number 274
Other number 3-17
Other number 82.160.01A Handwritten on tube
Other number A-1148

Dimensions

overall: 13 3/4 in x 3 in x 3 in

Description

Cathode Ray Tube (CRT) for use in an electrostatic tube (Williams-Kilburn tube) memory. Specifically for use in an IBM 706 Electrostatic Memory Module for use in an IBM 701 ("Defense Calculator") Computer.

Category

Memory/electrostatic

Subject

Electronic; CRT