Artifact Details

Title

Transistor dissapation calculator

Catalog Number

102682039

Type

Physical object

Manufacturer

RCA Corporation

Place Manufactured

U.S.

Dimensions

overall: 1/8 in x 8 3/8 in x 4 3/4 in

Description

Object consists of sliderule-type calculator for calculating thermal characteristics of RCA transistors of 1960 era. Unit is also identified with name and address of electronic distributor, Zack Electronics of Palo Alto, CA. Handwritten notation: "Courtesy of P.Cerny". Unit is accompanied by card of matching dimensions giving examples of calcuations that can be done with object.

Category

Pre-computer/slide rule

Credit

Gift of John McDonald

Lot Number

X4122.2007