Artifact Details

Title

RCA Solectron Memory Vacuum Tube

Catalog Number

102710270

Type

Still Image

Identifying Numbers

Other number Photo 6 Verso

Dimensions

overall: 10 in x 8 in

Description

B&W image of RCA 501 Solectron memory tube. This was used in first version of Johnaic computer.
Curator note: " Selective Electrostatic Storage Tube Manufacturer: RCA
Source: The Computer Museum Negative Number: R101-21A
Description: " This was used in the JOHNIAC as a primary memory device. It was developed for high speed registry and read-out of digital information"

Category

Photograph

Lot Number

X7413.2015