Artifact Details

Title

2N404 transistor

Catalog Number

102718900

Type

Physical object

Date

Circa 1950s/1960s

Manufacturer

Radio Corporation of America (RCA)

Identifying Numbers

Model number USAFCRC2N404M
Other number 202G On the top of the object.
Other number RCA 2H On the top of the object.

Dimensions

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

Description

Included is a description card from the Transistor Museum that says, "
Device ID: RCA 2N404 transistor
Type: Germanium PNP alloy junction
Case Color/Style: Silver metal TO-5
Vintage/Date Code: 1950s/1960s
Use: Computers/general purpose
Notes: Developed at RCA in 1957 for use in digital computers. Very successful device."

Category

Component/Semiconductor/transistor

Collection Title

The Jack Ward Transistor Museum Collection

Credit

Gift of Jack Ward

Lot Number

X7358.2015