Artifact Details

Title

L5129 transistor

Catalog Number

102727877

Type

Physical object

Date

Circa 1950s

Manufacturer

Philco Corporation

Identifying Numbers

Model number L5129
Other number 1A2 On the side of the object.
Other number 260 On the side of the object.
Other number 7-08 On the side of the object.

Dimensions

overall: 2 in x 1/8 in x 1/8 in

Description

Included is a description card from the Transistor Museum that says, "
Device ID: Philco L5129 transistor
Type: Germanium PNP surface barrier..
Case Color/Style: Silver metal TO-24
Vintage/Date Code: 1950S
Use: Critical military applications/computer
Notes: Early version of 2N240. Philco SBT was first commercial high frequency type."

Category

Component/Semiconductor/transistor

Collection Title

The Jack Ward Transistor Museum Collection

Credit

Gift of Jack Ward

Lot Number

X7358.2015