Artifact Details

Title

Vacuum tube type 5881

Catalog Number

102731742

Type

Physical object

Manufacturer

Tung-Sol Lamp Works

Place Manufactured

U.S.

Identifying Numbers

Model number 5881 Etched on the top of the object
Part number 322320-3 Printed on the socket

Dimensions

overall: 3 1/4 in x 1 1/2 in x 1 1/2 in

Description

The object is from the Whirlwind collection. Information on a piece of cardboard found in the box reads "Bus Driver Arithmetic Rack S/N4" and "5881 in 6SN7 slots." The tube has 8 pins, one of which is empty.

Category

Component/vacuum tube

Credit

Gift of the Digital Equipment Corporation

Lot Number

X115.82