Artifact Details

Title

TX-0 Transistor plug in bottle modules

Catalog Number

102733901

Type

Physical object

Date

ca. 1956

Dimensions

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

Description

The record contains 57 TX-0 plug in bottle transistor modules. The modules are made up of 2 parts. There is a five pin socket with 2 transistors soldered to the circuit side of the socket. There is also a clear plastic bottle that screws onto the socket and encapsulates the soldered components. The top of the bottle is painted yellow. All but one of the bottles has a paper label with an "E-#" number. The numbers present on the labels are 6, 19, 24, 26, 31, 36, 37, 38, 41, 50, 52, 54, 55, 61, 63, 65, 69, 74, 79, 83, 99, 101, 102, 109, 110, 111, 117, 121, 132, 138, 141, 143, 145, 154, 155, 157, 158, 168, 169, 212, 17?, 18, 33, 44, 48, 76, 82, 96, 108, 128,129,146,147,170, 181, and 28. There is 1 yellow topped bottle with 2 transistors screwed into it that has a paper tag attached to it. The paper tag has a transistor taped to it and the bottle is labeled with the number “E-100”.

Category

Component/Semiconductor/transistor

Credit

Gift of Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)

Lot Number

XD154.75