Artifact Details

Title

TX-0 Transistor plug in bottle modules

Catalog Number

102733905

Type

Physical object

Date

ca. 1956

Dimensions

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

Description

The record contains 13 TX-0 plug in bottle transistor modules. The modules are made up of 2 parts. There is a five pin socket with 1 transistor, 2 resistors, and 1 capacitor 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 red. All of the bottles has a paper label with an "P-#" number. The numbers present on the labels are 237, 238, 12, 222, 198, 227, 477, 361, 266, 606, 223, 123, and 189. Seven of the bottle modules have a large paper tag attached to them with hadwritten notes. The bottle numbered "P-361" has a paper that has a transistor taped to it.

Category

Component/Semiconductor/transistor

Credit

Gift of Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)

Lot Number

XD154.75