Artifact Details

Title

TX-0 Transistor plug in bottle modules

Catalog Number

102733909

Type

Physical object

Date

ca. 1956

Dimensions

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

Description

The record contains 30 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 with a red dot. All of the bottles have a paper label with an “E-#” number. The numbers present on the labels are 195, 185, 235, 213, 232, 237, 224, 234, 229, 226, 184, 186, 187, 188, 190, 191, 192, 193, 194, 196, 199, 200, 202, 203, 204, 205, 207, 209, 211, and 214. The bottle numbered "E-226" has a paper tag attached to it with handwritten notes and is dated 6-7-61.

Category

Component/Semiconductor/transistor

Credit

Gift of Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)

Lot Number

XD154.75