Artifact Details

Title

Type 12 transistor

Catalog Number

102741182

Type

Physical object

Date

5-76

Manufacturer

Western Electric Company

Identifying Numbers

Other number 12G On the side of the object.

Dimensions

overall: 7/8 in x 3/8 in x 3/8 in

Description

Included is a description card from the Transistor Museum that says, "
Device ID: WE Type 12 transistor
Type: Germanium PNP alloy junction
Case Color/Style: Gold or silver metal
Vintage/Date Code: 1950s/1960s/1970s
Use: 1/4 watt general purpose/audio amp
Notes: Rugged "workhorse" transistor for Bell System. Various case styles over 25 yrs."

Category

Component/Semiconductor/transistor

Collection Title

The Jack Ward Transistor Museum Collection

Credit

Gift of Jack Ward

Lot Number

X7358.2015