Artifact Details

Title

Type 6700 Beam Switching Tube

Catalog Number

X1584.99B

Type

Physical object

Date

1956

Manufacturer

Burroughs Corporation

Place Manufactured

U.S.

Identifying Numbers

Model number 6700
Serial number ???28
Serial number D: 5169?
Serial number E: 53560
Serial number F: 53553
Serial number G: 5355?
Serial number H: 53584
Serial number I: none
Serial number J: 53565
Serial number K: 55227
Serial number L: 53513
Serial number M: none

Dimensions

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

Description

These decade counter tubes were used in a variety of digital counting systems, including early Remington-Rand UNIVAC computers. These tubes were the second generation of integral vacuum tube counting tubes, employing electromagnetic deflection.

Category

Component: vacuum tube

Lot Number

X1584.99A-M