Artifact Details

Title

Type 6700 Beam Switching Tube

Catalog Number

X1584.99C

Type

Physical object

Date

1971

Manufacturer

Burroughs Corporation

Place Manufactured

U.S.

Identifying Numbers

Model number 6700
Serial number 51688

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. Written on masking tape on the object is "SKIP #9 when WARM".

Category

v

Lot Number

X1584.99A-M