Artifact Details

Title

Type 6700 Beam Switching Tube

Catalog Number

X1584.99D

Type

Physical object

Manufacturer

Burroughs Corporation

Place Manufactured

U.S.

Identifying Numbers

Model number 6700
Other number 17 Written in red paint on one of the magnets.
Serial number 5169?

Dimensions

overall: 1 3/4 in x 1 3/4 in x 2 3/4 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