Artifact Details

Title

Type 6700 Beam Switching Tube

Catalog Number

X1584.99G

Type

Physical object

Manufacturer

Burroughs Corporation

Place Manufactured

U.S.

Identifying Numbers

Model number 6700
Serial number 535??

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. The following is written on a piece of tape on the object: "SKIPS 0,1,2,3".

Category

Component/vacuum tube

Lot Number

X1584.99A-M