Artifact Details

Title

Type 6700 Beam Switching Tube

Catalog Number

X1584.99I

Type

Physical object

Manufacturer

Burroughs Corporation

Place Manufactured

U.S.

Identifying Numbers

Other number 78 Written on paper label

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