CDC 6600 module with 2N709 transistor, circa 1964

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Date Introduced
1964 ca.
Photographer
Richards, Mark
Dimensions
overall: 3/4 in x 3 1/2 in x 3 1/4 in
Manufacturer
Control Data Corporation (CDC)
Credit Line
Gift of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Copyright Owner
© Mark Richards
Object ID
XD223.80

This uses the first silicon transistor faster than those made from germanium. Hoerni developed the 2N709 specifically for the CDC 6600 supercomputer.