Artifact Details


TX-0/ TX-2 construction spares

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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)


"locking" banana plugs: 1 7/8 in x 3/4 in x 3/4 in; 5 pin bottle plug: 7/8 in x 5/8 in x 5/8 in; Bag of pins, lugs, nuts, and washers: 2 in x 7/8 in x 1/8 in; Bag of wires, transistors and capacitors.: 7 in x 4 in x 1/4 in; Bottles: 2 1/2 in x 5/8 in x 5/8 in; Connector hoods: 1 in x 1 1/2 in x 1/2 in; Jumper block panel: 1 in x 5 in x 3/4 in; Large F.F. socket.: 7/8 in x 2 1/4 in x 3/4 in; Large bracketted washers: 1/8 in x 3/4 in x 3/4 in; Plastic nut: 5/8 in x 1/4 in x 1/4 in; Potentiometer:


The record contains several bags of miscellaneous construction parts for the TX-0 and/or TX-2. Below is a list of what is represented in those bags:

1 bag of snap in plugs.

1 bag of small pins, lugs, nuts, and washers.

1 bag of clear plastic bottle tops for 5 and 7 pin sockets.

1 bag of large bracketed washers.

1 bag of wires, transistors and 2 disc capacitors.

1 bag with 2 large F.F. sockets.

1 bag of 3 plastic nuts.

1 bag of 3 connector hoods, one of which is slightly larger than the others and has a screw/ pin mechanism along one side.

1 bag with 3 Small F.F. sockets. One of the F.F. sockets has cut wires soldered to one side.

1 bag of 2 pieces of board. One piece is a rectangular wiring post and one is a long skinny piece of board with holes drilled into it.

1 bag with 1 five pin bottle plug

1 bag of several plug and "locking" banana jacks.

1 bag with 1 jumper block panel with 6 banana plug sockets

1 bag with 3 Potentiometers, two of which are in their original packaging.

1 bag with 1 plastic U shaped wiring bracket




Gift of Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)

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