Artifact Details


TX-2 Cascode & Cable Driver module

Catalog Number



Physical object


Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Identifying Numbers

Other number 18-16P The patent number is located on the bottom plastic piece where the connector pins are held in place.
Other number 63PW1022 Located on the blue plaque on the side.
Other number D-86555 Drawing number located on the blue plaque on the side.


overall: 6 3/8 in x 2 in x 1 in


The record contains 4 modules with the same drawing number and 63PW1022 number. They all have blue metal sides and a clear handle with a black band and a grey band. The serial numbers are found on the handles and the blue plaques on the sides. There are 18 connector pins at the bottom of the object. There are two circuit boards on each side comprised of various components and wires. The manufacturer of the bottom plastic piece "Continental" is located on the bottom where the connector pins are. One of the modules has the word "OK" written in ink around 3 sides of the plastic holding the connector pins. The words "TX-2 Cascode" are on both of the circuit boards of all the modules.