TitleType 706 Williams-Kilburn Tube Electrostatic Memory
DescriptionOne Williams-Kilburn tube memory unit (holding two CRT tubes) from the engineering prototype of the IBM 701 (actually IBM Type 706 Electrostatic Memory Unit). Each unit holds 2 type IBM Model 85 3-inch cathode ray tubes, which were specially designed for Williams-Kilburn storage use.
Although the magnetic shields for the CRTs are installed, the actual CRTs have been removed. See Accession Number 102626872 for an actual tube.
ManufacturerInternational Business Machines Corporation (IBM)
Place ManufacturedNew York, NY, US
|Model number||Type 706|
|Other number||#3||Handwritten in pencil|
|Other number||187||Handwritten in pencil|