Artifact Details

Title

Type 6700 Beam Switching Tube

Catalog Number

X1584.99C

Type

Physical object

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. Written on masking tape on the object is "SKIP #9 when WARM".

Date

1971

Manufacturer

Burroughs Corporation

Place Manufactured

U.S.

Identifying Numbers

Model number 6700
Serial number 51688

Dimensions

overall: 1 3/4 in x 1 3/4 in x 3 1/4 in

Category

v

Credit

Gift of Eric Barbour

Lot Number

X1584.99A-M