Mainframe Computer Component, VR 136 Vacuum Tube

Description:

This vacuum tube has a metal case and nine protruding metal pins at the base.

The object is associated with Margaret Fox and may come from the SEAC computer.

Location: Currently not on view

See more items in: Medicine and Science: Computers, Computers & Business Machines

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Credit Line: Gift of Vicki Stauffacher

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2013.3034.03Catalog Number: 2013.3034.03Nonaccession Number: 2013.3034

Object Name: mainframe computer component

Physical Description: metal (cover material)metal (pins material)metal (protrusion material)Measurements: overall: 7.5 cm x 3.2 cm x 3.2 cm; 2 15/16 in x 1 1/4 in x 1 1/4 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-e9b4-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1448939

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