1987.0487.041 Texas Instruments Collection Object

Transistor Carrier
TI number: G00268

This carrier represents the last design and was used on the version called the Super CAT.

A comparison with L00267 shows the changes made in carrier design over the lifetime of the CAT's. The material was changed to ceramic and steel to withstand the high temperature testing; material was removed to reduce the weight for higher speed movement; contacts were redesigned to permit testing at higher frequencies and faster movement through the test stations; and the punch card was replaced by the use of a TI 960 microcomputer. See PG00020 for additional information on the Super CAT.

Related material in collection: L00267, PL00006, 7, PG00020.
Texas Instruments (Ed Millis, Jim Nygaard.)

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