1987.0487.075 Texas Instruments Collection Object

Transistor Radio - 1955
TI number: G00084

This was the first transistorized auto radio built at TI. It was built in Engineering using TI devices as a prototype to demonstrate feasibility to Delco for use in GM cars. Work was done in 1955.

This item was part of the original S/B Lobby display. The dash mounted radio and the speaker were included in the same case for convenience in carrying.

Related material in collection: Z00024.
Texas Instruments (Roger Webster.)

front view Transistor Radio
front view
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top view Transistor Radio
top view
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back view Transistor Radio
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bottom view Transistor Radio
bottom view
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right side view Transistor Radio
right side view
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left side view Transistor Radio
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