1987.0487.166 Texas Instruments Collection Object

Platform Servo Amplifier Display
TI number: Z00422

The display has a photo illustrating the miniaturization of the guidance platform servo amplifier for the Minuteman missiles. Also shown are the ceramic circuit boards for the third version.

The largest amplifier was used for Minuteman I. It contained conventional transistors, diodes, resistors and capacitors. The second version was for Minuteman II and contained dual transistors and integrated circuits packaged in the 1/4" x 1/8" flatpack. The housing was hinged in the middle and folded to half the length shown. The third version was a further refined design used for the latter Minuteman II missiles and all Minuteman III missiles.

Related material in collection: Z00019, 145, 146.
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