1987.0487.358 Texas Instruments Collection Object

Transistor Radio - 1958
TI number: G00086

This was the first television receiver using all semiconductors built at TI (1958) and was probably one of the first built anywhere. The set was built to demonstrate feasibility to potential semiconductor customers.

This item was part of the original S/B Lobby display. The major technical problem at the time was making a low cost high voltage rectifier.
Texas Instruments (Jim Nygaard, Roger Webster.)

Transistor Radio

© Copyright 2000 Smithsonian Institution

Transistor Radio

© Copyright 2000 Smithsonian Institution

Transistor Radio

© Copyright 2000 Smithsonian Institution

Transistor Radio

© Copyright 2000 Smithsonian Institution

Transistor Radio

© Copyright 2000 Smithsonian Institution





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