Company: CBS - HYTRON, a division of Columbia Broadcasting System , Inc. (CBS)
Based: Salem, Massachusetts
Founders: Lloyd and Bruce Coffin, as Hytron Radio and Electronics Co.
Specialty: Manufacturer of television vacuum tubes during the late 1940's, and transistors in the 1950s, and became part of the CBS broadcasting company in 1951, lasting as a company until 1961.
CBS-HYTRON 2N36 Transistor from IBM core memory computer in development (1953)
This acrylic display was given to IBM 100 percent club members in 1953.
This item features an early model # 2N36 Germanium PNP Alloy Junction transistor manufactured for IBM by CBS-HYTRON, and a single core memory donut.
There is a diagram of a circuit schematic showing the placement of the core memory and the transistor used between the core drive and the output.