Electronics Museum

Welcome to the VTA Electronics Museum. Our collection includes a wide range of electronic instruments and components, as well as some associated mechanical systems. Exhibits are organized by device type, and documentation is provided when available.

 

Systems & Circuits


 


Digital Computers


business & industrial systems
development systems
single-board computers
programmable logic controllers
teletypewriters & terminals
peripherals


 


Electronic Calculators


four-function calculators
scientific calculators
financial calculators
programmable calculators
graphing calculators


 


Mechanical Calculators


full keyboard adding machines
ten-key adding machines
electric adding machines


 


Electronic Test Equipment


meters
oscilloscopes
pulse counters
analyzers
signal generators


 


Aerospace & Defense Components


avionics
flight recorders
gyroscopes
specialized equipment


 


Typewriters


manual typewriters
electric typewriters
electronic typewriters


 


Logic & Memory Circuits


tube, transistor and
integrated implementations


 


Display & Counting Circuits


Nixie, LED and other
display implementations

Electronic Components


 


Digital Integrated Circuits


microprocessors
microcontrollers
logic circuits
semiconductor memory
magnetic bubble memory


 


Integrated Optoelectronics


LED digit and character displays
intelligent LED displays


 


Discrete Optoelectronics


LED indicators
photodiodes & phototransistors


 


Discrete Semiconductors


semiconductor diodes
transistors
thyristors


 


Glow Transfer Counting Tubes


Dekatron
Nomotron
Polyatron


 


Beam Switching Tubes


Trochotron
Beam-X Switch
E1T


 


Gas Discharge Tubes


Geissler tubes
flash tubes
hollow cathode lamps
laser tubes
specialized light sources


 


Vacuum & Gas-Filled Displays


Nixie tubes
Pixie tubes
Panaplex displays
Inditron
VFDs
Digivac


 


Incandescent Displays


Filament displays
Mosaic indicators
light pipe displays
projection displays
sphericular displays


 


Microwave Amplifier & Oscillator Tubes


Klystron
Magnetron
backward wave oscillators
traveling-wave tubes


 


Detection & Imaging Tubes


Orthicon
Vidicon
Saticon
image converters
phototubes
photomultipliers


 


Spark Gap Tubes, Trigger Tubes & Passives


Trigatron
TR cells
vacuum capacitors
grid leaks


 


Diodes, Triodes, Tetrodes & Pentodes


Thyratron
Nuvistor
Tungar bulbs
rectifier tubes
computer tubes
high frequency tubes
industrial types

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