These six papers describe the first sixteen years of cathode ray technology at Tektronix.  These articles, written by former Tektronix engineer Peter Keller, were first published in The Tube Collector and are provided with the permission of the publisher and the author.  Duplication or subsequent use requires permission from the author.

The papers start with a description of the CRTs purchased for use in Tektronix’ initial products and progress to the displays designed and manufactured internally.  These papers describe the displays that demonstrated Tektronix’ evolution in becoming one of the preeminent players in CRT technology.

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Part 6