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How the First Transistor Worked [Video]

Transistors are a critical component of the electronics that drive the modern world. Take a peek at how the very first transistor worked in this informative video.

Courtesy of Engineer Guy Video, we take a peek at the very first transistor and how transistors old and new function.

How the First Transistor Worked [YouTube]

Jason Fitzpatrick is a warranty-voiding DIYer who spends his days cracking opening cases and wrestling with code so you don't have to. If it can be modded, optimized, repurposed, or torn apart for fun he's interested (and probably already at the workbench taking it apart). You can follow him on if you'd like.

  • Published 01/25/13

Comments (4)

  1. Chris

    … but the video is “How a lead-acid battery works”…

  2. bedlamb

    1d = 0d

  3. tecn0tarded

    this guy was so interesting, i subscribed

  4. Don

    mah sad non-engineering brane asplode :(

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