Artifact Details

Title

ACT Apricot personal computer mouse

Catalog Number

102618211

Type

Physical object

Date

1983 ca.

Manufacturer

Advanced Computer Techniques Corporation (ACT)

Place Manufactured

U.K.

Identifying Numbers

Serial number 101233

Dimensions

overall: 1 3/8 in x 2 1/2 in x 7 in

Description

Object consists of mouse with attached cable, original manufacturer's printed box, and internal foam-block packaging. This object is stored in the original manufacturer's box for the related system unit (CPU box) listed above, as shipped by the manufacturer. The object has a ball that protrudes through both the top and the bottom of the object so that it can be operated as either a mouse or a trackball. The object has two 2 1/2 x 1/4 in. buttons, one on each side panel. "Apricot" is printed at the top edge of the top of the object. The object has a thin, black attached cable, with a 3/16 x 1/2 in. rectangular plug incorporating two rows of sockets, with 5 sockets in each row. The sockets are similar to those used for card-edge connectors.

Category

I/O/pointing/mouse

Lot Number

X1976.2001