Artifact Details

Title

IBM Applications -IBM 1710 Computer System

Catalog Number

102645583

Type

Still Image

Publisher

International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)

Identifying Numbers

Other number #1414 Verso

Dimensions

8 x 10 in.

Format

Photographic print

Description

Black and white. This is a picture of a technician working in front of an IBM computer terminal . To his left there is a large chalboard with the words "BLOCK DIAGRAM OF IBM 1710 QUALITY CONTROL SYSTEM". There is also a flow chart on the chalkboard below the words. The back of the photograph reads "WHITE PLAINS N.Y., Aug. 5 ... New units and features announced today by Internaitonal Business machines Corporation for the IBM 1710 control system are shown mounted in 19-inch relay rack assemblies at right. They make it possible for information on each product under test to be fed directly to the computer from a testing station by such instruments as oscilloscopes, digital voltmeters, relays, autmomatic testers and other analog-to-digital devices. The results of the tests can be evaluated immediately so that instant accept or reject desicions can be made."

Category

Identification photograph; Publicity photograph

Subject

Computer industry--History; Electronic data processing--History; Computers--History

Lot Number

X7413.2015