Artifact Details

Title

Automatic printed board tester

Catalog Number

102657889

Type

Still Image

Date

1945-1955

Identifying Numbers

Other number OOC 1138-2

Dimensions

10 x 8 in.

Format

Photographic print

Description

This is a black and white image of an automatic printed board tester against a white background. There are a number of dials on the panel. The top panel reads "REGULATED POWER SUPPLY MODEL 33M LAMBDA ELECTRONICS CORP. CORONA, NEW YORK". The middle panel is also labeled " REGULATED POWER SUPPLY LAMBDA ELECTRONICS CORP. CORONA, NEW YORK" but lists a different model number which is unidentified. Towards the bottom of the machine are five rows of numbers between 1 and 30. The first row is marked 1 to 6. The second row is marked 7 to 12. Third row is marked 13 to 18. Fourth row is marked 19 to 24 and fifth row is 25 to 30. Handwritten by Eckert on piece of paper is "Automatic 'printed board' tester. This unit tests all the components and wiring on 12 different types of board in 15 seconds." The word "and" has been crossed off in blue ink within the paragraph. There is also another word that is unidentified that has also been crossed off in blue ink. Written in pencil on small white round label on original protective sleeve is "1138-2".

Category

Publicity photograph; Identification photograph

Collection Title

J. Pres Eckert papers

Series Title

Photographs

Credit

Purchase of the Computer History Museum

Lot Number

X3115.2005