Artifact Details

Title

GA-16/440 minicomputer system

Catalog Number

102667910

Type

Physical object

Date

1975

Manufacturer

General Automation, Inc.

Identifying Numbers

Model number 1615-V Label on back of power supply
Model number GA-16/440 Onn front control panel
Model number T-2221 Label on back of left disk drive.
Model number T2221 Label on back of right disk drive.
Other number 5/77 Label on back of power supply
Serial number 2-1677 Label on back of right disk drive.
Serial number 2-2833 Label on back of left disk drive.
Serial number 3653 Label on back of power supply

Dimensions

overall: 60 1/2 in x 47 1/2 in x 36 in

Description

Object is a General Automation minicomputer in a cabinet with 2 disk drives and a tape drive. A larage label on top reads "Storungen Eintragen". The machine is extensively decorated with notes: there is a four line message in German on the upper right, a handmade legend taped to the control panel, and a reference list of operating system commands.
On the rear panel there are numerous red dymo labels.

Category

Digital computer/minicomputer

Collection Title

SAP Collection

Credit

SAP Collection, Computer History Museum

Lot Number

X3709.2007