Artifact Details

Title

2313 direct access storage device (DASD)

Catalog Number

102667925

Type

Physical object

Date

1965

Manufacturer

International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)

Identifying Numbers

Other number 043846 Printed on a yellowed paper label on the top right
Other number 105.87.21. Computer Museum Aachen deprecated registration number, on a loose label on top of the box
Other number 2313-73-20585 Printed on a yellowed paper label on the top right

Dimensions

overall: 60 in x 55 in x 31 3/4 in

Description

The object is a box containing four drives for removable multi-plater disk packs and the associated control electronics. Each drive is on a slide-out drawer for easy disk pack removal. Controls are at the top, one control panel for each stack of two disk drives. There are two indicator lights and one start-stop switch for each drive. Each control section has a swing out gate at the back containing the electronic modules.

Category

Memory/disk

Collection Title

SAP Collection

Credit

SAP Collection, Computer History Museum

Lot Number

X3709.2007