Artifact Details

Title

3540 magnetic tape unit

Catalog Number

102667951

Type

Physical object

Manufacturer

Siemens

Identifying Numbers

Other number 162 Siemens 3540 Hand written on a yellow stick-on label on the left side panel near the top at the back
Other number 254.90.46.5 Hand written in black marking pen on the back door panel near the upper right
Other number 795 37 On a black dymo label tape on the front near the top of the box
Other number 94.87.12. Computer Museum Aachen deprecated registration number on an adhered label on back door panel. The label also has a '254' designated 'alte' in the middle.

Dimensions

overall: 62 in x 28 5/8 in x 24 3/4 in

Description

Object is a tape drive in a cabinet. Opening the back door reveals a swing out card cage which gives access to tape drive motors and mechanism. A power junction box near the bottom includes a capacitor rated at 380 V, 50 Hz. There are two, three-phase circuit brekers rated at 10 A 380 V. A maintainance record was attached to the back door.

Category

Memory/tape

Collection Title

SAP Collection

Credit

SAP Collection, Computer History Museum

Lot Number

X3709.2007

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