Artifact Details

Title

1401 CPU

Catalog Number

102667952

Type

Physical object

Date

1959

Manufacturer

International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)

Identifying Numbers

Model number IBM 1401 UNITE CENTRALE Engraved on the front of the object
Other number 388.97.37.19 Computer Museum Aachen deprecated registration number on a sticker on the left side of the object
Other number PH-0233 Stamped in several places on the frame
Serial number 1401 40 25617 Printed on a paper label attached to the front of the object

Dimensions

overall: 61 in x 58 in x 31 in

Description

The object is an IBM 1403 CPU unit, a double cabinet with a control panel on the upper left. What appears to be an inventory card and several keys are packaged separately and attached to the object on the left side. Additional items have been attached to the top of the object, and include several cables and connectors, and two metal bottom skirts. Some of these objects have tags identifying them as belonging to ("with") this object. The left panel cover is missing. One of the back panel covers is loose. The control labels are in German.

Category

Digital computer/mainframe

Collection Title

SAP Collection

Credit

SAP Collection, Computer History Museum

Lot Number

X3709.2007