Artifact Details

Title

Z23 operator console

Catalog Number

102667971

Type

Physical object

Date

1961 ca.

Manufacturer

Zuse

Identifying Numbers

Other number 14.87.32.4 Computer Museum Aachen deprecated registration number written on paper label on left side
Other number 321/374/63 Stamped on metal label above right hand drawers. Label says "Loan from German Research Community" in German
Other number 79 Handwritten on a yellow label on right rear of console

Dimensions

overall: 42 3/4 in x 61 1/2 in x 31 1/4 in

Description

The console looks like a desk with three drawers on the right, one draw on the left, and a top section with a slanted black panel with three rows of 44 pushbuttons in groups of 11 (1 black reset button and 10 white (often numbered) buttons), below which is a row with 14 buttons . The lefthand drawer has two rows of 15 white buttons and six circuit breakers surrounds by two fuses..
There is a 5-digit mechanical counter on the right side of the console. The top of the desk has a black dymo label "GOETTINGENG". The top of the console has a red dymo label that says "THINK"

Category

I/O/console / panel

Collection Title

SAP Collection

Credit

SAP Collection, Computer History Museum

Lot Number

X3709.2007