Artifact Details

Title

Four-way control unit

Catalog Number

102667997

Type

Physical object

Manufacturer

Bull Company

Place Manufactured

Paris, France

Identifying Numbers

Other number 283.91.20. Depricated CMA ascension number, handwritten on a paper label affixed to the left side door panel
Other number No 70400966 Stamped into a metal tag affixed to the back door panel
Other number No 70400966 Stamped into a metal tag riveted to the bottom front of the object, below the door
Other number No 70400966 Stamped into a metal tag riveted to the frame inside the front door panel, at the bottom

Dimensions

overall: 42 in x 25 in x 22 1/2 in

Description

The object is a square metal box with one removable door panel on each side. There are small ventilation screens above each door panel. The "front" has one red push button with an indicator light above it. The front also has two attached data cables below the door, with large, elaborate connectors. Inside each of the door panels is a relay plug board, matching on all four sides.

Category

interconnect

Collection Title

SAP Collection

Credit

SAP Collection, Computer History Museum

Lot Number

X3709.2007