Artifact Details

Title

Analog computer

Catalog Number

102668016

Type

Physical object

Date

1956 ca.

Manufacturer

Beckman Instruments, Inc.

Identifying Numbers

Model number Model 1166R Embossed on a metal plate on the back of the object
Other number 309.91.703 Computer Museum Aachen deprecated registration number written on a piece of paper attached to the side of the object
Other number Cat No. 68-885-404754 Embossed on a metal plate on the back of the object
Serial number Serial 105 Embossed on a metal plate on the back of the object

Dimensions

overall: 12 in x 44 in x 19 in

Description

The object has a generally rectangular conformation, much wider than it is deep. The horizontal front panel contains a recessed plug board. Behind the horizontal panel is a panel raised to a 30-degree angle so it is easily visible to the operator. The control labels are in English. Examples are SLEW, SLOW/FAST, SCOPE, SERVO, and OPR. ERROR. Numerous cables are connected to the back of the object. Several loose items have been packaged in a plastic bag and attached to the object.

Category

Analog Computer

Collection Title

SAP Collection

Credit

SAP Collection, Computer History Museum

Lot Number

X3709.2007