Artifact Details

Title

1620 computer

Catalog Number

102668064

Type

Physical object

Date

1959

Manufacturer

International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)

Identifying Numbers

Model number 1620 Silkscreened above the control panel.
Other number #33 Handwritten on a yellow label on top of object
Other number 00L500 Typed on a white and blue label on the back panel of unit
Other number 107.88.02 Computer Museum Aachen deprecated registration number written with a marker pen on the back panel of object
Other number 2 12 63 Typed on a white and blue label on the back panel of unit
Other number 7161 Typed on a white and blue label on the back panel of unit
Serial number 1620 910L326 Typed on a white and blue label on the back panel of unit

Dimensions

overall: 44 in x 64 in x 30 in

Description

The object consists of one large control panel with register lights, and below that are switches and status lights. To the right below the control panel are two rows of switches. Behind the access panels are variety of components including power supply. A connector that fell off is attached to the object in a bag.

Category

Digital computer/mainframe

Collection Title

SAP Collection

Credit

SAP Collection, Computer History Museum

Lot Number

X3709.2007