Artifact Details

Title

Type 72 Model IV tape drive

Catalog Number

102668067

Type

Physical object

Date

1964 ca.

Manufacturer

International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)

Place Manufactured

Netherlands

Identifying Numbers

Other number 1021 Stamped into the metal IBM tag on the back at the bottom
Other number 241.90.36 Computer Museum Aachen deprecated number
Other number 5807687 Stamped into the metal IBM tag on the back at the bottom

Dimensions

overall: 35 5/8 in x 14 7/8 in x 29 in

Description

This tape drive has a control panel on the front with three dials labelled in German. On either side there are plastic covers that are held closed with pins. There are large attached cables for power and data.

Category

Memory/tape

Collection Title

SAP Collection

Credit

SAP Collection, Computer History Museum

Lot Number

X3709.2007