Artifact Details

Title

Telefunken MDS 251A magnetic tape drive

Catalog Number

102668102

Type

Physical object

Manufacturer

Telefunken

Identifying Numbers

Model number MDS 251A Printed on a metal plate attached to the front of the object
Other number 24.87. 42.18 Computer Museum Aachen deprecated registration number written on the front of the object

Dimensions

overall: 72 in x 32 in x 26 in

Description

The portrait-oriented object is a reel-to-reel tape drive encased in a metal housing. A loose object has been separately packaged in a plastic bag and attached to the object.

Category

Memory/disk

Collection Title

SAP Collection

Credit

SAP Collection, Computer History Museum

Lot Number

X3709.2007