Artifact Details

Title

KA-10 disk controller

Catalog Number

102668106

Type

Physical object

Manufacturer

Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)

Identifying Numbers

Model number KA-10 Handwritten in ink on the yellow sticker on the front of the object
Other number RP10C On the panel in the top right corner

Dimensions

overall: 68 3/4 in x 59 1/8 in x 27 3/4 in

Description

This object consists of three racks bolted together. The left rack has three deck tape drives mounted on rollers. The other two contain racks of cards. On the top of the machine the displays show only lights and no switches. The lighting panels are for a 36-bit processor. Both ends are open as if panels are missing.

Category

I/O device

Collection Title

SAP Collection

Credit

SAP Collection, Computer History Museum

Lot Number

X3709.2007