Artifact Details

Title

Flip Chip W994 module with hand-made circuits

Catalog Number

102668168

Type

Physical object

Date

1966 ca.

Manufacturer

Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)

Place Manufactured

Maynard, Mass.

Identifying Numbers

Model number W994 Located on handle and solder-side-edge of board
Other number 63M Located on component parts

Dimensions

overall: 1/2 in x 2 1/2 in x 5 1/2 in

Description

The object is a W994 module with a green board and a tan plastic extraction handle, attached by two rivets. The handle reads "DIGITAL EQUIPMENT CORPORATION MAYNARD, MASSACHUSETTS" in raised letters. The solder side of the substrate reads "3-66 PERFORATED BOARD W994A" along the edge, it and has several disconnected solder joints. The component side has four identical, burnt-orange components; of which two have a severed wire. "FLIP CHIP" can be read through the board, below two faint inspection stamps, between the rivets. A repeating "NP" pattern in red print is visible on the board.

Category

Component/module

Collection Title

SAP Collection

Credit

SAP Collection, Computer History Museum

Lot Number

X3709.2007