Artifact Details

Title

IBM plugboard wires

Catalog Number

102668488

Type

Physical object

Manufacturer

International Business Machines (IBM)

Dimensions

overall: 1/4 in x 1/4 in x 13 in; overall: 1/4 in x 1/4 in x 9 in; overall: 1/4 in x 1/4 in x 5 in; overall: 1/4 in x 1/4 in x 7 in; overall: 1/4 in x 1/4 in x 11 in

Description

A variety of 88 IBM plugboard wires: 1 yellow wire, 13" long; 12 blue wires with gray tape at the middle, 9" long; 11 blue wires without tape, 9" long; 3 green wires with gray tape at the middle, 11" long; 3 green wires without tape, 11" long; 27 gray wires with gray tape at the middle, 7" long; 20 gray wires without tape 7" long; 9 red wires ; and 2 wire fragments. All of the wires have red, gold, and silver-colored plugs.

Category

Memory/connector / plugboard

Collection Title

SAP Collection

Credit

SAP Collection, Computer History Museum

Lot Number

X3709.2007