Artifact Details

Title

Flip Chip B683 module

Catalog Number

102668583

Type

Physical object

Date

1966 ca.

Manufacturer

Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)

Place Manufactured

Maynard, Mass.

Identifying Numbers

Model number B683 Located on the face of the extraction handle
Other number DEC2 904 RAY 7247 Located on side of silver, circular component
Other number MAR 79 9033984 CS Located on white, oval sticker

Dimensions

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

Description

B683 module with green substrate and a blue, plastic extraction handle attached by two rivets. Handle reads "DIGITAL EQUIPMENT CORPORATION MAYNARD, MASSACHUSETTS." A white, oval, paper sticker covers most of the above text. The sticker reads "MAR 79 9033984 CS." Reverse side of substrate (with solder joints) reads "50 OHM OR BUS DRIVER B683C" along the edge. Obverse side has several components and is marked with three inspection stamps; a circle, square, and triangle. All stamps are black. "FLIP CHIP" can be read through substrate, between rivets. A repeating "nelco" pattern in red print is visible on the substrate.

Category

Component/module

Collection Title

SAP Collection

Credit

SAP Collection, Computer History Museum

Lot Number

X3709.2007