Artifact Details

Title

Flip Chip W512 module

Catalog Number

102668602

Type

Physical object

Date

1966 ca.

Manufacturer

Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)

Place Manufactured

Maynard, Mass.

Identifying Numbers

Model number W512 Located on handle
Other number 11-72 Located on reverse side on substrate, top-left corner
Other number 8125870 Located on paper sticker

Dimensions

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

Description

W512 module with green substrate and a tan plastic extraction handle, attached by two rivets. Handle reads "DIGITAL EQUIPMENT CORPORATION MAYNARD, MASSACHUSETTS" in raised letters. Most of the above text is covered by a white oval sticker that reads "DEC 78 8125870 CS" in blue. An incised "3" is visible in the handle , just left of the sticker. The reverse side of substrate (with solder joints) reads "P.L.C. W512A" along the edge. Obverse side is covered by a variety of components. "FLIP CHIP" can be read through substrate, under two inspection stamps, between the 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