Artifact Details

Title

Flip Chip B683C module

Catalog Number

102668870

Type

Physical object

Date

1966 ca.

Manufacturer

Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)

Place Manufactured

Maynard, Massachusettes, U.S.A.

Identifying Numbers

Model number B638C Located on extraction handle and substrate
Other number DEC2904152 Located on each of the three circular, silver components

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" in raised letters. A white, oval, paper sticker covers most of the above text. The sticker reads "MAR 79 9033978 CS" in blue letters. 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; two circles and triangle. All stamps are black. "FLIP CHIP" can be read through substrate, between rivets. A repeating "W" 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