Artifact Details

Title

Flip Chip W512 module

Catalog Number

102668905

Type

Physical object

Date

1966 ca.

Manufacturer

Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)

Place Manufactured

Maynard, Massachusetts, U.S.A.

Identifying Numbers

Model number W512 Located on handle
Other number 8125869 Located on 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 8125869 CS" in blue. The reverse side of substrate (with solder joints) reads "P.L.C. W512A" along the edge. The obverse side is covered by a variety of components. "FLIP CHIP" can be read through substrate. Two inspection stamps reading "2 MA" are located below the right-hand rivet. 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