Artifact Details

Title

Telefunken TSP500 disk drive

Catalog Number

102669911

Type

Physical object

Date

1969

Manufacturer

Burroughs Corporation

Place Manufactured

Pasadena, Calif., U.S.

Identifying Numbers

Other number 1124 3805 Found on a silver label on the front of the frame
Other number 389.97.38.8 Computer Museum Aachen depricated registration number found on the top of the machine.
Other number U.6391 Handwritten on the inside center frame and handwritten on a white label on the center frame
Serial number B139556 Found on a silver label on the front of the frame

Dimensions

overall: 47 in x 19 3/4 in x 43 in

Description

The record contains a disk drive with four large platters on a horizontal axle. The disks are hermetically sealed in cases with inspection portholes. At the back there is a large wirewrap board with many modules plugged into it, and a switch box with three toggle switches and a reset button. There are also three pressure guages in the center.

Category

Memory/disk

Collection Title

SAP Collection

Credit

SAP Collection, Computer History Museum

Lot Number

X3709.2007