Artifact Details

Title

2501 card reader

Catalog Number

102669962

Type

Physical object

Date

1971

Manufacturer

International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)

Identifying Numbers

Other number 04C White printing on black plastic label on front next to card reader hopper. The middle digit is pasted on separately.
Other number 2501/B 5311220 Tped on paper label under plastic cover on top right rear
Other number 61.87.79 Computer Museum Auchen dpprecated registration number handwritten on front left near the top

Dimensions

overall: 46 1/2 in x 30 1/4 in x 24 in

Description

This is a card reader with a vertically stacked reader on the top right side with a blue plastic weight, and a horizontal ouput hopper across on the left side.
There are six square multi-colored, labelled lights (with one cover missing) in a row on the top front and four multi-colored, labelled buttons (and two blank dummy buttons) in a row immediately below them.
There is a mechanical counter on the top right of the rear.

Category

I/O/punched card

Collection Title

SAP Collection

Credit

SAP Collection, Computer History Museum

Lot Number

X3709.2007