Artifact Details

Title

Magnetic drum

Catalog Number

102669964

Type

Physical object

Manufacturer

Siemens

Identifying Numbers

Other number 145 1/2 On yellow adhesive label affixed to the top of the unit
Other number 3.87.22.25 Computer Museum Aachen deprecated registration number written on adhered label on top of control box and written on rear of unit.
Other number E 1027956 Stamped into "Nr." field metal label affixed to motor

Dimensions

overall: 27 1/2 in x 44 in x 31 in

Description

Central part of unit is a large cylinder. There is a motor on the left side and a control box on the right side. The control box has a panel consisting of 1 red, 1 white, and 1 green button and a light.
There are cables attached to all eight of the vertical sections of the central cylinder.
There are also two poly bags attached to the unit; one containing a cable and some wire, and one containing a bracket and two filtered covers.

Category

Memory/drum

Collection Title

SAP Collection

Credit

SAP Collection, Computer History Museum

Lot Number

X3709.2007