Artifact Details

Title

Model 1442 card reader / punch

Catalog Number

102669967

Type

Physical object

Manufacturer

International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)

Place Manufactured

Vimercate, Italy

Identifying Numbers

Model number 1442 WT 6/7 Printed in black on metal plate inside the machine in the bottom right corner
Other number 1442 Type number found embossed on metal panel inside the machine in the bottom right corner
Other number 1442 5372825 Found on inlaid white label on top back panel of machine
Other number 24.87.42.29 Computer Museum Aachen deprecated registration number on adhered label and handwritten on side panel of object
Serial number 5372835 Number found embossed on metal panel inside the machine in the bottom right corner

Dimensions

overall: 51 3/4 in x 43 in x 24 in

Description

This model 1442 card reader / punch has a vertical stacking card input. To the left of the card input is a plastic card display. There are two card output trays that hold cards horizontally. Comes with a separate plastic and metal card weight. On the front right face are three buttons: two dummies and four lights. The exposed interior reveals a cable programmed plugboard on a swiveling chassis. The plugboard unit has a selector knob. Inside the chassis there are several circuit cards. In the right bottom corner is a power supply. The counter is visible through a window in the back.

Category

I/O/punched card

Collection Title

SAP Collection

Credit

SAP Collection, Computer History Museum

Lot Number

X3709.2007