Artifact Details

Title

Flip Chip W994 module with hand-made circuits

Catalog Number

102670831

Type

Physical object

Date

1966 ca.

Manufacturer

Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)

Identifying Numbers

Model number W994 Located on extractor handle
Other number 3-66 Located on reverse side-edge of substrate

Dimensions

overall: 1/2 in x 2 1/2 in x 5 1/2 in

Description

W994 module with green substrate and a tan plastic extraction handle, attached by two rivets. The handle reads "DIGITAL EQUIPMENT CORPORATION MAYNARD, MASSACHUSETTS" in raised letters. The reverse side of substrate (with solder joints) reads "3-66 PERFORATED BOARD W994A" along the edge. Obverse side has one orange and yellow component that has been spliced onto an existing wire. The reverse side has a six disconnected solder joints and two active joints. "FLIP CHIP" can be read through substrate, between rivets. A repeating "NP" 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