Artifact Details

Title

TX2 numeric keyboard

Catalog Number

102681117

Type

Physical object

Date

1958 ca.

Manufacturer

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Place Manufactured

U.Sl

Identifying Numbers

Model number FK-104-1 Engraved label top front
Other number 0133 Stamped on front
Other number 2956(00) Stamped on front
Other number 345-5937 Handwritten on upper end

Dimensions

overall: 5 in x 5 1/2 in x 9 1/2 in

Description

Object is a keyboard with a numerical keypad plus keys for "UC" "LC" "X" "," (comma) "|" "NUL" "TAB" "CR" "+" and "-" and a large "." (decimal) key. Engraved label at top front reads "CODED KEYBOARD / MODEL FK-104-1 / SOROBAN ENGINEERING INC. / MELBOURNE, FLORIDA".
A paper label taped to the end (removed and bagged) reads "NR3703 - BOX 1 - #16 / CODED KEYBOARD / FK-104-1 / #0133"

Category

I/O/keyboard