Artifact Details

Title

Librascope disk platter

Catalog Number

102682858

Type

Physical object

Date

1968

Manufacturer

Librascope / General Precision

Place Manufactured

U.S.

Dimensions

overall: 2 in x 48 in x 48 in

Description

Cabinet approximately 8 feet high, 12 feet long, 3 feet deep; contained 6 disks, each 5 feet in diameter, mounted on a horizontal shaft. Capacity: 50 megabytes. Cost: $330,000.

Category

Memory/disk

Credit

Gift of Geoff Goodfellow

Lot Number

X5851.2010