Artifact Details

Title

Univac core memory unit

Catalog Number

102691319

Type

Physical object

Date

ca. 1960

Manufacturer

Remington Rand Univac

Identifying Numbers

Other number 6904 Type, on front label
Other number W 71-27-5 S/N 2915-117 FAAEA-6473 ARD 3-10-71 On paper on front panel
Serial number 9215-117

Dimensions

overall: 60 1/2 in x 25 in x 77 3/4 in

Description

This unit has a control panel on the right side of the front of the unit. It includes the following buttons: POWER ON, POWER OFF, TEMP WARNING, CONTROL INOP, MEMORY INOP, TEST, MEMORY CHECK, AND MASTER CLEAR. Below the control panel is a large metal nameplate that reads "UNIVAC REMINGTON RAND CORE MEMORY UNIT." Underneath is a paper label that reads: "W 71-27-5 S/N 2915-117 FAAEA-6473 ARD 3-10-71". The left side of the front is covered by a metal panel. The center contains a large card cage with no door or panel. The back of the unit has a large card cage on the left segment and 2 metal doors covering the middle and the right side.

Category

Memory/core