Artifact Details

Title

3420 Magnetic Tape Drive Unit

Catalog Number

102692734

Type

Physical object

Date

1970

Manufacturer

International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)

Place Manufactured

Spain or France (two conflicting labels)

Identifying Numbers

Model number 3420
Model number 6 IBM model number on label behind rear door
Other number 181 Label on front
Other number 3420 IBM type number on label behind rear door
Other number 7907 51 1 Type on metal tag on frame
Serial number 51T1118 On label behind rear door

Dimensions

overall: 66 3/8 in x 29 7/8 in x 29 5/8 in

Description

Spare parts are stored inside the cabinet behind the rear door. There is still a tape loaded in the drive. The label on the tape reads: "DSJ02 5" "7-19-98" "JUL 22 1998".

Category

Memory/tape

Credit

Gift of Valeo Corporation

Lot Number

X1640.99