Artifact Details

Title

LINC operator's console unit

Catalog Number

102692760

Type

Physical object

Date

1961-1962

Identifying Numbers

Other number 017484317-A North American shipping label on right side.

Dimensions

overall: 9 1/2 in x 19 1/2 in x 19 1/2 in

Description

The object is a metal unit housed in a blue wooden case (open in both the front and the back). On the front of the object are various buttons, toggle switches, and knobs, which are apparently used to control biology experiments. Example labels include "CHIME ON/OFF," "INSTRUCTION LOCATION," "MEMORY ADDRESS," "RELAYS," and "SENSE SWITCHES." A total of 7 connections, 5 modules, and a power connector are accessible from the back of the object.

Category

Digital computer/minicomputer
 

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