Artifact Details

Title

IBM 557 alphabetic interpreter

Catalog Number

102692764

Type

Physical object

Manufacturer

International Business Machines (IBM)

Identifying Numbers

Model number 557 Label on frame inside back left
Serial number 13753 Label on frame inside back left

Description

Object contains the following items inside: Service guide, a few schematics, and instructions for an engineering change, in a bag in a pocket in the left side panel; a number of fuses; a spray can of "IBM #6 Oil"; 100+ punch cards now bagged; and a crank (used when servicing). There is a card weight in the feed hopper and a partly-populated plugboard in the plugboard frame.

Category

I/O/punched card