Artifact Details

Title

IBM 1980 buffered terminal

Catalog Number

102710943

Type

Physical object

Date

ca. 1962

Manufacturer

IBM

Identifying Numbers

Model number 1980 Printed on metal label on top of terminal.

Dimensions

overall: 10 in x 21 1/2 in x 17 in

Description

This buffered terminal has a fairly standard keyboard with seven (7) buttons on each side - four (4) larger buttons and three (3) smaller ones. The following are labels on these buttons: "DATA ERROR"; "SEND"; "CLEAR"; "ENTER"; "PLATEN SPLIT L/C/M; "OFF LINE"; "READY'; "TRANSMIT"; "RECEIVE". This was used as a console for the SDS 910/920 CPU. There is a hard wired data cable (3/4" dia - 220" in length) with a large pin plug on end. Power cable is hard wired in (3/8 dia - 176" in length).

Category

I/O/teleprinter/terminal

Credit

Gift of Rudolf F. Wrobel

Lot Number

X3736.2007