Artifact Details

Title

Production-run three-button mouse, serial number 001

Catalog Number

102711361

Type

Physical object

Date

1968 ca.

Manufacturer

Computer Displays, Inc. (CDI)

Identifying Numbers

Model number 4-100 Label on bottom
Serial number 001 Label on bottom

Dimensions

overall: 2 3/8 in x 2 3/4 in x 4 in

Description

Object has an attached cable that has been cut. There is one horizontal and one vertical wheel on the bottom for position sensing. The design for this mouse was done by Douglas Englebart at Stanford Research Institute. This production-run mouse is serial number 001.

Category

I/O/pointing/mouse

Subject

Input; Wheel; Engelbart, Douglas; English; Plastic; Button; Pointing

Credit

Gift of Tom Hagan

Lot Number

X5165.2009