Artifact Details

Title

SLT Card

Catalog Number

102715970

Type

Physical object

Date

1965 ca.

Manufacturer

International Business Machines (IBM)

Place Manufactured

U.S.

Dimensions

overall: 1/2 in x 1 5/8 in x 1 1/2 in

Description

Object is an SLT Solid Logic Technology) card used in IBM's System/360 family of mainframe computers (first announced April 7, 1964). The SLT module in this example is coated with a red potting compound, indicating an early production unit. Aluminum covers were used thereafter for mass prodcution. This card is not complete or functional as the SLT module is mounted into a socket which is not soldered to the card, nor is there any wiring from the card to the socket.

Category

Component/module

Lot Number

X5246.2009