Artifact Details

Title

IBM 755 transmission control unit

Catalog Number

102728112

Type

Physical object

Date

1958

Manufacturer

International Business Machines (IBM)

Identifying Numbers

Other number PEC1475 Found of silver metal "POWER UNIT" label at the back. This is a type number.
Serial number 58085 Found at the center back bottom of the unit.

Dimensions

overall: 67 1/4 in x 60 in x 32 1/4 in

Description

This object is part of the 709 system donated by Paul Pierce. The object has six removable side panels with the latch released by a 3/16th Allan wrench. The upper left hand corner of the machine has a blue black and silver IBM label that reads "IBM 755 Tape control unit". The upper right hand corner of the front has a control board with numerous switches and buttons.

Category

Digital computer/mainframe

Collection Title

Paul Pierce Collection

Credit

Gift of Paul Pierce

Lot Number

X7021.2014