Artifact Details

Title

Crystal clock S1406D system building block

Catalog Number

102728227

Type

Physical object

Date

1963 ca.

Manufacturer

Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)

Place Manufactured

Maynard, Mass.

Identifying Numbers

Model number S1406D Etched in solder
Other number 1406 Engraved on the metal frame on the extraction end
Serial number 0240093 Engraved on the metal frame toward the extraction end

Dimensions

overall: 1/4 in x 4 1/2 in x 7 in

Description

The object consists of active and passive components including six transistors. All components are mounted toward the insertion end of the board. There is a socket for a crystal mounted to the component side using two nuts and screws. The alphabet is etched in solder at the insertion end. The letters "neLco" are molded in red into the fiberglass.

Category

Component/module