Artifact Details

Title

Model 205B interface and control assembly

Catalog Number

102728385

Type

Physical object

Manufacturer

Western Electric

Identifying Numbers

Model number 205B W1 Stamped on the right side of the object.
Other number NASA 178595S Embossed on a sticker attached to the front of the object
Other number SD1D040-01 Stamped on the right side of the object
Other number SERIES 1 II-66 Stamped on the right side of the object

Dimensions

overall: 12 in x 23 in x 9 in

Description

The object is a rectangular metal unit probably meant to be rack mounted. Two doors on the front (top and bottom) open up to reveal the circuit boards and other electronic parts. The connector pins for the circuit boards are exposed on the back, and the back is not protected. Stamped on a sticker on the left side of the object is "PROPERTY OF COMPASS MICROWAVE INC." Written on the right side of the object is "TESTED 5-13-66." Stamped in various locations on the object are phrases like "INTERFACE CONNECTIONS." "K2 RELAY BPF," "4B1 DATA UNIT." "REMOTE TEST." and "674A FILTER WESTERN ELECTRIC 1V66." Plugged into the object are 36 circuit boards in two rows, top and bottom.

Category

interconnect

Credit

Gift of Allen Kossow

Lot Number

X4084.2007