Artifact Details

Title

Interface unit

Catalog Number

102729434

Type

Physical object

Manufacturer

Sharp

Place Manufactured

Japan

Identifying Numbers

Model number SHARP MODEL NO. MZ-801/0 Printed on a sticker attached to the back of the object
Other number 2RY Printed on a sticker attached to the back of the object
Other number MZ-80 I/O Embossed on the front of the object
Serial number SERIAL NO. 0 801667 Printed on a sticker attached to the back of the object

Dimensions

overall: 5 1/2 in x 8 in x 12 1/2 in

Description

The rectangular object has a black front on which is embossed "SHARP," the red image of what appears to be an ancient Japanese ship, and "MZ-80 I/O." Also on the front is the on/off push-button. Three cables are permanently attached to the back of the object: a ribbon cable (plus connector with 36 pins), a round cable (plus connector with 34 pins), and a flat cable (plus connector with 50 pins). The string "INTERFACE UNIT" has been embossed on the top of the object. There is also a power socket on the back of the object and a silver knob on the back of the object. On the left side of the object is an access panel, which is screwed shut.

Category

Networking/controller

Credit

Gift of Eric Gair and David Adams

Lot Number

X4014.2007

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