Artifact Details

Title

DGC Nova 8K memory

Catalog Number

102730316

Type

Physical object

Manufacturer

Data General Corporation (DGC)

Place Manufactured

U.S.

Identifying Numbers

Other number 005-001-611 02 Handwritten on a yellow cloth label on the circuit side of the board
Other number 107-000113-02 Etched on the front left of the component side of the daughtererboard
Other number 107-000137-04 Etched on the front right of the component side of the motherboard
Other number 1971 Etched on the front right of the component side of the motherboard and identified as a copyright date
Part number 36955 Handwritten in black ink on the corner of the daughterboard
Serial number 6178 Handwritten in black ink on the corner of the daughterboard

Dimensions

overall: 3/8 in x 9 1/2 in x 9 in; overall: 1/2 in x 15 3/8 in x 15 1/8 in

Description

Standard two-sided printed circuit board for the Nova computer family. This board carries a daughter board labeled "DGC Nova 8K Memory Stack" which appears to contain the actual memory cores under heavy shielding. There are also 16 transistors with heat sinks along the right side of the motherboard. A black fiberglass cover is affixed to the component side of the board.

Category

Memory & storage/semiconductor