Artifact Details

Title

Tape drive read/write assembly

Catalog Number

102730648

Type

Physical object

Manufacturer

AMPEX

Place Manufactured

Culver City, Calif.

Identifying Numbers

Other number CAT. 3113296-10 Printed on a label on the front of the object
Serial number SER. C-250 Printed on a label on the front of the object

Dimensions

overall: 3 1/4 in x 3 in x 5 1/4 in

Description

The object is a read/write assembly from an AMPEX tape drive. It consists of a read/write head and two connectors, one for the read operation and one for the write operation. Written on the back of the object is "ONE READ COIL OPEN ONE READ COIL GROUNDED."

Category

Memory & storage/tape