Artifact Details

Title

Tape drive read/write assembly

Catalog Number

102730655

Type

Physical object

Manufacturer

AMPEX

Place Manufactured

Culver City, Calif.

Identifying Numbers

Other number ASSY NO 3113296-10 Printed on a label on the front of the object
Serial number SER 038 AFL 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 what looks llike an inspection label on the back of the object is "6-11-70" (this appears to be a date). Stamped on the inspection label is "ACP 143" and "ACP 529."

Category

Memory & storage/tape