Artifact Details

Title

1360 Cypress photo-digital storage system (PDSS) tray with cartridges

Catalog Number

102731642

Type

Physical object

Date

1967

Manufacturer

International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)

Identifying Numbers

Other number SECTION 980 Printed on an yellow label tape on the end of the tray

Dimensions

overall: 3 1/8 in x 5 1/2 in x 14 1/4 in

Description

The object is a plastic tray with 33 formed cubby-holes in a three-by-eleven array. Each cubby can contain one film cartridge for the 1360 Photo-Digital Storage System. Each of the cubby-holes has a circular opening on the bottom. Twenty-eight of the cubby-holes are populated with empty storage cartridges. All cartridges have numeric labeling visible from the top. The primary number on the cartridges is white and the numbers in this tray are all 01051. The secondary number on each cartridge is yellow and appears to be a sequence number. The sequence numbers in the tray range from 00 to 29, with numbers 02 and 10 absent.

Category

Memory & storage/optical

Lot Number

XD221.80