Artifact Details

Title

SAGE logic module

Catalog Number

102731894

Type

Physical object

Date

ca. Nov 1956

Manufacturer

International Business Machines (IBM)

Identifying Numbers

Other number 000339 Stamped on the chassis.
Other number 3087055 Stamped on the chassis.
Other number 6097 Handwritten on a round paper label, which is placed over a pre-existing label with 5097-5099, inside the handle
Other number 6098 Handwritten on a round paper label inside the handle
Other number 6099 Handwritten on a round paper label inside the handle
Other number B02 F S Typed on a paper label at the front of the handle
Other number D 3087055 000339 Typed on a paper label at the front of the handle

Dimensions

overall: 3 in x 18 in x 16 3/8 in

Description

The object is a module with sockets for 9 vacuum tubes (one is plugged and eight are present) of varying size. All the tubes are framed by a metal handle. In the chassis there are 10 phenolic circuit boards. The boards are wired to male connectors at the bottom of the chassis. Also printed on the chassis are two inspection stamps reading "K IBM" followed by a three digit number.

Category

Component/vacuum tube

Credit

Gift of the Digital Equipment Corporation

Lot Number

X115.82