Artifact Details

Title

SAGE logic module

Catalog Number

102731970

Type

Physical object

Date

1958

Manufacturer

International Business Machines (IBM)

Identifying Numbers

Other number 044 The number is stamped on the chassis.
Other number 3087599 The number is stamped on the chassis.
Other number 6611 The number is handwritten on a round paper sticker located on the inside of the handle.
Other number 6611 DUP 1 The number is handwritten on a round paper sticker located on the inside of the handle.

Dimensions

overall: 2 5/8 in x 18 1/2 in x 16 1/2 in

Description

The object is a module with nine sockets, seven are populated with vacuum tubes of varying size and 2 components, possibly tube replacements. The sockets are framed by a metal handle. Attached to the handle is a chassis containing 12 printed circuit boards, all of which are wired to 3 male connectors at the bottom of the chassis. There are 7 IBM inspection stamps on the chassis, six of which are legible and easily viewable.

Category

Component/module

Credit

Gift of the Digital Equipment Corporation

Lot Number

X115.82