Artifact Details

Title

Magnetic cartridges

Catalog Number

102732556

Type

Physical object

Manufacturer

CDC(Control Data Corporation)

Dimensions

Magnetic cartridge: 1 1/8 in x 3 1/4 in x 1 1/4 in

Description

The record contains a banker box of 158 magnetic cartridges for the CDC 38503-1 Cartridge Storage Unit. Each catridge has a black release button at each end, which opens the cartridge to expose the tape. There are two numbers on each cartridge. One number consists of four characters and is stamped on the left side of the paper label, the other is five numbers long with a preceeding letter and is found on the right side of the label.

Category

Memory & storage/tape