Artifact Details

Title

Backplane

Catalog Number

102732887

Type

Physical object

Date

ca. 1975

Manufacturer

Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)

Place Manufactured

Canada

Identifying Numbers

Other number KMP01-A Found on a paper label attached to the side of the object and on a paper label attached to the object with string
Other number M56-10185 Found on a paper label attached to the side of the object and on a paper label attached to the object with string

Dimensions

overall: 1 3/4 in x 2 1/4 in x 16 1/2 in

Description

The object is a frame with many pins on the top and 24 socket strips on the bottom. The pins are wire-wrapped together by many wires colored red, blue, and yellow. A paper tag attached to the object with string reads "P. Bundy" on one side. There is also a red label attached to the object with string. This label is from the Digital Equipment of Canada and is a "Wire-Wrap Inspection" label. There is another date written on the label: 11/3/75.

Category

Memory & storage/connector / plugboard

Credit

Gift of Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)

Lot Number

D13.81