Artifact Details

Title

Teleprinter

Catalog Number

102732948

Type

Physical object

Manufacturer

Friden

Place Manufactured

Rochester, N.Y.

Identifying Numbers

Model number FPC-8P Embossed on a metal plate attached to the back

Dimensions

overall: 12 in x 22 in x 21 in

Description

The object is a typewriter with a paper tape reader and punch attached. It has a standard qwerty keyboard, plus several function tabs or keys (example labels: START READ, TAPE SKIP, and TAPE FEED). A tag attached to the object reads "C116 PDP-1 Terminal." A plastic bag attached to the object contains a repair order with a date 4/11/74, and several small parts.

Category

I/O/teleprinter/terminal