Artifact Details

Title

DECtape dual drive unit

Catalog Number

102733056

Type

Physical object

Manufacturer

Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)

Identifying Numbers

Other number Market OEM Written on a paper label taped to the inside of the door
Other number Order No 7816D Written on a paper label taped to the inside of the door
Other number Type 11T34BA Written on a paper label taped to the inside of the door
Serial number 03-00234 Written on a paper label taped to the inside of the door

Dimensions

overall: 71 in x 20 1/2 in x 31 in

Description

The object consists of two tape drives mounted in a metal frame. On the front of the unit is (top to bottom) a panel behind which are four rows of flip-chips, the two tape drives (side by side), a large empty section, and two more panels with nothing behind them. One of the flip-chips in the unit is dated 1971. On the inside top of the unit is a large fan. On the back of the unit is a swing-out door. Parts found with the object (cables, switches, and spare parts) were separately packaged and attached to the object.

Category

Memory & storage/tape

Related Records

102733057 DECtape cartridge holder