Artifact Details

Title

33 TU Teletype

Catalog Number

102733087

Type

Physical object

Manufacturer

Teletype

Identifying Numbers

Model number 33 TU Found on a metal manufacturer's number at the back of the machine.

Dimensions

overall: 8 1/4 in x 21 1/2 in x 18 3/4 in

Description

The record contains a teletype a QWERTY keyboard at the front. Above the keyboard is fold up cover above the ribbon and the platen, which has a clear plastic window in the middle. On the left side there is a paper tape reel, punch, and reader. There are several cables extending from the back of the teletype. One of those cables is a six wire cable with a metal box containing a PCB at one end. There is also a standard American power cord and a snipped five-wire cable. On the front panel next to the platen there is a typed list of 40 error codes.

Category

I/O/teleprinter/terminal