Artifact Details

Title

TU70-E tape drive

Catalog Number

102733307

Type

Physical object

Date

ca. 1978

Manufacturer

Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)

Identifying Numbers

Other number 0016717 Stamped into the frame upper left rear
Other number 080-00941 Property tag, frame upper inside rear
Other number 3470G Handwritten on a paper label affixed to the left side of the card cage.
Other number tu-72EC Handwritten on a tag taped to the front of the frame.
Serial number 349 White label white rear panel

Dimensions

overall: 66 in x 30 1/2 in x 29 1/2 in

Description

Object is a large metal cabinet housing a magnetic tape drive. There is a control panel on top with ten illuminated buttons, and the number "3" printed on the left. There is a large vacuum column in the center. There is a handwritten paper label on the front of the frame which says, "C60 mag tape." On the left side of the machine there is a handwritten tag with "KL10 10/1" written on it. On the front there is an "Interplant use only" shipping label.

Category

Memory & storage/tape