Artifact Details

Title

ECHO IV Home Computer numeric keypad

Catalog Number

102733316

Type

Physical object

Date

1966

Manufacturer

Sutherland, James F.

Place Manufactured

U.S.

Identifying Numbers

Other number 2 Written on the left side of the object in two places

Dimensions

overall: 7 in x 5 1/2 in x 8 in

Description

The object apparently was used to control the ECHO IV Home Computer CPU. It has 16 keys: 10 numbers, 2 special characters, and 4 letters (R, S, T, and V). Also on the object are 5 indicator lights, one red and 4 white. The word ECHO is etched on a metal panel attached to the object. The keys are plastic, but various parts inside the object are wood. Attached to the object is a connector cable with 18 pins.

Category

I/O/keyboard

Credit

Gift of James F. Sutherland

Lot Number

X509.84

Related Records

X509.84 ECHO IV Home Computer CPU