Artifact Details

Title

UNIVAC Model 3 keypunch

Catalog Number

102733415

Type

Physical object

Date

ca. 1955

Manufacturer

Remington Rand Division of Sperry Rand Corporation

Place Manufactured

U.S

Identifying Numbers

Model number 3 Stamped on metal manufacturer's tag on the front left of the frame.
Other number 306-2 Stamped on metal manufacturer's tag on the front left of the frame.

Dimensions

overall: 38 in x 30 1/2 in x 29 1/2 in

Description

This card punch is mainly mechanical with some relay control. It has a QWERTY keyboard with a numeric keypad to the right. There is a 0.25 horsepower motor on the back of the unit. The input card stack is just above the keyboard. The cards feed front to back and accumulate in a bin on the back of the unit. The punch mechanism appears to punch 45 columns of round holes. There are two scales on the front of the unit. One scale is numbered from 1 to 45. The other is numbered from 1 to 90. A bag of 80 column punched cards made by Gatke Corp. is attached to the unit.

Category

I/O/punched card device