Artifact Details

Title

IBM Type 129 card data recorder/key punch

Catalog Number

102733417

Type

Physical object

Date

ca. 1972

Manufacturer

IBM Canada Ltd.

Place Manufactured

Canada

Identifying Numbers

Model number 129 On a sign on the front of the unit and on a foil label behind the chad bin.
Other number RV911 Stamped on a foil label behind the chad bin.
Serial number 52852 Stamped on a foil label behind the chad bin and handwritten on front of the punch.

Dimensions

overall: 38 in x 52 1/2 in x 30 in

Description

This unit has a particle board desk with the QWERTY keyboard positioned on the right side. There are 6 toggle switches, 2 push buttons, and a rotary selector above the keys. The card feeder is on the right hand side. The card feeds from right to left. The cards accumulate on the left side in a stacker. There is a chad bin under the desk. There are 3 drawers on the left side of the unit. The control electronics is a card cage with many SLT modules.

Category

I/O/punched card device

Credit

Gift of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL)

Lot Number

X4964.2008