Artifact Details

Title

Memory unit

Catalog Number

102733445

Type

Physical object

Date

ca. 1975

Manufacturer

University of Utah

Identifying Numbers

Other number 0759 Metal Univ of Utah property tag top rear
Other number 84580 Red Univ of Utah property tag inside
Part number 50-1169 Paper label on upper right side

Dimensions

overall: 69 1/2 in x 39 1/2 in x 27 in

Description

Object is a tall cabinet with five cages of plug-in cards. The top front has a control panel with many lights. Lights 0 to 35 are labeled "memory buffer." Eighteen lights are labeled "memory address." There are other lights for status and state and 10 small toggle switches. A small sheet of paper reading " DO NOT USE THESE OUTPUTS. POWER IS JUST ABOUT OVERLOADED" and two circuit boards were found in the bottom. They have been bagged and replaced there.

Category

Memory & storage/core

Credit

Gift of Evans & Sutherland Computer Corporation

Lot Number

X1044.90