Artifact Details

Title

Control Data 161 Typewriter Unit

Catalog Number

102733512

Type

Physical object

Manufacturer

Control Data Corporation (CDC)

Identifying Numbers

Other number 120770 Appears to be a date written on a card found with the object
Other number 6600-46 System ID written on a card found with the object
Other number 8081 Link number written on a card found with the object
Part number 8231 Written on a card found with the object
Serial number 150 Written on a card found with the object and embossed on a Dymo label on the display

Dimensions

overall: 31 in x 28 1/2 in x 30 in

Description

This object appears to be the stand and electronics for a typewriter terminal. A recessed bay on the top appears to be the place where the typewriter would sit. A small display on the top of the object has two toggle switches (labeled COMPUTER, CLEAR, AUTO, and MANUAL) and two lights. A move ticket for Quality Assurance Transport is attached to the top of the object.

Category

I/O/teleprinter/terminal

Credit

Gift of Control Data Corporation

Lot Number

X92.82