Artifact Details

Title

7101 Central Processing Unit 23 (IBM Stretch)

Catalog Number

102733563

Type

Physical object

Date

c. 1959

Manufacturer

International Business Machines (IBM)

Place Manufactured

N.Y., U.S.

Identifying Numbers

Model number 7101 Found on a label on the front right door of the unit.
Other number 23 Unit number found on a label on the front right door of the unit.
Other number X-7101-30003 M1 Stamped into a metal tag on the right CPU frame

Dimensions

overall: 69 in x 20 in x 66 in

Description

This object has a metal frame with open sides and a door on the back. The front two thirds of the frame contain a roll-out unit with two hinged card cages. The cages are filled with IBM modules. At the top there is an add on orange bracket with one screw protruding from the middle. The back third of the frame is for cabling.

Category

Digital computer/supercomputer

Credit

Gift of Lowell Wood

Lot Number

X2462.2002