Artifact Details

Title

7101 Central Processing Unit 21 (IBM Stretch)

Catalog Number

102733565

Type

Physical object

Manufacturer

International Business Machines (IBM)

Place Manufactured

N.Y., U.S.

Identifying Numbers

Model number 7101 Found on the label on the right front door of the unit.
Other number 21 Unit number found on the right front door.
Other number 21-21-B Handwritten on one set of ribbon cables.
Other number 41-21-V Handwritten on another set of ribbon cables.
Other number X-7101-30003 M1 Found on 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 bracket with one screw protruding from the middle. The back third of the frame is for cabling.

Category

Component/other

Credit

Gift of Lowell Wood

Lot Number

X2462.2002