Artifact Details

Title

7101 Central Processing Unit 31 console (IBM Stretch)

Catalog Number

102733568

Type

Physical object

Manufacturer

International Business Machines (IBM)

Place Manufactured

N.Y., U.S.

Identifying Numbers

Model number 31 Unit number on the manufacturer's label on the front.
Model number 7101 Found printed on the manufacturer's label at the front.

Dimensions

overall: 70 in x 64 1/2 in x 30 in

Description

The record contains a central processing unit engineering control panel. The front panel is arranged in three rows. The first and second row contain lights. The third row contains switches, dials, buttons and a volt meter. Below the control panel are eight smaller panels, some of which slide out and some fold up. There is a potential detector exposed on one side. Ont he back there is a warning label that says, "Some line or green wires are used as current carrying conductors."

Category

I/O/console / panel

Credit

Gift of Lowell Wood

Lot Number

X2462.2002