Artifact Details

Title

7619 Exchange 01 console (IBM Stretch)

Catalog Number

102733600

Type

Physical object

Date

c. 1959

Manufacturer

International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)

Identifying Numbers

Other number 01 Unknown number located on metal label plate affixed on proper left side upper corner

Dimensions

overall: 69 in x 64 1/4 in x 29 1/2 in

Description

This object is an exchange engineering control panel. It is a metal framed cabinet displaying rows of lights, dials, knobs, switches, a volt meter and eight front pull out modules. Back of cabinet includes IBM Potential detector and clamp which looks like a call box as well as circuit boards and wiring. IBM Customer Engineering Incident reporting IR Log book located in back of the cabinet.

Category

I/O/console / panel

Credit

Gift of Lowell Wood

Lot Number

X2462.2002