Artifact Details

Title

DECwriter III

Catalog Number

102733635

Type

Physical object

Date

1978

Manufacturer

Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)

Identifying Numbers

Model number LA120-DA Printed on a bar code label above the keyboard.
Other number Z-02688 Asset tag number printed on a bar code label above the keyboard.
Serial number PNG4115 Printed on a bar code label above the keyboard.

Dimensions

overall: 37 in x 27 in x 24 in

Description

The object is a DECwriter III with an 120 CPS printer with an English-language, qwerty keyboard. Written on a piece of paper taped to the top of the object is "126 Middle BAY" indicating a former location in museum storage. Under that paper is a sticker reading, "CSG 61.61 G252." There is a piece of paper taped to the left of the keybard, which has several commads and notes written on it. The whole unit is mounted on a black metal base, which contains the printer's electronics.

Category

I/O/teleprinter/terminal

Credit

Gift of Bank of America

Lot Number

X1744.1999