Artifact Details

Title

Tape drive read-write head

Catalog Number

102733890

Type

Physical object

Date

ca. 1969

Manufacturer

AMPEX

Place Manufactured

Culver City, Calif.

Identifying Numbers

Part number 3103510-10 Embossed on a plate on the front
Serial number C-1003 Embossed on a plate on the front

Dimensions

overall: 2 in x 4 1/2 in x 11 in

Description

The object is the read-write head from a tape drive apparently associated with an SDS 930 computer. The two connectors attached to the head are labeled READ and WRITE.

Category

Memory & storage/tape

Credit

Gift of History San Jose

Lot Number

X3872.2007