Artifact Details

Title

Copper mesh for RAND tablet

Catalog Number

102733898

Type

Physical object

Date

ca. 1964

Manufacturer

RAND Corporation

Place Manufactured

Santa Monica, Calif, USA

Dimensions

overall: 18 1/2 in x 23 1/2 in x 1/8 in

Description

The object is a thin plastic sheet with fine copper traces on both sides which is used in a RAND graphics tablet. It has a 12" square central area which is visible when installed in a tablet. The central area is crisscrossed by fine copper traces. Each side of the square has an rectangle adjacent to it which contains additional fine traces and some larger solid contact areas. One edge has the following etched in copper: "RAND CORP, SANTA MONICA, CAL."

Category

ca. 1962

Credit

Gift of W. H. Ware

Lot Number

X413.84A-B