Artifact Details

Title

DEC Cable

Catalog Number

102735393

Type

Physical object

Manufacturer

Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)

Identifying Numbers

Other number 00002 Found on one of the connectors wirtten on a paper label sticker, preceded by the printed letters "ECO".
Other number 1210882 Found on the other connector in raised metal numbering, on the bottom metal part of the connector
Other number 1210884 Found on the connector with the paper label in raised metal numbering, on the bottom metal part of the connector
Other number 410 A Found on the other connector stamped in black ink
Other number 425B Found stamped in black ink on both connectors
Other number BC10H-35 Found on one of the connectors written on a paper label sticker preceded by the printed letters "P/N". Possily the patent number.

Dimensions

Connector Ends: 5 3/8 in x 5 1/4 in x 1/4 in; Overall: 430 in x 1 in x 1/8 in

Description

This record contains one cable with two connector ends attached. The connector ends are comprised of two circuit boards attached by a piece of a metal and a screw at the bottom. Both connector ends have the words "FLIP CHIP" with the registered trademark symbol following it, in raised metal lettering. Beneath these words are the letters "CS" followed by the alphabet is in raised metal lettering. One of the connectors has the date "APR 1 1974" stamped in black ink and the other connector has the date "MAY 8 1974" stamped in black ink. A handwritten letter "R" is on both connectors. The words "MEMORY BUS CONNECTOR" are in raised metal lettering along the edge of both circuit boards on the connector ends. There are various other numbers and letters written or stamped on both connector ends. The overall cable is comprised of four different cables attached at each end by the connectors. These four cables are attached to the connector ends as follows: two are attached to one circuit board and two are attached to the other circuit board. There are three paper tags attached to the cable with string. These tags have handwritten notes in either black or green ink.

Category

Component/cable