Artifact Details

Title

Early model Veri-fone

Catalog Number

102741474

Type

Physical object

Date

1981

Manufacturer

Veri-fone Inc.

Place Manufactured

Honolulu, Hawaii

Identifying Numbers

FCC ID number B328PT-68383-MD-R On aluminum label on back.
Model number VERI-FONE On aluminum label on back.
Other number 1.5A R.E.N. number on aluminum label on back.
Other number RJ11C USOC JACK number on aluminum label on back.
Part number SP26.1-A Number on self-adhesive sticker on DIP inserted into the underside of object.
Serial number 883608 On paper sticker on aluminum label on back.

Dimensions

overall: 4 in x 8 1/8 in x 11 in

Description

According to CHM curator Chris Garcia the object is an early model, possibly a prototype, of a credit card/check verification telephone. It includes a reader slot for swiping a credit card and an RS232 cable connector for a printer. The handset label identifies the handset as model RS-301, FCC # CPS8GQ- 70325-TE-R, made in Taiwan. On the underside, it is labeled with an asset property tag (no number) indicating ownership by the Security Pacific National Bank.

Category

Networking/telephone/other

Credit

Gift of Tuck Newport

Lot Number

X7507.2015