Artifact Details

Title

UNISERVO tape samples

Catalog Number

102741487

Type

Physical object

Date

Circa 1951

Manufacturer

Eckert-Mauchly Computer Corporation

Place Manufactured

U.S.

Dimensions

overall: 1/8 in x 8 1/2 in x 11 in

Description

The object consists of four samples of the phosphor-bronze tape samples used in the UNIVAC UNISERVO tape drive. Samples show the steps in visually developing the magnetic pattern formed by data on the tape as well as physical coding where a tape has been creased.

Category

Memory & storage/tape

Credit

Gift of Jerome Carp

Lot Number

X5906.2011