Artifact Details

Title

Magnetic drum recorder

Catalog Number

102741579

Type

Physical object

Date

circa early 1950s

Manufacturer

Brush Development Corp.

Place Manufactured

Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.

Identifying Numbers

Model number BK312
Serial number 339

Dimensions

overall: 6 7/8 in x 6 5/8 in x 18 in

Description

Object is a drum-type magnetic recorder. Read write head is driven horizontally by a leadscrew, suggesting that it was intended for serial recording.

Category

Memory & storage/drum

Credit

Gift of David Clark

Lot Number

X7572.2016