Artifact Details

Title

Cray X-MP/4 salesman's model I/O Subsystem (IOS)

Catalog Number

102746993

Type

Physical object

Date

1985 ca.

Identifying Numbers

Other number IOS On side of model

Dimensions

overall: 3 3/4 in x 3 3/4 in x 2 1/2 in

Category

Ephemera/other

Curator Notes

When selling large, expensive computer systems, many manufacturers created salesman models to help customers visualize what they were buying as well as to assist in planning where and how to install these complex room-sized computer systems.

Credit

Purchase of the Computer History Museum

Lot Number

X6314.2012