Artifact Details

Title

Hypertape reel

Catalog Number

102766624

Type

Physical Object

Date

Circa early 1960s

Manufacturer

International Business Machines (IBM)

Place Manufactured

U.S.

Dimensions

overall: 7 1/8 in x 7 1/8 in x 1 3/8 in

Description

The object is a reel of tape from a high tape drive known as hypertape, machine type 7340. The tape on this reel is plastic substrate with a plated surface.

Category

Memory & storage/tape

Credit

Gift of Joseph Vranka

Lot Number

X8473.2018