Artifact Details

Title

Tape drive

Catalog Number

D395.83

Type

Physical object

Manufacturer

Digitronion Corporation

Place Manufactured

Albertson, Long Island, N.Y.

Identifying Numbers

Model number 3500 Stamped into the a metal plate on the inside of the front panel.
Other number D395.83 Handwritten in blue on a white sticker on the mechanism at the front of the drive.
Serial number 1837 Stamped into the a metal plate on the inside of the front panel.

Dimensions

overall: 10 in x 19 1/2 in x 17 in

Description

The record contains a multi-track tape drive for 1.25 wide tape. Connected to a metal front panel there is a motor and a set of electronics attached to rack mount slides. There is a white cable extending from the motor, which ends in a 7 pin connector. There is also a black power cable and a muti-pin socket.

Category

Memory & storage/tape

Credit

Gift of Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)

Lot Number

D395.83