Artifact Details

Title

Modem

Catalog Number

X1448.97

Type

Physical object

Date

ca. 1975

Manufacturer

Novation

Place Manufactured

U.S.

Identifying Numbers

Model number TI954754
Other number 8041 on pcb
Serial number 3940

Dimensions

5 x 4 1/4 x 15 1/2 in.

Description

A Novation modem with homebrew modifications. These modifications include an RS-232-C port for serial connection to a dial-up computer account. Has letters "E" (for ear) and "M" (for mouth) engraved into device beside the appropriate cup. Also has telephone numbers (644 6566 and 644-1286 written in pencil. "May 9 1973" stamped onto PCB bottom layer, but IC date codes are at least 1975. Estimated speed: 300bps.

Category

I/O: modem

Credit

Gift of Anonymous donor

Lot Number

X1448.97