Artifact Details

Title

3420 Field Tester

Catalog Number

X1640.99CG

Type

Physical object

Date

ca. 1982

Manufacturer

International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)

Place Manufactured

U.S.

Identifying Numbers

Model number 3420
Other number 1265342
Other number 161607271 on ribbon cable
Other number 5861744A 1511 YM on ribbon cable connector

Dimensions

2 3/4 x 6 x 7 in.

Description

This device is used for field testing and alignment of IBM 3420 tape drives. (such as X1640.99 L) "Tom Parker" is written in black on top of unit.. "Tom Parker" is scratched into left side of unit.. On back of unit there are 2 white stickers, the first says "Tom" the second says "Parker" in marker, under marker is written "3420 tape test" and "1265342"

Category

Test equipment

Credit

Gift of Valeo Corporation

Lot Number

X1640.99