Artifact Details

Title

IBM 3278 video terminal monitor

Catalog Number

X1640.99CO

Type

Physical object

Date

1979

Manufacturer

International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)

Place Manufactured

Canada

Identifying Numbers

Model number 3278 2A On metal plate on back of unit and on lift side of display on front of unit
Other number 01F Left side of display on front of unit; first digit is missing
Other number S0193 Left side of display on front of unit
Serial number 1743120-08

Dimensions

overall: 18.5 x 16 x 21.125

Description

This monitor is a CRT with a 13.375 inch display. There is a key in a lock on the right side of the monitor. There are 2 blue toggles on the left side of the display. The top toggle is labeled "A, a" on top and "A" on bottom. The bottom toggle is labeled "Normal" on top and "Test" respectively. There is a large red switch labeled "1" and "0" on the left side with a small light above it. There are two black dials on the lower right of the display to adjust brightness and contrast.

Category

I/O: display: CRT

Credit

Gift of Valeo Corporation

Lot Number

X1640.99