Artifact Details

Title

3420 Magnetic Tape Drive Unit

Catalog Number

X1640.99L

Type

Physical object

Date

ca. 1980

Manufacturer

International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)

Place Manufactured

Spain

Identifying Numbers

Model number 3420
Model number 6 IBM model number printed on label on frame.
Other number 180 Number on top module
Other number 3420 Type number printed on tag behind rear door
Other number 771 On the metal frame behind rear door
Other number 8106 On metal label on frame behind rear door
Other number JUL 14 085 K F Ink stamped on inside of rear door.
Serial number 77K1212 Metal tag on frame behind rear door

Dimensions

overall: 66 3/8 in x 29 7/8 in x 29 5/8 in

Description

Front glass slightly broken. Elapsed hour meter reads as follows (last 6 digits are elapsed time): "3420 77K1212 7244 78". Spare parts, box with cleaning cloths, and spare circuit boards are stored inside the cabinet behind the rear door. There is still a tape loaded in the drive. The label ont the tape reads: "DSJ 02 5" "7-12-98" "JUL 15 1998".

Category

Digital Computer: mainframe

Credit

Gift of Valeo Corporation

Lot Number

X1640.99
 

Related Records

102707908 3420 MOD 4, 6, 8 ALD Vol. 1