Artifact Details

Title

Model of U.S. Army MOBIDIC Mobile Digital Computer

Catalog Number

X205.83

Type

Physical object

Date

1959

Manufacturer

Sylvania Electric Products, Inc.

Place Manufactured

U.S.

Dimensions

overall: 8 1/4 in x 23 3/8 in x 6 in

Description

Object is an architectural model of a trailer-based computer installation. Various wood-block shapes represent A/C units, Power supply, Memory units, Magnetic Tape Drives (4), Console, Flexowriter, etc. Sides are clear plastic. Dual rear tires and metal front trailer wheels.

Category

Ephemera: other

Credit

Gift of Fredrick W. Paget

Lot Number

X205.83