Artifact Details

Title

Electron beam access memory - ALICE 1

Catalog Number

X329.84

Type

Physical object

Date

ca. 1971

Manufacturer

Micro-bit Corporation

Place Manufactured

U.S.

Dimensions

overall: 78 in x 20 in x 22 in

Description

This object is a lightweight laboratory rack with two vertical rails. There are nine modules of various kinds mounted in a stack on these rails, and three additional modules stacked on each other and not mounted to the rack at the bottom. Three of the modules are card cages which contain an assortment of hand soldered prototype breadboards. The remaining mounted modules contain numerous toggle switches and various other controls. The three unmounted modules at the bottom seem to be power supplies.

Category

Memory & storage/other

Credit

Gift of Sterling Newberry, Micro-bit Corporation

Lot Number

X329.84