Artifact Details

Title

Advanced Scientific Computer (ASC)

Catalog Number

XD224.80

Type

Physical object

Date

1974 ca.

Manufacturer

Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI)

Place Manufactured

U.S.

Identifying Numbers

Model number ASC
Other number D224.80 Found in the top right corner.
Other number DC1-SC1 Found on a label in the top right.
Other number DC2-ECL1 Found on the back of the power supply.
Other number DC5-PS1 Found on a label in the top left.
Serial number 4A-6670 Found on the power supply.
Serial number 4A-6671 Found on the power supply.
Serial number 96214

Dimensions

13 x 13 x 18

Description

Object is a large cabinet divided into three bays. The left bay labeled DC5-PS1 contains a power supply. The central bay labeled DC1-SC1 contains a rack of large connectors connected to six data cables that have been cut off. The right bay labeled DC2-ECL1 contains many plug-in modules on a back plane. The modules are densely populated on both sides with integrated circuits.

Category

Digital Computer: mainframe

Credit

Gift of Texas Instruments, Inc.

Lot Number

XD224.80