SAGE Maintenance Console, Logic Unit and Intercept Technician Console

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Date Introduced
1958
Photographer
Richards, Mark
Dimensions
overall: 68 in x 115 in x 47 1/4 in
Manufacturer
International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)
Credit Line
Gift of the National Museum of Science and Technology, Ottawa
Copyright Owner
© Mark Richards
Location
New York, NY, US
Keywords
punched cards; magnetic tape; Redundancy
Object ID
X260.83, X264.83, X274.83

Each SAGE installation had two AN/FSQ-7 computers to provide redundancy. The Maintenance Consoles coordinated switching between the two computers, and also controlled the magnetic tape and punched cards.