Artifact Details

Title

SDS 940 computer console

Catalog Number

102649032

Type

Physical object

Description

Object is a control panel labelled "940/SDS/Scientific Data Systems" with power button, toggle switches, and many push-buttons for data entry with tiny incandescent (or neon) bulbs for binary readout. Pencil notation on underside of top rail "Doug Home 257-4506". Tag on bottom side "Property of Transamerica Data Systems".

Date

1966

Manufacturer

Scientific Data Systems (SDS)

Identifying Numbers

Other number 940 Printed on name plate

Dimensions

overall: 14 in x 24 3/4 in x 6 in

Category

I/O/console / panel

Subject

timesharing; University of California, Berkeley; Tymshare, Inc.