Artifact Details

Title

Vacuum tube module

Catalog Number

102673131

Type

Physical object

Date

1955 ca.

Manufacturer

International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)

Place Manufactured

U.S.

Identifying Numbers

Other number 455 Rubber stamped on tube socket chassis
Other number 4A15 On side of big connector in red grease pencil
Other number 503004 Rubber stamped on tube socket chassis

Dimensions

overall: 1 in x 9 1/2 in x 7 1/2 in

Description

Vacuum tube module consists of eight circuit boards attached to a chassis with eight vacuum tube positions on the front. A metal rod extends through the left side. The object is similar to modules used in IBM 704 and IBM 709 computers. Has 8 used and wired tube sockets

Category

Component/circuit board / module

Credit

Gift of Greydon C. Freeman

Lot Number

X3755.2007