The object is a rectangular object in a portrait orientation. There are access doors on both the front and the back. Square plastic buttons on the front are labeled START, READY, FAULT, and PROTECT. There is a flip up door on top which provides access to the disk platters. On the back of the unit below a vent screen is a power connector with a power cord connected, a "POWER SUPPLY" on/off switch, and "AC POWER" on/off switch. There is also a counter labeled "HOURS". There are also several multi-pin connectors near the right edge.
Control Data Corporation (CDC)
Printed as "CDC MODEL" on top disk platter inside top of unit
Etched on a metal plate on the front of the object
Printed on a white label inside the back door of the unit. Marked "ASSY".