Artifact Details


TX-2 Module

Catalog Number



Physical object


Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Identifying Numbers

Other number 18-16P Patent number is located on the bottom of the object next to the connector pins
Other number 63PW582 Located on the top of the circuit boards on both sides of the object underneath the components


overall: 6 3/8 in x 2 in x 1 in


The record contains 5 modules with the same 63PW582 number. They have blue metal sides, a clear handle with one black band and one light yellow band. There are 18 connector pins at the bottom of the object. There are two circuit boards on each side comprised of various components and wires. The serial numbers are located on the module handles and are different for each module. The manufacturer of the bottom plastic piece "Continental" is located on the bottom where the connector pins are. 3 of the modules have masking tape on the side with "? CARRY 8-25-83" written on the tape in black ink. 4 of the modules have a piece of masking tape wrapped around the handle with: "E3B 13" and "E3B 16" and "E3B 20" and "E3B 22" written on the individual pieces of tape. This record is similar to record number 102735263 with the exception that the modules within that record have a blue plaque attached to their sides.