Artifact Details

Title

IBM-ACS circuit card

Catalog Number

102743802

Type

Physical object

Description

Computer circuit card inside a clear plastic box. The card has multiple chips with gold heat sinks.
Bottom of box reads:
"Return to Janku
IBM-ACS 1967. 100 MHZ
ECL Technology, freon cooled
30 gates/chip
2X21 chips/half module
2 modules were sandwiched
900 NETS, 30 AIDS
GCW 1 1/2 mod (MCM)"
"NETS" refers to circuit networks.
"ALDS" refers to automated logic diagram pages.
Chips were custom made by Motorola (MECL) for the Advanced Computing System (ACS) project.

Date

1967

Manufacturer

IBM

Place Manufactured

Menlo Park, CA, USA

Dimensions

overall: 1 1/2 in x 1 3/4 in x 1/2 in; overall: 2 3/4 in x 3 3/4 in x 3 in

Category

Component/Semiconductor/IC

Credit

Gift of Jan Janku

Lot Number

X5767.2010