Artifact Details


Breakout Box and IO Tester

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Physical object




Micom Systems, Inc.

Identifying Numbers

Other number SAM 232-60 Printed in white on the front of the device face.
Serial number 042465 Found printed in black on a rectangular silver sticker on the back of the device.


overall: 7 in x 8 1/2 in x 2 1/2 in


A black fabric cover contains the device. Inside the front flap of the container, there is a plastic pocket containing the paper description. The lower part of the case contains the device itself. "Black Box" is printed in white horizontally across the top. In the middle of the device, there are white mico-switches. There are lights and test lights on both sides of the rocker switches. Along the bottom, "E.K. Anderson" is faintly handwritten along the bottom.
On the metal back of the device, the name "E.K. Anderson" is printed in metallic pen. Below the name, there are two silver sticker the top sicker has an image of a cube and "Black Box: A Micom Company". On the smaller label, is the serial number. There are 25 pin RS232 male and female connectors extending from either side of the box. The connectors are at the ends of a ribbon cable.
Included with the device are the follwing: 6 jumper wires and 2 sleeves.


Fixed-application digital computer/entertainment


Gift of Faylla Chapman

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