Artifact Details

Title

Storage control unit model

Catalog Number

102783218

Type

Physical Object

Date

Circa 1960s

Manufacturer

International Business Machines (IBM)

Identifying Numbers

Other number 2841 On a label on the bottom.

Dimensions

overall: 5 in x 2 3/4 in x 3 3/4 in

Description

The object is a model of an IBM 2841 storage control unit for use with the IBM System/360 family. The 2841 was intended for use in controlling access to a disk or strip file or a slow-speed drum storage unit.

Category

Ephemera/other

Credit

Gift of John R. Whiting

Lot Number

X8768.2019