Artifact Details

Title

IBM 129 Card data recorder

Catalog Number

X1640.99I

Type

Physical object

Description

There is a standard QWERTY keyboard. On the keyboard are switches, buttons, and a dial. On the right there is an inflow bin for cards and on the left there is an out flow receiver. Below those is a hinged clear plastic panel that provides access to card chambers. When the panel is doen there is also a card release latch visible.

Date

1971

Manufacturer

International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)

Place Manufactured

Canada

Identifying Numbers

Model number 0129
Serial number 89751

Dimensions

38 x 39 1/2 x 36 in. 295 ibs.

Category

I/O : punched card

Credit

Gift of Valeo Corporation

Lot Number

X1640.99