Acoustic Coupler for Use with a TRS-80 Microcomputer

Description:

An accoustic coupler made it possible to link a microcomputer to a telephone line, converting digital signals to analog ones and vice versa. This acoustic coupler was specifically intended for use with a TRS-80 Portable Computer. It has two rubber and plastic covers that would attach to the outside of the speaker and microphone units of a telephone headset. A coupler cable joins to a DIN connector, which would fit into the microcomputer.

This acoustic coupler is in its original box.

Date Made: c 1984

Maker: Tandy Corporation

Location: Currently not on view

See more items in: Medicine and Science: Computers

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Credit Line: Jon Eklund

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2006.0132.19Catalog Number: 2006.0132.19Accession Number: 2006.0132

Object Name: Microcomputer Component

Physical Description: plastic (overall material)Measurements: overall: 2 in x 7 1/2 in x 5 in; 5.08 cm x 19.05 cm x 12.7 cmmicrophone/speaker unit: 2 in x 2 3/4 in; 5.08 cm x 6.985 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-eb79-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1303396

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