Mainframe Computer Component, Magnetic Wire Cartridge for the DYSEAC


This metal case contains metal wire used for input onto the DYSEAC and possibly also the SEAC computer, Sectors of the tape are labeled on a paper ring atop the machine "STD SEAC (/) DUMP OF (/) ABS #2," and "ABS#2 (/) FOR DYSEAC."

Date Made: ca 1960

Maker: National Bureau of Standards

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: District of Columbia, Washington

See more items in: Medicine and Science: Computers, Computers & Business Machines


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Credit Line: Gift of Vicki Stauffacher

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2013.0084.03Accession Number: 2013.0084Catalog Number: 2013.0084.03

Object Name: mainframe computer component

Physical Description: paper (overall material)metal (overall material)Measurements: overall: 3.5 cm x 21.2 cm x 8.6 cm; 1 3/8 in x 8 11/32 in x 3 3/8 in


Record Id: nmah_1441567

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