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Mainframe Computer Component, Capacitor Bank Delay Line

Mainframe Computer Component, Capacitor Bank Delay Line

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Description
This metal frame contains a cylindrical metal rod with nineteen red and orange tiles soldered to it. The tiles each have an array of six colored circles on them.
The object is associated with Margaret Fox. May come from the SEAC computer.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
mainframe computer component
date made
1955
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Physical Description
plastic (capacitors material)
metal (connectors, frame material)
paper (tag material)
Measurements
overall: 1.9 cm x 24.6 cm x 3 cm; 3/4 in x 9 11/16 in x 1 3/16 in
ID Number
2013.3034.08
catalog number
2013.3034.08
nonaccession number
2013.3034
Credit Line
Gift of Vicki Stauffacher
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Medicine and Science: Computers
Computers & Business Machines
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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