Electromechnical Computer Component, ASSC Mark I Relay

Electromechnical Computer Component, ASSC Mark I Relay

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Description
This is a component of BM Automatic Sequence Controlled Calculator (ASCC) Mark I computer. It has a black bakelite frame with metal interior and side. There is a single coil in the frame. A single plug and sixteen prongs extend from one side. The coil is wrapped with a white covering.
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Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Computer, Electromechanical
electromechanical computer component
Date made
1944
maker
IBM
Harvard University
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Cambridge, Harvard University
Physical Description
bakelite (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 5 cm x 1.5 cm x 4.3 cm; 1 15/16 in x 9/16 in x 1 11/16 in
ID Number
1983.3006.02
nonaccession number
1983.3006
catalog number
1983.3006.02
Credit Line
Gift of Harvard University
subject
Mathematics
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Computers & Business Machines
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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