Electromechnical Computer Components, ASSC Mark I Relays

Electromechnical Computer Components, ASSC Mark I Relays

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Description
These relays are components of the IBM Automatic Sequence Controlled Calculator (ASCC) Mark I. The dimensions given are those of each relay. Each has a black bakelite frame and a metal frame inside this. There are two single coils, covered with a black covering. There are two plugs and forty short prongs on one side of each relay. Most relays are stamped with numbers and letters on the outside metal side.
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Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Computer, Electromechanical
electromechanical computet component
electromechanical computer component
electromechanical computer components
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: 5.3 cm x 4.6 cm x 4.6 cm; 2 1/16 in x 1 13/16 in x 1 13/16 in
ID Number
1983.3006.03
nonaccession number
1983.3006
catalog number
1983.3006.03
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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