Computer hardware (10), IBM 1401 mainframe and components, from the NSW Electricity Commission, metal/plastic/electrical components, International Business Machines, (IBM), USA, c. 1965

Made by International Business Machines Corporation in United States of America, c.1965.

Computer hardware (10), IBM 1401 mainframe and components, from the NSW Electricity Commission, metal/plastic/electrical components, International Business Machines, (IBM), USA, c. 1965.
Computer hardware, eight large components of an IBM computer system used by the Electricity Commission, based around the IBM 1401 mainframe. This was one of the earliest widely used business computers.

-1 Mainframe, Central Processing Unit, IBM 1401
-2 Magnetic tape unit and spools, IBM 7330
-3 Card Punch Reade...

Summary

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Computer hardware (10), IBM 1401 mainframe and components, from the NSW Electricity Commission, metal/plastic/electrical components, International Business Machines, (IBM), USA, c. 1965.
Computer hardware, eight large components of an IBM computer system used by the Electricity Commission, based around the IBM 1401 mainframe. This was one of the earliest widely used business computers.

-1 Mainframe, Central Processing Unit, IBM 1401
-2 Magnetic tape unit and spools, IBM 7330
-3 Card Punch Reader, IBM 1402
-4 Printer, IBM 1403
-5 Disk storage unit, IBM 1406
-6 Magnetic tape unit and spools, IBM 7330
-7 Magnetic tape unit and spool, IBM 7330 ]
-8 Magnetic tape unit and spool, IBM 7330.
-9 Transformer for CPU
-10 Cables, punchcards, computer paper, and manuals for IBM1401 series

Production

The IBM 1401 was produced commercially during the early 1960's
International Business Machines Corporation c.1965
International Business Machines Corporation

History

Listed as the donor in the stock book entry
Electricity Commission

Source

Gift of GJ Barron, 1980
5 February, 1980

Cite this Object

Computer hardware (10), IBM 1401 mainframe and components, from the NSW Electricity Commission, metal/plastic/electrical components, International Business Machines, (IBM), USA, c. 1965 2017, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 23 November 2017, <https://ma.as/261786>
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