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2008/176/1-5 Card punch, IBM 29, for computing system, IBM 1130 / IBM 2250, metal / plastic / electronic components, made by IBM, United States of America, 1965. Click to enlarge.

Card punch, IBM 29, for computing system, IBM 1130 / IBM 2250, metal / plastic / electronic components, made by IBM, United States of America, 1965

Made by International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) in United States of America, 1965.

The IBM 1130/2250 computer system and graphic display was IBM’s lowest cost system (when it was released in 1965) and was intended for the technical and engineering market. The 1130 was the central processing unit which could be used in a stand alone mode or as a peripheral to the IBM 360 mainframe. The 2250 was its graphic display. In the stand-alone 1130/2250 configuration it could provide (for its time) powerful graphical facilities and when attached to an IBM 360 could be used both for displ...

Summary

Object No.

2008/176/1-5

Object Statement

Card punch, IBM 29, for computing system, IBM 1130 / IBM 2250, metal / plastic / electronic components, made by IBM, United States of America, 1965

Physical Description

The IBM 29 card punch unit comprises a grey desk on top of which is a grey metal section with a glass panel showing the cards travelling during the punching operation. Inlaid on the desk top is a small keyboard which also has four bipolar switches on it. Under the desk is a cabinet housing the electrical components and on which is a power switch and a 240 volt power cable.

Production

Notes

This computer system was made by IBM in the United States of America. It was first released onto the market in 1965.

Cite this Object

Harvard

Card punch, IBM 29, for computing system, IBM 1130 / IBM 2250, metal / plastic / electronic components, made by IBM, United States of America, 1965 2019, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 20 September 2019, <https://ma.as/423708>

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