[vcf-midatlantic] museum move report

Evan Koblentz evan at snarc.net
Mon Mar 7 11:17:01 EST 2016

>> - Moved four pallets of Univac gear into the museum (one CPU, one tape
>> rack, one I/O console (paper tape + Model 25 TTY), and two peripheral
>> racks. (Duane C. and Bill Drom. know the model numbers better than I
> Evan,
> Thanks for the update. Looks like things are coming together.
> Left to Right they are:
> 1. UNIVAC 1219B Computer, aka Mk. 152 Digital Fire Control Computer, aka
> CP-848
> 2. UNIVAC 1540 Mag Tape, aka Mk. 19 Digital Data Recorder, aka RD-294
> 3. Ocean Tech Mk.75 Signal Data Converter (A/D and D/A, synchro, scaled
> voltage, relay etc. )
> 4. Digital switching unit that Johns Hopkins made to switch I/O channels
> Most likely a one of a kind
> 5. UNIVAC 1532 I/O Console, aka MK 77 I/O console, aka OA-7984
> The model 35 (not 25) TTY is part of the I/O console
> The I/O console contains a model BRPE-11 Teletype punch and Digitronics
> 2500 paper tape reader, manuals for both  are on Bitsavers.

Thank you Duane.

 >> I would have put the 1532 I/O to the left of the computer to keep
 >> all the UNIVAC equipment together.

Thinking aloud: Putting the console first might look better anyhow.

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