This page describes the IBM SMS card "GV", and is part of the SMS card database.

Function of the card:
Variable Gated Oscillator

Part number: 371531

Used in: IBM 7070


OSC: Oscillator. A free-running non-stable muitivibrator used to provide pulses of a given frequency and amplitude.

References: IBM Standard Modular System, Component Circuits, p137
This page created by Ken Shirriff on Wed Sep 15 18:15:11 2021.

The information on these pages comes from a variety of sources, especially old IBM documents on, as well as information from the IBM 1401 restoration team, especially Tim Coslet's SMS data and Jim Hunt's data. Much of this information was obtained through OCR, so don't expect complete accuracy. These pages are not associated with IBM in any way.