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

Function of the card:
T to U Converter (1 load)
CTDL-High Speed One Way PNP One Load

Listed in 1401 SMS card usage

Complemented Transistor Diode Logic (CTDL) is IBM's term for a form of diode-transistor logic.

Part number: 371578

Used in: IBM 1401, IBM 7070

Cap code: VA (details)


C: Converter. Used to translate from one voltage level to another, or to change the amplitude of the voltage swing about the same reference level.
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Image courtesy of Henk Stegeman

References: 1_2 SMS Cards, p39
2_2 SMS Cards, p21
Coslet data
IBM Standard Modular System, Component Circuits, p157
1401 Pocket Reference Manual
This page created by Ken Shirriff on Wed Sep 15 18:15:10 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.