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

Function of the card:
Alloy gated sample pulse driver no.1

Germanium alloy transistors were an early type of transistor, faster than the earlier grown-junction transistors.

Part number: 371038

PCB number: 491165 , hole pattern: 491021

Used in: IBM 1410, 7030

References: 1410_SMS_VOL_2.pdf, p58
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 bitsavers.org, 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.