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

Function of the card:
T to IT Converter
CTDL-Translate Block PNP

Listed in 1401 SMS card usage

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

Part number: 371257

PCB number: 491005

Used in: IBM 1401, 7030, IBM 7070

Symbol:C

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.
IBM SMS card type CPWU 371257 IBM SMS card type CPWU 371257 IBM SMS card type CPWU 371257 IBM SMS card type CPWU 371257

Image courtesy of Henk Stegeman

References: Coslet data
1_2 SMS Cards, p106
IBM Standard Modular System, Component Circuits, p53
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 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.