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

Function of the card:
Alloy-Integrator #2-Negative Input Three N Lines

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

Part number: 371450

Used in: 7030

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.

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.