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

Function of the card:
Sense Amplifier

Part number: 595454

Used in: 7030, IBM 7090

Cap code: None (details)

IBM SMS card type ZN 595454

Image courtesy of Computer History Museum

References: Drawing courtesy of Living Computers: Museum + Lab

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.