• 1953

Hardware Description

The IBM 727 Magnetic Tape Unit was announced for the IBM 701 and IBM 702 on September 25, 1953. It became IBM's standard tape drive for their early vacuum tube era computer systems. Later vacuum tube machines and first-generation transistor computers used the IBM 729-series tape drive. The 727 was withdrawn on May 12, 1971.
  • Model Number:

    727
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  • Hardware Type:

    Peripheral - Storage
  • Manufacture Year:

    1953
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