IBM 753

Magnetic tape control unit


IBM 753 Magnetic tape control unit

IBM 753 Magnetic tape control unit

IBM 753 Magnetic tape control unit
The IBM 753 was announced October 1, 1954. Used with both the IBM 701 and IBM 704 Data Processing Systems, the 753 provided power and control circuitry for IBM 727 magnetic tape units attached to the 701. Up to ten 727 units could be connected to the 753. The monthly rental charge for a 753 was $2,500.