Artifact Details

Title

MANIAC computer with covers removed

Catalog Number

102622406

Type

Still Image

Date

1952

Publisher

Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory (LASL)

Identifying Numbers

Other number #1771 Verso pencil
Other number 004645 Verso black stamp
Other number 267 Verso white sticker ink

Dimensions

overall: 8 1/2 in x 11 in

Copyright Holder

Public domain

Description

Black and white image of front of Maniac with covers removed. Includes the following caption: "Front view of arithmetic unit -- four central panels. Controls, both instruction and memory are in the outer panels., one on each side. Twenty of the forty cathode ray memory store are above the arithmetic unit, with a monitoring tube on each side -- twenty two boxes in all. A similar set were on the other side. Memory operated in parallel mode, capacity of 1024 40 bit words."

Category

Photograph

Subject

Electronics; mechanical; Cold War

Lot Number

X7413.2015

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