Artifact Details

Title

Burroughs B8500 Thin film memory plane

Catalog Number

102627304

Type

Still Image

Publisher

Burroughs Corporation

Place of Publication

Detroit, MI, US

Identifying Numbers

Other number #616 Verso pencil

Dimensions

overall: 8 in x 10 in

Description

B&W image with Man holding a thin film memory plane in front of an open B8500 component gate.
Verso: Paper insert: "Burroughs engineer holds one of the thin film memory planes which make up the main high speed store fo the B8500. These planes are assembled into the stack shown to provide 16,384 -- 52 bit words of storage for each memory module. ###
FROM News Bureau BURROUGHS CORPORATION Detroit, Michigan 4832 Phone: 875-2260, Ext. 2234

Category

Photograph

Lot Number

X7413.2015