Artifact Details

Title

Burroughs B5500 System block diagram comparison

Catalog Number

102627307

Type

Still Image

Publisher

Burroughs Corporation

Place of Publication

Detroit, MI, US

Identifying Numbers

Other number #619 Verso pencil

Dimensions

overall: 10 in x 8 in

Description

Black and white image showing three modular Data Processor block comparisons. The B5500, D825 and the B8500. The interconnedctions, data rates, etc are shown. Verso: Paper insert: " The unique modular system organization, developed by Burroughs Corporation and proved in use by B5500 commercial and D825 military data processing systems, has been extended to the very large scale B8500. This organization permits multiple computer and I/O modules to fully share the memory, making effective multi-processing practical. In the B8500, as many as 16 memory modules and a combination of up to 16 computer and/or I/O modules can be interconnected to provide a data taransfer rate of 520 x 10(6) bits per second. FROM News Bureau BURROUGHS CORPORATION Detroit, Michigan 48232 Phone: 875-2260, Ext. 2234"

Category

Photograph

Lot Number

X7413.2015