Artifact Details

Title

NAKED MINI/ ALPHA 16

Catalog Number

102646111

Type

Text

Date

1972

Publisher

Computer Automation, Inc.

Place of Publication

U.S.

Extent

14 p.

Dimensions

11 x 8 1/2 in.

Copyright Holder

Computer Automation, Inc.

Description

This is a four color brochure for the Computer Automation NAKED MINI/ALPHA 16. The front cover contains a color picture of the ALPHA 16 computer on a black background. The cover picture has a date stamp for Jun. 20, 1973. Color photos scattered throughout the brochure. The first part of the brochure is an introduction of the ALPHA 16 and the NAKED MINI 16. Technical specifications are then listed. Following is a description of the quality of the computers. Subsections include Design; Component test; Manufacturing; Module Test; and system Test. A color chart of the testing results follows. Following is a description of the instruction set. Subsections include Memory Reference Instructions; Multiple Index Pointers; Memory Scan; Three-Way Compare Ware and Byte Addressing; Single Ward Instruction Format; Full Shift Capability; Fast, Efficient, Conditional Jumps; Exchange Memory; Multiple/Divide; Immediate Instructions; and Register Change. Following is the description of the five input /output (I/O) modes. The five I/O modes are Direct Memory Access (DMA), Block Input/Output, Programmed Input/Output, Conditional Input/Output, Direct Memory Channels (DMC). Following is the description of the Hardware priority interrupts. Following is a descriptive list of Processor options. Following a description of the peripheral equipment, communications, equipment, and general purpose input/output interfaces. Following is a description of the software and then there is a listing of available operating systems. They also list higher level language compiler and other software. Following is a description of the training program and field service. Following there is a list of instructions. On the inside back cover there is a list of technical specifications fo the ALPHA 16 and NAKED MINI 16.

Category

Promotional Material

Subject

Digital computer: minicomputer; NAKED MINI 16 (Computer); promotional materials; BASIC (Software); Computer Automation, Inc.; FORTRAN (Software); ALPHA 16 (Computer); Scientific applications

Credit

Gift of Thomas J. Buckholtz and Helen T. Buckholtz

Lot Number

X2592.2004