Artifact Details

Title

The Cray-1S Series of Computers

Catalog Number

102646188

Type

Text

Date

1979

Contributor

Bistram, Gary
Evans & Sutherland
Fairchild Camera and Instrument Corporation
Frazier, David
James, Phillip MacMillan
Larsen, Tim
Michael, Garry
Sheppard, Rob
Simonsen, Erik
Webb Photo

Publisher

Cray Research, Inc. (CRI)

Place of Publication

US

Identifying Numbers

other number 2240008 E

Extent

32 p.

Dimensions

8 1/2 x 11 in.

Copyright Holder

Cray Research, Inc. (CRI)

Description

Four color brochure for the CRAY-1 S series of computers. The cover features a picture of the CRAY-1 in a laboratory, with several terminals behind it. The heading, "Solving Tomorrow's Problems Today" is on the inside cover. Beneath this heading is a description of the applications for the CRAY-1: weather forecasting and climatology; petroleum research; nuclear research; fluid dynamics; national defense; geophysics and seismic analysis; structural analysis; medical research; electrical power distribution; graphics; automotive engineering; particle physics; astronomy; and economic analysis. Subsections of the brochure include The CRAY-1 and Your System; Introducing the CRAY-1 S Series of Computer Systems; Software for Solving Problems; and The Design of the CRAY-1. The brochure also includes a list of front-end systems for the CRAY-1, such as CDC, IBM, Amdahl, Honeywell, DEC, Data General, and Systems Engineering Laboratories. Pictures of the CRAY-1 are featured throughout the brochure, as well as pictures that reference its application. There are several charts listing the features of the different CRAY-1 models. There is a chart displaying the design of the CRAY-1 on the brochure's page 22, followed by illustrations of the CRAY-1. Technical specifications are included in the brochure.

Category

Promotional Material

Subject

CRAY-1 (Computer)

Lot Number

X3067.2005