Artifact Details

Title

HYCOMP 250---The first desk top hybrid analog/digital computing system

Catalog Number

102646194

Type

Text

Date

1961

Publisher

Packard Bell Electronics. Packard Bell Computer

Identifying Numbers

other number SP182

Extent

2 p.

Dimensions

11 x 8 1/2 in.

Copyright Holder

Packard Bell Electronics. Packard Bell Computer

Description

The brochure presents the Hycomp 250 as a low-cost, high-speed hybrid desktop computer that consists of the PB250 digital computer and the T-50 analog computer. The brochure is printed on tan paper and is hole punched for placement in a 3-ring binder. The front cover shows a black and white photograph of the digital and the analog computers; the back cover gives lists of system specifications. The company logo is displayed on both front and back cover. The centerfold page text discusses the hybrid system showing in a labeled diagram how the PB250 connects to the T-50 and other standard analog computers. Text contents include: Features; PB250 Computer; Uses; Application areas; System description; analog-to-digital conversion; Buffer and control; Digital-to-analog conversion; analog mode control; System specifications.

Category

Promotional Material

Subject

Analog computer; PB250 (Computer); T-50 (Computer); Hycomp 250 (Computer); Digital computer; Military/Aerospace applications; Packard Bell Computer; promotional materials; Scientific applications

Credit

Gift of Thomas J. Buckholtz and Helen T. Buckholtz

Lot Number

X2592.2004