Artifact Details

Title

Univac solid-state computer ...a major breakthrough for business-America

Catalog Number

102646227

Type

Text

Date

1958

Publisher

Remington Rand Univac

Place of Publication

U.S.

Identifying Numbers

other number U1770

Extent

10 p.

Dimensions

11 x 8 3/8 in.

Copyright Holder

Remington Rand Univac

Description

This is a black, white and orange brochure for the Univac Solid-State computer. The front cover has an orange tinted photograph of a detailed view of the central processor. The top of cover has a white bar with the company logo and the computer name on it. Black and white photographs scattered throughout the brochure. The inside front cover is orange with "UNIVAC" in white and "SOLID-STATE COMPUTER" in black on the lower half of the page. The first part is titled "HIGH SPEED, LOW COST, COMPACT AND ULTRA-RELIABLE PERFORMANCE." This section highlights the advantages of the Solid-State computer, which include Ease of Maintenance; Programming the UNIVAC Solid-State Computer is greatly simplified; One of the fastest computing systems ever developed. Following is a description of the features of the central processor, which include high-speed processing; Large-storage capacity; Multi-level storage buffers. Included in this section are black and white photographs of the central processor. Following is a description of the features of the high-speed printer, which include 600 line-per-minute printing and form-writing flexibility. Included in this section is a black and white photograph of the printer as well as an illustration of the output. Following is a description of the features of the read-punch unit, which include Reads and punches; Position Verified Results; Card-handling versatility. This section includes black and white photographs of the read-punch unit. Following is a description of the features of the high-speed card reader, which include High-speed reading; Dual reading stations; Verified Reading; Selective output. This section includes a black and white photograph of the card reader as well as an illustration of the output tray. The back cover has a photograph of a sample bill that can be printed using the Solid-State Computer high speed printer.

Category

Promotional Material

Subject

promotional materials; Business applications; Digital computer: mainframe; I/O: punched card; I/O: printer; UNIVAC Solid-State (Computer); Remington Rand Univac; Fixed-application digital computer

Lot Number

X3067.2005