Artifact Details

Title

An introduction to the Ferranti Sirius computer

Catalog Number

102646236

Type

Text

Date

1961-01

Publisher

Ferranti, Ltd.

Place of Publication

Ferranti Limited

Identifying Numbers

other number DC.42A

Extent

13 p.

Dimensions

10 3/8 x 8 in.

Copyright Holder

Ferranti, Ltd.

Description

This is a brochure for the Ferranti Sirius computer. There is a color illustration of the display and keyboard. The title is printed to the right of the display. The inside front cover has a black and white photograph of the Basic Sirius computer. The first part is an introduction to the Ferranti Sirius Computer. The Sirius computer is a small general purpose digital computer. Following is a section about the physical characteristics. Following is a section about the functional characteristics. A black and white photograph is included showing the computer in use. Following is a section about programming features. Following is a section about input, output and checking. Included in this section is a black and white illustration about the tape editing equipment. Following is a section about storage. Following is a section about speed of operation. Included in this section is a black and white illustration of the display and keyboard. Following is the section about teaching facilities. Following is a section about data-logging and process-control. Following is a section about installation and maintenance. Included in this section is a photograph of a rear view of the Sirius. Following is the conclusion. Following is Appendix A, Sirius Basic Instruction Code. Following is Appendix B, Technical Details of Sirius.

Category

Promotional Material

Subject

promotional materials; Digital computer: mainframe; Ferranti Sirius (Computer); Ferranti Limited; Failures; Electronic; mechanical

Lot Number

X3067.2005