Artifact Details

Title

CDC 160A

Catalog Number

102654001

Type

Still Image

Date

2003-05-09

Photographer

Clark, Jeremy

Participants

Wilson, Aerin

Publisher

Computer History Museum

Place of Publication

Mountain View, Calif. United States

Dimensions

1,473 KB

Format

Electronic image

Description

This is a color image of a CDC 160A against a white background. It was often used for dedicated production control applications such as operating typesetting machines and mechanical lathes. It came with a high-speed paper-tape reader, paper tape punch, and a typewriter. A FORTRAN compiler was also available for those who wanted to write their own programs.

Category

Identification photograph; Digital photograph; Publicity photograph

Subject

Computer industry--History; Computer industry--United States; Control Data Corporation (CDC); Control Data Corporation--History

Series Title

Virtual Visible Storage images