Artifact Details

Title

Data General Nova 8 k Memory Stack

Catalog Number

102673169

Type

Physical object

Date

1975 ca.

Manufacturer

Data General Corporation (DGC)

Place Manufactured

U.S.

Identifying Numbers

Other number 005-[Illegible] "Drawing number" on label on solder side of main board.
Other number 107-000113-02 On daugher board.
Other number 107-000223-06/07 Etched in upper left corner of main board component side.
Other number 194 Stamped on upper right corner of daughter board.
Other number 1971 Copyright date etched on daughterboard.
Other number 25 "Rev." on label on solder side of main board
Other number 8301 On paper label on handle on top of main board
Other number 8690 Rubber stamped on upper right corner of main board viewed from component side.

Dimensions

overall: 1/2 in x 15 1/4 in x 15 1/8 in

Description

Contains a single core array with very small cores strung with 2 wires only. Core array is about 5 in by 6 in. Core and some electronics are mounted on daugher board. Support electrionics appears to be small-scale TTL and discrete transistors. Etched on upper right corner is, "DGC NOVA 2 8K MEMORY." Handwritten on the the inside of box lid is, "8K (8192 bytes) 64,000 bits. core memory from Data General Nova 2. Circa 1982."

Category

Memory/core

Credit

Gift of Doug Fortune

Lot Number

X3479.2006