Artifact Details

Title

The Ferranti Pegasus Computer

Catalog Number

102705986

Type

Moving Image

Publisher

Ferranti Ltd.

Identifying Numbers

Demarcated CHM number F 4.83

Duration

00:08:00

Dimensions

7'' reel

Format

16mm film

Copyright Holder

Unknown Copyright Holder

Description

This film presents practical applications of the Ferranti Pegasus computer. Includes examples of use in epidemiology, census-taking, air traffic control, weather forecasting and civil engineering. Also focuses on technical aspects including the keypunch, tape reader, delay line memory and magnetic tape.