Artifact Details

Title

RCA 601 Logic Rack

Catalog Number

102710306

Type

Still Image

Photographer

Burns Brothers

Place of Publication

Schnectady, NY

Identifying Numbers

Other number 62-B- 1357-25 Verso

Dimensions

overall: 8 in x 10 in

Description

B&W image of a RCA 601 Logic rack. Three men are watching while a man is holding an electronic cardin front of the rack.
In the foreground is an ocscilloscope. Writing in the bottom margin: " RCA 601 logic rack - plugin assembly 1 1/5 ms memory cycle per 52 bit word."
Verso rubber stamp: " Burns Brothers Photographers Schnectagy, N.Y."
Curator notes: "RCA 601 (1962) Involved solution of major problems in circuit packaging and wiring techniques.
1st RCA 601 was delivered to New Jersey Bell Tel. Comp (sic) Dec./'62
Writeable address computer could handle word oriented & variable -length data problems."

Category

Photograph

Lot Number

X7413.2015