Artifact Details

Title

MINSK-2 Logic PC Board

Catalog Number

102712235

Type

Still Image

Date

1962 ca.

Identifying Numbers

Other number 207825 Recto on Board
Other number P1839 Verso pencil

Dimensions

overall: 8 x 10

Description

B&W image of MINSK-2 PC Board
Metadata: " USSR Government, MINSK-2 Logic PC Board. In 1952 the MINSK-2 was one of the most heavily used general-purpose computers in Russia. More than 2,000 of these computers and their derivatives were built between 1951 and 1976. Each computer had a set of 107 two-address instructions and a word length of 37 bits. their computing speed was 5,000 instrucions per second and a floating-point addition took 72 microseconds. The main menory on the MINSK-2 was on ferrite cores, with either 4,000 or 8,000 words and secondary memory was on magnetic tapes."

Category

Identification photograph

Lot Number

X7413.2015