Artifact Details

Title

Sentry II Wescon press kit

Catalog Number

102725184

Type

Still image

Date

1975

Publisher

Fairchild Systems Technology

Description

Advanced Semiconductor Test System: The Sentry II is a computer-controlled test system that accommodates the most intricate semiconductor circuitry used or produced today. Introduced at the 1975 WESCON Show by the Systems Technology Division of Fairchild Camera & Instrument Corporation, the Sentry II utilizes two special purpose processors with the testing "pipeline" to minimize the need for additional memory and attendant software. Prices range from $250,000 to $350,000. - Caption from photograph.

Category

Publicity photograph; Promotional Material

Credit

Gift of Nancy Huston

Lot Number

X5028.2009