Artifact Details

Title

Diode ROM board

Catalog Number

102757896

Type

Physical Object

Manufacturer

Cincinnati Milacron, Inc.

Identifying Numbers

Other number 1000316 On the component side of the board.
Other number 1000317 On the component side of the board.
Other number 285X Handwritten in red ink on the component side of the board.
Other number 35312550A Stamped on the component side of the board.
Other number 763 Handwritten in red ink on the component side of the board.

Dimensions

overall: 1/2 in x 8 1/2 in x 12 1/2 in

Description

The diode ROM board is for a Cincinnati Milacron mini computer. The cash register specific instruction set was implemented with three diode read-only memory boards with 256 x 16 bits each. The instruction set allowed decimal computation, character maipulation, and interrupt driven direct control of attached cash register terminals. The entire instruction set was contained in these 768 x 16 bits of ROM.

Credit

Gift of John Muhlberger

Lot Number

X8177.2017