Artifact Details

Title

MAGIC : an advanced computer for Spaceborne Guidance Systems

Catalog Number

102770287

Type

Text

Date

ca. 1962-10

Author

Faulkner, A.H.; Gurzi, F.; Hughes, E.L.

Publisher

IRE

Identifying Numbers

Other number doc-4810f8de6e488 Deprecated ITCHP Number

Extent

12 p.

Description

The attached paper “MAGIC – An Advanced Computer for Spaceborne Guidance Systems“ describes one of the first computers to be constructed almost entirely of integrated circuits by the AC Spark Plug Division of General Motors in El Segundo, California. The system used six different Fairchild Micrologic device types for a total of 2,098 packages. It was presented at the Spaceborne Computer Engineering Conference of the IRE in 1962. Donated by Jan Schnick Dennison. 12 scanned pages.

Category

Technical Paper or Note

Collection Title

Information Technology Corporate Histories Collection

Lot Number

X7847.2017