Artifact Details

Title

Organization of Magic II advanced computer for Airborne Guidance Systems

Catalog Number

102770449

Type

Text

Date

1963-11-21

Publisher

AC Spark Plug Division of General Motors Corporation

Identifying Numbers

Other number doc-47950d988223c Deprecated ITCHP Number

Extent

18 p.

Description

This report, "Organization of MAGIC II Advanced Computer for Airborne Guidance Systems," describes an improved version of the MAGIC I machine. The text claims that "MAGIC I was the first complete computer to have its logic ciruits mechanized exclusively with integrated circuits. The circuits were Fairchild micrologic." As of this writing MAGIC I had accumulated over 9 months of operation. Eventually over 20,000 MAGIC machines were produced using several generations of logic, including TTL and then VLSI. Donated by Al Kossow. 20 scanned pages.

Category

Technical Report

Collection Title

Information Technology Corporate Histories Collection

Lot Number

X7847.2017