Artifact Details

Title

Magic : an advanced computer for spaceborne guidance systems

Catalog Number

102770451

Type

Text

Date

ca. 1962

Author

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

Publisher

AC Spark Plug Division of General Motors Corporation

Identifying Numbers

Other number doc-48065d997dd9f Deprecated ITCHP Number

Extent

12 p.

Description

This paper describes the design of one of the first computer systems to employ the full line (six part numbers) of Fairchild Micrologic DCTL integrated circuits. The paper titled “Organization of MAGIC II” notes that “MAGIC I is the prototype of the family and was the first complete airborne computer to have its logic functions mechanized exclusively with integrated circuits. The circuits used were Fairchild Micrologic.” Donated by Al Kossow. 11 scanned pages.

Category

Article

Collection Title

Information Technology Corporate Histories Collection

Lot Number

X7847.2017