Artifact Details

Title

CRC 102 general purpose computer

Catalog Number

102775192

Type

Text

Date

1951

Publisher

Computer Research Corporation

Extent

6 p.

Description

Marketing brochure for the new Computer Research Corporation CRC 102 general purpose computer, a portable automatic computer that solves any type of arithmetic or mathematical problem in which characteristics can be expressed in numerical form. The CRC 102 has 4 basic sections: 12 inch magnetic drum memory that can 'remember' 1023 words, a controller comprised of 101 vacuum tubes, germanium crystal diodes and compact circuitry, a remote control panel, and output readout through a modified standard electric typewriter. The brochure also discribes other CRC products: CRC dynamic crystal diode tester, CRC ferro-resonant flip flop, CRC recording heads, CRC magnetic drum memory systems, and CRC 101 digital differential analyzer.

Category

Promotional Material

Credit

Gift of Frank G. "Jerry" Snyder

Lot Number

X6818.2013