Artifact Details

Title

Contour 1

Catalog Number

102776237

Type

Text

Date

1972

Publisher

Data General Corporation

Extent

10 p.

Description

Marketing brochure for the Data General Corporation Contour 1 computer numerical control (CNC) system incorporating a Nova line mini computer with 8192 16-bit words of core memory, a 300 character per second photoelectric tape reader, software, hardware interporlator and operator console allowing a parts programmer to control up to four three-axis machines simultaneously and edit programs online at the machine, available in both open-loop (for less stringent tolerance requirements) and closed-loop (when tolerances of + or - 0.0005 inch are required) variations.

Category

Promotional Material

Credit

Gift of Frank G. "Jerry" Snyder

Lot Number

X6818.2013