Artifact Details

Title

Balanced Capacitor Read Only Store (BCROS)

Catalog Number

X1470.97

Type

Physical object

Date

1965 ca.

Manufacturer

International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)

Place Manufactured

U.S.

Identifying Numbers

Model number System/360
Serial number 17508

Dimensions

overall: 1/8 x 20 x 8 1/2 in

Description

For explanation of BCROS technology, see: S. A. Abbas, J. K. Ayling, C. E. Gifford, R. G. Gladu, T. C. Kwel, W. J. Taren, "A Balanced Capacitor Read-Only Storage," IBM Journal of Research and Development, vol. 12, no. 4, July 1968, pp.307ff.

Category

Memory: other

Subject

mechanical; capacitive

Credit

Gift of Samir Husson

Lot Number

X1470.97