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Catalog Number

X436.84A

Title

Amdahl 470/V6 mainframe computer

Type

Physical Object

Date

1979

Manufacturer

Amdahl Corporation

Place Manufactured

U.S.

Identifying Numbers

model number 470V/6
serial number 10002

Dimensions

CPU: 1780x760x1640mm; MODEM:15 x 8 x 4; Pieces: 22 x 11 x 11

Description

Amdahl V/6- No. 2- initially installed at the University of Michigan- Ann Arbor- in 1975. The first system was installed at NASA. R Michigan it was upgraded to a V/6-II- a change in buffer size. In 1979 the system was sold to American Cyanamid in New Jersey- where it remained until August of 1984. P3: Texas A&M; P4: Computer Usage Corporation; P5: University of Alberta; P6: Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company; P7: University of Cincinnati (SWORCC); P8: National CSS; P9: Liberty National Life; P10: Canadian Pacific Railroad.

Category

Digital Computer: mainframe

Credit

Gift of Major Computer, Inc.

Lot Number

X436.84A