DEUCE arithmetic logic element

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Date Introduced
1955
Photographer
Richards, Mark
Dimensions
overall: 9 1/2 in x 22 1/2 in x 8 1/2 in
Manufacturer
English Electric Company
Credit Line
Gift of Murray Allen
Copyright Owner
© Mark Richards
Location
United Kingdom
Object ID
XD4.75
Speed
1850 adds/s
Memory Type
Mercury delay lines
Memory Size
384 words
Memory Width
32-bit

The engineering firm English Electric built a commercial version of the Pilot ACE, called DEUCE—the Digital Electronic Universal Computing Engine. It was used mostly for science and engineering problems, and a few commercial applications. Over 30 were completed.