Simon 1 relay logic machine, 1950

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Date Introduced
1950
Photographer
Richards, Mark
Dimensions
5 x 24 x 16 in. (box slightly larger)
Manufacturer
Wiliam A. Porter
Credit Line
Courtesy of Gordon and Gwen Bell
Copyright Owner
© Mark Richards
Object ID
B1514.01

Plans to build this simple computer were published in the journal Radio Electronics between 1950 and 1951. The Simon 1 used relay logic and cost about $600 to build.