The "Manchester TC" transistor computer

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Date
1953
Credit Line
Courtesy of the University of Manchester
Copyright Owner
© University of Manchester
Object ID
500004838

Working under Tom Kilburn at England’s Manchester University, Richard Grimsdale and Douglas Webb demonstrated a prototype transistorized computer on November 16, 1953. The 48-bit machine used 92 point-contact transistors and 550 diodes.