UNIVAC I mercury memory tank

Prev
Next
Image Zoom
  • Details
  • Description
Date Introduced
1951
Photographer
Richards, Mark
Dimensions
19 x 36 x 19 in.
Manufacturer
Remington Rand Corporation
Copyright Owner
© Mark Richards
Object ID
X976.89

For memory, the UNIVAC used seven mercury delay-line tanks. Eighteen pairs of crystal transducers in each tank transmitted and received data as waves in mercury held at a constant 149ºF.