UNIVAC I supervisory control console

Prev
Next
Image Zoom
  • Details
  • Description
Date Introduced
1951
Photographer
Richards, Mark
Dimensions
overall: 50 in x 82 in x 34 in
Manufacturer
Remington Rand, Inc.
Copyright Owner
© Mark Richards
Object ID
102667576
Speed
525µs/add
Memory Type
Mercury delay line
Memory Size
1000 words
Memory Width
72-bit (decimal)
Cost
$950,000

This console could start, interrupt, and stop the UNIVAC I. The operator used the keyboard to send instructions directly to the computer. An oscilloscope could be connected to the console for maintenance work.