IBM 701 Electronic Data Processing System

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Date
1952 ca.
Copyright Owner
© International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)
Keywords
UNIVAC; Electronic data processing--History; Computers--History; Computer industry--History
Object ID
102646505

Thomas Watson Jr. called IBM’s first scientific computer, “the machine that carried us into the electronics business.” Its initial reliability was poor, in part because the 2K word memory was made from 72 Williams-Kilburn CRT tubes.