IBM 702 Data Processing System

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Date
1953 ca.
Credit Line
Courtesy of the IBM Corporate Archive
Copyright Owner
© International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)
Keywords
decimal; TPM; IBM 702 (Computer)
Object ID
500004307

First called the Tape Processing Machine, the IBM 702 was aimed at commercial customers. They preferred that numbers be represented internally as decimal digits, not in binary as in scientific computers.