Assembly of IBM 1401 computers

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Date
1960 ca.
Credit Line
Courtesy of the IBM Corporate Archive
Copyright Owner
© International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)
Keywords
Second-generation computer; Transistorized; Business applications
Object ID
500004505

The IBM 1401 was very successful; over 12,000 were sold. Like all early computers, however, 1401s were very labor-intensive to build, with little automation.