BIAX memory cores (10 megacycle)

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Date Introduced
1958
Photographer
Richards, Mark
Dimensions
overall: 1/16 in x 1/16 in x 1/16 in
Manufacturer
Ford Motor Company. Aeronutronic Division
Copyright Owner
© Mark Richards
Location
United States
Keywords
Electronic; mechanical; magnetic
Object ID
X242.83A-C
Memory Type
Magnetic Core

BIAX “cores," which were actually cubes, could be read non-destructively at speeds up to 10 Mhz. But they were expensive and used in only in a few high-speed military and aerospace computers.