32K word magnetic core memory board

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Date Introduced
1978 ca.
Photographer
Richards, Mark
Dimensions
9 x 16 1/2 x 15in.
Manufacturer
Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)
Credit Line
Mark Richards
Copyright Owner
© Mark Richards
Location
US
Keywords
Minicomputers; mechanical; Manufacturing; Electronics; magnetic
Object ID
102626776

Magnetic core was the main memory in computers from about 1955 to the 1970s. This minicomputer memory combines core with integrated circuit (IC) drivers. ICs would soon replace the cores themselves.