Balanced Capacitor Read-Only Store (BCROS) for microprogram

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Date Introduced
1965 ca.
Photographer
Richards, Mark
Dimensions
overall: 1/8 x 20 x 8 1/2 in
Manufacturer
International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)
Credit Line
Gift of Samir Husson
Copyright Owner
© Mark Richards
Location
US
Keywords
capacitive; mechanical
Object ID
X1470.97
Memory Type
Capacitive strips

The microcode stored in this memory was used in IBM Models 50 and 65 mainframe computers to provide compatibility with other models in the System/360 family.