Card Random Access Memory (CRAM)

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Date Introduced
1962
Photographer
Richards, Mark
Dimensions
overall: 3 in x 15 1/2 in x 3 5/8 in
Manufacturer
National Cash Register Company (NCR)
Credit Line
Gift of David Reynolds
Copyright Owner
© Mark Richards
Keywords
magnetic; mechanical
Object ID
102633629

The mylar cards were suspended from rods that selected and dropped one at a time for processing. Each CRAM deck of 256 cards recorded about 5.5 MB.