MANIAC Williams Tube memory

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Date Introduced
1949
Photographer
Richards, Mark
Dimensions
2 Boxes: 17 x 8 x 15; 24 x 12 x 12 in.
Manufacturer
Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory
Copyright Owner
© Mark Richards
Location
US
Keywords
CRT; Electronic
Object ID
XD214.80
Memory Type
Williams-Kilburn tube

The MANIAC, which did hydrogen bomb design calculations, used 40 of these tubes to store 1024 40-bit numbers.