CDC-160A

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Date Introduced
1961
Photographer
Richards, Mark
Dimensions
36 x 61 1/2 x 30 in.
Manufacturer
Control Data Corporation (CDC)
Credit Line
Gift of Control Data Corporation
Copyright Owner
© Mark Richards
Object ID
X92.82
Speed
78,125 adds/sec
Memory Type
Core
Memory Size
8K words
Memory Width
12-bit
Cost
$90,000

Originally designed to solve a problem with input and output on CDC’s first large computer, the little 160 was later modified and sold as a separate product, the 160A. It proved quite successful in control applications. More than 400 were made.