Data General Nova, serial #1

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Date Introduced
1969
Photographer
Richards, Mark
Dimensions
overall: 5 1/4 in x 19 in x 21 1/2 in
Manufacturer
Data General Corporation (DGC)
Credit Line
Gift of EMC Corporation
Copyright Owner
© Mark Richards
Object ID
X84.82A
Speed
384,615 adds/sec
Memory Type
Core
Memory Size
4K words
Memory Width
16-bit
Cost
$9,200

This first completed Nova was shipped to Unitech in Austin, TX to be used by Mobil Oil. It never arrived. Braniff Airlines lost it. The computer was finally recovered two months later.