SDS 920

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Date Introduced
1962
Photographer
Richards, Mark
Dimensions
overall: 62 1/2 in x 46 in x 25 1/2 in
Manufacturer
Scientific Data Systems (SDS)
Credit Line
Gift of Rudolf F. Wrobel
Copyright Owner
© Mark Richards
Object ID
102691275
Speed
625,000 adds/sec
Memory Type
Core
Memory Size
4K words
Memory Width
24-bit
Cost
$89,000

SDS’s first two computers were almost identical. But the 910 sold for the jaw-dropping price of $48,000, compared to $89,000 for the 920, because it omitted multiply and divide instructions and had slower paper tape I/O equipment.