Wang 2200

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Date Introduced
1973
Photographer
Richards, Mark
Manufacturer
Wang Laboratories, Inc.
Credit Line
Gift of Martin Levine
Copyright Owner
© Mark Richards
Object ID
X602.85
Speed
312,500 adds/sec
Memory Type
Semiconductor
Memory Size
4K bytes
Memory Width
16-bit
Cost
$6,700

The Wang 2200 was unusual because it could only be programmed in the BASIC language—the “machine language” was hidden from users. The computer was targeted primarily at business customers.