Artifact Details


SEL 810A General Purpose Computer

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This is a black and white brochure for System Engineering Laboratories SEL 810A computer. On the front cover there is a black and white photograph of a woman sitting on a chair with a note pad, and one hand is on the teletype console. Next to her is a SEL 810A computer cabinet. The company name is on the top right corner of the cover. There is a date stamp, "APR 4 1968," underneath the company name. The front inside cover has a list of features of the SEL 810A. The first part is an introduction of the SEL 8910A. Following is a description of the computer organization, which describes the hardware features. Following is a physical description, which includes a black and white photograph of the 810A computer cabinet. Following is a functional description, which includes a diagram of input/output system. Following is a description of the Word Formats, and are outlined in a diagram. Following is an instruction list for the SEL 810A. Following is a description of the operator control panels, as well as a list of control panel functions. Included is a black and white photograph of the panel. Following is a description of the Programming Support. Subsections include MNEMBLER; FORTRAN IV; Sub-routine Library; Utility Routines; Diagnostic Programs, Applications Programming. Following is a description about Customer Service, which includes the subsections Field Maintenance; Documentation; Maintenance and Programming Training. Following is a list of peripheral equipment. On the inside back cover there are technical specifications for the SEL 810A.




Systems Engineering Laboratories (SEL)

Place of Publication


Identifying Numbers

Other number 9032C


10 p.


11 x 8 1/2 in.

Copyright Holder

Systems Engineering Laboratories (SEL)


Promotional Material


I/O: display; promotional materials; Digital computer; Fortran IV (Software); Component: cabinet; Fixed-application digital computer; I/O: console / panel; I/O: punched card; I/O: plotter; I/O: terminal / Teletype; Memory: core; Software; I/O: printer; I/O: paper tape; SEL 810A (Computer); Systems Engineering Laboratories (U.S.)


Gift of Thomas J. Buckholtz and Helen T. Buckholtz

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