Artifact Details


EAI 640 Digital Computing System

Catalog Number






Electronic Associates, Inc. (EAI)


Identifying Numbers

Other number 664861

12 p.

11 x 8 1/2 in.

Copyright Holder

Electronic Associates, Inc. (EAI)


Thr brochure introduces the EAI 640 as a general purpose, stored program digital computer. The front cover of the brochure has a white background with a large photograph of the EAI 640 computer system in an office courtyard setting with fountains and plants in the background. The back cover is white with the EAI logo at center. The inside front cover is black with text information about the EAI 640 computer in white print. On the first inside page the large color photograph of the Spectra 70 computer in an office setting is covered by a protective tissue paper, as is the black and white photograph of two men at work on the back inside page. The centerfold is a color photograph of the Spectra 70 set up in an office courtyard with business people present. A fold out page gives a diagram of the EAI 640 that are labeled. Text contents include: Balance in price and performance; Balance in hardware and software; Balance in versatility and economy. The brochure is punched for a 3-whole binder.


Promotional Material


Spectra 70 (Computer); promotional materials; Scientific applications; Electronic Associates, Inc. (EAI); Business applications; Digital computer; Software; FORTRAN (Software); EAI 640 (Computer)


Gift of Thomas J. Buckholtz and Helen T. Buckholtz

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