Artifact Details


EL94 computer

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Physical object


Cray Research, Inc. (CRI)

Place Manufactured

Chippewa Falls, WI

Identifying Numbers

Model number EL94 Located (twice) on front of computer


overall: 42 1/2 in x 23 3/4 in x 26 3/4 in


This object is a CRAY EL94 computer. The front, back, and top panels are dark gray. The side panels are red. The front panel consists of a horizontal and vertical vent plate. A filter tray slides out at the bottom of the front panel. There is a tan disk drive and a function panel with light-up indicators. The power switch is located at the bottom right corner. The top and side panels are bare.

The back panel has a horizontal vent along the top. The power cord is extant, located at the bottom left corner. There is an opening at the bottom right corner of the panel, which accesses seven connector ports ("ALARM #1", "IOSNET", "CONSOLE", etc,.) The computer has four caster wheels and four telescoping feet, all functional.


Digital computer/supercomputer


Gift of John Kerr

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