Artifact Details

Title

CRC 102 general purpose computer

Catalog Number

102775192

Type

Text

Date

1951

Publisher

Computer Research Corporation

Extent

6 p.

Description

Marketing brochure for the new Computer Research Corporation CRC 102 general purpose computer, a portable automatic computer that solves any type of arithmetic or mathematical problem in which characteristics can be expressed in numerical form. The CRC 102 has 4 basic sections: 12 inch magnetic drum memory that can 'remember' 1023 words, a controller comprised of 101 vacuum tubes, germanium crystal diodes and compact circuitry, a remote control panel, and output readout through a modified standard electric typewriter. The brochure also discribes other CRC products: CRC dynamic crystal diode tester, CRC ferro-resonant flip flop, CRC recording heads, CRC magnetic drum memory systems, and CRC 101 digital differential analyzer.

Category

Promotional Material

Collection Title

Frank Gerald (Jerry) Snyder collection of computer brochures

Credit

Gift of F. G. "Jerry" Snyder

Lot Number

X6818.2013