SPEC Computer Trainer

Chuck Guzis cclist at sydex.com
Mon Jan 22 18:54:07 CST 2007


On 22 Jan 2007 at 16:09, Billy Pettit wrote:

> In the summer of 1961, I worked on a computer made by CCC (California
> Computer Co. ?)  It used a magneto-resistive delay line for main memory.
> The model number was SPEC, which stood for Special Purpose Educational
> Computer.  It was aimed at computer training in the military (I was in the
> Army at the time).  It was a small sub-desk size computer, certainly not a
> mini.  Only had 128 words of meory.

CCC = Computer Control Corporation? (later subsumed into Honeywell).

Sounds really close to this one:  

http://ed-thelen.org/comp-hist/BRL61-c.html

Cheers,
Chuck





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