Burroughs core memory module <-> machine

William Donzelli wdonzelli at gmail.com
Fri Aug 27 12:46:29 CDT 2010


> I think I forgot to mention the date previously, component dates codes are
> into 1979, somewhat late for core. LSI mem would have produced a smaller
> module by then. Either it was some special-requirement system or probably a
> legacy design/production issue.

My guess is that it is part of a military system. Burroughs was a
large defense contractor (Unisys still is - and the only thing keeping
them afloat). The military was still procuring core memory as late as
1989.

--
Will



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