Univac 422 sighting
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Sun Jan 17 13:43:44 CST 2010
On 17 Jan 2010 at 13:54, William Donzelli wrote:
> Do any survive? They are small enough to be hidden in basements and
A quick web search turns up only monochrome photos. Fortunately,
there seems to be no shortage of documents on the thing scattered
For someone who wanted to recreate a vintage design in SSI or
discretes, this might make a good candidate. Any software, however
limited, would most likely survive on paper tape and I don't know if
any of that still exists.
The "Patty Duke Show" episode that featured the 422 is "The Genius"
which aired on 9/25/63, which was the second episode of the series.
It's on YouTube:
You can see the 422 in operation, starting at about 4 minutes in.
That young man with Patty is none other than Paul Lynde. Note the
Simpson 260 VOM sitting on the table.
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