IBM 7074 and then some: "Systems we love" conference

Jon Elson elson at
Tue Jan 24 20:37:50 CST 2017

On 01/24/2017 12:38 PM, Chuck Guzis wrote:
> Was the 7070 IBM's first machine with a wire-wrapped 
> backplane? --Chuck 
No, all SMS machines used similar wire wrapping.  So, I 
think that goes back to the 7030 (Stretch)
and probably 1620, 1401 and others of that time.  I'm pretty 
sure those preceded the 70xx series.


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