ID some core memory
curiousmarc3 at gmail.com
Mon Jan 1 22:57:56 CST 2018
Not HP. They used much smaller Ampex made core planes in the 2116.
> On Jan 1, 2018, at 4:52 PM, Adrian Stoness via cctalk <cctalk at classiccmp.org> wrote:
> could be hp or phillips?
> On Mon, Jan 1, 2018 at 6:03 PM, Steve Malikoff via cctalk <
> cctalk at classiccmp.org> wrote:
>> Bill said
>>> Just curious...can anyone id the system that used these two types of core
>>> memory? I am thinking the first is a hand-made custom core, but the 2nd
>>> definitely from a commercial system. Looks kind of IBM-ish but it's
>>> nothing I can ID. It's not an IBM 1401 I don't think.
>> It's not a 1401 core plane. Here are a couple of pictures of what (I am
>> pretty sure) is a 1401 core plane that I have from my dad:
>> Close-up. Has a sharp molded corner and the grooves for the wires:
>> Refer to PDF page 12 of http://www.bitsavers.org/pdf/
>> for another photo of this.
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