IBM 360 Mod 70 picture desired.

Sridhar Ayengar ploopster at gmail.com
Wed Jul 16 19:22:37 CDT 2008


Bob Bradlee wrote:
> Hi all, 
> I am looking for information and most importantly a picture of the IBM 360 mod 70.
> What I know about it is :
> 
> It was introduced in 1964 along with the "30, 40, 50, and 60's.
> 
> There were mockups and photos of the 360 family made, 8x10's were sent out to key sales people and 
> press as part of a product launch kit of some sort, most with an assortment of disclaimers on the back. 
> 
> As I understand it, the 360 Mod 70 was never shipped.
> But what happened to it?
> It has been said that it evolved into the Mod 75 before it hit the streets.
> Was it shipped to an undisclosed location, under a new GSA number?
> Or was it scrapped early in life, and gave up its core to something else? 
> if so what?
> 
> My first question is what did it, or was it suspose to look like.
> What I am real interested in is any picture showing the console.

I thought the S/360/70 was just *renamed* the S/360/75 for marketing 
reasons.

Peace...  Sridhar



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