Burroughs core memory module <-> machine
hilpert at cs.ubc.ca
Fri Aug 27 13:56:44 CDT 2010
On 2010 Aug 27, at 10:46 AM, William Donzelli wrote:
>> 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
>> 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
Although it is not rugged enough for field use, I was wondering about
some special military or ground-based aviation-support system.
I spotted it in the basement of a fellow who was into early radar and
other military / avionics-type stuff.
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