MARCH rescue of Univac 1219(s)
hilpert at cs.ubc.ca
Tue Jan 19 23:13:57 CST 2010
Evan Koblentz wrote:
> This weekend, we in MARCH are rescuing a Univac 1219 (early/mid-1960s
> military version of Univac 418). We're also getting a second parts
> machine and several teletypes (unknown model) and some spare parts.
> It's all coming from the Johns Hopkins University Applies Physics
> Laboratory. We hope to find out what these machines were actually used
> for .... if that's not secret.
> We're going to put the full 1219 directly into exhibit, and gradually
> clean it, etc. .... the parts machine and other stuff will go into storage.
> There isn't any storage or I/O console with this donation. Whatever
> .... we're getting some big iron that says "Univac" on it, so I'm happy.
> It will be displayed right next to our Straight-8.
> Permission granted to be jealous. ;)
.. Indeed. I hope we get to see photos later.
Here's one use they were put to:
Love the slide-out logic drawers. I have some univac plug-in PCB modules that
look like those in the photo.
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