plated wire memory

Dave Wade dave.g4ugm at
Sun Oct 20 10:28:52 CDT 2019

I don't know much about plated wire store, but I do know it was used in the
Manchester University MU5 computer which pioneered heuristic pipelining.
There is some info here:-,Ibuff/


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> Subject: plated wire memory
> I was just listening to a video on the Voyager space craft. It used an
> type of memory, called magnetic wire memory. There is only a little bit of
> information of it on the web. It is clever in that has a non-destructive
read. I
> just wondered if any one else was familiar with this type of memory.
> Dwight

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