IBM 1500 [was RE: Vintage Computer Warehouse Liquidation]

Chuck Guzis cclist at
Tue Oct 29 11:38:27 CDT 2019

On 10/28/19 12:14 PM, Rich Alderson via cctalk wrote:

> The 1500 I worked with at the University of Texas School of Education was based
> on an 1800 (which is of course the same architecture as the 1130, but in highboy
> industrial cabinetry rather than a desk.  Coursewriter II and APL\1500 for the
> educational software, FORTRAN II and assembler for background tasks.

I recall that Standard Oil in Whiting, IN conducted on-site classes for
local high-school students on their 1800. This was about 1967 or so.

Wasn't the 1800 introduced slightly before the 1130? I seem to remember
something about that.


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