Core Memory Collection

My Photographs

A selection of pictures from Computer History Museum

Philco 212 1962 Philco Corporation, United States In the late 1950s, Philco Corporation was one of the largest manufacturers of transistors and took advantage of these new components to enter the computer business. Drawing from the design of their experimental Transac-2000 computer, Philco’s 212 was an early commercial product designed for scientific, real-time, and data processing applications. Ford Aerospace eventually bought the company and Philco subsequently withdrew from the computer business. Memory Type: Core Speed: 2,500,000 Add/s Memory Size: 64K Cost: $1,800,000 Memory Width: (48-bit)

Mark Richards