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Photograph - CSIRAC Computer, Mercury Delay Lines, End View, early 1980s Reg. No: MM 90899 71
- This is one of a series of photographic material in print, negative and/or digital formats covering CSIRAC machine and the people associated with it. The series was acquired from the University of Melbourne in 2003.
- Description Of Content:
- End view of CSIRAC computer 'hot box' memory showing ends of mercury delay lines. The 'hot box' was temperature controlled so, during operation, the end would be closed by a lid..
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from University of Melbourne (The) Computer Science & Software Engineering Department
|Tagged with:||computing, csirac computer, first generation computers, mainframe computers, making history - csirac|
|Themes this item is part of:||Computing Departments at the University of Melbourne, a brief history 1956-1996, Information & Communication Collection, CSIRAC Collection, Archival Paper Tape Reading Project for CSIRAC 12 Hole Paper Tapes|
|Primary Classification:||COMPUTING & CALCULATING|
|Secondary Classification:||Digital Computing|
|Tertiary Classification:||archival materials|
|User:||University of Melbourne (The) Computation Laboratory, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, early 1980s|
|Collector:||CSIRAC History Team, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1995 or later
Terry Holden donated this image to the History Team.
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