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Cathode Ray Tube - CSIRAC Computer, Type 902, 1950s Object Reg. No: ST 044240

Summary:
This cathode ray tube type 902 (2 inch diameter) may have been used in a development project but not used in the CSIRAC console, which used 3 inch diameter tubes. The 'Sydney' CSIRAC was significantly different from the 'Melbourne' CSIRAC; there was, for example, a development project that started in Sydney just before the move to Melbourne and was completed after CSIRAC had been set up in Melbourne. A label accompanies this item.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Commonwealth Scientific & Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), 1965
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: computers, computing, csirac computer, making history - csirac
Themes this item is part of: Information & Communication Collection, CSIRAC Collection
Primary Classification: COMPUTING & CALCULATING
Secondary Classification: Digital Computing
Tertiary Classification: displays
Commissioned By: Commonwealth Scientific & Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1950s

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