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Schematic Diagram - CSIRAC, Magnetic Drum Sequence Unit, 17 March 1953 Document Reg. No: MM 050244

Summary:
Schematic diagram in hard copy relating to the computer CSIRAC.

A schematic diagram shows the detailed connections between all the components in a circuit. Such diagrams were used to build circuits and later for testing. For CSIRAC, the most common components were vacuum tubes (valves), capacitors and resistors. Schematic diagrams are also known as circuit diagrams.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Commonwealth Scientific & Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), 1965
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 36 mm (Width), 26.5 mm (Length)

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Tagged with: computers, computing
Themes this item is part of: CSIRAC Drawings & Diagrams - An Overview, 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: drawings
Inscriptions: Stamped on reverse is "C.S.I.R.O. Radiophysics Division Photo. Lab negative no. 3037-4/ date 17-3-53".

Written in pencil below stamp is"B-21944".
Commissioned By: Commonwealth Scientific & Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) Division of Radiophysics, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 17 Mar 1953
Date Created: 17 Mar 1953
Collector: CSIRAC History Team, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1995 or later

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