[EXTERNAL] Re: Univac 490 Gallery Talk - 1963 Real Time Computer
couryhouse at aol.com
Wed Apr 22 14:52:15 CDT 2020
We have a UNIVAC 422 compute at smecc..looking for the Remington typewriter unit with a removable punch and reader on it.
The typer is like a flexowriter but newer and sleeker...although we have seen a 422 with the flexowriter like the UDT had on it.
Have some programming that is unique to this unit and some real genuine UNIVAC program instruction cards that are duplicates but have yet to find anyone to buddy up with to share them with that might also be struggling to get their doing something. ARE WE THE ONLY ONES IN THE WORLD LEFT WITH A 422?
We of course are on lock down and since we can not share photos here on this list serve you will have to wait
Our 422 is pristine almost but one major problem we do not have the key to open the front glass panel!
Lots of cards lots of transistors.... we have not plugged it in yet.. There is an analog power supply.... shall we start it off on a big variac? I dunno if we have one big enough. This power supply looks beefy and there are lots of transistors to light off!
Ed Sharpe archivist for SMECC The lonley UNIVAC 422 information Hoarder!)
In a message dated 4/22/2020 11:57:15 AM US Mountain Standard Time, cctalk at classiccmp.org writes:
Sorry, no 418, just the 490, and the 1218.
broswell at syssrc.com
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Computer Museum Highlights
From: cctalk On Behalf Of Nigel Johnson via cctalk
Sent: Wednesday, April 22, 2020 11:58 AM
To: Bill Degnan via cctalk <cctalk at classiccmp.org>
Subject: [EXTERNAL] Re: Univac 490 Gallery Talk - 1963 Real Time Computer
Thanks for the link. I am sure I am going to come down and see your site when this crisis is over!
I was an FE on three Univac 418 IIs at Bell Canada in Toronto between
1971 and 1975.
Don't suppose you have any 418s there?
On 22/04/2020 08:52, Bill Degnan via cctalk wrote:
> A true treasure and worth the trip to System Source to see in person.
> First class stuff there! (When it reopens, ug)
> On Tue, Apr 21, 2020, 7:16 PM rar via cctalk <cctalk at classiccmp.org> wrote:
>> The System Source Computer Museum is closed due to COVID-19, so we
>> are making some video gallery talks.
>> Here is the first one:
>> The video describes some of the applications of this 57 year old
>> computer including it original use at Goddard Space Flight Center
>> Bob Roswell
>> museum at syssrc.com
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