Core Memory: a Visual Survey of Vintage Computers book
jws at jwsss.com
Tue Dec 23 10:13:35 CST 2014
On 12/23/2014 6:04 AM, Al Kossow wrote:
> On 12/23/14 5:53 AM, Al Kossow wrote:
>> On 12/22/14 8:30 PM, jwsmobile wrote:
>>> I just got my copy of the Core memory book. Very nice work.
>>> I noticed there is what I think may be a mis-identified system in
>>> the front. It shows an Apollo system of some sort, but identifies
>>> it as an Apollo Guidance computer. I went back and forth a few
>>> times and convinced myself it was wrong.
>> proof, please.
> the artifact
> photo from mit.
> there are others
Page 4, front plate of book Photo of an apollo computer. The legend
for the photos shows P4 Apollo Guidance Computer.
The chapter of the actual Apollo (Command or LEM?) unit is of course
what you point out. I think there is a bit of a boo boo for the
frontpiece. I don't know which Apollo era computer had a CRT and a floppy.
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