Control Data 449 Special Miniature Computer from 1967?

Chuck Guzis cclist at
Tue Oct 20 19:21:49 CDT 2020

On 10/20/20 3:31 PM, Peter Schow via cctalk wrote:
> Bitsavers has the 449 Reference Manual:
> Weight was 12 pounds.

That apparently was with batteries; much less when you leave the battery
pack out.

Reading through the document, however, I wonder if this was ever a real
product and not just an engineering prototype (if that).   CDC did quite
a number of "pie in the sky" proposals back then.  Pity that they're not


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