Mainframe Computer Components, Athena Modules #78243


This is a collection of parts from the Burroughs Athena computer commissioned by the U.S. Air Force and built by Remington Rand Univac. This computer was primarily for missile guidance and ran synchronized with an online guidance system. Each component includes transistors, resistors and capacitors. It may be part of a switch or the memory.

Date Made: ca 1957

Maker: Remington Rand Univac

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Minnesota, St. Paul

See more items in: Medicine and Science: Computers


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Credit Line: Carnegie Mellon University

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1983.3001.18Nonaccession Number: 1983.3001Catalog Number: 1983.3001.18

Object Name: mainframe computer components

Physical Description: plastic (overall material)glass (overall material)metal (overall material)Measurements: overall: 5.1 cm x 23.6 cm x 6.8 cm; 2 in x 9 9/32 in x 2 11/16 inpart: individual: 5.1 cm x 5.9 cm x 6.8 cm; 2 in x 2 5/16 in x 2 11/16 in


Record Id: nmah_1404287

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