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BRL 1964, PACKARD BELL 440, starting page 0206

 

    PACKARD BELL 440

    MANUFACTURER
    Packard Bell Computer

    
    Photo by Packard Bell Computer

    APPLICATIONS
    The PB x+40 can do both Scientific and Data Systems 
    computing. Because of the relative ease of
    interchanging commands or instruction sets, a single
    PB 440 Computer can be used for both scientific
    and systems computing without the expected compromise
    for either application. Once a command list
    has been defined, reading it into Logic Memory is 
    as simple as reading in a standard program. In terms of
    computer usage this means that, in installations 
    where scheduling permits, only a single PB 440 will have
    to be purchased, thus eliminating the need for a 
    second computer. This important dual capability of the
    PB 440 also widens the area of possible interchanges 
    of programs within an organization or between
    organizations.

    The Dual Memory Stored Logic makes the PB 440 useful 
    as a satellite computer. The variable command
    list of the PB 41+0 makes it useful for satellite 
    computing operations where large-scale computing systems
    must be freed from time consuming routine. Since the 
    PB 440 can duplicate the commands and format
    of another computer, programs for large computers can
    be checked out and debugged simply and
    economically. And because command lists are so readily 
    interchangeable, the PB 440 can serve as a
    satellite computer as required and as a general purpose
    computer the rest of the time.

    The PB x+40 is ideally suited for open-loop system
    control, command and control systems, data
    acquisition, automatic checkout, real-time computing, 
    multiple computer work control, satellite
    computing and other systems applications.

    PROGRAMMING AND NUMERICAL SYSTEM
    Internal number system      Binary
    Binary digits/word          24 + Parity
    Binary digits/instruction   12 (Micro level)
    Instructions/word            2 (Micro instruction)
    Instructions decoded        64 (At any given time)
    Arithmetic system           Fixed and floating point
    Instruction time            One or two address
    One address at macro level and two address at microlevel.
    Number range                2-127 to 2+127
    Instruction word format
     +--------+----------+---------+
     | 0    5 | 6      8 | 9    23 |
     +--------+----------+---------+
     | OP     | Index    | Address |
     | Code   | Register |         |
     +--------+----------+---------+

    

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    Photo by Packard Bell Computer

    Automatic built-in subroutines
      No limit with micro-programming approach.
      Logarithmic and trigonometric are standard.
    These functions may be executed as a single macrocommand.
    Automatic coding 
      FORTRAN II
    Registers and B-Boxes 
      4 Arithmetic  
      2 Address Registers
      1 Exponent or Repeat Count Registers  
      1 Command Register

    ARITHMETIC UNIT
               Fixed Point            Floating Point
               Incl. Stor. Access     Incl. Stor. Access
               Microsec               Microsec
    Add        1 to 11                    35
    Mult      23 to 38                   111
    Div       47 to 57                   224
    Arithmetic mode        Parallel
    Timing                 Asynchronous
    Operation              Sequential

     STORAGE
                                            Access
     Medium           No. of Words          Microsec
    Biaxial Core      256 to  4,096               1
    Magnetic Core   4,096 to 32,768               2
     5 microsecond core storage cycle time.
    Magnetic tape
     No. of units that can be connected         256 Units
     No. of chars/linear inch                   800 Chars/inch
    Channels or tracks on the tape                7 Track/tape
    Blank tape separating each record             0.75 Inches
    Tape speed                                  150 Inches/sec
    Transfer rate                               120,000 Chars/sec
     Start time                                   3 Millisec
     Stop time                                    2 Millisec
     Average time for for experienced
    operator to change reel of tape              15 Seconds
     Physical properties of tape
     Width                                        0.5 Inches
     Length of reel                           2,400 Feet
     Composition (1 1/2 mil base)                 Mylar

    INPUT
    Medium                     Speed
    Selectric Typewriter         16 chars/sec
    Card Reader                 800 cards/min
    Tape Reader                 500 chars/sec
    High-Speed I/0 Option   800,000 chars/sec
    (Using a 4,096 word core module as a "Buffer").

    OUTPUT
    Medium                    Speed
    Selectric Typewriter         16 chars/sec
    Card Punch                  250 cards/min
    Tape Punch                  110 chars/sec
    Line Printer              1,000 lines/min

    CIRCUIT ELEMENTS OF ENTIRE SYSTEM
    There are 25 x 4,096 plus 25 x 256 magnetic cores 
    in the basic system.
   

BRL 1964, PACKARD BELL 440, starting page 0208
 
    POWER, SPACE, WEIGHT, AND SITE PREPARATION
    Volume, computer          118 cu ft
    Area, computer             23 sq ft

    PRODUCTION RECORD
    Number produced to date          1
    Number in current operation      1
    Number in current production    15
    Number or, order                10
    Anticipated production rate      2/month
    Time required for delivery       6 months

    COST, PRICE AND RENTAL RATES
    Basic System consisting of: Selectric Typewriter,
    4,096 Word Main Memory and 256 Biax Memory    $115,000.
     Rental rate for Basic System                    3,360.

    PERSONNEL REQUIREMENTS
    Training made available by the manufacturer to the user 
    includes a 2 week programming school and a
    10 week maintenance school.

    RELIABILITY, OPERATING EXPERIENCE
    The PB 440 is being constructed of Packard Bell modules 
    that have been proven and tested over a
    period of four years.

    ADDITIONAL FEATURES AND REMARKS
    Dual memory stored logic using a biax memory expandable 
    from 256 to 4,096 words and a main
    memory (core type) expandable from 4,096 to 28,672 words.
    Unique input/output bus enabling up to 64 controllers operate 
    various devices (magnetic tape units,
    card read/punch stations, off-line printers, etc.

    INSTALLATIONS
    Douglas Aircraft Company (2), Santa Monica, Calif.
    Armour Research Center, IITRI, Chicago, Illinois
    NASA, Huntsville, Alabama NASA, Houston, Texas


       

BRL 1964, PACKARD BELL 440, starting page 0209
 




    PB440 COMPUTER AND PERIPHERAL EQUIPMENT

    
   

BRL 1964, PACKARD BELL 440, starting page 0210
 



    QUANTITY DISCOUNT:
    Quantity (PB440 Units) Discount
     1 - 2 No Discount
     3 - 5 5,% Discount
     6 or more 10% Discount
    These quantity discounts apply when multiple computers 
    are ordered on a single purchase order.
    * Lease rates apply as follows:

    1. Customer may lease on minimum one year contract 
    and thereafter on month to month basis at "1st
    year rate".

    2. Customer may lease on a minimum one year contract 
    and renew for an additional one year period 30
    days prior to the conclusion of the first year. 
    The "1st  year" and "2d year" rates would then apply
    respectively to the 1st and 2d years. This can be 
    renewed again for a 3d year 30 days prior to the end of
    the 2d year to qualify for the "3d year" rate. Renewal 
    for the 4th year qualifies for the "4th year" rate which
    will apply thereafter.

    3. The customer may initially sign a noncancellable 
    3 year lease at the "3 year rate" or he may convert to
    a non-cancellable 3 year lease at any time.

    4. Regular PBC maintenance service will be included
     in the lease at no extra cost.
    The Card Read/Punch Station will be available on 
    lease from another company. Packard Bell will
    arrange this lease for the customer.

    PURCHASE OPTION:
    If the purchase option for an item of equipment is
     exercised during the first year of the Lease, 70,% of the
    total lease amount paid for rental of that item of 
    equipment may be deducted from the then current
    sale price of that item.

    If the purchase option for an item of equipment 
    is exercised during the second year of the Lease, 50% of
    the total Lease amount paid for rental of that item 
    of equipment during the first and second years may
    be deducted from the then current sale price of that item.

    If the purchase option for an item of equipment is 
    exercised during the third or succe ding years of the
    Lease, 40% of the total lease amount paid for rental
    of that item of equipment during the first, second,
    third, and succeeding years may be deducted from 
    the then current sale price of that item.

    The maximum amount, computed from the above 
    schedule that may be applied against the then
    current sale price for each item of equipment 
    may not exceed 65% of the then current sale price of that
    item.
    
   
two possible instruction sets	from microcode - 181 k bytes
    



BRL 1964, PDS 1020, starting page 0212
 


    PDS 1020
    
    Engineering Computer
    
    MANUFACTURER
    Pacific Data Systems, Inc.
    
    APPLICATIONS
    
    An engineering digital computer which combines slide-rule
    convenience and calculator simplicity with the versatility and
    capacity of the modern general purpose digital computer.
    
    It can be used effectively to solve a broad spectrum of engineering
    problems.
    
    PROGRAMMING AND NUMERICAL SYSTEM
    Internal number system       Decimal
    Decimal digits/word          Variable
    Word lengths of 4, 8, or 12  digits + sign.
    Instructions decoded         31
    
    The program may be stored internally or it may be externally
    programmed. There are 6 keyboard commands, 31 machine commands, 
    and 10 macro-commands.
    
    ARITHMETIC UNIT
                   Incl. Stor. Access
                   Microsec
    Add             11,500
    Mult            40,000
    Div             40,000
    Arithmetic mode       Serial

    STORAGE
                       No. of           No. of Bin.        Access
      Medium           Words            Digits/Word        Microsec
    Magnetostrictive   1,024 - 4,096     17                2,300
     Delay Line
    
    INPUT
    Medium                    Speed
    Keyboard                   Manual
    Paper Tape                 50 chars/sec
    Four Switches (Branch)     Manual
    Ten Macrocommand Switches  Manual
    
    OUTPUT
     Medium                   Speed
    Typewriter              15 chars/sec
    Paper Tape              50 chars/sec
    
    CIRCUIT ELEMENTS OF ENTIRE SYSTEM
    Completely solid-state circuitry.
    
    CHECKING FEATURES
    Parity checking.
    
    ADDITIONAL FEATURES AND REMARKS
    A versatile computer designed to be used directly by engineers.
    
    Keyboard operation for rapid problem solving.
    
    Internal program storage for solving more complex problems.
    
    The computer features a self-contained engineeringoriented keyboard
    which will allow the user to easily solve problems ranging from
    simple questions to more complex iterative problems. Functions such
    as squrare root, , COS, SIN, LOG, etc., can automatically be
    executed from the keyboard, as well as ADD, SUB, MULTIPLY and
    DIVIDE. Operator generated sequences can be internally stored and
    executed by pushing a single key.

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BRL 1964, PDS 1068, starting page 0214
 
    PDS 1068
    
    General Purpose Control Computer
    
    MANUFACTURER
    Pacific Data Systems, Inc.
    
    APPLICATIONS
    
     A general purpose control computer for standarized
    control plus the added advantage of arithmetic oper-
    ations. The input/output structure of the computer
    allows it to communicate easily with standard instru-
    mentation systems components such as analog-to-digit converters and 
    counters for automatic checkout, data
    
    logging, process control, data conversion, quality control, simulation,
    machine tool control, automatic warehousing and traffic control.
    
    PROGRAMMING AND NUMERICAL SYSTEM
    
    Internal number system          Decimal
    Decimal digits/word            Variable
    A field of 4, 8, or 12 digits, plus sign.
    Instructions decoded 31 (16 variations)
    Instruction type   One address
    Registers and B-Boxes
       One index register.
    
    Program may be internally stored or externally programmed.
    A program jump may be made and a link specified..
    
    ARITHMETIC UNIT
    Incl. Stor. Access
                  Microsec
    Add            11,500
    Mult           40,000
    Div            40,000
    Arithmetic modem   Serial
    Timing             Synchronous
    Operation          Sequential
    
    STORAGE
    
                        No. of         No. of Bin.     Access
                        Words          Digits/Word     Microsec
    Magnetostrictive      51.2 - 4,096      17         2,300 (Avg)
     Delay Line
       
    INPUT
    
          Medium
    17 Parallel Lines
    Serial Line
    2 Control Lines
    0 and -6 Voltage Level
    4 Branch Switches
    A maximum of 200 chars/second may be fed.
    
    OUTPUT
    
          Medium
    17 Parallel Lines
        2 Control Lines
    0 and -6 Voltage Level
    
    A maximum of 60 chars/second output rate.
    
    CIRCUIT ELEMENTS OF ENTIRE SYSTEM
    Solid state circuitry.
    
    CHECKING FEATURES
    Parity checking is used.
    
    POWER, SPACE, WEIGHT, AND SITE PREPARATION
    A standard 19 x 21 inch standard relay-rack mounting assembly is used.
    
    ADDITIONAL FEATURES AND REMARKS
    Low cost, versatile computer for use as a systems component.
    Eliminates need for design of special purpose computers.
    Communicates directly with standard instrumentation system components.

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BRL 1964, PHILC0 210 & 211, starting page 0216
 
    PHILCO 210 & 211
    
    PHILCO 210 & 211
    Electronic Data Processing Systems
    
    MANUFACTURER
    Philco Communications & Electronics Division
    
    
    Photo by PHILCO
    
    APPLICATIONS
    
    The Philco 210 and 211 Computer Systems are general
    purpose, solid-state systems designed for high-speed
    scientific, business, or real-time data processing
    applications.
    
                          PROGRAMMING AND NUMERICAL SYSTEM
    
    Internal number system        Binary
    Binary digits/word            48
    Binary digits/instruction     24
    Instructions/word              2
    Arithmetic system             Fixed and floating point
    Instruction type              One address
    Number range                  ±10±616
    +----------+----------+---------+---------+
    |    1     | 2      4 | 5    16 | 17   24 |
    +----------+----------+---------+---------+
    |          | Index    | Address | Command |
    | Selector | Register |         |         |
    +----------+----------+---------+---------+
    Instruction word format
    
    Automatic coding
     TAC - Translator Assembler Compiler
     ALTAC III - Algebraic Translator into TAC
     TOPS - Total Operating and Programming System
     IOPS - Input/Output Programming System
     FORTRAN IV
     PIGS - Programming Input/Output System
     STAT - Statistical Programming System
     LP-2000 - Linear Programming System
     PERT III
     CPS -Critical Path System
     SAT - Philco 1000 Simulator Program
     COBOL
    
    Registers and B-Boxes 
     3 Arithmetic Registers-- A, Q, D (48-bits each}
         with 3 associated slave registers A*, Q*, D*.
     8 Index Registers (72 -15 bits each - can increment or
         decrement by any value up to 32,767. 
     3 Special Registers:  Program, Memory Address, 
         Jump Address

BRL 1964, PHILC0 210 & 211, starting page 0217
 
    ARITHMETIC UNIT
               Incl. Stor. Access   Excl. Stor. Access
    System         210     211         210        211
                     Microsec            Microsec
    Add            14.8     4.1         4.8    2.1
    Mult           70.0    36.0        60.0   33.0
    Div            73.8    36.7        63.8   34.7
    
    Construction (Arithmetic unit only)
    Transistors and Magnetic Cores.
    
    Arithmetic mode                Parallel
    Timing                Asynchronous
    Operation             Sequential

    STORAGE
                 No. of
    Model     No.of Alphanum.                  Access   Cycle
    
     No.                   Words   Chars.           Microsec
    210        Magnetic    8,196*   262,144*      4.0  10
               Core  to             (Max)
    211        Magnetic   32,768                  0.7   1.5
               Core
     *Same for both systems
    Magnetic Tape
     No. of units that can be connected     256 Units
     No. of chars/linear inch               750 Chars/inch
     Channels or tracks on the tape          16 Track/tape
     Blank tape separating each record        9 Inches
     Tape speed                             150 Inches/sec
     Transfer rate                       90,000 Chars/sec
     Start time                               5 Millisec
     Stop time                                5 Millisec
     Average time for experienced
    operator to change reel of tape          30 Seconds
     Physical properties of tape
      Width                                   1 Inch
      Length of reel                      3,600 Feet
      Composition                             Mylar
    
    INPUT
       Medium                   Speed
    Magnetic Tapes           90,000 chars/sec
    Magnetic Drums & Disks       17 microsec/word
    Paper Tape Reader         1,000 chars/sec
    Real Time Scanner
    Card Reader               2,000 cards/min
    Typewriter                   Manual
    Disk File               960,000 chars/sec
    
    OUTPUT
    Medium                          Speed
    Magnetic Tape            90,000 chars/sec
    Magnetic Drums           17 microsec/word
    Paper Tape Punch         60 chars/sec
    Printer                  900 lines/min
    Card Punch               100 cards/min
    Plotter                  300 points/min
    Typewriter               10 chars/sec
    Disk File                960,000 chars/sec
    
    CHECKING FEATURES
    
    Input/output and memory parity checking. 
    All input and output devices provide additional 
    data and operational error checking.
    
    POWER, SPACE, WEIGH T, AND SITE PREPARATION
    Power, computer       1.5 Kw    1.8 KVA (210) 0.8 pf
                           2.9 KVA (211)
    Volume, computer     108 cu ft
    Area, computer        27   sq ft
    Room size          1,800   sq ft
    Floor loading         40   lbs/sq ft
    Air conditioner capacity  10-15 Tons
    Weight, computer   2,000 lbs (approx.)
    
    Air conditioning is required for the computer installation between 10 and 15
    ons. Power supplies must supply 0.2-8V/120V, 60 cycle, 3 phase power
    from a separate source. False floors raised one foot recommended. Door
    opening required for installation should be at least 6 feet wide and 7 feet
    high.
    
    PRODUCTION RECORD
    
    Number produced to date            18
    Number in current operation        18
    Number on order                     2
    Time required for delivery          9 months
    
    COST, PRICE AND RENTAL RATES
    
    Models 210, 2208, 235, and 234 compose the basic system.
    
    Basic System Maintenance Costs - $1,500 plus $200 for each additional
    90KC Tape Unit.
    
    (Prices for other equipment included below).
        



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BRL 1964, PHILC0 210 & 211, starting page 0219
 

    General Terms and Conditions (Price List July 1, 1963
    Minimum rental period - 12 months
    All prices F.O.B. Willow Grove, Pa.
    All prices subject to change without notice.
    Delivery - 9 months after receipt of order.
    Federal, state, and local taxes not included in prices.
    Rental prices include maintenance and spare parts; purchase prices do
    not.
    Second and Third Shift rental - 400 of Prime Shift Rental.
    Second and Third Shift maintenance - 50% of Prime Shift maintenance.
    Purchase option for rented equipment - 50% credit up to 50x) of Sale
    Price.
    This schedule contains domestic prices only. Export prices will be
    furnished upon request.
    
    PERSONNEL REQUIREMENTS
    
                    One 8-Hour Two 8-Hour Three 8-Hour 
                     Shift     Shifts     Shifts
    Supervisors        1          1        1
    Analysts           2-3        2-3      2-3
    Programmers        4-6        4-6      4-6
    Librarians         1          1        1
    Operators          1-2        2-3      3-4
    In-Output Oper    1           2        3
    
    Training made available by the manufacturer to the user includes
    operator, programming, and management training courses.
    
                         RELIABILITY, OPERATING EXPERIENCE
    
    System efficiency is between. 96% and 99% of total operational use
    time with less than 3% unscheduled maintenance time.
    
                                   INSTALLATIONS
    
    USAF School of Aerospace Medicine, Houston, Texas 
    Defense Communications Agency, Arlington, Va.
    US Array Signal Missile Support, Agency, White Sands, New Mexico 
    WS 425L, Colorado Springs, Colorado
    Spacetrack, NORAD, Colorado Springs, Colorado
    Barber Coleman Company, Rockford, Illinois 
    System Development Corp., Santa Monica, Calif.
    General Electric Co., San Jose, Calif. 
    Chrysler Corp., Missile Div., Warren, Mich. 
    Philco Comm. & Elec. Div., Willow Grove, Pa.
    Philco Western Development Labs., Palo Alto, Calif. 
    Department of Motor Vehicles, Sacramento, Calif. 
    Ampex Corporation., Culver City, Calif.
    Babcock & Wilcox, Lynchburg, Va. 
    USN Supply Service, Oakland, Calif.
    Government of Israel, Tel Aviv, Israel 
    Ford Motor Co., Dearborn, Michigan 
    Ford. Aeronutronics Dov., Newport Beach, Calif.



BRL 1964, PHILC0 212, starting page 0220
 
    PHILCO 212
    
    MANUFACTURER
    Philco Communications & Electronics Division
    
    Photo by Philco
    
    APPLICATIONS
    
    The Philco 212 is a general-purpose, high speed, on-line computer.
    It is designed for scientific, real-time, and data processing
    applications.
    
    PROGRAMMING AND NUMERICAL SYSTEM
    
    Internal number system     Binary
    Binary digits/word         48
    Binary digits/instruction  24
    Instructions/word           2
    Instructions decoded      250
    Arithmetic system          Fixed and floating point
    Instruction type           One address
    
    Number range               ±10±616

    Instruction word format
    +----------+----------+---------+---------+
    |    1     | 2      4 | 5    16 | 17   24 |
    +----------+----------+---------+---------+
    |          | Index    | Address | Command |
    | Selector | Register |         |         |
    +----------+----------+---------+---------+

    Automatic              coding
     FORTRAN IV
     PERT III
     COBOL
     JOVIAL
     TAC -Translator Assembler Compiler
     ALTAC - Algebraic Translator into TAC
     ALTAC3X -Speedy ALTAC
     TOPS -Total Operating and Programming
     IOPS - Input/Output Programming System
     STAT -Statistical Programming System
     SAT - Philco 1000 Simulator Program
     LP-2000 Linear Programming System
     PIGS - Programming Input-Output System
     CPS -Critical Path System
    Registers and B-Boxes
     Program Address
     Memory Address
     Operand Registers
     3 Arithmetic Registers - A, Q, D (48-bits each
      with 3 associated slave registers A*, Q*, D*.
     8 Index Registers (12-16-bits each - can increment
      or decrement by any value up to 65,535.
    
    ARITHMETIC UNIT
    
          Incl. Stor Access     Excl. Stor. Access
          Microsec              Microsec
    
    Add     0.6                  0.4
    Mult    7.5                  4.82
    Div    12.55                12.0
    
    Construction (Arithmetic unit only
     Transistors and magnetic cores are used.
    Arithmetic mode      Parallel
    Timing               Asynchronous
    Operation            Sequential and Concurrent
    
    STORAGE
    
                       No. of       No. of Alpha-     Access 
      Medium           Words        numeric Char.     Microsec
    Magnetic Core     32,768 -     Up to 524,288        0.9
                      65 536
    The cycle time is 1.5 microseconds.
    Magnetic Tape
     No. of units that can be connected      16 Units
     No. of chars/linear inch               750 Chars/inch
     Channels or tracks on the tape          16 Track/tape
     Blank tape separating each record        0.9 Inches
     Tape speed                             150 Inches/sec
     Transfer rate                       90,000 Chars/sec
     Start time                               0.25 Millisec
     Stop time                                0.65 Millisec
     Average time for experienced
    operator to change reel of tape          30 Seconds
     Physical properties of tape
      Width                                   1 Inch
      Length of reel                      3,600 Feet
      Composition                             Mylar
    
    Up to 64 magnetic tapes with transfer rates of 240,000 characters
    per second (Model 334) may be specified. All other specifications
    listed above apply to the units except that density is 2,200
    characters per inch and permit variable-length records.
    
    INPUT
    
      Medium             Speed
    Magnetic Tape       90,000 and 240,000 chars/sec
    Paper Tape             100 chars/sec

BRL 1964, PHILC0 212, starting page 0221
 
    Disk File Units     960,000 chars/sec
    Real-Time Scanner
    Card Reader           2,000 cards/min
    Typewriter                Manual
    
    OUTPUT
        Medium           Speed
    Magnetic Tape         90,000 and 240,000 chars/sec
    Paper Tape                60 chars/sec
    Disk File Units      960,000 chars/sec
    Console Typewriter        10 chars/sec
    Card punches, printers and X-Y plotters may be used for off-
    line output.
    
    CHECKING FEATURES
    Input-output parity and memory parity checking. All input
    and output devices provide additional data and operational
    error checks.
    
    POWER, SPACE, WEIGHT, AND SITE PREPARATION
    
    Power, computer           4.8 Kw6 KVA   0.8 pf
    Area, computer           39 sq ft
    Room size             1,800 Sq ft
    Floor loading            40 lbs/sq ft
    Air conditioner capacity 10 - 20 Ton
    Weight, computer      6,500 lbs (approx.)
    
    Air conditioning, false floors and separate power supplies are
    required. Power must be 208Volt/120Volt, 60 cycles, 3 phase.
    Door opening required is 7 ft. high and 6 ft. wide.
    
    PRODUCTION RECORD
    Number produced to date         4
    Number in current operation     4
    Number in current production    3
    Number on order                 2
    Time required for delivery      9 months
    
    COST, PRICE AND RENTAL RATES
    Models 212, 235, 234-2 compose the basic system. Prime
    shift monthly maintenance costs up to 36 months for basic
    system as above is approximately   $5,200.00.
    
    PERSONNEL REQU I REMENTS
    
                     One 8-Hour  Two 8-Hour  Three 8-Hour
                     Shift       Shifts      Shifts
    Supervisors      1            1            1
    Analysts         2-3          2-3          2-3
    Programmers      4-6          4-6          4-6
    Librarians       1            1            1
    Operators        1-2          2-3          3-4
    In-Output Oper   1            2            3
    
    Training made available by the manufacturer to the user
    includes a complete program of customer training courses
    including Programming, Operating, Maintenance, and
    Management courses.
    
    COST, PRICE AND RENTAL RATES
    

BRL 1964, PHILC0 212, starting page 0222
 

    Minimum rental period - 12 months
    All prices F.O.B. Willow Grove, Pa.
    All prices subject to change without notice.
    Delivery-9 months after receipt of order
    Federal, state, and local taxes not included in prices.
    Rental prices include maintenance and spare parts; purchase prices
    do not.
    Second and Third Shift rental - 40% of Prime Shift Rental.
    Second and Third Shift maintenance - 500 of Prime Shift
    maintenance.
    Purchase option for rented equipment - 50% credit up to 50% of Sale
    Price.
    
    This schedule contains domestic prices only. Export prices will be
    furnished upon request.
    
    RELIABILITY, OPERATING EXPERIENCE
    
    Unscheduled maintenance is less than 3% of total operating time.
    System efficiency is between 96% and 99%.
    
   INSTALLATIONS
    
    General Electric Company (KAPL) Schenectady, N.Y. Westinghouse
    Electric Co., (BAPL), Pittsburgh, Pa. Spacetrack WS 425L, Colorado
    Springs, Colorado Space Track, WS 496L, Bedford, Mass. Philco
    Communications and Electronics Div., Willow Grove, Pa.


BRL 1964, PHILC0 212, starting page 0223
 
    
    PHILCO 212 ELECTRONIC DATA
    PROCESSING SYSTEM



BRL 1964, PHILC0 1000, starting page 0224
 

    




    PHILCO 1000
    
    Electronic Data Processing System
    
    MANUFACTURER
    Philco Communications & Electronics Division
    
    
    Photo by Philco
    
    APPLICATIONS
    
    The Philco 1000 is a solid-state, stored-program computer
    system which processes variable-length data on a character
    basis. The Philco 1000 performs input format functions,
    verification, file search, card-to-tape and tape-to-printer
    conversions, and editing of output for printing.
    
    This is a general-purpose computer system which may be
    used as an on-line or off-line satellite system to the large-
    scale Philco 211 or 212 systems.
    
    PROGRAMMING AND NUMERICAL SYSTEM
    
    Internal number system       Binary & Decimal
    Binary digits/word            6
    Binary digits/instruction    24
    Instructions/word             1
    Four characters are required per instruction.
    Arithmetic system            Fixed point
    Instruction type             Variable address
                       (One thru four)
    Number range       Variable
    Almost infinite      (±224,570)
    +-----------+------------+-------------+-------------+
    | 0       5 | 6       11 | 12       17 | 18       23 |
    +-----------+------------+-------------+-------------+
    | Operation | Registers/ | Address, Operand length,  |
    | code      | Options    | or other value designated |
    +-----------+------------+---------------------------+
    Instruction word format
    
    Automatic built-in subroutines
      Binary to BCD
      BCD to Binary
      Binary to Octal
      Octal to Finary
      Philco Code (6-bit) to Hollerith Code (12-bit)
      Hollerith to Philco Code
    Automatic coding
      OPAL - automatic assembler-compiler
    Registers and B-Boxes
      4 - Index Registers (15-bit)
      4 - Special Registers (6-bit)
         (Fault, Logic, and Status Registers)
      1 - N (Number) Register (12-bit)
    
    ARITHMETIC UNIT
                Incl. Stor. Access    Excl. Stor. Access
                Microsec              Microsec.
    Add          39 (3 character)      9 (per char. 6-bit)
    Construction (Arithmetic unit only)
     Transistors and magnetic cores
    Arithmetic mode      Serial by char. (Bin. or BCD)
    Timing               Asynchronous
    Operation            Sequential
    
    STORAGE
                     No. of               Access
                     Alphanum Char.       Microsec
    Magnetic Core      8,192 to 32,768     3
    Magnetic tape
      No. of units that can be connected  32 Units
      No. of chars/linear inch           750 Chars/inch
      Channels or tracks on the tape      14 Track/tape

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     Blank tape separating each record     0.9 Inches
     Tape speed                          120 Inches/sec
     Transfer rate                    90,000 Chars/sec
     Start time                             5 Millisec
     Stop time                              5 Millisec
     Average time for experienced
    operator to change reel of tape        30 Seconds
     Physical properties of tape
      Width                                 1 Inch
      Length of reel                    3,600 Feet
      Compositon                         Mylar base
    Other tapes available include 25,000, 240,000, and IBM 729-Compatible
    Tapes.
    
    INPUT
    
      Medium             Speed
    Card Readers       2,000 cards/min
                         600 cards/min
    Paper Tape Reader  1,000 chars/sec
    Magnetic Tape     90,000 chars/sec
                      25,020 chars/sec
                     240,000 chars/sec
    Data Links
    Typewriter            15 chars/sec
    
    OUTPUT
    Medium               Speed
    Card Puncher        100 cards/min
                        200 cards/min
    Printer             900 lines/min
                        300 lines/min
    X-Y Plotter         300 points/sec
    Paper Tape Punch     60 chars/sec
    Magnetic Tape    90,000 chars/sec
                     25,020 chars/sec
                    240,000 chars/sec
    Data Links
    Typewriter           15 chars/sec
    
    CHECKING FEATURES 
    A logic register is used, where bits are set by certain instructions indicating
    greater than, less than or equal to conditions; end-of-field, illegal Hollerith
    character, field length errors, non-numeric BCD character, field of zeros and
    overflow. A fault register is used where bits are set to indicate I/0 faults.
    
    Status register - bit settings indicate status of Card Punch and I/0 device
    when CON attempted.
    
    POWER, SPACE, WEIGHT, AND SITE. PREPARATION
    Power, computer       0.3 Kw    0.37 KVA 0.8 pf
    Volume, computer    100 cu ft
    Area, computer       15 sq ft
    Room size            10 x 12 (120 sq ft)
    Floor loading        27.5 lbs/sq ft
    Air conditioner capacity    3 - 4 Tons
    Weight, computer  1,650 lbs
    (Excluding memory and I/0 devices)

    PRODUCTION RECORD
    Number produced to date           6
    Number in current operation       6
    Number on order                   9
    Time required for delivery        9 months
    
    COST, PRICE AND RENTAL RATES
    Maintenance costs for optional equipment is as
    follows:
      Model                         Model
      140       $ 12.00        105 or 106 $ 31.00
      141        217.00        130-1        30.00
      18o          8.50        133          24.00
      181         30.00        137-3       346.00
      234        200.00        139-1        25.00
 
  

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    PERSONNEL REQUIREMENTS
    
              One 8-HourTwo 8-HourThree 8-Hour
                Shift  Shifts  Shifts
    Supervisors    1       1       1
    Analysts       1       1       1
    Programmers    2     2 - 3   2 - 3
    Librarians     1       1       1
    Operators      1       2       3
    In-Output Oper 1       2       3
    
    Programming courses, maintenance training courses,
    operator's training courses, management orientation
    programs.
    
                         RELIABILITY, OPERATING EXPERIENCE
    
    All transistorized and solid-state circuits provide reliability.
    Component packaging in modules provides ease of checkout
    and maintenance.
    
    Productive time for Philco systems is between 970 and
    99,% of machine use time.
    
                          ADDITIONAL FEATURES AND REMARKS
    
    Complete flexibility and ease of machine operation, large
    instruction repertoire with binary and decimal arithmetic.
    Instructions provide up to four addresses and are variable
    length. Up to 65,536 core locations and a large variety of
    input-output operations and devices are available.
    Asynchronous operations and multiple program processing.
    
    Tapes must be stored at temperature range of 55 F. to 100
    F. in a humidity range of 25% to 90%. Tapes are operated at
    a temperature range of 60 F. to 80 F. in a humidity range of
    25% to 35%.
    
    FUTURE PLANS
    
    These systems may be expanded by future requirements to
    include Data Links, Disk File units and magnetic ink
    recognition devices.
    
    INSTALLATIONS
    
    Ford Motor Company, Dearborn, Michigan 
    Philco C&E Div., Willow Grove, Pa. 
    Defense Communications Agency, Washington D.C. 
    U.S. 425L, Colorado Springs, Colorado
    General Electric Co., Knolls Atomic Power Labs., Schenectady, New York 
    Westinghouse-BETTIS, Pittsburgh, Pa.
    Aeronutronics, Div. of Ford Motor Co., Newport Beach, California 
    U.S. 496L NORAD, SPACETRACK, Colorado Springs, Colo.



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    PROGRAMMED DATA PROCESSOR 4
    
    MANUFACTURER
    Digital Equipment Corporation
    
    
    Photo by Digital Equipment Corporation
    
    APPLICATIONS
    
    The system is usea as a general purposed computer for such 
    applications as medical research, psychological research,
    nuclear research, telemetry data reduction, reactor controls,
    automatic checkout, communication switching, on-line
    control and format inversion.
    
    PROGRAMMING AND NUMERICAL SYSTEM
    Internal number system          Binary
     Binary digits/word             18
     Binary digits/instruction       4
     instructions/word               1
    Instructions decoded
      16 basic instructions
      50 micro coded instructions
      Expandable in/out instructions
    Arithmetic system               Fixed point
    Instruction type                One address
    
    Number range                  ±217 or 131,072
    
    Instruction word format
    +------+----------+-----------------------+
    | 1  4 |     5    |  6                18  |
    +------+----------+-----------------------+
    | OP   | Indirect | Address or Microcoded |
    | Code | Address  | or I/0 Variation      |
    +------+----------+-----------------------+
    
    Automatic built-in subroutines
      Automatic multiply, divide and normalize are optional.
    Automatic coding
      A Symbolic Assembler and a FORTRAN II compiler are available.
      One's or Two's complement arithmetic is used.
      There are 7 pseudo-index registers for table searching.
      A link bit is used to facilitate double precision 
          two's complement arithmetic.

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    ARITHMETIC UNIT
             Incl. Stor. Access    Excl. Stor. Access
             Micro sec             Microsec 
    Add         16                    16 (max)
    Malt       200                   160 (max)
      (With hardware option).
    Div        256                   200 (max)
      (With hardware option).
    Construction (Arithmetic unit only)
      Solid state components are used.
    Arithmetic mode    Parallel
    Timing             Synchronous
    Operation          Sequential
    
    STORAGE
    
                     No. of       No. of Bin. Access
    Medium           Words        Bits/WordMicrosec
    Magnetic Core    8,192           18        8
    Magnetic Core   32,768           18       16
    Magnetic Drum  131,072           19   16,300
    Magnetic Drum   65,536           19    8,150
    Magnetic Tape
    No. of units that can be connected      8 Units
    No. of chars/linear inch              556 Chars/inch
    Channels or tracks on the tape         7 Track/tape
    Blank tape separating each record      0.75 Inches
    Tape speed                           112.4 Inches/sec
    Transfer rate                     62,500 Chars/sec
    Start time                             3.5 Millisec
    Stop time                              3.5 Millisec
    Physical properties of tape
      Width                                0.5 Inches
      Length of reel                   2,400 Feet
      Composition                        Mylar
    A pneumatic positive-pressure tape drive system is used.
    
    INPUT
    Medium             Speed
    Paper Tape         300 lines/sec
    Cards              200 cards/sec
    Programmed Input    Variable
     (To accomodate many different devices.
    Direct Memory  125,000 words/sec
    
    OUTPUT
    Medium             Speed
    Paper Tape          63.3 lines/sec
    Cards              100 cards/sec
    Programmed Output    Variable
     (To accomodate many different devices).
    Direct Memory  125,000 words/sec (mar)
    Optional devices that may be connected as input output are
    line printing, CRT displays, micro type, direct access to large
    computer, relay buffers, analog-to-digital converter, digital-to-
    analog converter, multiplexors, and plotters.
    
    CHECKING FEATURES
    A built-in marginal check system is used.
    
    POWER, SPACE, WEIGHT, AND SITE PREPARATION
    Power, computer               0.9 Kw
    Area, computer                8 sq ft
    Weight, computer          1,090 lbs
    No special site preparation or air conditioner is necessary.
    
    PRODUCTION RECORD
    Time required for delivery              3 months
    All equipment is operational and many organizations have
    multiple installations.
    
    COST, PRICE AND RENTAL RATES
    Components of basic system
      Central Processor & Real-Time Control
      4,096 Word Core Memory
      300 lines/sec Paper Tape Reader
      63.3 lines/sec Paper Tape Punch
      10 chars/sec Typewriter
                       Total Cost:  $65,500
    List of additional equipment
      IBM compatible Magnetic Tape System        16,000
                Micro Tape System   16,800
                CRT Displays        14,800
    Lease arrangements are negotiated.
    Maintenance contracts are available.

    PERSONNEL REQUIREMENTS
    Training made available by the manufacturer to the user
    includes maintenance training and program training.
    
    A very simple computer to operate, program, and maintain.
    The man who is properly trained could handle all of these
    chores.
    
    RELIABILITY, OPERATING EXPERIENCE
    The system is built from Digital Equipment Corporation's
    digital circuit modules. Easy access and simple construction,
    with maintenance procedures and marginal checking all
    contribute to the reduction of down time.
    
    The MTBF figure is reduced with built-in marginal checking
    features.
    
    ADDITIONAL FEATURES AND REMARKS
    All hardware and programs are fully operational.
    Real-Time Control greatly simplifies interface requirements.
    Auto-indexing.
    A link-bit is used to facilitate multiple precision.
    Economical expansion.


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