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BRL 1964, Cover Sheet 
BRL
REPORT NO. 1227
JANUARY 1964
Martin H. Weik
BALLISTIC RESEARCH LABORATORIES
ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, MARYLAND
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Martin H. Weik
This report supplements BRL Report No. 1115 (PB 171265,
U.S. Department of Commerce, Office of Technical Services,
Washington 25, D.C.)
ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, MARYLAND
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BALLISTIC RESEARCH LABORATORIES REPORT N0. 1227 MWeik/jgd Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md. January 1964 A FOURTH SURVEY OF DOMESTIC ELECTRONIC DIGITAL COMPUTING SYSTEMS (Supplement to the Third Survey) ABSTRACT
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TABLE OF CONTENTS ABSTRACT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 ACKNOWLEDGEMENT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 CHAPTER I. INTRODUCTION . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . 9 PREVIOUS SURVEYS . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . 10 PURPOSE OF THE SURVEY REPORT . . . . .. . . . . 10 SCOPE OF THE SURVEY REPORT . . . . . . . . . . 11 PROCESSING OF THE SURVEY DATA . . . . . . . . . 11 INTERPRETATION OF THE SURVEY DATA . . . .. . . 12 USE OF THE SURVEY REPORT . . . . . . . . . . . 12 II. COMPUTING SYSTEMS DESCRIPTIONS System Page AERIS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 AGDIC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 AM943. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .20 AM960. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .22 AN/MSM 42 . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 APOLLO DC . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 ASI 210 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 ASI 420 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 ASI 2100. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 BRLESC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36 BURROUGHS B260/B270/B280 . . . . . 40 BURROUGHS B263/B273/B283 . . . . . .44 BURROUGHS B5000 . . . . . . . . . . 46 BURROUGHS D210 . . . . . . . . . . 50 BURROUGHS D825 . . . . . . . . . . 52 CCC 6B4 TRAINER . . . . . . . . . . 54 CCC 6F2 TRAINER . . . . . . . . . . 56 CCC 6F4 TRAINER . . . . . . . . . . 58 CCC DDP 19. . . . . . . . . . . . . 60 CCC DDP 24. . . . . . . . . . . . . 64 CONCORD DIGITAL COORD . . . . . . . 68 CONCORD NUM CNTRL NC 5. . . . . . . 70 CONTROL DATA 160A . . . . . . . . . 72 CONTROL DATA 924 . . . . . . . . .. 74 CONTROL DATA 924A . . . . . . . . . 76 CONTROL DATA 1604A . . . . . . . . .78 CONTROL DATA 3600 . . . . . . . . . 80 CONTROL DATA 6600 . . . . . . . . . 82 CORRELATION COMP CC 1 . . . . . . . 84 CYCLONE. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .86 DAYSTROM 046 . . . . . . . . . . . .88 DAYSTROM 136 . . . . . . . . . . . .90 DAYSTROM 636 . . . . . . . . . . . .92 GE 200 BANK TRANSIT . . . . . . . . 96 GE 215. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 98 GE 225. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .102 GE 235. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .106 GE 312 GARDE . . . . . . . . . . . 110 GE 412. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 112 HONEYWELL 400 . . . . . . . . . . .116 HONEYWELL 1400 . . . . . . . . . . 118 HONEYWELL 1800 . . . . . . . . . . 120 HONEYWELL 1800 II . . . . . . . .. 122 HUGHES HCM 101 . . . . . . . . . . 126 HUGHES HCM 121 . . . . . . . . . . 127 HUGHES HCM 122 . . . . . . . . . . 128 HUGHES HCM 301 . . . . . . . . . . 129 HUGHES HCM 201 . . . . . . . . . . 130 HW15K. . . . . . . . . . . . .. . 132 HYDAC 2000 . . . . . . . . . . . .134 HYDAC 2400 . . . . . . . . . . . 142 IBM 1401. . . . . . . . . . . . . 144 IBM 1440. . . . . . . . . . . . . 148 IBM 1460 . . . . . . . . . . . . 150 IBM 1620 MOD 2 . . . . . . . . . . 154 IBM 1710. . . . . . . . . . . . . 156 IBM 6400. . . . . . . . . . . . . 158 IBM 7010. . . . . . . . . . . . . 160 IBM 7040. . . . . . . . . . . . . .162 IBM 7044. . . . . . . . . . . . . .164 IBM 7072. . . . . . . . . . . . . .166 IBM 7094 II .. . . . . . . . . . .168 ILLIAC II . . . . . . . . . . . . 170 ITT 525 VADE . . . . . . . . . . . 172 ITT 7300 MOD II . . . . . . , . . 174 LFE GUESTRON . . . . . . . . . . . 178 LGP 21. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 180 LGP 30. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 182 LIBRASCOPE C141 . . . . . . . . . 186 LIBRASCOPE L90I . . . . . . . . .188 LIBRASCOPE L600 . . . . . . . . . 190 LIBRASCOPE L2010 . . . . . . . . . 192 LIBRASCOPE L3055 . . . . . . . . . 194 MAGLOC I. . . . . . . . . . . . . 196 MANIAC III . . . . . . . . . . . . 198 MINUTEMAN . . . . . . . . . . . . 200 MINUTEMAN ADVANCED D37B . . . . . 201 NCR 310 . . . . . . . . . . . . . 202 NORDEN SCRIBE II . . . . . . . . . 204 PACKARD BELL 440 . . . . . . . . . 206 PDS 1020. . . . . . . . . . . . . 212 PDS 1068 . . . . . . . . . . . . . 214 PHILCO 210 & 211 . . . . . . . . . 216 PHILCO 212 .. . . . . . . . . . . .220 PHILCO 1000 .. . . . . . . . . . . 224 PROGRAMMED DATA PROCESSOR 4 . . . .228 RCA 3301 REALCOM . . . . . . . . . 230 RECOMP III .. . . . . . . . . . . .234 RPC 4000. . . . . . . . . . . . 236 SDS 910 . . . . . . . . . . . . 238 SDS 920 . . . . . . . . . . . . . 240 SDS 9300. . . . . . . . . . . . 242 SEMA 2000 . . . . . . . . . . . . 244 SEMAC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 247 SPEDAC 220 . . . . . . . . . . . . 248 SPEDAC 310 .. . . . . . . . . . . .250 TELEREGISTER TELEFILE . . . . . . 252 TRW 230 130 AN/UYK 1 . . . . . . 256 TRW 330. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 260 TRW 340. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 264 UNIVAC 422 TRNG COMP . . . . . . . 266 UNIVAC 1000 . . . . . . . . . . . 268 UNIVAC 1004 80/90 . . . . . . . . 272 UNIVAC 1020 . . . . . . . . . . . 278 UNIVAC 1050 . . . . . . . . . . . .280 UNIVAC 1206 .. . . . . . . . . . . 284 UNIVAC 1212 . . . . . . . . . . . 288 UNIVAC 1218 . . . . . . . . . . . 291 UNIVAC 1824 .. . . . . . . . . . . 294 UNIVAC DIG TRNR . . . . . . . . . 296 UNIVAC SOLID STATE II 80/90 . . . 302 VERDAN II. . . . . . . . . . . . 306 CHAPTER III. TABLES OF COMPUTER CHARACTRISTICS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 309 LIST OF TABLES TABLE NUMBER TITLE I. MANUFACTURERS OF COMPUTING SYSTEMS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 310 II. QUANTITY OF COMPUTING SYSTEMS MANUFACTURED TO DATE . . . . . . . 316 III. WORD LENGTH OF COMPUTING SYSTEMS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 319 IV. ARITHMETIC OPERATION TIME (EXCLUDING ACCESS) OF COMPUTING SYSTEM . 328 V. ARITHMETIC OPERATION TIME (INCLUDING ACCESS) OF COMPUTING SYSTEMS .333 VI. ACCESS TIME OF HIGH SPEED STORAGE UNITS . . . . . . . . . . . . . 339 VII. CAPACITY OF HIGH SPEED STORAGE UNITS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 345
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VIII. LOG_{10} CAPACITY/ACCESS TIME OF HIGH SPEED STORAGE UNITS 351 IX. CAPACITY OF MAGNETIC DRUM OR DISC STORAGE UNITS . . . . . . . . .354 X. TUBE QUANTITY IN COMPUTING SYSTEMS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 359 XI. CRYSTAL DIODE QUANTITY IN COMPUTING SYSTEMS . . . . . . . . . . . 362 XII. TRANSISTOR QUANTITY IN COMPUTING SYSTEMS . . . . . . . . . . . . 365 XIII. APPROXIMATE POWER REQUIREMENT OF COMPUTING SYSTEMS . . . . . . . .368 XIV. APPROXIMATE COST OF BASIC COMPUTING SYSTEM . . . . . . . . . . . .372 XV. CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER OF INITIAL OPERATION OF COMPUTING SYSTEMS . . 375
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MARTIN H. WEIK JR.