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The IBM 705

IBM 705
IBM 705; Image found at the University of Manchester
IBM Type 705 Electronic Data Processing Machine, October 1954, featuring overlapped I/O and a 20,000-character magnetic-core memory; each character is 7 bits; a word is 35 bits, or five characters [4]. Manufactured and sold until 1960.
Columbia University Computing History Frank da Cruz / [email protected] This page created: January 2001 Last update: 3 April 2021