Magnetic drum store storage device, from Deuce computer

Made:
1955-1964 in England
maker:
English Electric Company Limited

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Magnetic drum store made by English Electric Company, England, British, 1955-1964. The magnetic drum store is from the DEUCE computer, which was used at the National Physical Laboratory. DEUCE was the commercial version of the ACE computer.

Details

Category:
Computing & Data Processing
Object Number:
1967-179
Materials:
chromium plated, copper (alloy), iron, iron oxide, perspex, plastic (unidentified), rubber (unidentified) and steel (metal)
type:
computer storage device
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • computer peripheral
credit:
National Physical Laboratory.