sub unit from LEO II computer, 1958

Made:
1958 in United Kingdom
maker:
English Electric Company Limited
Valves and other electronic components from LEO II. Front View. Grey/Black Background Valves and other electronic components from LEO II, 1958. Top View.Grey Background. Valves and other electronic components from LEO II. Silhouette. white/grey background

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Valves and other electronic components from LEO II. Front View. Grey/Black Background
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Valves and other electronic components from LEO II, 1958. Top View.Grey Background.
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Valves and other electronic components from LEO II. Silhouette. white/grey background
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Metal sub-unit containing valves and other electronic components mounted as presentation souvenir from LEO II, made by the English Electric Company, British, 1958.

Only thirteen LEO II computers were manufactured between 1957 and 1963, after which they were superseded by the LEO III. This LEO II was used as the wages computer at Stewarts and Lloyds Steelworks in Corby, and was presented to a former employee when the computer was taken out of service and broken down.

Details

Category:
Computing & Data Processing
Object Number:
2002-251
Materials:
aluminium (metal), electronic components, glass, plastic (unidentified) and steel (metal)
type:
electron tube
taxonomy:
  • component - object
credit:
Donated by Mrs J. Rocky