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Manufacturer MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technnology)
Identification,ID Whirlwind
Date of first manufacture1951
Number produced 1
Estimated price or cost-
location in museum -
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Whirlwind Memory



Special features
Whirlwind - Report R-195 "Initial Testing of a Computer Electrostatic Storage System",
     WhirlwindFig02- WhirlwindFig02

Historical Notes

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