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B2128 Computer hardware (11 units), National Elliot 405. Click to enlarge.

National Elliot 405 Computer

    National Elliot 405 computer units: Ten units only of very large computer - being most interesting items - including input compiler, paper tape reader, online punch, online teleprinter, magnetic film output, main control desk etc, also 405 manual (SB). Computer Units; of National Elliott 405; ten units only of very large computer, including input compiler, paper tape reader, on-line punch, on- line teleprinter, magnetic film output, main control desk etc., and also 405 Manual (LC).

    Summary

    Object No.

    B2128

    Object Statement

    Computer hardware (11 units), National Elliot 405

    Physical Description

    National Elliot 405 computer units: Ten units only of very large computer - being most interesting items - including input compiler, paper tape reader, online punch, online teleprinter, magnetic film output, main control desk etc, also 405 manual (SB). Computer Units; of National Elliott 405; ten units only of very large computer, including input compiler, paper tape reader, on-line punch, on- line teleprinter, magnetic film output, main control desk etc., and also 405 Manual (LC).

    History

    Notes

    This computer was used originally by the National Cash Register Company's Electronic Data Processing Centre at 14 - 16 York Street, Sydney, Australia, which opened in February 1960. It is all valve operation and required 10kW of power and had air draught on all rack cabinets. The National Elliott 405 was later used by the CSIRO.

    Source

    Credit Line

    Gift of CSIRO National Standards Laboratory, 1974

    Acquisition Date

    7 April 1974

    Cite this Object

    Harvard

    National Elliot 405 Computer 2020, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 17 October 2021, <https://ma.as/210779>

    Wikipedia

    {{cite web |url=https://ma.as/210779 |title=National Elliot 405 Computer |author=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences |access-date=17 October 2021 |publisher=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, Australia}}

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