BESM-6 Supercomputer, 1968-1987

Made:
1968-1987 in Russia

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BESM-6 Supercomputer: Registers Cabinet type BRUS with two glass doors, control panel and desk; Control Unit type UU with two glass doors, control panel and desk; Arithmetic Unit type AU with two glass doors, control panel and desk; Peripheral Control Cabinet, type UVU with two glass doors, control panel and desk; possibly manufactured by Moscow Calculating Analytical Plant Machines, Russia, 1968-1987

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Details

Category:
Computing & Data Processing
Object Number:
2014-10/1
Materials:
copper (metal), glass, metal (unknown), plastic (unidentified)
Measurements:
overall (estimate): 1890 mm x 5040 mm x 1180 mm,
type:
mainframe
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • computer
status:
Permanent collection

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