Relic Information query matches
Matching on query: Unique id = 19/97, Name = any, Associated machine = any, class = any
Unique id/year of acquisition: 19/97
Name: Titan core store
Titan core store
Other nos on object: 2336(serial number, on sticker on front)
Inscription: "TOWCESTER, Plessey, ENGLAND" (panel on top),"Plessey Core Store" (on sticker on top)
Description: Plessey core box. Titan. 4k x 50. Oil cooled. Grey metal box, with 12 37-pin sockets, labelled A-M, on the front. A small part of the casing is loose due to a missing screw in the rear. The box is also slightly scratched.
DW: This is another Ferrite core box. It was made by Plessey for the Titan and it had 4K words of 50 bits each. The core plane was oil-cooled to prevent temperature changes affecting the performance.
Q:It says 1966 - would that fit?
DW:1966 was round about the time that Titan started.
Q:Did these continue to be used throughout the life of the Titan?
DW:They continued to be used throughout the life of the Titan.
See also: 18/97
See also: 20/97
See also: 112/99
Number of matches = 1
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