A computer, produced ca. 1955 and in use in the late 1950s, with rotating magnetic drum storage and punched card input. Its memory words could store 10-digit decimal numbers and each instruction had two addresses, one for the operand and one for address of the next instruction on the drum.
SOAP was its (optimising) assembler. Languages used on it included BACAIC, BALITAC, BELL, CASE SOAP III, DRUCO I, EASE II, ELI, ESCAPE, FAST, FLAIR, FORTRANSIT, FORTRUNCIBLE, GAT, IPL, Internal Translator, KISS, MITILAC, MYSTIC, OMNICODE, PIT, RELATIVE, RUNCIBLE, SIR, SOAP, Speedcoding, SPIT, SPUR.
- Ibm 700 series
computer A family of computers made by IBM, including the IBM 701, IBM 702, IBM 704, IBM 705 and IBM 709. (2005-06-20)
- Ibm 701
computer (“Defense Calculator”) The first of the IBM 700 series of computers. The IBM 701 was annouced internally on 1952-04-29 as “the most advanced, most flexible high-speed computer in the world”. Known as the Defense Calculator while in development at IBM Poughkeepsie Laboratory, it went public on 1953-04-07 as the “IBM 701 Electronic Data Processing […]
- Ibm 704
computer A large, scientific computer made by IBM and used by the largest commercial, government and educational institutions. The IBM 704 had 36-bit memory words, 15-bit addresses and instructions with one address. A few index register instructions had the infamous 15-bit decrement field in addition to the 15-bit address. The 704, and IBM 709 which […]
- Ibm 7040
computer A scaled down version of the IBM 7090. (1997-02-23)