Summary

Photograph of a computer diagram entitled "Micro-control unit". Diagram shows a micro-control unit layout, probably used in microcoded systems in computers in the early 1960s.

This is one of a set of photographs showing computers, computer components, computer structure diagrams and computer programmimg instructions, probably used as aids in teaching computing subjects. The diagrams and instructions relate to several pioneer models and systems of stored program computers dating back as far as the 1950s and including CSIRAC (originally known as CSIR Mark 1), Cirrus, Atlas, IBM System/360 , CDC 6600 System, and Illiac IV.

Description of Content

Block diagram showing the micro-control unit layout, probably for the CSIRAC Mark 1 computer.

Physical Description

Black and white photographic print of a computing block diagram.

More Information