• 1949

Hardware Description

The IBM Card-Programmed Electronic Calculator was announced in May 1949 as a versatile general purpose computer designed to perform any predetermined sequence of arithmetical operations coded on standard 80-column punched cards. It was also capable of selecting and following one of several sequences of instructions as a result of operations already performed, and it could store instructions for self-programmed operation. It could add figures at the rate of 2,174 a minute.
  • Model Number:

    CPC
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  • Hardware Type:

    Computer - Tabulating
  • Manufacture Year:

    1949
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