Model: FACOM 230-25
Date manufactured: 1969
The FACOM 230-25 is one of the representative models of medium computers in the age when computers began to spread in Japan for commercial use. The preserved system in the photograph consists of the FACOM 230-25 computer system and the set of peripherals to perform some service. The IBM System/360, announced in 1964, opened a new era of computer industry. Along with it, in the latter half of the 1960's, the introduction of computers for business applications began to spread in Japan. Fujitsu offered the computers named the FACOM 230 series to satisfy what the spreading period demanded. The FACOM 230-25, first shipped in June 1969, was a new medium model of the FACOM 230 series.