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    Apollo-Era Coincident Current Core Memory Plane. A fascinating example of early random access memory (RAM) like the type that was used in the Apollo Guidance Computer (AGC). An exploded view of the memory plane reveals the wires threading the doughnut-shaped ceramic magnetic cores. Arrangement of the wiring through the cores allows the computer to address any one of the cores in the memory plane (representing a single bit as 0 or 1). It's amazing to think how far we have advanced past this seemingly-primitive 5" square circuit board. Excellent condition.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2010
    17th Wednesday
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