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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). A close-up 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, 2011
    30th Wednesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
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