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Figure 18. TX-2 back panel.

from flexing. The male and female contacts are machined and gold plated. The sockets are hand wired and soldered in panels (Figure 18).


The result of these design considerations is a 5-megapulse control and arithmetic element that will take less than 40 square feet of space and dissipate less than 800 watts of power. The simplicity of the circuits has encouraged a degree of logical sophistication that would not have been chanced before.


A number of people took part in the work reported here. Major contributions were made by B. M. Gurley, J. R. Fadiman, R. A. Hughes, K. H. Konkle, and M. B. Petersen.

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