IBM System/360 Model 30 computer

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Date Introduced
1964
Photographer
Richards, Mark
Dimensions
overall: 63 in x 67 in x 107 in
Manufacturer
International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)
Copyright Owner
© Mark Richards
Location
United States
Keywords
SPREAD; Evans, Bob; Amdahl, Gene; Bloch, Erich; Brooks, Fred
Object ID
X1059.91A, 102716168, 102716169, 102666007, 102716107, 102716106, 102716108
Speed
34,500 fixed-point adds per sec
Memory Type
Core
Memory Size
64K
Memory Width
8-bit
Cost
$133,000+

McDonnell Aircraft Corporation bought the first Model 30, the smallest and least expensive of the three System/360 models shipped in 1965. It could emulate IBM’s older small computer, the 1401, which encouraged customers to upgrade.