ER 56

Hardware item

In 1959 “Standard Elektrik Lorenz installs an electronic computer ER 56 in the institute for Applied Mathematics. Memory capacity 4000 words, seven decimal digits (35 bit) each. Storing one word took 0.15 msec. Drum storage device with 10.000 35-bit-words. Data processing tasks from throughout the university were accepted.” [[“Krekel, Feldmar and Boll, 2010”: http://rrzk.uni-koeln.de/geschichte.html?&L=1]]