Ferranti Pegasus Computer - Programming Manual
This Ferranti Pegasus Computer - Programming Manual was Issue 1 September 1955. List CS 50
The Pegasus 1 was first delivered in 1956 and the Pegasus 2 was delivered in 1959. Ferranti sold twenty-six copies of the Pegasus 1 and twelve copies of the Pegasus 2, making it Ferranti's most popular valve (vacuum tube) computer. At least two Pegasuses survive, one in The Science Museum (London) and one in The Manchester Museum of Science and Industry.
This is a half inch tick manual covering all aspects of programming the Pegasus and was Issue 1 - one year before the first Pegasus was supplied.
Our very grateful thanks to Jane Lee and Patrick Lee's family. This manual was owned by Patrick Lee BA, BSc (Eng) who was born at Giffnock Glasgow in 1928 and died in Harlow, Essex in 2008. He spent his working life in electronic engineering, principally at Cossor Electronics in Harlow and for over 25 years until his retirement, at Marconi Radar in Chelmsford.
This exhibit has a reference ID of CH3661. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.