A description of the Ferranti Pegasus 2 Computer System

This book 'describes the distinctive features of the Pegasus 2 Computer, both in its basic form and when used as a data-processing system.  Much of the more detailed matter has been put as footnotes or appendices.'
 
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.
 
 


Reference Number : DC.44

Date Published : December 1960

Manufacturer : Ferranti

Platform : Pegasus

 

 

 

 

 

This exhibit has a reference ID of CH3662. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.
 

A description of the Ferranti Pegasus 2 Computer System

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