Minutes of the LEO Policy Meeting, 5th June 1959. '577' is written in blue pencil.
Research comments: Refers to LEO II/8 (Standard Motors), LEO II/9 (Ilford Films), LEO II/5 (Hartree House service bureau), LEO II/1 (Lyons/LEO Computers).
Refers to people Mr Barnes (Tony Barnes), TR Thompson (TRT), Mr Rowley.
Agreed to order a second Powers Samas printer and two magnetic tape machines for LEO II/8 (Standard Motors) at a cost of £26,000. Completion of LEO II/8 is scheduled for April 1960, some 9 months after this meeting.
Agreed to order for LEO II/9 (Ilford Films) new core store matrices and components for core store packages at a cost of £7,700 and a Powers Samas printer, a magnetic tape machine, three Ferranti readers, three card feeders etc at a cost of £21,100.
Profit & loss budget discussed. Profit depends on the speed of machine production. Consideration is given to accelerating production of LEO II/8 and LEO II/9 to help profitability. (LM)
Date : 5th June 1959
Physical Description : 1 item (2 pages), paper; typescript
Collected by Peter Bird.
Archive References : CMLEO/PB/CM/1/19590605
, PJB/1/1 (PJB v1)
This exhibit has a reference ID of CH54593. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.
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