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 Home > LEO Computers > Lyons Electronic Office (LEO) Archive > CMLEO/PB - Peter Bird Collection > CMLEO/PB/PH Photographs > Photographs of LEO I > 60477 LEO I Gremlin

60477 LEO I Gremlin

Description of Photograph

Photograph of an exploded capacitor from the main power supply on LEO I, kept by Peter Bird as a souvenir of 'the first computer bug'.

Related images: Front view of the LEO Gremlin (CMLEO/LS/PH/1/61869)
Further views of the LEO Gremlin (CMLEO/LS/PH/1/61870)
Photo of a healthy condenser (CMLEO/LS/PH/1/61871)

Collected by Peter Bird as part of his research for his book LEO - The First Business Computer (1994).

Date: 3rd December 1950

Physical Description: 1 photographic print; colour

Archives Hub References: CMLEO/PB/PH/1/60477

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