Fingers Crossed for 2021 ...

2020 was the worst! COVID kept the museum closed for much of the year and a mains water pipe bursting causing a flood kept us closed for the rest. 
We're hoping to re-open in the next few months ... fingers crossed! Read More >>>

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Scientific Development Corporation

Timeline for SDC :

Date Event
1 Dec 1961 Minivac 601 Computer Launched

Hardware Products

Minivac 601

Minivac 601
1st October 1961
The Minivac 601 was a digital computer kit created by Claude Shannon and sold by Scientific Development Corporation in as early as 1961 and was sold for $85.

Manufacturer : SDC
Type : Computer

Software Products

SCD 102 Wildcat (Disk)

SCD 102 Wildcat (Disk)
Specialist Software for Earth scientists...

Manufacturer : SDC Educational
Type : Software

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