[vcf-midatlantic] examples of non-crystal based clocks in digital computing?

william degnan billdegnan at gmail.com
Mon Mar 14 14:12:07 EDT 2016

> Some drum-based computers to my knowledge, included their computing
> registers *on the drum*. One transistor model of the 1960's I know from
> ownership, had several copies of its registers on the same tracks - why?
> For faster access. Was there also a clock signal which was ultimately tied
> to the drum rotation rate? Have to check the manuals, but the drum did much
> of the work anyway.
For example the Royal McBee LGB-30 Computer, drum storage used in that way.



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