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Issue No. 01 - January-March (1990 vol. 12)
ISSN: 1058-6180
pp: 23-29
<p>The CAB 500 was planned by SEA as a low cost, simple to use computer, primarily for scientific calculations. The technology used was magnetic amplifiers, transistors, ferrite cores, and a magnetic drum, with input/output on perforated paper tape. It could be used in two modes: as a stored program computer or as a desk calculator. It was a micro-programmed machine, and a high-level language PAF (Programmation Automatique des Formules) was developed for it. It was launched in 1960 and over 100 were sold.</p>
Dimitri Starynkevitch, "The SEA CAB 500 Computer", IEEE Annals of the History of Computing, vol. 12, no. , pp. 23-29, January-March 1990, doi:10.1109/MAHC.1990.10008
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