[TUHS] Re: [pups] ACMS (Australian 'puter museum) doomed?

macbiesz at optonline.net macbiesz at optonline.net
Thu Nov 13 22:23:50 AEST 2003

Quote from http://www.deadmedia.org/notes/3/034.html:

"A copy of his first programme-controlled electro-mechanical digital computer, the Z3, was made in 1960 and put on display at the Deutsches Museum in Munich. A copy of the Z1 was constructed in 1989, and can be found in the Museum for Transport and Technology in Berlin."


----- Original Message -----
From: Jochen Kunz <jkunz at unixag-kl.fh-kl.de>
Date: Thursday, November 13, 2003 3:43 am
Subject: Re: [pups] ACMS (Australian 'puter museum) doomed?

> On 2003.11.13 00:06 Johnny Billquist wrote:
> > Not to demean that effort, but don't the Germans have a Z4 still
> > working in a museum? That would mean something like 1942.
> 1942 would be the Z3, the first computer ever. The Z3 that is in the
> Deutsches Museum is AFAIK a rebuild of the original one. (Rebuild 
> underthe supervision of Konrad Zuse himself.) I don't know if the 
> Z4 is still
> around. Google for "Konrad Zuse" and / or his son "Horst Zuse". Horst
> Zuse has put much effort in documenting the work of his father.
> I know that there is a Zuse Z23 in Karlsruhe. It was build in 1956,
> based on electron tubes, core and drum memory and it is still fully
> functional!
> -- 
> tschüß,
>       Jochen
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