# EDSAC

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### Basic information

AKA

Electronic Delay Storage Automatic Calculator

Category

others

Country

United Kingdom

Description

Early British computer.

First stored-program computer in regular use.

Large-scale electronic calculating machine in which ultrasonic delay units are used for storage of orders and numbers.

Developed at Britain's Cambridge University. Designer and creator was Sir Maurice Wilkes.

Memory : 512 17-bit words, upgraded in 1952 to 1024 17-bit words.

Finally shut down in 1958, having been superseded by EDSAC 2, which remained in use until 1965.

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**25**days from now, October 20, 2022, EDSAC celebrate**305**^{th}Mercury age**41**days from now, November 4, 2022, EDSAC celebrate**74**^{th}half birthday**113**days from now, January 16, 2023, EDSAC celebrate**306**^{th}Mercury age**159**days from now, March 3, 2023, EDSAC celebrate**120**^{th}Venus age**194**days from now, April 8, 2023, EDSAC celebrate exactly**27,000 days****201**days from now, April 14, 2023, EDSAC celebrate**307**^{th}Mercury age**223**days from now, May 6, 2023, EDSAC celebrate**74**^{th}birthday**278**days from now, June 30, 2023, EDSAC celebrate exactly**39,000,000 minutes****278**days from now, June 30, 2023, EDSAC celebrate exactly**650,000 hours****284**days from now, July 6, 2023, EDSAC celebrate exactly**890 months****289**days from now, July 11, 2023, EDSAC celebrate**308**^{th}Mercury age

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