world's oldest working computer

WORLD’S OLDEST WORKING COMPUTER

The world’s oldest working computer machine is a 61-year-old  Harwell Dekatron ,with a size of an average SUV  and weight to match .It takes around 10 seconds of calculation per two digitsWorld's oldest working computer

specifications  in full:

  • Power Consumption: 1.5kW
  • Size: 2m high x 6m wide x 1m deep
  • Weight: 2.5 tonnes
  • Number of Dekatron counter tubes: 828
  • Number of other valves: 131
  • Number of relays: 480
  • Number of contacts or relay switches: 7073
  • Number of high speed relays: 26
  • Number of lamps: 199
  • Number of switches: 18

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