GEC Computers, Right from the start

Elliott Brothers (London), Elliott Automation, Marconi, English Electric, Marconi Elliott Computer Systems, GEC/AEI, GPT

GEC Computers parentage - history, 1947 - 1972

2050 processor - 8 bit mini computer

4000 series - from the 4080 to the 4310.

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References - GEC, Marconi, English Electric, GEC/AEI, and Elliott Automation articles

Comments? Corrections? Additional information? News of sites running 4000's or other GEC or Elliott computers? - please email me

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