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Antikythera mechanism
30 ? ?, GR
87 BC
Mallock machine
44 ? Cambridge, England, GB
1933
Z1
49 ? Berlin, DE
1938
Z3
49 ? Berlin, DE
1941
Atanasoff–Berry Computer (ABC)
1 ? Ames, IA
1942
Colossus computer
44 ? Bletchley Park, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, England, GB
1943(12)
Z4
49 ? Göttingen, DE
1945
IBM Automatic Sequence Controlled Calculator
1 ? Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
1944(03/09)
Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer
1 ? 3330 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA
1945
MAgnetic Drum DIgital Differential Analyzer
1 ? ?, US
1946(03)
Small-Scale Experimental Machine
44 ? Manchester, England, GB
1948(06/21)
Manchester Automatic Digital Machine
44 ? Manchester, England, GB
1949(04)
Monte Carlo trolley
1 ? ?, US
1947
Electronic delay storage automatic calculator (EDSAC)
44 ? Cambridge, England, GB
1949(05/06)
Electronic Discrete Variable Automatic Computer

1945
Model V
1 ? Bell Telephone Labs, US
1946
Whirlwind I
1 ? MIT, Cambridge, MA
1948
Monetary National Income Analogue Computer
44 ? London School of Economics, London, England, GB
1949
Council for Scientific and Industrial Research Automatic Computer
61 ? ?, AU
1949
Electronic Recording Machine, Accounting
1 ? ?, CA
1950-55
Standards Eastern Automatic Computer
1 ? Gaithersburg, MD
1950(04)
Pilot ACE (Automatic Computing Engine)
44 ? National Physical Laboratory, Bushy Park, Teddington, London, England, GB
1950(05/10)
Standards Western Automatic Computer
1 ? Los Angeles, CA
1950(08)
Bertie the Brain
1CON ? Toronto, ON
1950(08/25)
Manchester Electronic Computer
1 ? Ballistic Research Laboratory (BRL), Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD
1951(02)
UNIVersal Automatic Computer I

1951(03/31)
Wolverhampton Instrument for Teaching Computing from Harwell (WITCH)
44 ? Harwell, Oxfordshire, England, GB
1951(04)
ERA 1101
1 ? Saint Paul, MN
1951(12)
Illinois Automatic Computer
1 ? Urbana/Champaign, IL
1952
Ordnance Discrete Variable Automatic Computer1 ? Urbana/Champaign, IL

1952(03/06) <
IBM 700/7000 series
1 ? Poughkeepsie, NY
1953(04/07)
Digital Automated Tracking and Resolving
1C ? Lake Ontario, CA
1953
UNIVAC 1103 or ERA 1103

1953(10)
Binär Elektronisk SekvensKalkylator, Swedish for "Binary Electronic Sequence Calculator"
46 ? Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute, Stockholm, SE
1954(04/01)
Datatron

1954
TRansistorized Airborne DIgital Computer
1 ? Bell Telephone Labs, US
1954
Norsk Universell Siffermaskin, Sekvensstyrt, Elektronisk
47 ? University of Oslo, NO
1954
IBM 650 Magnetic Drum Data-Processing Machine

1954(12/08)
IBM Naval Ordnance Research Calculator (NORC)
1 ? Dahlgren, VA
1954(12)
Harwell CADET
44 ? Harwell, Oxfordshire, England, GB
1955(02)
Z11

1955
Z22
49 ? Aachen, DE
1955
Transistorized Experimental computer zero
1 ? Lexington, MA
1955
Weizmann Automatic Computer
972 ? Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, IL
1955
FUJIC
81 ? Odawara, Kanagawa, JP
1956(03)
Bendix G-15
1 ? Los Angeles, CA
1956
RCA BIZMAC
1 ? Ordnance Tank-Automotive Command(OTAC), Detroit, MI
1956
Ferranti Package Computer
44 ? ?, England, GB
1956
Librascope General Purpose and then Librascope General Precision
1 ? Glendale, CA
1956
Tata Institute of Fundamental Research Automatic Calculator
91 ? Mumbai, IN
1956
IBM 305 Random Access Method of Accounting and Control

1956(09/14)
EDSAC 2

1957
Dansk Aritmetisk Sekvens Kalkulator or Danish Arithmetic Sequence Calculator
45 ? ?, DK
1957(09)
Binär dezimaler Volltransistor-Rechenautomat (binary-decimal fully transistorized computing automaton)
43 ? Technische Universität Wien, Vienna, AT
1958(05)
S-2000 "TRANSAC" (Transistor Automatic Computer)

1958
TX-2
1 ? Lexington, MA
1958
UNIVAC II

1958
UNIVAC 1105

1958(09)
Programmed Data Processor-1

1959
IBM 1400 series
1 ? ?, US
1959(10/05)
IBM 1620
1 ? ?, US
1959(10/21)
IBM 7090
1 ? ?, US
1959(11)
Semi-Automatic Ground Environment
?
late 1950s
Odra
48 ? Wroclaw, PL
1959-60
Coming soon: Computers built 1960 and later.

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