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  TRW Mobile Computer Centers RW-300 / 340 by Bill Degnan - 11/11/2014 13:28
The TRW RW-300 Digital Control Computer, 1960
Pictured is the The 1960 RW-300 Digital Control Computer which is the heart of the RW-300 Portable Process Analysis Unit. "..The RW-300 portable process analysis unit represents a new approach to the problem of analyzing and improving the performance of a chemical or industrial plant. It makes available for the first time in a mobile research unit the powerful capabilities of the RW-300 Digital Control Computer.." "..The unit is contained in a 28-foot semi-trailer for easy removal from one site to another..." Click image for larger view.



TRW Computermobile Mark II portable versiopn of its RW-340 mini computer
"..The (1963) TRW Computermobile Mark II is a semi-van instrumentation trailer outfitted as a self-contained mobile computer control room. The Computermobile Mark II is an environment specially designed for a TRW-330 or TRW-340 Control Computer System, complete with universal input-output. This combination provides the utmost flexibility for any industrial computer application..." Click image for larger view.


RW-300 Portable Process Analysis Unit (1960) - A portable version of the TRW RW-300 mini.

ComputerMobile Mark II (1963) - A portable version of the TRW RW-330 or RW-340.



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  Book: French computer manufacturers by Bill Degnan - 11/09/2015 10:20
French computer manufacturers and the component industry, 1952-1972

(An "...article of mine including one of the RW 300 photos that you kindly shared with me. It is an old paper, which I just had to revise somehow – which was an opportunity to add illustrations. The picture (Fig.8) shows a Californian (not a French-made) RW-300 apparently under maintenance.
I uploaded the paper on:


https://www.academia.edu...nent_industry_1952-1972

Best regards,
Pierre


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