IBM 1620

The 1620 was announced in 1959 and targetted at the small scientific market. Its internal code name CADET was jokingly said to mean "Can't Add, Doesn't Even Try", referring to the use of addition tables in memory rather than dedicated addition circuitry.

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Brainstorm (1983)

The 1620's front panel, or part of it, stands in for a component of the lab computer. The 1620 model was scrapped 13 years before this film was made.

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Only part of the front panel is used, and the panels lights are multi-coloured which does not seem authentic.

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