Ferranti Mark I

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The world's first commercially available computer, built by the electrical engineering firm Ferranti Ltd., based in Manchester, UK, and delivered in 1951 as a production version of the University of Marchester's Manchester Mark I. Ferranti's link with the university was established in 1948. The Mark I was followed into production by the Mark I Star (1953), Pegasus I and II (1956, 1959), and Atlas (1963).

Subjects: Computing.

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