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7OC-4S0-11 a datapro Computers 70 Honeywell Series 6000 MANAGEMENT SUMMARY The Series 6000, introduced on February 17, 1971, constitutes a strong Honeywell bid to maintain and extend the prominent position in the large-scale computer market that it obtained by acquiring the General Electric Company's computer equipment business in 1970. The Series 6000 is a logical successor to the thirdgeneration GE-600 Series computer line (now called the Honeywell Series 600). The newer line is fully compatible with the Series 600 and uses most of the same peripheral equipment and software. Within this framework, Honeywell has made noteworthy hardware and software improvements, and-most significantly-has boosted the line's price/performance to a level that makes it fully competitive with the current equipment from IBM and the other leading suppliers of medium-to-Iarge-scale computer systems. In June 1972, Honeywell significantly enhanced the capabilities of the Series 6000 computers by increasing the main memory capacities of four of the six processor models, introducing a Bulk Store Subsystem that provides up to 33 million bytes of high-speed "swapping" memory, and announcing a variety of new peripheral devices, 1>communications features, and software facilities. Impressive price/performance levels and an unusually effective operating system are the main attractions of this line of six medium-tolarge-scale computers. The Series 6000 is fully compatible with the earlier GE-600 Series, uses most of the same peripheral equipment and software, and is well suited for both business and scientific applications. CHARACTERISTICS MANUF ACTURER: Honeywell Information Systems, Inc., 200 Smith Street, Waltham, Massachusetts 02154. Telephone: (617) 891-8400. MODELS: Series 6000, Models 6030, 6040, 6050, 6060, 6070, and 6080. DATA FORMATS BASIC UNIT: 36-bit word (plus parity bit). FIXED-POINT OPERANDS: One word (36 bits), two words (72 bits), or one half-word (18 bits). In addition, partial words of 6 or 9 bits can be transferred into and out of the arithmetic and control registers. Models 6040, 6060, and 6080 also include facilities for performing decimal arithmetic and a variety of other operations on variablelength character strings. FLOATING-POINT OPERANDS: One word, consisting of 27-bit-plus-sign fraction and 8-bit exponent; or two words, consisting of 63-bit-plus-sign fraction and 8-bit exponent. Model 6080 is the most powerful of the six processor models in the Honeywell Series 6000. The Master Console is in the foreground. SEPTEMBER 1972 © 1972 DATAPRO RESEARCH CORPORATION ~ 7OC-480-11 b datapro Computers 70 Honeywell Series 6000 I:::> Customer acceptance of the Series 6000 computers has been quite gratifying; by June 1972, Honeywell had received orders for more than 200 systems. Deliveries to both u. S. and European users began in September 1971, and 25 systems had been shipped by the end of 1971. Series 6000 equipment is being manufacturered in Phoenix, San Diego, Oklahoma City, and Newhouse, Scotland. ~ INSTRUCTIONS: Most instructions occupy one word and consist of an 18-bit address field, a 9-bit operation code, a 6-bit tag field that defines the address modification to be performed, a I-bit interrupt inhibitor, and two unused I-bit fields. INTERNAL CODE: A 6-bit BCD code is standard and is used in all currently announced software, but the central processors are not code-sensitive and can conveniently manipulate data in any 6-bit or 9-bit code. MAIN STORAGE BACKGROUND STORAGE TYPE: Magnetic core. To give prospective buyers a full understanding of what the Series 6000 is and how it got that way, a brief history of its predecessor, the GE-600, seems appropriate. Introduced in May 1964, immediately after the IBM System/ 360, the GE-600 Series computers were designed primarily as replacements for the IBM 7090 and 7094, the most widely used large-scale scientific computers of the second generation. The line originally consisted of the GE-625 and GE-635, which were largely identical except for their core cycle times: 2 microseconds per 2-word access for the 625 and 1 microsecond for the 635. Both models offered up to 262K 36-bit words of core storage in multiple independent modules, with input/output operations controlled by independent I/O controllers. GE placed a strong emphasis on efficient multiprogramming and data communications under an integrated operating system called GECOS. In 1968 GE introduced the GE-615, a lower-priced version of the GE-625 with the same 2-microsecond storage and slightly lower execution speeds. Then, in December 1969, GE unveiled the faster, integrated-circuit GE-655, which offered full upward compatibility plus up to 262K words of four-way-interleaved core storage with a 500-nanosecond cycle time. Meanwhile, the GE-600 Series software and peripheral equipment, which had been plagued by far more than the normal rash of development problems, were being steadily improved in both reliability and performance. GECOS III, introduced in November 1967, became one of the few third-generation operating systems that really delivered the promised benefits of efficient performance in complex, "multi-dimensional" operating environments. As a result, more GE-600 Series orders were booked during 1969 than during the first four years after the line's introduction. Thus, by the beginning of 1970, GE had finally developed a strong, proven large-scale computer line-only to see its performance outclassed by the IBM System/370 and other recently announced computer systems from companies such as Burroughs and UNIVAC. Mter acquiring the GE computer business, Honeywell assigned a high priority to the introduction of an improved large-scale computer family that would retain the GE-600 customer base and appeal to as many new buyers I:> © CAPACITY: See table. CYCLE TIME: See table. (interleaved accessing of the multi-module storage in Models 6050 through 6080 results in effective cycle times which are considerably faster than the indicated figures.) OIECKING: Parity bit with each word is checked whenever storage is referenced. STORAGE PROTECTION: The base address register indicates the base address and the number of 1024-word blocks assigned to the slave-mode program currently being executed. Any attempt to reference an address beyond these limits causes an interrupt. CENTRAL PROCESSORS CONFIGURATION RULES: Model 6030 and 6040 systems have a single central processor. Model 6050, 6060, 6070, and 6080 systems can have a maximum of four central processors. Each Series 6000 Central System also includes 1 or 2 System Controllers, as required by the main memory size. REGISTERS: The processor registers that are accessible to the program include: one 72-bit accumulator (A and Q registers), eight 18-bit index registers, one 18-bit base address register, one 18-bit indicator register, one 18-bit instruction counter, one 27-bit timer register, and one 8-bit exponen t register. INDEXING: Operand addresses can be modified by adding the contents of any of 15 registers, including the 8 index registers, the instruction counter, or the high-order or low-order 18 bits of the A or Q register. Indexing normally causes no increase in instruction execution times. The 8 index registers can also be used as additional 18-bit accumulators for half-precision operations. INDIRECT ADDRESSING: Possible to any desired number of levels, with full indexing capabilities at each level. Indexing can be performed either before or after the indirect word is obtained. An "indirect then tally" address modification capability facilitates character sequencing and progressing through tables in ascending or descending order. INSTRUCTION REPERTOIRE: All models have a comprehensive set of about 185 single-address instructions for performing data movement, binary arithmetic, shifting, logic, and control operations on 36-bit single-precision, 72-bit double-precision, and 18-bit half-word operands. The basic instruction set also includes complete arithmetic facilities for single- and double-precision floating-point operands. In addition, Models 6040, 6060, and 6080 include an Extended Instruction Set (EIS) containing over 100 additional instructions oriented toward efficient processing of 1972 DATAPRO RESEARCH CORPORATION SEPTEMBER 1972 ~ 7OC-480-11 c datapro Computers 70 Honeywell Series 6000 CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SERIES 6000 PROCESSOR MODELS SYSTEM CONFIGURATION No. of Central Processors No. of I/O Multiplexers No. of System Controllers I MAIN STORAGE Min imum capacity, 36-bit words Maximum capacity, 36-bit words Increment size, 36-bit words Cycle time, microseconds Words fetched per cycle Storage interleaving I CENTRAL PROCESSOR Extended (business) Instruction Set I nstruction overlap Typical speed, instructions/second: Single processor Dual-processor system INPUT/OUTPUT CONTROL Channels per I/O Multiplexer Maximum data rate per I/O Multiplexer, characters/second TYPICAL SYSTEM RENTAL t> Model Model Model Model Model Model 6030 6040 6050 6060 6070 6080 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 to 4 1 to 4 1 or 2 1 to 4 1 to 4 1 or 2 1 to 4 1 to 4 1 or 2 1 to 4 1 to 4 1or2 65,536 131,072 32,768 1.2 2 No 65,536 131,072 32,768 1.2 2 No 98,304 524,288 Varies 1.2 2 2-way 98,304 524,288 Varies 1.2 2 2-way No No Standard No No Standard 250,000 NA 250,000 NA 8 to 16 1,300,000 $24,846 131,072 1,048,576 Varies 0.5 2 214-way 131,072 1,048,576 Varies 0.5 2 214-way Standard Standard No Standard Standard Standard 500,000 900,000 500,000 900,000 1,000,000 1,800,000 1,000,000 1,800,000 8 to 16 1,300,000 8to 24 3,700,000 8 to 24 3,700,000 8to 24 6,000,000 8to 24 6,000,000 $26,211 $44,944 $46,519 $63,362 $65,252 I ~ as possible. Honeywell naturally took full advantage of the GE development work that was in progress at the time of the acquisition. The result is the Series 6000, a strongly GE-flavored product line that blazes no new technological trails but exploits the current state of the art in a highly cost-effective manner. INSTRUCTION TIMES: Representative execution times for the Series 6000 processors, in microseconds, are tabulated below. The times assume the use of interleaved storage in Models 6050 through 6080. Honeywell states that interleaving (currently available only in systems with at least 131K words) results in a 15 to 20 percent speed improvement. SYSTEM ARCHITECTURE The Series 6000 consists of six central processors: Models 6030, 6040, 6050, 6060, 6070, and 6080. Their basic characteristics are summarized in the accompanying table. All electronics are of the integrated-circuit variety, and conventional magnetic cores are used for the main storage. Models 6030, 6050, and 6070 have essentially the same scientifically-oriented instruction repertoire and processing facilities as the GE-600 Series processors. They are well suited for scientific computation and for mixed business/scientific workloads. Deliveries of these three models began in September 1971. Models 6040, 6060, and 6080 have all the facilities of the other three models plus a new Extended Instruction Set (EIS). The EIS adds over 100 instructions oriented toward business data processing functions: decimal arithmetic, byte processing, editing, bit string manipulation, etc. SEPTEMBER 1972 © character strings and bit strings. Included are edited moves, moves with code translation, and complete decimal arithmetic operations in both 2-address and 3-address formats. t> 6030/ 6050/ 6070/ Model: 6040 6060 6080 Fixed-point add to register 2.95 1.51 0.71 Fixed-point add to storage 4.29 3.29 1.78 Multiply 13.53 3.61 3.61 Divide 15.73 7.28 7.28 Floating-poin t add 1.73 6.83 1.95 F1oating-poin t subtract 6.73 1.93 1.70 Floating-point multiply 11.82 3.15 3.12 Floating-point divide 26.34 7.48 7.48 Load register 1.51 0.71 2.95 Store register 2.68 1.70 0.95 Compare register 1.51 0.71 2.95 10.55 5.93 4.53 Decimal add (5 digts)* Decimal subtract 5 digits)* 10.55 5.93 4.53 Decimal multiply (5 digits)* 13.95 9.38 7.98 Decimal divide (5 digits)* 18.55 13.98 12.58 Alphanumeric move (5 chars)* 11.97 7.34 5.66 Alphanumeric compare (5 chars)* 7.75 6.06 4.56 Edited move (5 chars)* 11.87 7.30 5.90 * EIS instructions, in Models 6040, 6060, and 6080 only. 1972 DATAPRO RESEARCH CORPORATION ~ 7OC-480-11d Computers datapro 70 Honeywell Series 6000 t:> Many ~ of the individual EIS instructions accomplish functions that require numerous instructions in Models 6030, 6050, and 6070, as well as in most of the competitive computers. As a result, the EIS yields significant reductions in both the execution times and memory requirements for most business-oriented programs. These performance improvements make Models 6040,6060, and 6080 well worth their modest additional cost over Models 6030, 6050, and 6070, respectively, for most installations with any significant volume of business data processing. Deliveries of the three business-oriented models began in the first half of 1972. INTERRUPTS: Interrupt signals are generated by conditions such as successful completion of I/O operations, I/O errors, arithmetic overflow, timer runout, attempts to reference out-of-bounds storage locations, etc. Every interrupt results in the setting of a specific interrupt cell in the System Controller. This causes the processor to take its next instruction from a predetermined storage location, which normally results in storage of the processor's status and a transfer to the appropriate interrupt servicing routine. In multiprocessor systems, a single "control" processor, determined by a manual switch setting, services all interrupts. In typical applications, Honeywell expects a Model 6040 system to deliver approximately 15 percent more throughput than a GE-635, while Model 6060 should deliver approximately twice the throughput of the GE-635. The Model 6070 central processor has essentially the same specifications and performance characteristics as the GE-655, while Model 6080 is essentially a GE-655 with the EIS facilities added for increased commercial processing power. CONSOLE: The Series 6000 Master Console is a freestanding unit that provides direct communication between the operator and GECOS 6000. It permits data entry via the standard typewriter keyboard and prints computergenerated messages at 15 characters/second. A small display panel keeps the operator informed of the system's operating status. The console connects to a data channel on an I/O Multiplexer and is controlled like a peripheral subsystem. An optional Auxiliary Console, similar to the Master Console except for a different display panel, can be used to print specific types of operator messages. The Series 6000 systems employ a memory-oriented architecture. One or two System Controllers associated with the core storage modules regulate all communication between storage and the system's central processors, I/O Multiplexers, and communications processors. The I/O Multiplexer (10M) is a hard-wired controller that coordinates all input/output operations over 8 to 24 independent data channels. The Series 6000 10M's offer more flexibility and considerably higher throughput capacities than their GE-600 Series counterparts. SC6000 SYSTEM CONTROL CENTER: A free-standing console consisting of control panel, typewriter keyboard, serial printer, Operator's Interactive Display, and System Status Display. The Operator's Interactive Display is a 12-inch CRT with a data capacity of 1920 characters in 24 lines of 80 characters each; it is used in conjunction with the keyboard for interactive communication between the system and its operator. The System Status Display is used for specially formatted displays such as job status and system resource utilization; it offers all the capabilities of the basic interactive display screen. The printer provides hard copies of displayed information at a speed of 30 cps. Remote display units with 23-inch screens can be connected to either or both of the standard display screens and located up to 1000 feet from the console. A Model 6030 or 6040 system is limited to a single central processor, one 10M, and up to 131K words of core storage. The four larger Series 6000 systems can include up to four central processors, four 10M's, and 524K words (in Models 6050 and 6060) or 1048K words (in Models 6070 and 6080) of main core memory. The Bulk Store Subsystem (BSS), introduced in June 1972, is designed primarily for use as an auxiliary "swapping" memory to increase the throughput of input/ output-bound systems. BSS storage capacities can range from 1,048,576 to 33,554,432 bytes, in 1,048,576-byte increments. Data is transferred between the BSS and main memory at a speed of over 10 million bytes per second in Models 6070 and 6080 and 6 million bytes per second in the four smaller models. Virtual memory capabilities are not a standard part of the Series 6000 product line at this writing. But now that IBM has turned the spotlight on virtual memory by featuring it in the System/370 Model 158 and 168 computers, it is unlikely that Honeywell will be far behind. The GE-645, developed in conjunction with MIT and Bell Laboratories, was one of the first large-scale computers to utilize virtual memory techniques. Honeywell is currently installing a © PROCESSOR MODES: There are two modes of processor operation: master and slave. The master mode, used only by GECOS 6000, allows unrestricted access to all of core storage, permits initiation of I/O operations, and permits setting of control registers. The slave mode is used by all user programs and also by GECOS 6000 when appropriate. In the slave mode, all storage references are relative to the base address register's contents and are restricted to assigned boundaries; program execution times are limited by the timer register; and input/output and certain control operations cannot be executed. INPUT/OUTPUT CONTROL CONFIGURAnON RULES: Model 6030 and 6040 systems have one Input/Output Multiplexer (10M), while Model 6050, 6060, 6070, and 6080 systems can include from one to four 10M's. The 10M is a microprogrammed controller that coordinates all data transfer operations between peripheral subsystems and core storage. Each 10M in a Model 6030 and 6040 system has 8 data channels, expandable to a maximum of 16. Each 10M in a Model 6050, 6060, 6070, or 6080 system has 8 data channels, expandable to a maximum of 24. r> Each data channel normally accommodates one peripheral device or subsystem. Dual-channel control units, which permit simultaneous read/write operations, are available for all tape and most disk subsystems. ,~ 1972 DATAPRO RESEARCH CORPORATION SEPTEMBER 1972 7OC-4S0-11e datar.-xo Computers 70 Honeywell Series 6000 t> Model 6080 computer equipped with similar virtual memory facilities at MIT and is offering it to other users on a special-order basis. Although it lacks the automatic error-correcting capabilities of the IBM System/3 70, the Series 6000 includes a number of hardware and software features that should enhance its reliability and minimize its down-time. Hardware maintenance features include programmable voltage and timing margins to convert intermittent failures into "solid" ones that can easily be located, history and fault registers to aid in diagnosing malfunctions, and the ability to simulate I/O operations without actually engaging the peripheral devices. The 16 history registers permit automatic retries of most central processor operations. The Total On-Line Testing System (TOLTS), an integral part of the GECOS 6000 operating system, performs on-line tests and diagnostics on any or all system components while normal processing continues. Moreover, the hardware modularity of Models 6050 through 6080 permits "fail-soft" configurations with two or more processors, I/O Multiplexers, and other critical components. PERIPHERALS AND COMMUNICATIONS The Series 6000 offers most of the same peripheral equipment as the older Series 600. In addition, Honeywell has introduced a number of significant new devices: • The DSS181 Disk Storage Subsystem is an effective Honeywell response to the IBM 2314/2319 subsystem, which the DSS181 outperforms in both speed of access and maximum storage capacity per subsystem. Average head positioning time is only 34 milliseconds for the DSS181, versus 60 milliseconds for the 2314/2319 drives. A DSS181 subsystem can include from 3 to 16 on-line disk drives holding from 83 to 443 million 6-bit characters, versus a maximum of 8 on-line drives holding 233 million bytes in the 2314/2319 subsystem. • The DSS190 is a fast-access, high-capacity disk storage system whose specifications closely parallel those of the IBM 3330. A DSS190 subsystem can include up to 16 disk drives and store up to 1.46 billion 6-bit characters. • The MTH502 and MTHS05 Magnetic Tape Units read and write on 9-track tape at either 800 or 1600 bits per inch, at data transfer rates ranging from 80,000 to 266,000 characters per second. They offer most of the features of the IBM 3420 tape drives while delivering significantly more performance per dollar than the earlier Series 600 tape drives. As a result, nearly all Series 6000 systems will probably utilize the MTH 500 Series drives. • The URC001 and URC002 Unit Record Controls, introduced in June 1972, are multifunction control }:> SEPTEMBER 1972 © ~ The minimum Series 6000 system configuration includes one central processor, one 10M, one console, one card reader, one card punch, one printer, one magnetic tape control and four drives, and 30 million characters of mass storage (any type). SIMULTANEOUS OPERATIONS: One input or output operation on each data channel can occur simultaneously with computation in each processor. All installed processors and 10M's can operate simultaneously and independently, with interference occurring only when two or more of those units simultaneously attempt to access the same 65K-word core storage module. MAXIMUM I/O DATA RATES: The maximum aggregate data rate that can be handled by each 10M is 1,300,000 characters/second in Models 6030 and 6040, 3,700,000 characters/second in Models 6050 and 6060, and 6,000,000 characters/second in Models 6070 and 6080. The optional 10M Throughput Expansion feature, for Models 6030 and 6040 only,· increases the maximum 10M data rate to 2,800,000 characters/second by adding a scratchpad memory (which is standard in the larger systems). Each standard data channel is rated at 650,000 characters/ second. When a peripheral subsystem with a higher data rate is connected, Honeywell supplies a special Peripheral System Interface at no extra charge; this results in a corresponding increase in the total throughput capacity of the 10M. MASS STORAG E BULK STORE SUBSYSTEM (BSS): The BSS, introduced in June 1972, is a high-speed data storage subsystem designed primarily for use as an auxiliary "swapping" memory to improve the throughput of input/output-bound Series 6000 systems. Storage capacities range from 1,048,576 to 33,554,432 bytes, in 1,048,576-byte increments. Cycle time is 1.5 microseconds per 16-byte (4-word) access. The BSS connects to the System Controller(s) in any Series 6000 system. Data is transferred between the BSS and main memory at a speed of over 6 million bytes/second in Models 6030 through 6060 and over 10 million bytes/second in Models 6070 and 6080. An optional dual-channel capability provides a nonsimultaneous data transfer path to a second Bulk Store Control. The BSS can serve as an intercomputer communication path among up to four separate systems, though this capability is not currently supported by software. Customer deliveries of the BSS will begin in the third quarter of 1973. DSS181 REMOVABLE DISK STORAGE SUBSYSTEM: Provides fairly rapid random access to large quantities of data stored in I1-disk packs which are physically compatible with the IBM 2316 Disk Pack. The basic subsystem consists of a Microprogrammed Peripheral Controller (MPC) and three disk pack drives. A maximum of 16 drives can be connected. Each disk pack stores 27,648,000 six-bit characters in the formatted mode which is used by the standard Series 6000 software, so the total on-line capacity of a DSSl81 subsystem can range from 83 million to 443 million characters. There are 200 data tracks on each of the 20 recording surfaces, and each track is divided into 18 sectors of 384 characters (64 words) each. Up to 138,240 characters (20 tracks) can be read or written at each position of the comb-type access mechanism. Average head movement time is 34 milliseconds, average rotational delay is 12.5 milliseconds, and data transfer rate is 416,000 six-bit characters per second. A second data channel of either the simultaneous or nonsimultaneous (switched) type is optional. 1972 DATAPRO RESEARCH CORPORATION ~ 7OC-480-11f datapro Computers 70 Honeywell Series 6000 r:> units that can connect up to seven I/O devices to a single Series 6000 channel. A URC can control up to two 1050-cpm card readers, up to two 100-to-400cpm card punches, and up to three 1100-lpm drum printers or 1150-lpm train printers. • The PRT303 Printer uses interchangeable horizontaltrain cartridges, similar to those of the IBM 1403 Model Nl, to produce high-quality printing at up to 1150 lines per minute with the standard 48-character set. • The 765, 775, and 785 Visual Information Projection (VIP) systems are new CRT display systems that can be used with the Honeywell Series 200, 400, and 600 computers as well as with the Series 6000. Based on the widely used GE DATANET-760 terminals, they feature larger screens, faster response times, and larger display capacities than previous Honeywell CRT equipment. All three models have a 14-inch (diagonal) screen and a full alphanumeric keyboard. Types 765 and 775 display up to 1012 characters of data in 22 lines of 46 characters each, while Type 785 displays up to 2024 characters in 22 lines of 92 characters each. Type 765 transmits asynchronously at 120 characters per second (1200 bps), while Types 775 and 785 transmit synchronously at 250 or 300 characters per second (2000 or 2400 bps). ~ DSS190 REMOVABLE DISK STORAGE SUBSYSTEM: Provides fairly rapid random access to extremely large quantities of data stored in interchangeable 12-disk Honeywell M4050 Disk Packs. The basic subsystem consists of a controller and 2 disk pack drives and is expandable, in single-drive units, to a maximum of 16 drives. Each disk pack stores 91,400,000 six-bit characters in the formatted mode which is used by the standard Series 6000 software, so the total on-line capacity of a DSS190 subsystem can range from 183 million to 1.46 billion characters. (In the unformatted mode, each disk pack can store up to 133 million characters.) There are 404 data tracks on each of the 19 recording surfaces, and each track is divided into a maximum of 45 sectors of 384 characters (64 words) each. Up to 328,320 characters (19 tracks) can be read or written at each position of the comb-type access mechanism. Average head movement time is 30 milliseconds, average rotational delay is 8.3 milliseconds, and data transfer rate is 1,074,000 six-bit characters/second. INPUT/OUTPUT UNITS MAGNETIC TAPE UNITS: Honeywell offers a wide range of tape drives for the Series 6000. All models read and record on standard 1/2-inch tape in IBM-compatible formats, Their data formats, tape speeds, recording densities, and data transfer rates (expressed in 6-bit characters per second) can be summarized as follows: MTH200: 7 tracks, 37.5 ips, 200/556 bpi, 7,500/21,000 char/sec. MTH300: 7 tracks, 37.5 ips, 200/556/800 bpi, 7,500/21,000/30,000 char/sec. For data communications control functions, the Series 6000 buyer can choose either of two new front-end communications processors: the DATANET 305 or 355. The DATANET 355, introduced with the GE-655, is a stored-program processor capable of handling large communications loads. The DATANET 305 is a comparatively low-cost processor that will supersede the long-lived DATANET -30 in installations where the communications traffic is lighter. MTH201: 7 tracks, 75 ips, 200/556 bpi, 15,000/42,000 char/sec. SOFTWARE AND COMPATIBILITY MTH402: 9 tracks, 10,000/28,000 char/sec. All of the Series 6000 software revolves around GECOS 6000, the successor to GECOS III. GE's persistence in debugging and improving the GECOS software eventually resulted in one of the very few third-generation operating systems whose overall performance has satisfied a high proportion of its users. This proven software support is unquestionably one of the biggest advantages the Series 6000 offers to prospective users. GECOS is designed to provide a "multi-dimensional" user environment in which local batch jobs, remotely entered batch jobs, on-line transaction processing, and timesharing can be processed concurrently. Moreover, programs of all these types can access a single common data base. The GE-developed Integrated Data Store (I-D-S) system is a particularly useful tool for creating and r> managing a multi-function data base. © MTH301: 7 tracks, 75 ips, 15,000/42,000/60,000 char/sec. 200/556/800 bpi, MTH372: 7 tracks, 150 ips, 200/556, 30,000/83,000 char/sec. MTH373: 7 tracks, 150 ips, 30,000/83,000/120,000 char/sec. 37.5 200/556/800 bpi, ips, 200/556 bpi, MTH403: 9 tracks, 37.5 ips, 200/556/800 bpi, 10,000/28,000/40,000 char/sec. MTH404: 9 tracks, 75 ips, 200/556 bpi, 20,000/56,000 char/sec. MTH405: 9 tracks, 75 ips, 20,000/56,000/80,000 char/sec. MTH492: 9 tracks, 40,000/111,000 char/sec. 200/556/800 150 ips, 200/556 bpi, bpi, MTH493: 9 tracks, 150 ips, 200/556/800 bpi, 40,000/111,000/160,000 char/sec. MTH501: 7 tracks, 75 ips, 15,000/41,700/60,000 char/sec. MTH502: 9 tracks, 80,000/160,000 char/sec. 1972 DATAPRO RESEARCH CORPORATION 75 200/556/800 ips, 800/1600 bpi, bpi, ~ SEPTEMBER 1972 7OC-480-11g Computers dotoRro 70 Honeywell Series 6000 I:> In addition to the existing Series 600 software, Honeywell has developed a number of significant new software facilities for the Series 6000. These include a full ANS COBOL compiler, a fast FORTRAN compiler that combines the facilities of the older batch and time-sharing FORTRAN compilers, new PL/l and JOVIAL compilers, and several extensions of the GECOS operating system. The Series 6000 is fully upward-compatible with the earlier Series 600 computers, so present Series 600 users can move up to the new line with little or no difficulty. But there is no direct program compatibility between the Series 6000 and any other Honeywell or competitive computer line. Honeywell's Conversion Aids Programming System (CAPS) includes routines designed to aid users of the Honeywell Series 200 and 400, IBM System/360, and UNIVAC Series 70 computers in converting their COBOL programs and data files to Series 6000 formats. These routines, together with Honeywell's ANS COBOL and FORTRAN compilers and other software aids such as the Indexed-Sequential Processor, make conversion to the Series 6000 a fairly straightforward task for most COBOLand FORTRAN-oriented installations. COMPETITIVE POSITION System rentals for practical Series 6000 configurations span a wide range, from about $20,000 to well over $100,000 per month. Thus, the Series 6000 is competing against such impressive performers as the IBM System/370 Models 145, 158, and 168, the Burroughs B 6700, the Control Data Cyber 70 Series, and the UNIVAC 1106, 1108, and 1110. In performance, the Honeywell Models 6040 and 6060 are closely comparable with the System/370 Models 145 and 155, respectively, and the Honeywell systems offer modest price advantages. The Model 6080 ranks considerably lower in both price and performance than the System/370 Model 165, though Honeywell expects a dual-processor Model 6080 system to outperform the Model 165. In similar model-to-model comparisons with the other systems mentioned above, the Series 6000 computers turn out to be fully competitive in both price and performance. They lack some of the impressive technological innovations of the IBM System/370 and other recently announced equipment. But for many installations this possible drawback will be outweighed by the Series 6000's proven, efficient software and Honeywell's fully bundled support policy. After all, what really counts is still the total cost of getting the job done-and on this basis, many prospective users will find the Series 6000 hard to beat. 0 SEPTEMBER 1972 © ~ MTH504: 7 tracks, 125 ips, 25,000/69,500/100,000 char/sec. MTH505: 9 tracks, 125 133,000/266,000 char/sec. 200/556/800 bpi, ips, 800/1600 bpi, All models use a single-capstan drive mechanism in which the tape's oxide surface touches only the read/write head. Both single-channel and dual-channel tape controllers are available. Each single-channel controller handles up to 8 tape drives, while each dual-channel controller handles up to 16 tape drives and permits simultaneous read/write operations on any 2 drives. Most Series 6000 systems will utilize the new MTH500 series tape units. These units feature automatic tape threading, an optional cartridge loading capability, power windows, precision tape cleaners, and a radial subsystem configuration that facilitates maintenance. The 9-track MTH502 and MTH505 models offer phase-encoded recording at 1600 bpi. UNIT RECORD CONTROLS: These microprogrammed control units, introduced in June 1972, connect from one to seven unit record devices to a single Series 6000 1/0 channel. The Unit Record Control is available in two models: Type URCOOI is physically integrated into a Series 6000 Input/Output Multiplexer (10M), while Type URC002 is a free-standing unit. Either model can control up to two CRZ301 Card Readers (1050 cpm), up to two CPZ300 Card Punches (100 to 400 cpm), and up to three PRT203 Drum Printers (1100 lpm) or PRT303 Train Printers (1150 lpm). Either URC model can optionally be equipped with up to three additional 10M channels, which enable the unit record subsystem to be shared by up to four central systems. Honeywell believes that in most new Series 6000 orders the URe's and their associated peripheral devices will be used in preference to the older unit record devices with integrated controllers. CRZ201 CARD READER: Reads 80-column cards serially by column at 900 cpm, or 51-column cards at 1200 cpm. The input hopper and normal output stacker hold 2000 cards each, and a program-selectable auxiliary stacker holds 1000 cards. Hollerith and binary cards can be read in intermixed fashion. Cards are read at two independent read stations, and the results are compared automatically. A character validity check is also performed on Hollerith cards. The CRZ201 includes an integrated control unit. CRZ301 CARD READER: Reads either 80-column or 51-column cards serially by column at 1050 cpm. Connects to a URCOOI or URCOO2 Unit Record Control. Has a 300O-card input hopper and a single 2500-card stacker. Hollerith and binary cards can be read in intermixed fashion. CPZ201 CARD PUNCH: Punches 80-column cards in Hollerith or binary code at 300 cpm, with read-after-punch checking. Has a 1200-card input hopper, a 1200-card main stacker, and a l00-card reject stacker. Includes an integrated control unit. CPZ300 CARD PUNCH: Punches 80-column cards in Hollerith or binary code at a speed of 100 to 400 cpm, depending upon the number of columns punched in each card. Connects to a URCOOI or URC002 Unit Record Control. Has a 1600-card input hopp~r and a single 1600-card stacker. Mispunched cards are offset-stacked. ~ 1972 DATAPRO RESEARCH CORPORATION 7OC-480-11 h Computers datapro 70 Honeywell Series 6000 ~ PfS200 PAPER TAPE SUBSYSTEM: Consists of a 500-cps reader, ISO-cps punch, and control unit in a free-standing cabinet. Can be used for on-line reading at 500 cps, on-line punching at 150 cps, off-line tape verification at 500 cps, or off-line tape duplication at 150 cps. Handles tape with 5, 6, 7, or 8 channels, in widths of 11/16 inch, 7/8 inch, or 1 inch. Includes tape spoolers for standard 1O.5-inch reels. A plugboard provides flexibility in codes and parity checking (odd, even, or none). PRT201 PRINTER: Prints at 1200 Ipm using 46 contiguous characters on the rotating print drum, and at 938 Ipm when all 64 characters are used. Has 136 print positions. Skipping speed is 27.5 inches/second. Handles continuous forms from 3 to 19 inches in width. Prints 6 or 8 lines per inch, with vertical format controlled by a paper tape loop and by control characters in the data. Has an integrated control unit. PRT203 PRINTER: Prints at 1100 Ipm using 42 contiguous characters on the rotating print drum, and at 8251pm when all 63 characters are used. Has 132 print positions. Skipping speed is a maximum of 50 inches/second. Handles continuous forms from 4.75 to 17.75 inches in width. Vertical format is controlled by a paper tape loop. Connects to a URCOOI or URC002 Unit Record Control. PRT300 PRINTER: Features a horizontal-train print mechanism utilizing interchangeable train cartridges. Various character sets containing from 16 to 63 printable characters are available. Prints at 1150 Ipm using a 48character set or 1052 Ipm using a 63-character set. Burst mtes of up to 2500 Ipm are possible for all-numeric printing. Has 136 print positions. Skipping speed is up to 70 inches/second. Handles continuous forms from 3 to 21 inches in width. Prints 6 or 8 lines per inch, with vertical format controlled by a paper tape loop and by control characters in the data. Has an integrated control unit. PRT303 PRINTER: Prints at a nominal speed of 1150 Ipm using a 48-character set. Uses interchangeable train cartridges, which yield high-quality printing and accurate vertical registration. Standard print trains are the PTC308, a 63-character BCD set, and the PfC303, a 94-character, upper-and-Iower-case ASCII set. Other arrangements are available on special request. Printing speeds vary with the size and utilization of the character set. Has 136 print positions. Skipping speed is up to 70 inches/second. Handles continuous forms from 3 to 21 inches in width. Prints 6 or 8 lines per inch, with vertical format controlled by a paper tape loop and by control characters in the data. Connects to a URCOOI or URC002 Unit Record Control. DES6000 DOCUMENT ENTRY SUBSYSTEM: Permits a Series 6000 computer to accept input data from magnetically or optically encoded documents. A DES6000 subsystem consists of a DEC6000 Data Entry Controller and from one to six MRS200, DRD200, or DRD236 document handlers in various combinations. The MRS200 MICR Reader-Sorter is a 12-pocket unit that reads and sorts up to 1200 documents per minute. The documents can vary from 5.25 to 9.0 inches in length and from 2.5 to 4.1 inches in width. The E-13B font is standard, and COC-5 code recognition is optional. Other standard features include off-line sorting, resettable document counters, sequence checking, multiple-digit selection, and zero kill. © The DRD200 COC-5 Document Reader is a 2-pocket unit that reads documents encoded in the COC-5 font at up to 1200 documents per minute. An optional Mark-Sense Module permits hand·written marks to be read optically; the marks and COC-5 data can be intermixed and read from the same side or opposite sides of a document. The DRD236 High-Speed Document Reader reads MICR documents printed in the E-13B font at up to 1625 documents per minute. The standard 16·pocket unit is expandable in 4-pocket modules to a maximum of 32 pockets. Documents can vary from 6.0 to 9.5 inches in length and from 2.5 to 4.25 inches in width. (With an optional feature, documents as short as 4.8 inches can be read.) Off·line sorting is an optional capability. PSC200 PERIPHERAL SWITCH: Permits manual switching of a peripheml system from one I/O Multiplexer to another. Can also be used to select either of two peripheral devices or subsystems connected to a single I/O channel. The basic PSC200 is a free-standing console containing one peripheral switch. Up to 15 additional switches can be added if desired. COMMUNICATIONS CONTROL DATANET 355: An independently programmed computer designed to relieve the Series 6000 central processors of data communications control functions. Handles simultaneous communications with approximately 200 teletypewriters at 110 bps, or 32 remote batch terminals at 2400 bps, or 16 broad-band lines at 40,800 bps, or with various mixes of the three classes. Controls all interaction with remote terminals, including line control, message buffering, and code conversion. Includes either 16,384 or 32,768 18-bit words of core storage with a I-microsecond cycle time. Has a repertoire of 98 single-address instructions. Operates in binary mode on data fields of 6, 9, 18, or 36 bits. Has 16 priority interrupt levels, each with 16 sublevels. The DATANET 355 bypasses the Series 6000 I/O Multiplexers and connects directly to one or more System Controllers via an ICA355 Intercomputer Adapter with up to four memory ports. A maximum of three DATANET 355's can be used in a Series 6000 system. In systems equipped with dual DATANET 355 processors, an optional line Transfer Device permits either manual or programcontrolled switching of the communications lines from one DATANET 355 to another. Card readers, printers, MICR sorter-readers, disk subsystems, and a teletypewriter control console can be connected directly to the DATA NET 355 if desired. A DATANET 355 can be equipped with up to three High-Speed Line Adapters and up to six Low Speed Line Adapters. Each High-Speed line Adapter (HLA) is a communications controller that can be equipped with up to 32 sub channels and can control up to 32 lines; both single-line and dual-line subchannels are available in various models to handle transmission speeds up to 50,000 bps in synchronous mode, 9600 bps in BSC mode, and 1800 bps in asynchronous mode. Local terminals can be connected directly to an 'HLA subchannel. Each Low-Speed Line Adapter (LLA) is a time-division multiplexer that can be equipped with up to 52 independent subchannels and can control up to 52 terminals operating at 110 bps or below, or 26 terminals operating at up to 150 bps, or 17 terminals operating at up to 30"0 bps. ~ 1972 DATAPRO RESEARCH CORPORATION SEPTEMBER 1972 7OC-480-11 i datapro Computers 70 Honeywell Series 6000 ~ Terminals supported by the DATANET 355 and the associated software include the Honeywell Series 100 computers, the 765/775/785 VIP display terminals, the IBM System/360 and 370 computers and BSC-mode terminals, the GE TermiNet 300 teletypewriter, the IBM 2741, the Teletype Model 28, 33, 35, and 37 terminals, and other compatible devices. The supported codes are ASCII, EBCDIC, Baudot, and IBM Selectric. DAT ANET 305: A stored-program communications processor designed to handle basic communications control functions (line control, message buffering, code conversion, etc.) in smaller Series 6000 systems. The DATANET 305 interfaces with the central processor via a data channel on an Input/Output Multiplexer. A maximum of two DATANET 305's can be used in a system, and they can be combined with DATANET 355 and/or DATANET 30 front-end processors. The DATANET 305 has a word length of 18 bits (or 2 bytes), a repertoire of 78 singleaddress instructions, and a 16,384-word core memory with a 7-microsecond cycle time; its functional specifications are very similar to those of the venerable DATANET 30. The DATANET 305 is now offered in ten fixed system configurations. The various models are capable of controlling up to 20 low-speed asynchronous lines at up to 300 bps, up to 8 voice-grade synchronous lines at 2000 or 2400 bps, or various combinations of low-speed and voice-grade lines. The low-speed lines can accommodate GE TermiNet 300, IBM 2741, or Teletype Model 33, 35, or 37 teletypewriters, and the voice-grade lines can accommodate Honeywell Series 100 computers used as remote batch terminals or Honeywell 775 or 785 VIP display terminals. SOFTWARE GECOS 6000: This integrated operating system is the basis for all of the Series 6000 software. Usable on all Series 6000 hardware configurations, it controls concurrent local batch processing, remote batch processing, on-line transaction processing, and time-sharing. GECOS 6000 is an improved version of the GECOS III operating system that has been performing effectively in Honeywell Series 600 installations for several years. GECOS 6000 handles local and remote batch jobs in the same manner except for the input and output routines they use. User jobs can enter the system simultaneously from multiple local and remote peripherals. A System Scheduler can be used to classify, validate, and schedule a number of incoming job streams. Users can assign priorities to their jobs-including an option to defer processing until a later time. Each incoming job is placed in the job queue in accordance with its relative priority; for jobs without pre-assigned priorities, GECOS calculates priorities on the basis of their resource requirements.. The allocation phase of GECOS 6000 assigns peripheral equipment and core storage to each activity of a job in accordance with it'i priority and resource requirements. Storage is allocated in 1024-word blocks. All blocks allocated to an activity must be contiguous, and GECOS performs storage compaction operations when necessary to ensure effective storage utilization. Lower-priority jobs are "swapped" out of core storage when necessary to make room for high-priority activities. When the required storage has been allocated - to it, each activity is placed in the dispatcher queue, a dynamic list of all the activities in core which are ready for execution. SEPTEMBER 1972 © All activities are executed under the supervISIOn of the GECOS 6000 dispatcher. The dispatcher attempts to keep as many system components as possible in simultaneous use by continually transferring control to the highest-priority activity that can effectively utilize the processor and/or peripheral subsystems. All input/output operations are performed under the control of the GECOS File and Record Control routines, which provide the usual facilities for logical record processing and error handling. The execution of an activity or job may terminate either normally or abnormally under GECOS 6000. Upon normal termination, GECOS writes an accounting record on the System Output File, itemizing the system resources used by the activity. Successive compilations of the same type are automatically run as a single activity to avoid repetitive de-allocation and re-allocation of the same system resources. Abnormal termination occurs when an activity tries to execute an illegal operation; it can be accompanied by a memory dump and/or by special abort actions specified by the programmer. GECOS 6000 includes an output collection mechanism and an output disbursing function. The output fdes generated by all activities are collected within the GECOS fde system and then batched on multiple printers and/or card punches. Printing and punching are performed concurrently with the processing of other jobs and entry of still other jobs into the system. GECOS can handle a maximum of 63 concurrent jobs. GECOS 6000 is designed for use in both single-processor and multiprocessor configurations. In mUltiprocessor systems, the dispatcher collects activities for all processors from a single queue. All processors can execute both GECOS and user programs, but only the one designated to be the control processor responds to interrupts. Remote access is a featured capability of GECOS 6000 in each of its processing dimensions: batch, transaction, and time-sharing. The communications control functions are performed by DATANET 305, 355, or 30 Communications Processors. Any Series 6000 program that can be entered at the central computer site can also be entered remotely via either a Series 100 batch terminal or a keyboard terminal. A Communications Mass Store Link permits remote batch terminals to communicate directly with mass storage via a DATANET 355, bypassing the central processor and main storage. A Transaction Processing System causes the submission of transactions from remote terminals to trigger the loading and execution of the appropriate application programs. NETWORK PROCESSING SUPERVISOR: The Series 6000 NPS is a compatible extension of the Remote Terminal Supervisor (formerly called GERTS) used with the earlier Series 600 computers. It controls these five types of remote processing, in any combination: remote batch, transaction processing, time-sharing, message switching (NPS/355 only), and direct program access. The fully extended version, called NPS/355, runs on a Series 6000 system equipped with one or more DATANET 355 Communications Processors and a disk storage subsystem. Subsets of NPS are available for use with a DATANET 305 or DATANET 30. In each case, portions of the NPS reside in both the central processor and the communications processor. ~ 1972 DATAPRO RESEARCH CORPORATION 7OC-480-11j datapro Computers 70 Honeywell Series 6000 ~ TIME-SHARING: The GECOS 6000 Time-Sharing System, iil connection with a DATANET 305, 355, or 30 Communi- cations Processor, provides time-sharing computing service to multiple users at remote terminals. The system resources allocated to time-sharing can be dynamically varied under operator control. The time-sharing executive, operating as a single slave activity under GECOS, suballocates storage and subdispatches the processor to the programs of individual time-sharing users. It also performs various services for the time-sharing programs, including I/O control, fIle creation, cataloging, storage protection, and resource accounting. GECOS 6000 Time-Sharing users have a choice of five programming languages: Extended BASIC, FORTRAN, JOVIAL, ALGOL, and ABACUS (which causes the timesharing terminal to function as a desk calculator). Timesharing users can also communicate directly with batchmode software facilities, permitting the development and testing of COBOL programs from remote terminals. A Text Editor permits terminal users to create a body of text, edit it, save it, retrieve it, and print it in a specified format. Data Query is a system that permits selective retrieval of data from a data base structured and maintained by I-D-S. The Time-Sharing Debug/Trace program facilitates analysis and debugging of time-sharing programs from remote terminals. The Time-Sharing Activity Report program provides dynamic management reports showing the status and usage of the time-sharing subsystem. An extensive library of time-sharing application programs is also available to Series 6000 users. A time-sharing batch mode enables terminal users to create jobs, enter them in the batch job stream for processing, check their status, and receive all or part of the resulting output at their terminals. Also available to time-sharing users are a conversational debugging facility, a file inspection and maintenance facility, a conversational fIle management subsystem, media conversion routines, and a large library of application programs. The Time-Sharing System has an open~nded design that enables users to add commands or subsystems, or to replace the standard timesharing executive with one of their own design. FILE SYSTEM: The GECOS 6000 File System provides powerful me management capabilities, including multilevel user catalogs, fIle sharing, and access control. The system employs a hierarchical, "tree-structured" design. A System Master Catalog lists the various User Master Catalogs, and each user may in tum define one or more levels of subcatalogs. Users may permit general sharing of their fIles or specify individual users who may access them, on either a read/write or read only basis. Password access control can be imposed at any or all levels of the me structure. From the programmer's viewpoint, all me processing is performed at the logical level, with GECOS handling all physical I/O operations. If desired, users can request that their fIles be stored on specific types of devices. The File System will accommodate ftles organized under the I-D-S concept, described below. FILE MANAGEMENT SUPERVISOR: FMS provides a number of new facilities to aid in the management and utilization of permanent fIles. It provides a variety of fIle protection features designed to ensure the security of critical files. FMS also permits two or more programs to access a single data base concurrently, facilitates restoration of ftles from backup copies, permits program testing without the creation of special test ftles, and provides dynamic accounting of mass storage usage. © INTEGRATED DATA STORE: I-D-S is a GE-developed technique for describing, creating, and managing a data base. It provides a convenient method for describing and processing complex information structures through meaningful association of the contents of the data records. This record association is achieved through the use of chains, which provide cross-reference linkages between the records. A chain contains all the information about a particular function (e.g., all the purchase order records for a specific order). Each chain contains one master record and any number of detail records. A single record may be a member of numerous chains, and a master record in one chain can be a detail record in another. A data base organized in this manner can be conveniently interrogated by all functions of the business, with each individual data item stored only once and linked to all the logically related items. I-D-S uses a set of COBOL-like statements to describe, create, and process a data base. The I-D-S language is processor- and device-independent. It permits a single data base to reside in a mixture of random-access storage devices. I-D-S provides me protection for concurrent users of the same data base and automatically maintains a journal that provides an audit trail. A set of related utility routines facilitates initialization, loading, and unloading of the data base as well as recovery and restarting. An I-D-S data base can be accessed from remote terminals by means of the Data Query System. Users can retrieve specific information without concerning themselves with the characteristics of the ftle structures. The Data Query System receives and analyzes inquiries from terminals, retrieves the requested information, and transmits the resulting output to the requesting terminal, a cen tral-site printer, and/or a permanent fIle. INDEXED-SEQUENTIAL PROCESSOR: ISP supports the widely used indexed-sequential fIle organization and access method, which permits mass-storage ftles to be accessed in either random or sequential fashion. For each logical file, ISP maintains a data ftle and an independent key file, which serves as an index. The key ftle may be placed on a faster mndom-access device to speed up the access process. ISP records are blocked into 320-word pages, and the data records within a page can be up to 256 words in length. The key field can be located anywhere in the data record and is unrestricted in length. ISP should facilitate the conversion of indexed-sequential programs written for other computer systems by making it unnecessary to redesign the associated files or data bases. TOTAL ON-LINE TESTING: TOLT is an on-line test and diagnostic system that runs under GECOS 6000. Its objective is to improve the system's reliability and availability through the use of on4ine preventative and corrective maintenance techniques. TOLT monitors and saves all error status information, makes periodic surveillance checks of various hardware modules, and calls in specific diagnostic tests and on-line troubleshooting programs. TOLT and GECOS 6000 are designed to take full advantage of the various maintenance facilities of the Series 6000 hardware: programmable voltage margins, programmable timing strobes, history registers, programmable channel wraparounds, parity and sequence checks, snapshot channel hardware, and a fault register. The Honeywell Error Analysis and Logging System (HEALS) is a software system that works in conjunction 1972 DATAPRO RESEARCH CORPORATION ~ SEPTEMBER 1972 7OC-480-11 k Computers dotoQro 70 Honeywell Series 6000 ~ with TOL T, GECOS, and the Series 6000 fault recovery hardware. It manages and reports on the error monitoring, detection, logging, analysis, and recovery functions. COBOL: The Series 6000 COBOL compiler is a new implementation of the full American National Standard (ANS) COBOL language. It provides the maximum level of each of the functional modules of ANS COBOL, including the Sort, Report Writer, and Segmentation facilities, as well as certain extended capabilities. Computational formats include decimal, single- and double-precision binary integer, and single- and double-precision floating point. In addition, packed decimal and ASCII data handling capabilities are provided for Models 6040, 6060, and 6080, which have the Extended Instruction Set. Extensions include an expanded COPY facility and a source-language debugging feature. The COBOL compiler operates under GECOS 6000 in a full multiprogramming environment. FORTRAN: The series 6000 FORTRAN compiler is designed for operation under GECOS 6000 in local batch, remote batch, or time-sharing mode. It combines the features of the earlier GE-600 Batch and Time-Sharing FORTRAN compilers. The language is FORTRAN IV, consisting of the full American National Standard FORTRAN language plus numerous useful extensions. Among the extensions are arrays of up to seven dimensions, nonstandard returns from subroutines, multiple entry points, ENCODE and DECODE (for memory-to-memory conversions), generalized expressions, octal format conversion, NAMELIST, a PARAMETER statement, and an extended TYPE statement. The compiler offers a variety of input and output options and promises exceptionally fast compilation-up to 20,000 statements per minute. ALGOL: The series 6000 ALGOL compiler operates under GECOS 6000 and permits programs to be compiled and executed in local batch, remote batch, or time-sharing mode. It encompasses the ALGOL-60 language, including recursive processing and dynamic storage allocation. Useful extensions include extended-precision real (floating-point) numbers, an extended integer division operator, debugging aids, segmentation facilities, character-handling capabilities, and a set of input/output functions for both physical and logical records. BASIC: Series 6000 Extended BASIC is a fast, one-pass, conversational compiler that operates under the GECOS 6000 Time Sharing System. It implements an improved version of the easy-to-learn BASIC language. Language facilities include built-in mathematical functions, a matrix package, a string manipulator, BCD ftle input/output, subroutine CALL, formatted printing, and chaining. JOVIAL: The Series 6000 JOVIAL compiler is an implementation of the U.S. Air Force J3 programming language as described in AFM 100-24. It runs under GECOS 6000 and permits programs to be developed and executed in time-sharing as well as local and remote batch environments. JOVIAL data formats include integer, fixed-point, floating-point, Boolean status, literal, bit-string, byte-string, characteristic, mantissa, and table entry. The JOVIAL language enables the programmer to utilize the Series 6000 machine registers, assembly-language instructions, and other specific hardware characteristics. PL/I: The Series 6000 PL/l compiler runs under GECOS 6000 on systems with at least 131 K words of memory. The language conforms to the American National Standard which is currently in preparation. The full ASCII character SEPTEMBER 1972 © set is used, and the smaller Series 6000 BCD character set can also be utilized through transparency features. PL/l programs can utilize subroutines written in other Series 6000 programming languages, and programs written in other languages can call PL/l subprograms. GENERAL MACRO ASSEMBLY PROGRAM: GMAP is a two-pass assembler that translates programs from symbolic assembly language into absolute or relocatable binary machine language. The symbolic instructions permit full utilization of the Series 6000 hardware facilities, and a large complement of pseudo-instructions provides control of location counters, symbol definition, data generation, program linkages, conditional assembly, and the assembler output. GMAP also provides facilities for defining, cataloging, and calling user-defined macros. Series 6000 GMAP operates under GECOS 6000 and is upward-compatible with Series 600 GMAP under GECOS III. UTILITY PROGRAMS: Routines available for the Series 6000 include a Sort/Merge program that can utilize any combination of mass storage or magnetic tape units, a Bulk Media Conversion (BMC) program designed to handle highvolume input or output transcription functions, a System Editor that generates and maintains various types of library files, and a Utility program for copying, comparing, positioning, and printing tape or mass storage ftles. The Conversion Aids Programming System (CAPS) is a library of routines designed to facilitate conversions to Series 6000 systems from Honeywell, IBM, or UNIVAC computers. COBOL program translators, tape fIle conversion routines, and program flow analyzers are available for Honeywell Series 200, Honeywell Series 400, IBM System/360, and UNIVAC Series 70 programs. These routines should significantly reduce the time required to convert and test COBOL programs and their associated data files. A translation routine is also available for programs written in MAP assembly language for the Series 400. APPLICATION PROGRAMS: The Series 6000 application programs currently available from Honeywell include: Accounting and Report Generation System Advanced Numerical Control APT (ANC-APT) Bank Information System Network (BISNET) Biomedical Statistical Programs Civil Engineering Package dataBASIC (time-sharing data base management) Document Entry Subsystem Inventory Management System Linear Programming System (LP 6000) MATHPAC System Parts Explosion System PERT/COST PERT/TIME Production Scheduling and Con trol Proof and Transit System SIMSCRIPT (simulation language) TIme-Series Forecasting Program Also available to Series 6000 users is an extensive library of time-sharing programs in the following categories: engineering, business and finance, geometric and plotting, optimization and networks, mathematics, curve fitting and regression, statistical, demonstration, educational and tutorial, and utility and information. ~ 1972 DATAPRO RESEARCH CORPORATION 7OC-480-111 Computers datapro 70 Honeywell Series 6000 ~ PRICING Monthly rental and purchase prices are $46,519 and $2,046,190, respectively. EQUIPMENT: The following configurations are typical of the Series 6000 systems that are expected to be widely installed. All are fully supported by the GECOS 6000 software. All necessary control units and features are included in the indicated prices, and the quoted prices include equipment maintenance. TYPICAL MODEL 6030 SYSTEM: Consists of Model 6030 Central Processor, 98K words of core storage, I/O Multiplexer with 8 channels, console, DSS180 Disk Storage Subsystem with 6 drives (166 million characters), six MTH502 Magnetic Tape Units (80/160KC) and singlechannel control, PRT300 Train Printer, CRZ201 Card Reader, and CPZ201 Card Punch. Monthly rental and purchase prices are $24,846 and $1,089,590, respectively. TYPICAL MODEL 6040 SYSTEM: Same as above, with Model 6040 Central Processor in place of Model 6030. Monthly rental and purchase prices are $26,211 and $1,152,990, respectively. TYPICAL MODEL 6050 SYSTEM: Consists of Model 6050 Central Processor, 196K words of core storage, I/O Multiplexer with 9 channels, System Control Center, DSS 190 Disk Storage Subsystem with 4 drives (533 million characters), twelve MTH505 Magnetic Tape Units (133/266KC) and dual-channel control, two PRT300 Train Printers, two CRZ201 Card Readers, and CPZ201 Card Punch. Monthly rental and purchase prices are $44,944 and $1,972,990, respectively. TYPICAL MODEL 6060 SYSTEM: Same as above, with Model 6060 Central Processor in place of Model 6050. © TYPICAL MODEL 6070 SYSTEM: Consists of Model 6070 Central Processor, 196K words of core storage, I/O Multiplexer with 11 channels, console, DSS190 Disk Storage Subsystem with 6 drives (800 million characters), twelve MTH505 Magnetic Tape Units (133/266KC) and dualchannel control, three PRT300 Train Printers, two CRZ201 Card Readers, and CPZ201 Card Punch. Monthly rental and purchase prices are $63,362 and $2,794,740, respectively. TYPICAL MODEL 6080 SYSTEM: Same as above, with Model 6080 Central Processor in place of Model 6070. Monthly rental and purchase prices are $65,252 and $2,882,540, respectively. SOFTWARE AND SUPPORT: The Honeywell Series 6000 is being marketed as a fully "bundled" system. The equipment prices listed in this report include all the Honeywell software and all normal educational courses and profes- sional assistance. CONTRACT TERMS: All Series 6000 equipment is available on a I-year, 3-year, or 5-year lease. The basic rental agreement entitles the customer to use the equipment during a Principal Period of Maintenance (pPM) consisting of the same 9 consecutive hours each day, Monday through Friday. Unlimited operation with appropriate maintenance will be provided on Monday through Friday for a premium of 50% of the basic maintenance rate. Unlimited operation with appropriate maintenance will be provided on Saturdays and/or Sundays at a premium of 20% of the basic maintenance rate for each day. Preventive maintenance will be performed outside the PPM for a premium of 10% of the basic maintenance rate . • 1972 DATAPRO RESEARCH CORPORATION SEPTEMBE R 1972 7OC-4S0-11 m Computers datapro 70 Honeywell Series 6000 EQUIPMENT PRICES Purchase Price Monthly Maint. Rental (1-year lease) * Rental (5-year lease} * 6030/6040 PROCESSORS & CORE STORAGE CS6032 CS6033 CS6034 6030 Central System with 65K words" 6030 Central System with 98K words" 6030 Central System with 131 K words' • 521,800 619,300 716,800 1,091 1,295 1,500 11,235 13,335 15,435 10,054 11,935 13,813 CS6042 CS6043 CS6044 6040 Central System with 65K words" 6040 Central System with 98K words" 6040 Central System with 131 K words' * 585,200 682,700 780,200 1,226 1,430 1,634 12,600 14,700 16,800 11,288 13,157 15,036 IC6001 Additional I/O Multiplexer Channel 14,630 31 315 278 877,700 950,900 1,024,000 1 ,097,100 1,170,300 1,243,400 1,838 1,994 2,145 2,310 2,451 2,607 18,900 20,475 22,050 23,625 25,200 26,775 16,916 18,323 19,735 21,142 22,540 23,961 407,000 300 9,350 8,050 6050/6060 PROCESSORS & CORE STORAGE CS6053 CS6054 CS6055 CS6056 CS6057 CS6058 6050 6050 6050 6050 6050 6050 AM6051 Central Centra I Central Central Central Central System System System System System System with with with with with with 98K words·· 131 K words· • 163 K words· • 196" 'Nards'· 22&,,- vvvrds·· 262 K words' • AM6052 Memory Extension; upgrades CS6058 to 393K words and to Extended Addressing Extends AM6051 to 524K words CS6063 CS6064 CS6065 CS6066 CS6067 CS6068 6060 6060 6060 6060 6060 6060 AM6061 AM6062 Memory Extension; upgrades CS6068 to 393K words and to Extended Addressing Extends AM6061 to 524K words PM6050 PM6060 IM6000 IC6001 PM6051 PM6061 IM6001 Additional 6050 Central Processor Additional 6060 Central Processor Additional I/O Multiplexer with 8 channels Additional I/O Multiplexer Channel Upgrades PM6050 to Extended Addressing Upgrades PM6060 to Extended Addressing Upgrades IM6000 to Extended Addressing Central Central Central Central Central Central System System System System System System with with with with with with 98K words·· 131 K words·· 163K words·' 196K words·· 229K words·' 262K words" 359,000 250 8,250 7,125 950,900 1,024,000 1,097,100 1,170,300 1,243,400 1,316,600 1,994 2,145 2,301 2,451 2,607 2,757 20,475 22,050 23,625 25,200 26,775 28,350 18,323 19,735 21,142 22,540 23,961 25,373 407,000 300 9,350 8,050 359,000 250 8,250 7,125 268,200 341,400 219,500 14,630 12,000 12,000 19,000 575 731 468 31 0 0 0 5,775 7,350 4,725 315 275 275 440 5,166 6,578 4,226 278 235 235 380 1,277,600 1,667,600 1,960,200 2,731 3,569 4,193 27,510 35,910 42,210 24,617 32,135 37,774 474,000 400 11,000 9,500 383,000 766,000 300 600 8,800 17,600 7,600 15,200 1 ,365,300 1,755,400 2,047,900 2,919 3,763 4,381 29,400 37,800 44,100 26,313 33,831 39,470 6070/60S0 PROCESSORS & CORE STORAGE CS6074 CS6076 CS6078 6070 Central System with 131 K words·· 6070 Central System with 196K words·· 6070 Central System with 262K words·· AM6071 AM6072 AM6073 Memory Extension; upgrades CS6078 to 393K words and to Extended Addressing Extends AM6071 to 524K words Additional 262K words (maximum of 2 per AM6072) CS6084 CS6086 CS6088 6080 Central System with 131 K words" 6080 Central System with 196K words·' 6080 Central System with 262K words·' AM6081 474,000 400 11,000 9,500 AM6082 AM6083 Memory Extension; upgrades CS6088 to 393K words and to Extended Addressing Extends AM6081 to 524K words Additional 262K words (maximum of 2 per AM6082) 383,000 766,000 300 600 8,800 17,600 7,600 15,200 PM6070 PM6080 IM6000 IC6001 PM6071 PM6081 IM6001 Additional 6070 Central Processor Additional 6080 Central Processor Additional I/O Multiplexer with 8 channels Additional I/O Multiplexer Channel Upgrades PM6070 to Extended Addressing Upgrades PM6080 to Extended Addressing Upgrades IM6000 to Extended Addressing 302,400 390,100 219,500 14,630 14,000 14,000 19,000 645 833 468 31 0 0 0 6,510 8,400 4,725 315 330 330 440 5,822 7,518 4,226 278 285 285 380 • Rental prices include equipment maintenance . •• Central System includes Central Processor, 1 or 2 System Controllers (as required by memory size), and 1 I/O Multiplexer with 8 channels. SEPTEMBER 1972 © 1972 DATAPRO RESEARCH CORPORATION 7OC-480-11 n datapro Computers 70 Honeywell Series 6000 EQUIPMENT PRICES Purchase Price Monthly Maint. Rental (1-year lease) * Rental (5-year lease) * MASS STORAGE Bulk Store Subsystem: BSCOOl Basic Bulk Store Control BSF002 BSS System Control Port (1 required for each System Controller in the system) Memory Unit Control (maximum of 8 per BSC001) BMCOOl Additional Channel (connects a BMCOOl to a second BSC001) BMC002 Bulk Memory Unit; 1,048,576 bytes (maximum of 4 units per BMUOOl BMC001) 41,800 3,600 95 5 1,320 110 1,140 95 10,800 10,800 178,000 15 15 300 330 330 5,500 285 285 4,750 DSS181 DSU181 ADC181 DCH181 DFE181 Disk Storage Subsystem; 83 million chars. Disk Pack Drive; 27.6 million chars. Additional Data Channel (Switched) Dual Simultaneous Channel Additional Disk File Electronics 101,200 20,680 8,800 44,000 20,240 350 72 30 152 70 2,392 489 208 1,040 478 2,142 437 187 931 426 DSS190 DSU190 ADC190 DCH190 AFE190 Disk Storage Subsystem; 182.8 million chars. Disk Pack Drive; 91.4 million chars. Additional Data Channel (Switched) Dual Simultaneous Channel Additional Disk File Electronics 162,800 28,600 8,800 44,000 26,400 563 99 30 153 91 3,848 676 208 1,040 624 3,442 603 187 931 562 7-Track Magnetic Tape Units: MTH200 7.5/21 KC, 200/556 bpi MTH300 7.5/21 /30KC, 200/556/800 bpi MTH201 15/42KC, 200/556 bpi MTH301 15/42/60KC, 200/556/800 bpi MTH372 30/83KC, 200/556 bpi MTH373 30/83/120KC, 200/556/800 bpi MTH501 15/42/60KC, 200/556/800 bpi MTH504 25/70/100 KC, 200/556/800 bpi 13,300 18,400 22,300 27,100 35,700 40,700 20,460 25,740 49 67 82 100 128 147 87 110 338 463 556 676 853 978 484 608 302 416 499 603 764 874 432 546 9-Track Magnetic Tape Units: MTH402 10/28KC, 200/556 bpi MTH403 1 0/28/40KC, 200/556/800 bpi MTH404 20/56KC, 200/556 bpi MTH405 20/56/80KC, 200/556/800 bpi MTH492 40/111 KC, 200/556 bpi MTH493 40/111/160KC, 200/556/800 bpi MTH502 80/160KC, 800/1600 bpi MTH505 133/266KC, 800/1600 bpi 13,300 18,400 22,300 27,100 35,700 40,700 20,460 25,740 49 67 82 100 128 147 87 110 338 463 556 676 853 978 484 608 302 416 499 603 764 874 432 546 Magnetic Tape Control Units: MTC330 7-Track, 1 x8, all speeds MTC334 7-Track, 2x16, all speeds MTC400 7/9-Track, lx8, all speeds MTC404 7/9-Track, 2x16, all speeds MTC501 9-Track, 1 x8, for MTH502 & MTH505 MTC502 9-Track, 2x16, for MTH502 & MTH505 42,800 65,700 46,200 70,600 28,600 74,800 78 120 85 129 74 196 1,030 1,570 1,113 1,695 676 1,768 920 1,404 998 1,518 603 1,581 8,800 15,400 30 38 208 360 187 324 1,000 1,100 1,100 0 0 0 26 26 26 23 23 23 215 1,082 967 1,596 1,924 109 1,430 1,721 99 1,320 1,540 220 1,140 1,330 190 INPUT/OUTPUT UNITS Features for MTC501 & MTC502 Tape Controls: ADC500 Additional Data Channel (non-simultaneous) MTF503 7-Track Tape Unit Adapter (permits up to 2 MTH501 or MTH504 units on an MTC501, or up to 4 on an MTC502) MTF504 Series 6000 Six-Bit to ASCII Code Translator Series 6000 Six-Bit to E BCD IC Code Translator MTF505 EBCDIC to ASCII Code Translator MTF506 PTS200 Paper Tape Subsystem (includes 500-cps reader, 150-cps punch, and control) 39,200 CRZ201 CPZ201 Card Reader & Control; 900 cpm Card Punch & Control; 300 cpm 26,800 34,000 PRT201 PRT300 Printer & Control Train Printer & Control Additional Print Train Cartridge 57,700 75,090 3,090 Unit Record Controls & associated I/O units: URCOOl Integrated URC with 3 URAOOl Adapters URC002 Free-Standing URC with 3 URAOOl Adapters URFOOl Additional Data Channel (maximum of 3 per URCOOl or URC002) 46,000 53,000 8,800 316 305 Time & Mat'ls. 100 120 10 • Rental prices include equipment maintenance. © 1972 DATAPRO RESEARCH CORPORATION SEPTEMBER 1972 7OC-480-110 datapro Computers 70 Honeywell Series 6000 EQUIPMENT PRICES Purchase Price Monthly Maint. Rental (1-year lease) * Rental (5-year lease) * INPUT/OUTPUT UNITS (continued) URF002 URF003 URA001 CRZ301 CRF301 CRF302 CPZ300 CPF302 PRT203 PRT303 PTC308 PTC303 Data Channel Expansion (required with second U RF001) Multiplexer Adapter (required if more than 4 devices are connected to a U RC001 or URC002 or if PRT203 and PRT303 Printers are intermixed) Additional Device Adapter (required for every device above 3 on a URC001 or URC002) Card Reader; 1050 cpm 51-Column Card Adapter (for CRZ301) ASCII Feature (for CRZ301) Card Pu nch; 100-400 cpm ASCII Feature (for CPZ300) Line Printer; 1100 Ipm (drum) Line Printer; 1200 Ipm (train) Standard BCD Print Train (for PRT303) ASC II Print Train (for P RT303) Data Entry Subsystem: Data Entry Controller DEC6000 Document Handler Channel for MRS200 or DRD200 DHC600 DHC601 Document Handler Channel for DR 0236 Interconnecting Port (for DEC6000; provides additional ICP600 access to memory) MICR Reader-Sorter; 12 pockets, 1200 dpm MRS200 OPT311 Transposition Check Digit (for M RS200) Endorser Stamp Option (for MRS200) OPT312 COC-5 Bar Font Recognition (for MRS200) BFR200 Optical Document Reader; 1200 dpm DRD200 Mark-Sense Capability (for OR0200) MSM200 300-cpm Card Reader (for DRD200) CRM200 DRD236 MICR Reader-Sorter; 16 pockets, 1625 dpm 236-2 Multilevel E-13B Recognition (for DR 0236) 236-3 Endorser (for DRD236) Expansion Unit (permits up to 16 additional pockets on 236-4 DRD236) Expansion Module (4 pockets, for DRD236) 236-5 13,200 4,100 15 10 330 110 285 95 13,200 15 330 285 18,500 1,900 7,100 16,800 6,000 35,400 60,200 3,550 3,500 70 5 22 90 20 220 235 5 5 485 50 125 440 110 990 1,650 120 120 420 43 105 380 95 855 1,425 109 109 116,000 4,800 4,800 4,560 250 5 5 15 2,496 104 NA 99 2,236 94 94 88 82,400 4,500 4,640 20,600 47,900 4,000 9,980 96,600 19,320 10,120 5,060 452 16 27 113 263 23 56 564 72 65 13 2,278 109 120 572 1,310 109 276 NA NA NA NA 2,038 98 107 510 1,175 98 246 1,997 400 209 104 15,180 47 NA 314 C08030 C08031 ST8030 Master Console Auxiliary Console Console Storage Cabinet 19,800 18,600 1,490 32 32 2 463 426 34 411 380 31 SC6000 RD6000 System Control Center Remote Display for SC6000 65,500 2,000 221 10 1,650 110 1,425 95 PSC200 OPT510 THS200 THS202 Manual Manual Manual Manual 7,850 1,910 3,540 3,540 15 3 10 10 192 47 87 87 172 42 78 ·78 88,320 146,400 11,040 4,560 192 318 35 15 1,914 3,172 239 99 1,711 2,839 213 88 Peripheral Switch Console (includes one OPT510 switch) Common Peripheral Switch Unit Tape Unit Switch for 37.5/75 ips Units Tape Unit Switch for 150 ips Units DATANET 355 COMMUNICATIONS PROCESSOR SPA355 SPB355 ICA355 ICP355 Processor, I/O Conteol, & 16K Memory Processor, I/O Control, & 32K Memory Intercomputer Adapter, including 1 port Additional lntercomputer Adapter Port CPH355 CPM355 HDA355 HLA355 HSC351 HSC355 HSC356 HSA355 HSA357 HSC358 BSC355 HSS355 HSS3S1 High-Speed Common Peripheral Adapter Medium-Speed Common Peripheral Adapter High-Speed Device Adapter High-Speed Line Adapter High-Speed General-Purpose Channel with Automatic Call Unit High-Speed General-Purpose Channel Broad-Band Channel; 19,200 to 50,000 bps Two Asynchronous Channels; E IA RS-232 Two Asynchronous Channels; Current Interface Asynchronous Channel; MIL Std. 188C Binary Synchronous Channel with CRC Two Synchronous Channels Two Synchronous Channels with ACU 13,200 3,600 10,320 30,000 3,360 3,120 4,320 3,120 2,650 3,190 3,920 3,600 3,800 43 12 33 129 16 15 14 10 9 10 19 12 12 286 78 224 650 73 68 94 68 60 70 85 78 83 255 68 198 577 62 57 83 57 50 60 75 68 73 LLA352 LLA353 LLA354 Low-Speed Line Adapter; 50, 75, 100, 200 bps Low-Speed Line Adapter; 50,75,110,200 bps Low-Speed Li ne Ada pter; 75, 110, 150, 300 bps 24,800 24,800 24,800 105 105 105 530 530 530 473 473 473 * Rental prices include equipment maintenance. SEPTEMBER 1972 © 1972 DATAPRO RESEARCH CORPORATION 7OC·480·11 p Computers datapro 70 Honeywell Series 6000 EQUIPMENT PRICES Purchase Price Monthly Maint. Rental (1·year lease) * Rental (5·year lease) * DATANET 355 COMMUNICATIONS PROCESSOR (continued) LLA355 LSC351 LSC355 LSC357 LSC358 Low-Speed Low-Speed Low-Speed Low-Speed Low-Speed CMA355 Computer Monitor Adapter (required on each DATANET 355 in dual configuration) Peripheral Subsystem Adapter Line Transfer Device (for up to 6 lines) Line Expansion Function (maximum of 14 per L TD354) Direct Connect Capability - Asynchronous Direct Connect Capability - Synchronous Network Processor Control Console and Adapter Document Handler Channel for MRS200 or DRD200 Document Handler Channel for DR 0236 PSA355 L TD354 LEF355 DCA355 DCS355 NPC355 DHC600 DHC601 Line Adapter; 110,134.5,150,300 bps Channel Package; ACU Interface Channel Package; E IA Interface Channel Package; Current Interface Channel Package; MIL Std. 188C 24,800 3,920 3,600 2,450 3,920 105 19 18 12 19 530 85 80 55 85 473 75 70 45 75 11,000 30 260 235 13,200 58,140 7,612 440 968 6,160 4,800 4,800 43 185 18 5 45 5 5 285 1,580 180 10 23 150 104 NA 255 1,415 165 10 20 130 94 94 52,800 44,000 160 123 1,248 1,040 1,113 931 70,000 249 1,872 1,674 61,000 55,000 182 163 1,540 1,380 1,330 1,190 56,100 166 1,410 1,220 68,100 231 1,960 1,690 71,000 246 2,080 1,800 75,000 263 2,230 1,930 77,000 270 2,290 1,980 12,600 15,100 16,100 15,100 34 41 44 41 291 354 374 354 260 317 333 317 19 24 17 21 DATANET 305 COMMUNICATIONS PROCESSOR DCP301 DCP302 DCP303 DCP304 DCP305 DCP306 DCP307 DCP308 DCP309 DCP310 For 12 low-speed lines (up to 300 bps) For 2 synchronous lines (up to 4800 bps) for remote batch terminals For 12 low-speed lines (up to 300 bps), plus 2 synchronous lines (up to 4800 bps) for remote batch terminals For 20 low-speed lines (up to 300 bps) For 4 synchronous lines (up to 4800 bps) for remote batch terminals For 4 synchronous lines (up to 2400 bps) for VIP 775/785 terminals For 8 synchronous lines (up to 2400 bps) for remote batch terminals For 12 low-speed lines (up to 150 bps), plus 3 synchronous lines (up to 2400 bps) for VIP 775/785 terminals For 8 low-speed lines (up to 150 bps), 3 synchronous lines (up to 2400 bps) for remote batch terminals, and 2 synchronous lines (up to 2400 bps) for VIP 775/785 terminals For 12 low-speed lines (up to 150 bps), plus 6 synchronous lines (up to 2400 bps) for remote batch terminals MOTOR/G EN ERATORS MG8030 MG8031 MG8033 MG8034 31.3 62.6 62.6 62.6 KVA, KVA, K VA, K VA, 60 60 50 60 cycles, cycles, cycles, cycles, 208/440 volts 440/480 volts 380 volts 208 volts OPT825 OPT826 Power Sequencer, 60 cycles Power Sequencer, 50 cycles 800 990 * Rental prices include equipment maintenance. © 1972 DATAPRO RESEARCH CORPORATION SEPTEMBER 1972 7OC-480-11 k Computers datapro 70 Honeywell Series 6000 EQUIPMENT PRICES Purchase Price Monthly Maint. Rental (1-year lease) * Rental (S-year lease) * 6030/6040 PROCESSORS & CORE STORAGE CS6032 CS6033 CS6034 6030 Central System with 65K words" 6030 Central System with 98K words' • 6030 Central System with 131 K words" 521,800 619,300 716,800 1 ,091 1,295 1,500 11,235 13,335 15,435 10,054 11,935 13,813 CS6042 CS6043 CS6044 6040 Central System with 65K words" 6040 Central System with 98K words" 6040 Central System with 131 K words" 585,200 682,700 780,200 1,226 1,430 1,634 12,600 14,700 16,800 11,288 13,157 15,036 IC6001 C08030 C08031 ST8030 Additional I/O Multiplexer Channel Master Console Auxiliary Console Console Storage Cabinet 14,630 19,800 18,600 1,490 31 32 32 2 315 463 426 34 278 411 380 31 6050/6060 PROCESSORS & CORE STORAGE CS6053 CS6054 CS6055 CS6056 CS6057 CS6058 6050 6050 6050 6050 6050 6050 Central Central Central Central Central Central System System System System System System with with with with with with 98K words" 131 K words' • 163 K words' • 196K words" 229K words" 262K words" 877,700 950,900 1,024,000 1,097,100 1,170,300 1,243,400 1,838 1,994 2,145 2,301 2,451 2,607 18,900 20,475 22,050 23,625 25,200 26,775 16,916 18,323 19,735 21,142 22,540 23,961 CS6063 CS6064 CS6065 CS6066 CS6067 CS6068 6060 6060 6060 6060 6060 6060 Central Central Central Central Central Central System System System System System System with with with with with with 98K words" 131 K words" 163K words" 196 K words' • 229K words" 262K words" 950,900 1,024,000 1,097,100 1,170,300 1,243,400 1 ,316,600 1,994 2,145 2,301 2,451 2,607 2,757 20,475 22,050 23,625 25,200 26,775 28,350 18,323 19,735 21,142 22,540 23,961 25,373 PM6050 PM6060 IM6000 IC6001 C08030 C08031 ST8030 Additional 6050 Central Processor Additional 6060 Central Processor Additional I/O Multiplexer with 8 channels Additional I/O Multiplexer Channel Master Console Auxiliary Console Console Storage Cabinet 268,200 341,400 219,500 14,630 19,800 18,600 1,490 575 731 468 31 32 32 2 5,775 7,350 4,725 315 463 426 34 5,166 6,578 4,226 278 411 380 31 6070/6080 PROCESSORS & CORE STORAGE CS6074 CS6076 CS6078 6070 Central System with 131 K words' • 6070 Central System with 196K words' * 6070 Central System with 262K words' * 1,277,600 1,667,600 1,960,200 2,731 3,569 4,193 27,510 35,910 42,210 24,617 32,135 37,774 CS6084 CS6086 CS6088 6080 Central System with 131 K words * * 6080 Central System with 196K words" 6080 Central System with 262K words' * 1,365,300 1,755,400 2,047,900 2,919 3,7634,381 • 29,400 37,80()' 44,100 26,313 33,831 39,470 PM6070 PM6080 IM6000 IC6001 C08030 CP8031 ST8030 Additional 6070 Central Processor Additional 6080 Central Processor Additional I/O Multiplexer with 8 channels Additional I/O Multiplexer Channel Master Console Auxiliary Console Console Storage Cabinet 302,400 390,100 219,500 14,630 19,800 18,600 1,490 645 833 468 31 32 32 2 6,510 8,400 4,725 315 463 426 34 5,822 7,518 4,226 278 411 380 31 MASS STORAGE DSS167 ADU167 ADC167 DFP167 STC167 Removable Disk Subsystem; 90 million chars. Additional Disk Unit; 30 million chars. Additional Data Channel (Switched) Data File Protect (required on DSS 167) Stack Command (required on DSS167) 140,200 29,700 8,480 2,390 750 424 90 16 4 1 3,484 738 203 57 17 3,120 660 182 52 15 DSS170 CHOOll Removable Disk Subsystem; 220 million chars. High-Speed File Channel (required for DSS170) 264,100 41,300 797 80 6,198 822 5,548 733 DSS180 DSU180 ADC180 DCH180 DFE180 Disk Storage Subsystem; 83 million chars. Disk Pack Drive; 27.6 million chars. Additional Data Channel (Switched) Dual Simultaneous Channel Additional Disk File Electronics 101,200 20,680 8,800 44,000 20,240 350 72 30 152 70 2,392 489 208 1,040 478 2,142 437 187 931 426 DSS190 DSU190 ADC190 DCH190 AFE 190 Disk Storage Subsystem; 266 million chars. Disk Pack Drive; 133 million chars. Additional Data Channel (Switched) Dual Simultaneous Channel Additional Disk File Electronics 162,800 28,600 8,800 44,000 26,400 563 99 30 153 91 3,848 676 208 1,040 624 3,442 603 187 931 562 DSU270 DFE270 DSC270 ADC270 Disk File Unit; 15.3 million chars. Disk File Electronics Unit Disk Storage Control Additional Data Channel, Simultaneous 26,000 25,000 45,000 15,000 138 59 101 34 931 712 1,310 437 832 640 1,175 390 * Rental prices include equipment maintenance . •• Central System includes Central Processor, 1 or 2 System Controllers (as required by memory size), and 1 I/O Multiplexer with 8 channels. APRIL 1972 © 1972 DATAPRO RESEARCH CORPORATION 7OC-480-111 datapro Computers 70 Honeywell Series 6000 EQUIPMENT PRICES Purchase Price Monthly Maint. Rental (1-year lease) * Rental (5-year lease) * INPUT/OUTPUT UNITS 7-Track Magnetic Tape Units: MTH200 7.5/21KC, 200/556 bpi MTH300 7.5/21/30KC, 200/556/800 bpi MTH201 15/42KC. 200/556 bpi MTH301 15/42/60KC, 200/556/800 bpi MTH372 30/83KC, 200/556 bpi MTH373 30/83/120KC, 200/556/800 bpi 13,300 18,400 22,300 27,100 35,700 40,700 49 67 82 100 128 147 338 463 556 676 853 978 302 416 499 603 764 874 9-Track Magnetic Tape !Jnits: MTH402 1 0/28KC, 200/556 bpi MTH403 10/28/40KC, 200/556/800 bpi MTH404 20/56KC, 200/556 bpi MTH405 20/56/80KC, 200/556/800 bpi MTH492 40/111 KC, 200/556 bpi MTH493 40/111/160KC, 200/556/800 bpi MTH502 80/160KC, 800/1600 bpi MTH505 133/266KC, 800/1600 bpi 13,300 18,400 22,300 27,100 35,700 40,700 20,460 25,740 49 67 82 100 128 147 87 110 338 463 556 676 853 978 484 608 302 416 499 603 764 874 432 546 Magnetic Tape Control Units: MTC330 7-Track, 1x8, all speeds MTC334 7-Track, 2x16, all speeds MTC400 7/9-Track, 1 x8, all speeds MTC404 7/9-Track, 2x16, all speeds MTC501 9-Track, 1x8, for MTH502 & MTH505 MTC502 9-Track, 2x16, for MTH502 & MTH505 42,800 65,700 46,200 70,600 28,600 74,800 78 120 85 129 74 196 1,030 1,570 1,113 1,695 676 1,768 920 1,404 998 1,518 603 1,581 316 305 Time & Mat'ls. 1,596 1,924 109 1,430 1,721 99 CRZ201 CPZ201 Card Reader & Control; 900 cpm Card Punch & Control; 300 cpm 26,800 34,000· PRT201 PRT300 Printer & Control Train Printer & Control Additional Print Train Cartridge 57,700 75,090 3,090 PSC200 Manual Peripheral Switch Console (includes one OPT510 switch) Manual Common Peripheral Switch Unit Manual Tape Unit Switch for 37.5/75 ips Units Manual Tape Unit Switch for 150 ips Units OPT510 THS200 THS202 7,850 15 192 172 1,910 3,540 3,540 3 10 10 47 87 87 42 78 78 88,320 146,400 11,040 4,560 192 318 35 15 1,914 3,172 239 99 1,711 2,839 213 88 13,200 3,600 10,320 30,000 3,360 43 12 33 129 16 286 78 224 650 73 255 68 198 577 62 3,120 4,320 3,120 3,600 3,800 15 14 10 12 12 68 94 68 78 83 57 83 57 68 73 24,480 3,600 105 18 530 78 473 68 52,800 44,000 79,200 160 123 249 1,248 1,040 1,872 1,113 931 1,674 12,600 15,100 16,100 15,100 34 41 44 41 291 354 374 354 260 317 333 317 19 24 17 21 DATANET 355 COMMUNICATIONS PROCESSOR SPA355 SPB355 ICA355 ICP355 Processor, I/O Control, & 16K Memory Processor, I/O Control, & 32K Memory I ntercomputer Adapter, including 1 port Additional I ntercomputer Adapter Port CPH355 CPM355 HDA355 HLA355 HSC351 High-Speed Common Peripheral Adapter Medium-Speed Common Peripheral Adapter High-Speed Device Adapter High-Speed Line Adapter High-Speed General-Purpose Channel with Automatic Call Unit High-Speed General-Purpose Channel Broad-Band Channel Two Asynchronous Channels; 110 to 1800 bps Two Synchronous Channels; 2000 to 9600 bps Two Synchronous Channels; with Automatic Call Unit on one; 2000 to 9600 bps Low-Speed Line Adapter Four Low-Speed Channels; 110 to 300 bps HSC355 HSC356 HSA355 HSS355 HSS351 LLA355 LSC355 DATANET 305 COMMUNICATIONS PROCESSOR DCP301 DCP302 DCP303 12 Low-Speed Communication Lines 2 Medium-Speed Communication Lines 12 Low-Speed and 2 Medium-Speed Communication Lines MOTOR/GENERATORS MG8030 MG8031 MG8033 MG8034 31.3 62.6 62.6 62.1? OPT825 OPT826 Power Sequencer, 60 cycles Power Sequencer, 50 cycles KVA, KVA, KVA, KVA, 60 60 50 60 cycles, cycles, cycles, cycles, 208/440 volts 440/480 volts 380 volts 208 volts 800 990 * Rental prices include equipment maintenance. NOTE: This price list reflects the increases of 4% or 5% in monthly rental prices, 7.5% in maintenance charges, and 6% in mainframe purchase prices which became effective on December 15, 1971. © 1972 DATAPRO RESEARCH CORPORATION APR I L 1972
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