Origin of octal
Examples from the Web for octal
Historical Examples of octal
Memory registers 1-777 (octal) are available for use as normal memory registers if they are not being used as index registers.
The contents of octal digits 0-5 of the index register location are unaffected by this instruction.
This instruction will rotate the bits of the Accumulator right N positions, where N is octal digits 7-11 of the instructions word.
Normally, the machine would require 36 bits or 12 octal digits to be written for each instruction used in the machine.