Artifact Details

Title

PDP-10 The Crioe

Catalog Number

102630584

Type

Still Image

Identifying Numbers

Other number P1104

Dimensions

8 x 10 in.

Format

Photographic print

Description

Black and white. Woman, standing, at card reader. A typed description of image read: "The Crioe, one of three new card readers introduced today for Digital Equipment Corporation's DECsystem-10 family of large computer systems, reads at a rate of 1,200 cards per minute, and has an input hopper capacity of 2,500 cards. It is a heavy duty reader designed to withstand large cmputing center demands. The CR10D and CR10F, (not shown) have reading rates of 1,000 and 300 cards per minute, and hopper capacities of 1,000 and 600 cards respectively. All three are jam resistant, will not process double cards, and use a fiffle air stream to separate cards. The units are priced at $18,000 for the CR10E, and $14,000 and $8,000 for the CR10D and CR10F." Also handwritten on paper: "(c.1970)" A yellow post-it had written: "DEC PDP 10 (60s)"

Category

Publicity photograph

Subject

Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC); PDP-10

Lot Number

X7413.2015