Artifact Details

Title

DECtape drive on PDP-11

Catalog Number

102630691

Type

Still Image

Date

1970 ca.

Publisher

Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)

Identifying Numbers

Other number P1112

Dimensions

10 x 8 in.

Format

Photographic print

Copyright Holder

Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)

Description

Black and white. View of the PDP-11 system with teletype and keyboards. Verso: typed description: "Digital Equipment Corporation's new Basic time-Sharing System, (BTSS), based on DEC's PDP-11/20 computer, can accomodate up to 16 users simultaneously. It is programmed to use BASIC +, a DEC-developed extened version of the BASIC language developed by Dartmouth College. The system shown above, cost $53,800. A basic BTSS, including one local terminal and the interfaces required for 16 additional terminals, cost $49,900." "--30--" "For Further Information; Edgar E. Geithner; (617) 897-5111 ext 3015." "1970"

Category

Publicity photograph

Subject

Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC); PDP-11 (Computer); Electronics; mechanical; magnetic tape

Lot Number

X7413.2015