Artifact Details

Title

DEC PDP-1 X-Y point plotter display

Catalog Number

102630815

Type

Still Image

Identifying Numbers

Other number P944

Dimensions

8 x 10 in.

Format

Photographic print

Description

This is a black and white image of a DEC PDP-1 panel and monitor screen (left). The monitor shows a figure "S" on its side and numbers/letters on the screen. Right side shows switches with lights and labeled such as program flags, sense switches, program counter, instruction, memory access, memory buffer, accelerator, in out, and power. Bottom right of panel has the DEC logo that reads "Programmed Data Processor" and "digital equipment corporation Maynard, Massachusetts". Text on label affixed to front side of image is "PDP X-Y point plotter". Written on verso side in pencil is "944 copy2".

Category

Publicity photograph; Identification photograph

Subject

Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC); PDP-1 (Computer)

Lot Number

X7413.2015