Artifact Details

Title

DECsystem 5100 Tabletop Computer

Catalog Number

102635398

Type

Still Image

Date

1990 ca.

Identifying Numbers

Other number P4425

Dimensions

8 x 10 in.

Format

Photographic print

Description

Black and white. Image is blurry. Shows DECsystem 5100 on a display top in the middle of photo. The DECsystem 5100 is a boxy-looking object. Verso: Press release is taped to back. It reads: "digital" "DIGITAL EQUIPMENT CORPORTATION, MAYNARD, MA 01754-2198" "NEW YORK, NY -- October 31, 1990 -- New DECsystem 5100 Tabletop Computer from Digital Equipment Corporation boasts a SPECmark rating 14.9 and a MIPS of 19.4. Taking up as little space as a PC system, the DECsystem 5100 computer has one of the lowest prices for a general-purpose, RISC based system, starting a $10,995 in the U.S. It is designed for server, timesharing, and commercial operations, and runs under the ULTRIX operating system." "To Editor Only --" "Linda Pugliano (508) 493-5398 or Stephen A. Kallis, Jr. (508) 493-6915" "CORP/91/980" "FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE."

Category

Photograph

Lot Number

X7413.2015