Artifact Details

Title

PDP-10 control panel

Catalog Number

102649036

Type

Physical object

Manufacturer

Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)

Dimensions

10 x 33 x 7 1/2 in.

Description

Object is a PDP-10 control panel comprising many rocker switches for data entry and spaces for many pilot lamps for readout. There is a wooden board with holes drilled to receive the lamps, but the lamps and any circuit wires or boards to power them are absent. The control panel is covered by a fitted plastic protective cover, possibly an original or aftermarket accessory to keep fingers off the switches during operation.

Category

I/O/console / panel