Artifact Details

Title

Rainbow 100 personal computer

Catalog Number

102668121

Type

Physical object

Date

1983 ca.

Manufacturer

Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)

Place Manufactured

U.S.

Identifying Numbers

Model number PC 100-A Sticker on the back in the lower right
Other number Feb 24 1983 Date stamp inside under the power switch
Other number INV. NU. 83-018 Handwritten front lower right corner also found on a tape sticker on the back lableled "Rogowki-institute"
Serial number WF13162 Sticker on the back in the lower right corner

Dimensions

overall: 6 3/4 in x 19 1/8 in x 14 3/8 in

Description

This Rainbow 100 personal computer has a beige case. The front has two bays. One bay is a dual floppy disk drive. There is also a label which says, "digital Rainbow 100" next to a large on/ off switch. There is a partially legible sticker on the disk drive which says "Nicht off..". There are air vents on both sides. The back has labeled connectors for video, printer, and comm. There is also a power connector. The cover can be removed via two latches at the sides.

Category

Digital computer/personal computer/desktop

Collection Title

SAP Collection

Credit

SAP Collection, Computer History Museum

Lot Number

X3709.2007