Artifact Details

Title

DECsystem I050

Catalog Number

102685427

Type

Still Image

Date

1972 ca.

Identifying Numbers

Other number #1102 Verso

Dimensions

8 x 10 in.

Description

Black and white. Panorama view of DECsystem I050. On left is a printer with two people. In the center background are the system cabinetys. On right are two tape drives with a pedestal console and operator. In center are four disk drives to their right a woman is standing in front of card device.
Verso press release:" The DECsystem-IO50 offers multiprogram batch, remote batch, time-sharing, and real time capabilities under one operating system, all within a single user command language. The DECsystem-IO50, which typically costs $650,000, ($14,000 per month), will be DEC's primary system for the commercial data processing market. It exceeds the power and computing capabilities of an IBM system 370/145. The DECsystem-IO50 is one of five computer systems introduced today by Digital Equipment Coorporation."

Category

Photograph

Lot Number

X7413.2015