Artifact Details

Title

PDP-8e minicomputer system

Catalog Number

102691309

Type

Physical object

Date

1970

Manufacturer

Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)

Identifying Numbers

Model number PDP-8e
Model number TU 10 For mag tape
Other number 1019 On Yale heavy ion accelerator property tag on back of CPU unit
Other number 96762 Carnegie Mellon asset tag up front
Other number M 40 00000 4379 On label on the back of the CPU unit

Dimensions

overall: 71 1/2 in x 41 in x 31 in

Description

Object is a mini-computer in a two-bay cabinet. The left hand bay contains the PDP-8e mini-computer in the center. Below itisapapertape reader punch. Above it is a panel with three rows of toggle switches and two of pilot lights. Each row has 36 switches in three groups of twelve. In the right hand bay is a nine-inch magnetic tape drive.

Category

Digital computer/minicomputer