Artifact Details

Title

PDP-8 system

Catalog Number

102692732

Type

Physical object

Date

1965

Manufacturer

Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)

Identifying Numbers

Model number PDP-8 Front panel
Other number 153661 Paper label above front panel
Other number 2113 1268 Paper label above front panel
Other number 5930-18 Paper label above front panel
Other number 600 Large label top right front
Other number 712A7-18 Dymo label top rear frame
Other number 82-135-01A Hand written on rear door

Dimensions

overall: 68 1/2 in x 40 in x 27 in

Description

Object is a PDP-8 system in a large rack-mount cabinet. Besides the PDP-8 cpu there is a tall rack of flip-chips labelled PDP-6/PDP-8 File Channel, and a column of power supplies. Inside the rear door is a panel with many rotary switches and knobs. There is a Department of Energy property tag on the front.

Category

Digital computer/minicomputer