Artifact Details

Title

PLATO Keyboard

Catalog Number

102730841

Type

Physical object

Dimensions

overall: 3 1/2 in x 16 5/16 in x 10 in

Description

Object is a keyboard enclosed in a wooden box. The box sides are real wood. The top surface is artificial (formica?) wood-grain. The bottom panel is pressboard. The keyboard layout is the PLATO layout with some symbols in unusual (by present practice) locations, and function keys left and right for divide, "star", "triangle" and "quad" symbols.

Category

I/O/keyboard

Credit

Gift of James Payne

Lot Number

X5846.2010