Artifact Details

Title

PLATO portable terminal mockup

Catalog Number

102730843

Type

Physical object

Manufacturer

Control Data Corporation (CDC)

Dimensions

overall: 16 in x 18 in x 13 in; overall: 5 in x 18 in x 13 in

Description

Object is a demo mockup of a terminal. The container is a standard Samsonite briefcase. Inside, the lid has been fitted with a panel containing an 11-inch (diagonal) "screen" (plastic pane in a frame). The lower part contains a simulated keyboard in a wooden frame. There is a simulated light pen. The keyboard and pen are connected to the case by coiled cables.

Category

I/O/display/plasma

Credit

Gift of Bob Morris

Lot Number

X5649.2010