Artifact Details

Title

MicroVAX I computer

Catalog Number

102731533

Type

Physical object

Date

1984

Manufacturer

Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)

Dimensions

overall: 24 1/2 in x 10 in x 28 1/2 in

Description

The object is a large, tall and thin, tower-style computer on a short stand that is approximately double the width of the computer itself. On the front of the object is an on/off switch and four operational lights labeled Halt, Restart, Ready, and Write Protect. Also on the front is a door that, when opened, reveals two CD readers.

Category

Digital computer/minicomputer

Credit

Gift of Kurt E. Wampler

Lot Number

X3531.2006