Artifact Details

Title

PDP-6 programmer's panel

Catalog Number

102732961

Type

Physical object

Manufacturer

Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)

Dimensions

overall: 5 1/2 in x 39 1/4 in x 4 1/2 in

Description

The object is a DEC PDP-6 programmer's panel. Scratched on the inside of the object is "Given to Gordon Bell May 1966." On the outside of the object are several rows of lights (sample labels: MEMORY, PROGRAM COUNTER, and MEMORY ADDRESS), small toggle switches (sample labels: DATA and ADDRESS), and large toggle switches (sample labels: INSTRUCTION CONTINUE, MEMORY INSTRUCTION STOP, READER FEED, and PUNCH FEED).

Category

I/O/console / panel