Artifact Details

Title

Pixel-Planes 5

Catalog Number

102733456

Type

Physical object

Manufacturer

University of North Carolina

Identifying Numbers

Model number 180 Printed on a label attached to the Sun workstation
Other number 10 Dec 87 Probably indicates the date when the workstation was made; printed on a label attached to the Sun workstation
Serial number 749E0886 Printed on a label attached to the Sun workstation

Dimensions

overall: 69 in x 25 1/2 in x 38 in

Description

The object is a "heterogeneous multicomputer for graphics," according to a research report found with the object and sent to Archives. The object is divided vertically into two sections: the top two-thirds contains the Pixel-Planes processors and the bottom one-third contains a Sun workstation, model 180.

Category

Digital computer/supercomputer